A new twist to Z Café – dinner and craft beer!

A new twist to Z Café – dinner and craft beer!

Open for three years, Z Café in Bonsall’s River Village continues to grow in popularity. “We have been so happy and blessed – Bonsall and Fallbrook have really responded,” said owner John Toma. Starting out strong with breakfast and lunch, dinner slowly evolved. Toma, a native of Hawaii, makes sure that there are always seafood […]

Delicious new recipes using California Avocados emerge from Avocado Commission

Delicious new recipes using California Avocados emerge from Avocado Commission

With the bounty of fresh avocados available at Fallbrook’s Avocado Festival on Sunday, April 16, why not try some new recipes from the California Avocado Commission? Guacamole Autentico (Serves 8) Ingredients: 4 large, ripe California avocados, peeled, seeded and cubed 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/2 tsp. ground cumin 1 ripe, medium Roma tomato, seeded […]

Repurposing Easter eggs into tasty recipes

Repurposing Easter eggs into tasty recipes

For many families, Easter activities include dying hard-boiled eggs in bright colors for children to search for. My family always had a tendency to have two different levels of hunts – an easier one for the tots and a harder one (sometimes brutally difficult) for the older kids. Since numerous hunts were desired, our eggs […]

Easter recipes — ordinary to extraordinary

Easter recipes — ordinary to extraordinary

Sometimes it is the little touches that make the difference between a good dinner and a great dinner. The right toppings, whether on an entrée or dessert, can transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. In many homes across America, ham is a popular entrée at the Easter brunch table, however, a ham can be rather […]

127 West Social House – “Eat, Drink, Be Social”!

127 West Social House – “Eat, Drink, Be Social”!

If one word were used to describe 127 West Social House I think it would be “fresh.” The recipes are fresh, the food is fresh, the décor is fresh – this restaurant is a fresh breath of air.  Open since January, it is Faro Trupiano’s third Fallbrook establishment. It was a challenge to renovate the […]

Meals that combine avocados with raw carrots or tomato sauce increase beta-carotene absorption

Healthy recipes that feature avocados are a popular topic of discussion for Fallbrook cooks. With March being National Nutrition Month, interesting reports regarding making informed food choices have come to the Village News that are worthy of sharing. As we know, avocados are an incredibly delicious, healthy food option. They not only provide a unique, […]

Five things people should eat every day

SAN DIEGO COUNTY –  The popular saying goes “we are what we eat.” This is why experts often emphasize how important it is to have a balanced diet. But what does this really mean? March is National Nutrition Month, a perfect time for everyone to consider what they’re putting on their plates and review healthy […]

Fish fry dinners are not usually known for healthy food options.

The Knights of Columbus men’s group at St. Peter the Apostle parish here in Fallbrook has been putting on their Friday Night Fish Fry during Lent for almost 29 years; for several years now their fundraiser has included a baked salmon plate. Since my stomach can’t handle most fried foods, I chose the salmon dinner […]

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