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.


Spooky Sips

Get into the spirit of the season with a sommelier boot camp at Koi Zen Cellars. The Oct. 17 event is themed Spooky Halloween Wines, highlighting wines with connections to Halloween stories throughout history. Costumes welcome! See www.koizencellars.com for more details.

Boardwalk Craft Market

The Poway Farmers Market offers fresh, local food every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Old Poway Park. Pick up some tasty treats, then browse the adjacent Boardwalk Craft Market – a juried art show spotlighting San Diego County artists.


budz_waypointDining in Del Sur

The recently established Del Sur Town Center is a food-focused community hub in the heart of Del Sur. With eight new restaurants and a few other specialty shops, the center is truly a smorgasbord of options – from Italian to Mediterranean to gastropub fare. Cruise through Del Sur and you’ll no doubt find something to satisfy your appetite.



Poke Bowls

San Diego locals love their coastal cuisine, so it comes as no surprise that poke is taking America’s Finest City by storm. The Hawaiian dish – pronounced POH-kay – is a raw fish salad typically served with rice and seaweed and is recognized for its health benefits. Next time you’re craving something filling and refreshing, try out one of the many poke shops that have popped up throughout North County.

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