Calling Foodies and food lovers alike! Carla and Linda’s Walking Food Tours bring you up close with Oceanside’s unique and diverse dining scene, and all of the delicious food that goes with it! Each tour Carla and Linda host visit several carefully selected restaurants that have been handpicked to showcase a variety of exciting local cuisine for you to experience and enjoy.
From top grade ground chuck to secret sauces to buttery buns, here’s our roundup of the top 5 not-to-miss restaurants blending quality ingredients with originality in their mouthwatering, inspired burger creations.
Love is in the air and kitchen at Oceanside restaurants run by husband-and-wife teams. These dynamic duos share their passion for all things gourmet at work, home, and play. Learn about the personalities behind top powerhouse food-couples and the secrets to their success…
Looking for a post-holiday healthy pick-me-up? Consider a smoothie packed with immune-boosting antioxidants, fiber and nutrients. For optimal benefits, choose drinks that derive their sweetness factor from raw whole fruits and vegetables versus sugar-laden ice cream. Fortunately, from kale to kiwis, there’s no shortage of nourishing flavor combinations to choose from including a fantastic selection at local Oceanside eateries….
Ditch the galoshes and dig your toes in the sand during the most wonderful time of the year in Oceanside. Tis the season to enjoy tantalizing treats with your family and friends. We’ve discovered some local culinary gems to make your coastal visit more merry and memorable.
Oceanside Sandwiches Reign Supreme What makes a simple sandwich speak to you? When all the ingredients —bread, meats, cheeses, veggies and spreads— combine to create the perfect balance of textures and flavors in a handheld meal. Think moisture versus crunch and good bread to filling ratio. Bread choice is critical. For example, rye bread is
Oceanside has long been known for its beautiful beaches but now that the food scene has evolved, both locals and tourists alike enjoy a huge variety of options including a plethora of Asian restaurants. From Japanese to Vietnamese to Thai, eateries abound will satisfy noodle, sushi and/or curry cravings. Author Jolee Pink discusses three popular Oceanside Asian restaurants.
Oceanside is home to tremendous musical talent and an abundance of venues hosting live events. A variety of genres and performance styles can be found across the city on any given night of the week. Oceanside’s live music scene has something for everyone, even those friends with the most eclectic taste. A complete listing of musical events happening within Oceanside can be found on the Visit Oceanside Event Calendar.
Nothing says “Summertime” like savory barbecue! Fortunately for Oceanside, there are three local eateries that offer a good mix of traditional recipes, and a few unique twists! Come for the food, and stay for the Southern Hospitality at Enzo’s BBQ & Ale House, Felix’s BBQ with Soul, and That Boy Good Southern BBQ Joint.
Oceanside’s ever-evolving culinary scene is truly special because all of the chefs are friends and work together to help each other out and the community as a whole. This type of camaraderie cultivates the success of city’s exploding restaurant business. Three establishments are leading the way by specializing in elevated American cuisine or as locals refer to it, “flip-flop fine dining”: 608, Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen and Local Tap House & Kitchen.
Culture of Surfing Showcased at the California Surf Museum The California Surf Museum chronicles the rich history of surfing through fascinating exhibits, programs and memorabilia. Former board member, Boyd Scofield, shares his insights on how the museum started and the direction that it’s taking with Visit Oceanside’s Guest Blogger, Jolee Pink. About Boyd Scofield: Local Business
Looking for fun and imaginative activities to entertain your kids this summer? Make Oceanside’s very own Buena Vista Audubon Nature Center, Missus Potts, Oceanside Museum of Art and the First Friday Oceanside Art Walk your family-friendly go-to destinations for your children to channel their inner artists!
The Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA) celebrates art through engagement, education and innovation. With over 1,300 members and 25,000 visitors annually, the museum is a vibrant force in the City of Oceanside and beyond. OMA runs 12-15 annual exhibits in five rotating onsite galleries and two offsite exhibition spaces. OMA presents exhilarating individual and group
With two locations in Oceanside and Vista, Frazier Farms serves the North County San Diego community. The markets specialize in offering top-notch groceries, local artisanal food products and service. Matt Frazier shares his thoughts on and insights to his family owned and operated business in the following interview. JP What are the names of your
Oceanside is fortunate to have a flourishing, diverse culinary scene. Out of the many dining options, three fun places with superb happy hour food and drink specials are Masters Kitchen and Cocktail, Mission Ave Bar and Grill and The Privateer Coal Fire Pizza. And these popular Oceanside restaurants are among the 30 local restaurants supporting
“Living Tea” Josh Weigel, together with his brother Bill and singer Shawnie Goldman, form Oceanside’s hugely popular Barnwell Shift Band and run the thriving Living Tea Brewing Company and Marketplace. The band’s name is derived from the fact that they shift musical instruments and genres while creatively blending funk, folk and rock melodies. The band