Archives for July 2013

Vintana Wine+Dine Wins “Best New Restaurant 2013” by CRA

Earlier this month, inland North County’s premier fine dining venue, Vintana Wine+Dine, took home one of the biggest honors bestowed to any restaurant in the San Diego culinary industry: the  California Restaurant Association (CRA) awarded the Escondido venue the Gold Medallion award for “Best New Restaurant 2013”  at the 29th annual gala and charity auction […]

The Cheesecake Factory® Coming Soon to Westfield North County

Shopping Center Revitalization Continues with New Shops and Restaurants Westfield recently announced plans to bring a new Cheesecake Factory restaurant to Westfield North County in Escondido, California. Construction has already commenced on the roughly 7,500 square foot space. “Westfield North County is a wonderful mall with an impressive roster of tenants. We are pleased to […]

Escondido Wine & Culinary Campus Partners with Local Restaurants on No Corkage

If you’re looking for a wonderful culinary experience while visiting Escondido Wine Country, allow Belle Marie Winery, the wines of Hidden Valley Enoteca and the Escondido Wine & Culinary Campus to recommend some of their favorite local restaurants. Buy a bottle to take to dinner and these participating restaurants will waive your corkage fee! California […]

17th Annual Stone Brewing Co. Charity Event August 16 & 17

STONE BREWING CO. TO HOST STONE 17th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION & INVITATIONAL BEER FESTIVAL AT CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY SAN MARCOS Oh happy (hoppy?) day! Preparations for the Stone 17th Anniversary Celebration & Invitational Beer Festival are underway, and this year’s event figures to be the biggest and best yet. On August 16 and 17,  Stone Brewing […]

“Local Color” National Veteran Artist Collective Exhibit

The much-anticipated upcoming exhibition “Local Color” from New York will feature Ehren Tool and members of the Dirty Canteen, a national veteran artist collective. Installations from the collective will give the viewer an idea of what our soldiers are going through as they try to return to civilian life and what ‘getting back to normal’ […]

NCTD Launches Mobile App & ‘Pony Express’ Tix Less Expensive This Year

New Mobile Ticketing App Launches July 15 North County Transit District and the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club are expanding the availability of the popular ‘Pony Express’ combo ticket and reducing the price by $2. The combination ticket will be available every day of the season which runs July 17 – September 4, except opening day […]

Escondido Wine & Culinary Campus Celebrates 1st Anniversary

The Escondido Wine and Culinary Campus is having their First Anniversary Party on September 1 from 1-5pm! The Campus is home to Belle Marie Winery, Chateau Dragoo and Hidden Valley Enoteca. The festivities will include the first ever “You Be The Judge” salsa contest. Each chef will bring their favorite salsa preparation, which will be […]

National Night Out Against Crime

All across America, people celebrate the first Tuesday evening in August as National Night Out Night Against Crime! The National Association of Town Watch invites communities to join forces to promote police-community partnerships, crime/drug/violence prevention, safety, and neighborhood unity. Over 37 million people in more than 15,000 communities nationwide attend this event. The Escondido Police […]