If there’s one thing that North County residents enjoy more than the beach, it’s the varied cuisine, beverages, and sweet treats throughout San Diego. Here, we offer a taste of some local flavor.

Tuning In

Music Nights
Live music is back at a 4S Ranch favorite! Tune in and dine in at Capri Blu Italian Bistro & Wine Bar. The local restaurant hosts talented musicians on Friday and Saturday nights from 8 to 11 p.m. – the perfect accompaniment as you enjoy wine, cocktails, and Italian cuisine.

Tasty Trends


This Japanese noodle soup is quickly gaining popularity in the culinary world. With its flavorful broth, noodles, and toppings like sliced meat, boiled egg, dried seaweed, scallions, and sprouts, ramen is the perfect way to warm up this winter. Next time you’re craving a hearty bowl, try out one of the many ramen shops that have popped up throughout San Diego.

Fare & Festivity


Taste of the Season
Get into the spirit of the season with a sommelier boot camp at Koi Zen Cellars. The Nov. 7 event focuses on fall spiced wines, highlighting the world of autumn flavor beyond pumpkin spice. Discover the perfect pairings for this year’s Thanksgiving dinner. See www.koizencellars.com for more details.

Giving Thanks
Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and friends and enjoy a meal together. If you don’t feel like cooking this year, treat yourself to a delicious Thanksgiving dinner at one of several local restaurants like Bernard’O Restaurant, French Market Grille, and AVANT at Rancho Bernardo Inn.