Get your buns over here
Mar05

Get your buns over here

Story by Kiera Collaruso San Diego’s Harumama puts a quirky, SoCal twist on your average ramen stop. Since opening up in Little Italy, the ramen and noodle restaurant quickly branched off into Carlsbad Village in Dec 2018 and has been putting smiles on faces and their signature character steam buns ever since. Steam buns are hot, bread-like dumplings that can be filled with everything from pork to Nutella. Harumama takes it up a...

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Cat & Craft: Vista Cafe Opens With a “Purrfect” Atmosphere
Mar05

Cat & Craft: Vista Cafe Opens With a “Purrfect” Atmosphere

Story by Katy Lynn On Jan. 12, 2019, Cat & Craft, a modern cafe with a unique cat lounge, opened up in Vista. With a more artistic vibe and look compared to other places, Cat & Craft give customers the opportunity to eat some delicious food, pet cats and even adopt one of your own! Founded in 2018 by Caroline Vaught and her husband, Andrew, this special cafe was the result of their shared passions of business and animal...

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The Shutdown Induced Hangover and the Bad Taste it Leaves for the Food Dependent Community
Feb15

The Shutdown Induced Hangover and the Bad Taste it Leaves for the Food Dependent Community

Written by Nicole Villanueva In case you’ve been living from under a rock, and are unaware, our nation is currently in recovery from the longest government shutdown in history, and low-income families are being disproportionately affected. The nation standoff for President Trump’s demand for funding a new border wall, put government funded operations at a halt. The ripple effect continues. This was a scary and uncertain time for many...

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Encinitas cafe offers consumable cookie dough
Feb15

Encinitas cafe offers consumable cookie dough

Lionspack is the only place in Encinitas where you can enjoy edible cookie dough without the risk of salmonella poisoning. Not only is their cookie dough delicious, but they also offer vegan and sugar free options if you’re craving a more healthy snack. Sean W., a Lionspack customer, said the “taste and texture of your cookie dough couldn’t be any better. Especially for someone like me who has food allergies. Just baked it and...

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Visiting the Vista Farmers’ Market

Vista’s Farmer market has produce from over 50 farmers and dozens of Crafters / Artists. They also have food artisans ( bread, cheese, meat ) and many hot food vendors with traditional / ethnic foods. Pat Hartley/The...

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Vista Farmers Market grows into vortex of sustainability 
Dec10

Vista Farmers Market grows into vortex of sustainability 

The City of Vista’s Farmer’s Market is one of the longest running markets in the county. “Yep, I’ve been here from 1986,” said Madeline Maciel one of the founders of Maciel Farms in Bonsall.   The unique market requires the seller certify all farmer’s crops homegrown. All artisans and crafters products also have to be hand made.  This creates not only a more genuine vibe but also a truly connected community where the buyer...

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