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.


San Diego Restaurant Week

This favorite biannual event returns Jan. 20 through 27, with prix-fixe deals throughout the county. The 180-plus participating restaurants include Rancho Bernardo’s AVANT, Carmel Valley’s Searsucker Del Mar, and Rancho Santa Fe’s Mille Fleurs. Take the opportunity to explore new cuisine or indulge in old favorites at www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com.

Good Brews

budz_brewfestThe 9th Annual San Diego Brew Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 12 at Liberty Station. Pick from over 150 beers and 70 breweries, and pair your favorite brews with snacks from popular food trucks. Find out more at www.sandiegobeerfest.com.


Hot and Cold

budz_masonworksMason Coffee Works celebrates its first anniversary this month. The craft coffee company offers fresh brews, specialty lattes, pastries, gelato, and more inside Rancho Bernardo’s Brothers Provisions. Sip it in the store or take a cold brew growler to go.