The Party at the Pier

photos by TYLER McELHANEY

The Rhythm & Vine Festival, the one-day music, wine and food event benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego, was held on June 23 at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier. The fifth annual event, which was hosted by top celebrity chef and restaurateur Brian Malarkey, featured award-winning wines, spirits and craft beers from more than 30 purveyors, as well as samplings from over 25 restaurant and gourmet food companies. Over 500 people attended the event which included musical performances by Island Steel and Simeon Flick. The Rhythm & Vine Festival raised over $100,000 to help support the 25,000 youth the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego serves. Since its beginning in 2009, Rhythm & Vine has attracted more than 4,000 attendees, as well as over 400 exhibitors and 350 volunteers.DSC06905_Snapseed