Food and Dining

Harvest Faire Pie Baking Contest is sweet and savory

Harvest Faire Pie Baking Contest is sweet and savory

Tom Ferrall Staff Writer There was plenty of pie to go around in the offices of the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce Oct. 15, leaving those who judged the Harvest Faire Pie Baking Contest with full bellies and a sugar high. Talented local bakers submitted 10 entries in the sweet category and another five in the […]

Dragon fruit grows well in SoCal

Dragon fruit grows well in SoCal

Lucette Moramarco Staff Writer Local farmer Gray Martin wants area farmers to know that there is a good alternative to growing avocados besides wine grapes – dragon fruit. Martin has been experimenting with dragon fruit varieties for about 20 years. They require one-third the water that avocado trees do, and the same kind of temperatures. […]

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 […]

Avocados fit in, from smoothies to cake pops

Avocados fit in, from smoothies to cake pops

FALLBROOK – Avocados can be used in a wide variety of dishes from breakfast to snack time, all the way through dessert. Now that the Avocado Festival is over and you might have a bag full of avocados getting ripe and ready to eat, here are some recipes from the Hass Avocado Board to try […]

Howard takes on the ‘Lamkinator’ at Oink and Moo

Howard takes on the ‘Lamkinator’ at Oink and Moo

FALLBROOK – Local resident Heather Howard, owner of Mimi’s Boutique SoCal in downtown Fallbrook, visited another downtown establishment March 1 when she participated in the “Lamkinator” burger challenge at Oink and Moo. Only two contestants in four and one-half years have ever defeated the Lamkinator, which derives its name from a former challenger who conquered […]

Music festival will benefit Fallbrook Food Pantry

FALLBROOK – Music for the Revolution, a benefit for the Fallbrook Food Pantry, will be held Sunday, Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Pala Mesa Resort, 2001 Old Highway 395. Organized by local pastor Jim Jones, the music festival will feature many local musicians who will provide fantastic entertainment.  The list of […]

BBQ stand benefits local troops and vets

BBQ stand benefits local troops and vets

Lucette Moramarco Staff writer Dining choices at the last Fallbrook Summer Nights event on Aug. 19 included pulled pork sandwiches, Maine lobster and personal size pizzas, but the delightful aroma of hamburgers and hot dogs cooking on a grill attracted just as many customers to the Veterans of Foreign War’s (VFW) food stand. An appealing […]

Tri-tip dinner offered before Warrior home football games

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook High School FFA is once again hosting their famous Tri-Tip BBQ dinners before all Warrior home football games. Dinner will be served from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Ag department, which is located at the east end of the football field. The first home game and dinner is Friday, […]

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