SAN DIEGO (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — San Diego’s newest live music venue and fine dining establishment, Anthology, was recently bestowed with the “Best Live Music and Restaurant” award by the esteemed California Restaurant Association (CRA), San Diego County. The award was announced during the 24th Annual Gold Medallion Awards held on April 30, 2008, formed to honor and recognize San Diego’s culinary excellence.
“When we first opened Anthology, it was my hope that this unbelievable venue would be greeted with open arms by music and food critics alike, not to mention our own neighborhood of Southern Californians who enjoy both equally. I’m elated and appreciative to receive this esteemed award and the accolades from respected professionals in the restaurant, music and architectural industries.” said Howard Berkson, Owner and Founder of Anthology. “As we head towards our one year anniversary, it’s inspiring to know that we are playing a leading role where music is in the air, and, we’re acknowledged as one of the best places to listen and dine.”
Rock artist and singer/songwriter Rickie Lee Jones has been selected to launch a stellar summer lineup at Anthology on May 25. Other equally dynamic headlining acts set to perform this summer span all genres of music including Latin artists Ivan Lins and Jack Costanzo Orchestra, Rock artists Jefferson Starship and The Smithereens, Blues artists James Cotton and Sonny Landreth, and Jazz artists Steve Tyrell and Ottmar Liebert. –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers