BBQ stand benefits local troops and vets

BBQ stand benefits local troops and vets

Dining choices at the last Fallbrook Summer Nights event on Aug. 19 included pulled pork sandwiches, Maine lobster and personal size pizzas, but the delightful aroma of hamburgers and hot dogs cooking on a grill attracted just as many customers to the Veterans of Foreign War’s (VFW) food stand. An appealing meal for families as […]

Fruit punches, revisited

Fruit punches, revisited

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to try amazing Latin inspired dishes at the Latin Food Fest in San Diego. A lot of the food flavors were very familiar to me, as I’ve grown up with Mexican food being my staple diet. However, there were a few foods and drinks that I had been […]

Seven ways to be kind to restaurant food servers

Seven ways to be kind to restaurant food servers

FALLBROOK – The restaurant industry is booming, with new restaurants entering the challenging foodservice market every day. The National Restaurant Association says restaurants in the United States generate roughly $2 billion in sales on a typical day. Food servers are among some of the hardest working employees in the foodservice industry, but sometimes their efforts […]

Food Fest to highlight wide array of Latin cuisine

Food Fest to highlight wide array of Latin cuisine

If you live in Southern California, you’d have to be living under a rock to not be familiar with the wide array of Mexican food options available. However, there is a wide range of food beyond Mexican food that is available to Southern California − Latin food, and it is quickly transforming the way that […]

Mi Amigo Restaurant and Bakery: big on taste, light on wallet

Mi Amigo Restaurant and Bakery: big on taste, light on wallet

Mi Amigo Restaurant and Bakery is a friend to both your taste buds and your wallet. Owned and operated for more than 20 years by Rafael and Esperanza Guerrero, Mi Amigo offers quality Mexican food at bargain prices. Delicious soft tacos cost just $1.50 and are presented with a healthy portion of the meat of […]

BBQ pulled pork sandwiches provide fireworks for taste buds

BBQ pulled pork sandwiches provide fireworks for taste buds

Michele Howard Village News Staff On July 4, I promised to make it to two parties with my husband. The parties were on opposite ends of Fallbrook and we brought BBQ pulled pork sliders to both gatherings. Our plan was to drop off some sliders at the first party and then immediately head to the second […]

Barbecued burritos: simple, delicious and fun to make

Barbecued burritos: simple, delicious and fun to make

There is no shortage of quality Mexican restaurants and taquerias in the Fallbrook area and most offer up a wide variety of burritos – carne asada, carnitas, chicken, adobada, fajitas, chile verde, chile relleno, chile Colorado, bean, bean and cheese, fish, shrimp, California…the list goes on and on. One burrito missing from most lists is […]

Egg bake and meatloaf: easy dishes for kids to make

Egg bake and meatloaf: easy dishes for kids to make

The guest cook this week is Michele Howard, who loves this quick and easy egg dish. “If you want to eat healthily, and get to work in a hurry, this is a quick meal to go. Just warm it up in microwave 40 seconds per slice,” she said. This dish is for busy moms, career […]

Tips for grilling the perfect burger

Tips for grilling the perfect burger

FALLBROOK – Hamburgers are a staple at backyard barbecues. Though burgers are a relatively simple food, mastering the technique to grill them is no small feat, as there is more to great grilled burgers than simply firing up the grill and dropping down a patty. Consider the following tips the next time you have a […]

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