Marinades are a great flavor enhancer

Marinades are a great flavor enhancer

FALLBROOK – With their mix of acidic ingredients and spices, marinades add flavor and may even pack some nutritional punch. Grilled foods boast inviting flavors that put many diners on the lookout for second helpings. Quite often the magic behind grilled meals lies in the marinade used to give foods that flavorful kick. Marinades can […]

Stop making those common grilling mistakes

FALLBROOK – Cooking food over an open fire imparts all sorts of flavor. Grilling tends to be quicker, less messy and more convenient than cooking in the kitchen – particularly during the dog days of summer. Outdoor grills are everywhere, including nearly every backyard across the country. The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association says $1.47 […]

Choices to offer summer discount specials in July, August at Pala

PALA – Choices, Southern California’s largest buffet, will offer summer discount specials starting July 3 until August 31 at Pala Casino Spa & Resort. From 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday, Choices will offer its popular All-You-Can-Eat Lobster special. Dining starts at $46 per person for guests and Privilege Club members and […]

A bit of wine, food and art make for a fun walk

A bit of wine, food and art make for a fun walk

The Wine & a Bite Art Walk is run by the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce to promote Fallbrook. While the businesses involved are all located downtown, the restaurants who provide the bites and the wineries that bring the wine are located all over Fallbrook. Being a town with many artists, the event also includes local […]

Five yummy comfort foods that also comfort seniors’ health

Five yummy comfort foods that also comfort seniors’ health

    Augustine “Gus” Farias Special to the Village News Comfort foods are heartwarming meals that everyone would want to eat occasionally. However, a misconception that they’re typically high in calories makes them unfit for seniors who rather require foods high in micronutrients. The truth is that there are many yummy, yet healthy comfort foods […]

Grilling guide: how to grill fish

Grilling guide: how to grill fish

Courtesy of Char-Broil® Grilled fish has layers of flavor far beyond the simple fried or baked fillet. If you’re new to grilling fish or looking for advice on how to make your next fish dinner a success, here is a simple guide on how to grill fish. Grilled Fish in Four Steps: Select your fish […]

Texas Lil’s serves up barbecue and so much more in Temecula’s Old Town

Texas Lil’s serves up barbecue and so much more in Temecula’s Old Town

Will Fritz [email protected] From breakfast, to Mexican, to the barbecue they’re famous for, there’s something for everyone at Texas Lil’s Mesquite Grill. “You haven’t done Old Town unless you’ve done Texas Lil’s,” Becky Walton, who runs the restaurant along with her husband, Ron, said. “We’ve been here for 30 years, family owned and operated continuously […]

Adventures in eating abound at the fair

Adventures in eating abound at the fair

Traditional fair food ranges from tame (corndogs) to wild (huge turkey legs), but new additions to the culinary landscape at the San Diego County Fair are getting more outrageous. The smell of bacon cooking fills the air and while that fits the theme “Where the West is Fun”, wrapping bacon around those turkey legs and […]

Food waste is money down the drain

Food waste is money down the drain

Nathaniel Sillin Special to the Village News How many times have you gone to pour milk in your coffee, only to see that the date on the carton was yesterday? Some people will instinctively throw it away, but chances are that’s not what the label is intended to convey. It’s likely a marker for when […]

Farm to Table event puts a fresh face on fundraising

Farm to Table event puts a fresh face on fundraising

BONSALL – The Bonsall Unified School District (BUSD) community came together to support Sullivan Middle School (SMS) in its mission to provide students with cutting-edge technology. More than $15,000 was raised at the first Farm to Table event held Saturday, May 13 at Lionsgate in Bonsall. The fundraiser was organized by PTSA president Jenn Smith […]

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