Cold-weather climates can stricken citizens with seasonal affective disorder, but San Diego residents have eternal sunshine syndrome to contend with. Remind yourself, and your plus-one, that la vita è bella with today's deal: Pay $45 (regularly $90) for brunch or lunch for two at Vivace, located in Carlsbad's renowned Park Hyatt Aviara. This AAA Four-Diamond- and WineSpectator Award of Excellence-winning restaurant offers a most sumptuous dining environment, complete with plush seating and an outdoor terrace with over-the-top views of the Pacific. Choose a Sunday for your pranzo, Italian for "lunch"; between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., you'll enjoy gourmet buffet appetizers like wood-fired baby octopus and tuna crudo, entrées -- served à la carte and family-style -- like lobster risotto, and buffet-style desserts like cannoli. Then, toast to your good fortune with a glass of Prosecco -- offering just the right amount of sparkle to get your sun-sizzled self feeling vivace again.
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PAID VALUE DOES NOT EXPIRE
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Brunch for Two with Prosecco