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Yelp’s Mini Mixer Series – La Puerta



It was time to break the mold of the same ol’, same ol, and give the San Diego Elite Squad four chances to mingle with their fellow Elites — all within four days! The Yelp Mini Mixer Series was comprised of four Elite-only events, happening at four very different times and all on a very small and exclusive scale. To kick it all off La Puerta hosted a “soft takeover” on Sunday night and the late night crowd were treated to what seemed like endless food, music and tequila.

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Preemptive apologies to bosses were in place because the question of the night was: Who’s calling in “sick” tomorrow morning? Why you ask? Well this was the latest Elite Event to date in San Diego but it certainly didn’t slow any of the Elites in attendance down. The mood was set, the music was pumped and the first night of Yelp’s Mini Mixer Series had begun! 

It was truly a great way to show San Diego what being Yelp Elite is all about and our gracious hosts at La Puerta provided quite the spread…

The drinks:

Casa Noble Blanco, Repo, and Anejo flights, Fortaleza Blanco, Repo, and Anejo flights, Dos XX Lager, New Fortaleza Cocktail (Created by Adam Stemmler: Blind Tiger Cocktails) and a “surprise” Custom Cocktail

“I had fun mingling with all the people in my group! The owner (Darren),
the hosts/bartenders, and the food were all amazing. I love that fact
that Darren took the time to meet 1 on 1 with all his customers and
share his knowledge of tequila.” — Juan R

The bites:

Mini carne fries plates, flautitas, assorted street tacos and the famous La Puerta guacamole!

“This is the first time I can say that at a YEE, we had *too much* food.
Whaaaat??? Yeah, that’s right. Between the potato taquitos, guac and
chips, carne asada fries, and street tacos, this fat kid finally met her
match. The food kept on coming, which is evidence of the top notch
hospitality.” — Alice C

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As always pictures can be found here, and don’t forget to show your love and read/review the event here!

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Brad B

Yelp San Diego Community Manager

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