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



FARE & FESTIVITY

Trivia Tuesdays

Tickle your brain and your taste buds with trivia night at Second Chance Beer Co. Brewery in Carmel Mountain Ranch. Enjoy some of Second Chance’s award-winning brews while out-smarting the competition every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Note that no trivia night will be held Jan. 2.

Birthday Brews

Del Sur Town Center’s Board & Brew celebrated its first anniversary last month. The restaurant, which began offering specialty sandwiches and beer in 1979 at its original Del Mar location, is fast becoming a 4S Ranch favorite as well.

San Diego Restaurant Week

budz_restaurantweekThis annual event is the perfect excuse to explore San Diego’s vibrant foodie scene. From Jan. 21 to 28, over 180 restaurants across the county will be offering prix-fixe lunches and dinners at a delicious discount. Participating restaurants nearby include AVANT in Rancho Bernardo, Mille Fleurs in Rancho Santa Fe, and Vintana in Escondido. Learn more at www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com.



ON THE MAP

Farmers Markets

Take a tasty break in the middle of your Thursday or Friday at a nearby farmers market. The Rancho Bernardo Farmers Market is held every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 16535 Via Esprillo, between Via Frontera and Via Del Campo. The Rancho Bernardo Certified Farmers Market & Specialties is held every Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bernardo Winery.