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.
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….
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 is fast becoming a craft beer destination. Nearly a dozen microbreweries will be open by the end of the year. In the overall hoppy forward San Diego beer scene, it’s nice to find some approachable alternatives here in town that emphasize enticing flavor profiles such as brews on tap at Bagby Beer Company, Barrel Republic and Belching Beaver Brewery.
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.
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.
A new player on the Oceanside restaurant scene is 608 and it is no exception to the trend of new, bold and in many cases, visionary flavor combinations. Visit Oceanside culinary blog contributor Sheen Fisher, The Foodie Whisperer, is giving us an insider look at some of the delicious menu items.
July 7th is World Chocolate Day! The celebration of this day includes the consumption of large amounts of chocolate. Oceanside has many places where you can get your sugar fix, check out a few of our suggestions on where you can enjoy chocolate morning, noon and night!
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
If you haven’t been to Barrel Republic, you are truly missing out, especially if you are a craft beer aficionado. Whether you are a foodie, a beer connoisseur or just like a great atmosphere, Barrel Republic is the place to be! Barrel Republic’s Motto Freedom is Barrel Republic’s motto. Free to try all of the
Sheen Fischer is a writer who grew up gardening, fishing, crabbing, trawling, oystering and hunting with his family in South Louisiana and currently lives in Southern California with his wife of almost 25 years and their two college student kids. Growing up, his Saturday and Sunday afternoons had a unique flavor that has forever impacted the way that Sheen lives, loves and
Knockout Pizza, The Privateer Marketplace & Wine Bar, and Swami’s Cafe all add something different and unique to the growing culinary scene in Oceanside! We assure you that your time and money will be well spent! Knockout Pizza Owner Tim Farley brings his popular New York style pie concept to the former home of
Jolee Pink is a writer, artist, foodie and traveler whom took the liberty of spotlighting 3 new Outstanding Oceanside Eateries to hit the Oceanside Food Scene! Please read on for her take on these 3 new local hits! Barrel Republic Oceanside Barrel Republic Oceanside 215 N Coast Hwy Oceanside, CA 92054 (760) 435-0042 barrelrepublic.com Opened in
We asked and you answered. Via our Facebook community, we narrowed down the top 5 fan favorite taco joints for Taco Tuesday, based on community votes, in Oceanside! Taco Tuesday has become a weekly tradition by many and purely based off the feedback we received from our Facebook community, we know our locals take this
It was hard to narrow down the list, as there are several great coffee spots to try in Oceanside… But, we had the pleasure of curating the following sampling of 5 must-try coffee spots in the Oceanside community. Banana Dang Coffee 115 S. Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054 Banana Dang A new coffee shop