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Tequlia-centeric Eateries & Bars in North County San Diego

With San Diego being so close to the Mexican border, having good quality tequila available is a no brainer. So, even though San Diego is currently known as the Beer Capital,  we are starting to be known for our tequila as well.  Our region’s newest tequila- and mezcal-centric restaurants and bars are offering a world…

Top Cities in US for Vegans & Vegetarians 2021

If you’re a vegetarian or vegan looking for somewhere to live more accommodating of your culinary lifestyle: WalletHub maps out the best cities in the US for 2021. Top ten cities for Vegetarians and Vegans Portland, OR Orlando, FL Los Angeles, CA San Francisco, CA Boise, ID Austin, TX Seattle, WA Lexington-Fayette, KY Oakland, CA…

Travel and Tourism Awards 2021 LUXlife

We were delighted to recognize your efforts this year in the Travel and Tourism Awards 2021. LUXlife uniquely awarded Carlsbad Food Tours: Best Culinary & Wine Walking Tour – San Diego County Written by: Cherimarie Poulos Owner & Founder of Carlsbad Food Tours Cheri has a strong connection to Carlsbad. One of her daughter’s…

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

As you may know, domestic violence increased significantly during the pandemic and victims had even fewer resources to turn to while being confined in their homes. The increased isolation continues to make it harder for victims to reach out for help, leaving many in unhealthy environments. For DV Awareness Month, we want to help provide…

Local Favorites in Carlsbad “Eat Like a Local”

Carlsbad is known as “The Village by the Sea,” it offers the charm of a European town with the conveniences of a large city including Award-winning restaurants.  It is a small coastal city in northern San Diego County that happens to have some of the best food in San Diego. The Village is where you…

Get Fired Up with Barrio Glassworks

Barrio Glassworks is the realization of a family dream.  In 2012 the Devlin family spent time on the island of Murano, which is known for it’s glassblowing artistic community.  Their son Drew soon fell in love with the art of glassblowing and so did his family.  December 2020, the family opened Barrio Glassworks, igniting a…

A Glass of Eden “Carlsbad’s Miracle Water”

Frazier’s Well / Alt Karlsbad             In 1883, Captain John Frazier tapped a mineral spring on his homestead in Carlsbad.  This water was found to be very similar in composition to the Bohemian spa water of Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic or better known as Karlsbad.  In English, it is sometimes called also Carlsbad (after…

Wicked Main Lobster Carlsbad – Park 101

Wicked Main Lobster is an East Coast style seafood shack, serving up Fresh Maine Lobster dishes, and fried food baskets! It has a new location in Carlsbad in a shared space with Park 101. MAINE LOBSTER ROLL LOBSTER MAC N CHEESE CALIFORNIA LOBSTER ROLL Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Avocado with Lemon Garlic Aioli Sauce LOBSTER TACOS 3X Visit…

Hiking in Carlsbad

The City of Carlsbad has nearly 50 miles of trails, supporting a healthy active lifestyle for it’s residents and visitors. Here are 10 of Visit Carlsbad Hiking Trail favorites: 1. BATIQUITOS LAGOON HIKE The Batiquitos Lagoon trail is the most well-known trail of the area and provides a wonderful nature experience being so close to the water…

NEW VILLAGE ARTS LAUNCHES THE NEXT STAGE $2.5 MILLION COMPREHENSIVE FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

New Village Arts Theater has been the cultural heart of Carlsbad for over 20 years.  They are committed to attracting and retaining exceptional artistic talents with a wide varying identities and backgrounds, that represents the diversity of our community while creating a space that encourages true artistic expression. The New Stage Renovation will include  both…

Chef Andrew Bachelier To Open New Restaurant In Encinitas In Partnership With Skateboard Legend Tony Hawk

Chef Andrew Bachelier is known for two fabulous restaurants in Carlsbad.  Campfire which has a woodfire-based menu and Juene et Jolie, a contemporary French-style bistro that was recently awarded the Michelin Bib Gourmand recognition. We are excited to see what his new place has to offer in Encinitas.  The plan at this time is to…

8 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Adults

There are some days when you don’t want to get out of bed or feel sluggish. Caffeinated beverages come to rescue you.    Conversely, some days, even these caffeinated beverages don’t work. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle amidst the blues becomes a tough job! Well, to ditch these morning blues and get back to life, you…

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