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A Carlsbad Farm-to-Table Restaurant: Bistro West

Wow, I’m so glad that I write about food for the Reader! Otherwise, Saturday night without our daughter could have ...

It's Rich Living at the Sublime Ale House

When I hear from several people that a restaurant is good, it’s time to give it a shot. That’s what ...

The La Costa Wine Company: Where Even a Monday Can Turn Into a Party!

During our cul-de-sac viewing of the recent solar eclipse, my neighbor turned hostess by bringing out wine, cheese, and crackers ...

The Leucadia/Encinitas Farmers’ Market and Art Fair

It was too gorgeous of a day not to go! This was my third visit to the Leucadia Farmers’ Market. ...

Salad for Dinner with Jeanne Kelley at Chino Farm

This past Sunday, Jeanne Kelley, author of Salad for Dinner: Complete Meals for All Seasons, signed copies of her new ...

An “Exquisite” Post-Modern Garden at the Cannon Art Gallery

The exhibition, which runs until June 24th, is an installation of found objects, sculpture, paintings, tools, rope, pails, wood, etc. ...

The Raw and the Vegan - Peace Pies

Like many people today, I try to combine driving errands. Today’s stops took me to Encinitas, which by virtue of ...

Shell Gas Station = Gas and a car wash…and Persian food?

The Shell Gas Station at the corner of Leucadia Blvd. and El Camino Real offers gas and a full service ...