Fallbrook fine dining makes a splash at Jazz and Wine Festival

Fallbrook fine dining makes a splash at Jazz and Wine Festival

While the main attraction to the Fallbrook Jazz and Wine Festival on Sept. 16 was the music, Fallbrook restaurants and wineries did a fantastic job representing themselves as well. Guests were able to enjoy food from all over North County, but for those in the VIP area, it was hard to pull away from the […]

Potlucks make a meal fun

Potlucks make a meal fun

A true potluck is totally unplanned and can be an adventure in eating. I remember one grange potluck that consisted of several dishes of beans of various kinds and there was one Daughters of Norway (DON) potluck that was mostly desserts, but those were exceptions. In my experience, potlucks are usually delicious meals. It is […]

Ways to pack a healthy lunchbox

Ways to pack a healthy lunchbox

With schools back in session, some parents may be looking for tips on filling their children’s lunch boxes, but students aren’t the only ones who take lunch with them when they leave home in the morning. I have been making my own lunch since I started first grade (that’s what happens when you are the […]

Pre-game tri-tip dinner hosted by Fallbrook FFA is a winner

Pre-game tri-tip dinner hosted by Fallbrook FFA is a winner

There’s nothing like a good pre-game meal, and that’s exactly what the Fallbrook High School FFA serves up before every Warriors home football game. For just $10, fans are treated to a dinner featuring wonderfully-smoked tri-tip, tasty ranch style beans, green salad with choice of dressing, a roll with butter, and refreshing lemonade or water. […]

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 […]

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