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.


Cutting Edge

budz_kennedyKennedy’s Meat Company recently celebrated the grand opening of its new Escondido location. The company has been bringing high-quality meat and superb customer service as Kennedy’s Karne in Heber, CA since 1972. The new location at 1766 E. Valley Pkwy. includes a butcher shop and dine-in and take-out restaurant.

Savoring Flavor

North County has a new destination for Japanese flavor. Umami Japanese recently opened its doors in San Marcos’ North City. The family-owned restaurant brings together artful presentation, casual ambiance, and delicious traditions, featuring sushi, ramen, and more.


Taste & Tequila

budz_tequillaTest out the area’s best Mexican food and spirits while enjoying music and entertainment at Taste + Tequila Old Town on Thursday, Nov. 29. Each ticket includes a tequila sampling and a specialty tequila cocktail, as well as featured food tastes at each participating restaurant. For more information and tickets go to www.oldtownsandiego.org/tastetequila.