On February 12, The Taste of San Juan launches the Fiesta de las Golondrinas, a yearly event in the city of San Juan Capistrano that celebrates the return of the swallows to the city. This year the event will be held from 6 - 9 p.m. at the beautiful San Juan Hills Golf Club, 32120 San Juan Creek Rd, San Juan Capistrano.
The 18-hole, par-71 public golf course was designed by David Rainville. It has one of the finest restaurants in San Juan and along with more than 20 other restaurants, all under one roof, will be offering their best 'fare' to temp your taste buds. There will also be 'voting booths' at the event, to select ones favorite restaurant in the categories - Best Main Course, Best Original Dish, Best Appetizer, and Best Dessert. Live music will be presented by School Boy Crush.
The 'Taste of San Juan' is a major fundraiser for the all-volunteer, nonprofit organization - the San Juan Capistrano Fiesta Association - that puts on the many events of the Fiesta de la Golodrinas, during February and March ending with the 'swallows day parade on March 23. Admission to The Taste is $20 per person and tickets can be purchased in advance from the San Juan Capistranno Chamber office, phone (949) 493-4700; or at the door the day of the event.