Baseball isn’t dubbed “America’s Pastime” for nothing. This time-honored sport has been bonding friends and family across our nation for decades. Whether you’re a baseball fanatic or not, The World Series is an excellent excuse to get together and enjoy hearty food and indulgent drinks. Here are some San Diego hot spots where you can watch the Astros take on the Dodgers on Friday, October 27th.Centrally located in Mission Valley, Wood Ranch serves top-quality American dishes, ideal for noshing on while watching a game of baseball. With a plethora of mouthwatering appetizers, BBQ Chicken Potato Skins stand out as a classic. Wood Ranch prides itself on its signature barbeque sauce — try the All-American Baby Back Ribs to give it a taste. Tavern, just blocks away from the sand in Pacific Beach, is an optimal hangout spot to kick-back and watch sports. Housemade Fried Pickle Fries and Pigs in a Blanket make for delectable pick-me-up snacks while the Jalapeno Bacon Burger will curb your burger craving and ravaging hunger. Caramelized onions, sliced jalapenos and apple-wood smoked bacon are piled high atop two all-natural beef patties and smothered in roasted serrano beer cheese for a meal sure to satisfy any hunger. Tavern has 42 HD TV’s to catch all the World Series action, and if you request to be seated at one of the Tap Tables you won’t ever have to leave your seat — your group can serve themselves with a direct “booth-side” hook-up to the keg room! Beers such as Green Flash West Coast IPA, Shock Top and Kona Big Wave are available to enjoy.Woodstock’s Pizza is sure to entertain your group, offering a fun and relaxed atmosphere with two different locations in San Diego: one in Pacific Beach and the other in College Area. If you can’t decide what kind of pizza you’re craving, pick Woodstock’s Custom Pizza option and choose whatever toppings strike your fancy. Woodstock’s features an array of gourmet toppings such as applewood smoked bacon and Daiya vegan cheese. The Strawberry Fields Salad consists of fresh field greens, feta cheese, caramelized pecans, refreshing organic strawberries, and is perfected with a tangy balsamic vinaigrette. Spoil yourself by ordering Cinnabread, a decadent dessert pie created with brown sugar, cinnamon, and icing. Another Pacific Beach hotspot, Backyard, is a stylish bar and restaurant with substantial TVs to catch the World Series highlights. Select from a variety of sophisticated starters such as Bruschetta or the Pesto Chicken Flatbread. San Diegans love their fish tacos, so try Backyard’sBlackened Fish Tacos, made with white fish, roasted tomato salsa, rich jalapeno crema, avocado, and an unmistakable hint of cilantro. If you’re in the mood to set your taste buds ablaze, the Cajun Spiced Fried Chicken Burger is for you; this zesty burger holds its own with bacon, white cheddar, basil aioli, tomato, lettuce, and a brioche bun.Westroot in The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch is a Southern-California style eatery focused on the art of fresh food, unique cocktails, craft beer, and unforgettable ambiance. The Grilled Parmesan Fries or Sriracha Fries are ideal for splitting between you and your friends while watching the game. If you’re a vegetarian, Westroot’s Veggie Burger is a home-made black bean and quinoa patty, arugula, pickled red onion, cucumber, lemon aioli, goat cheese, and sun-dried tomato mojo.Don’t miss out on one of the liveliest sporting events of the year, assemble your squad and head over to one of these vibrant scenes during this year’s World Series!
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