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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…

6 Reasons Why You Should Drink Coffee While You Travel

Coffee is a universal language all over the globe that speaks happiness. People consume more than 1.6 billion cups of coffee every day on earth. People drink coffee for many reasons and in many ways, but they all enjoy it no matter the details. Coffee addicts like us take coffee more seriously, and it nearly…

1918 Pandemic in California

The Spanish Influenza pandemic of 1918-1920 infected about one quarter of the world population, around 500 Million people.   I did however have a relatively low death rate at about 0.5%.  The influenza was actually misnamed and did not originate in Spain but was named so because it was the only country in Europe that acknowledged…

Beer & Food Pairings

Carlsbad Food Tours is a 3-hour guided walking tour in the village with 6 stops for food, wine, and beer tastings. One of our favorite beer tasting locations is Barrel Republic on State Street. Their Carlsbad location offers an unbeatable 52 beer taps and 6 wine taps. They have also created an excellent beer and…

Journey Birds Acoustic Duo

The Journey Birds acoustic duo (comprised by Keila-Rae and David Jenson) had been making music around the world for the past three years. You can catch them in the San Diego area these days, and find videos, galleries, show dates at theJourneyBirds.com! Music has the power to transport us to another time and place. The…

Plant-Based Food Coach Ben Mastracco

Ben’s journey with food started at a young age.  His mom was a recipe developer and food stylist for over 30 years, and it was working in the kitchen with her where he fell in love with food. Following some major injuries in high school,  Ben became very curious about health and wellness, and earned…

7 Reasons Why Supporting a Charity is Good Business

  More businesses are discovering advantages of supporting charitable causes with corporate donations.  Here are 7 reasons why your company should support a charity: 1.  What is good for the community is good for your company Supporting a local charity will build respect and your reputation in your community.  It will also make your community a…

Global Tours Connect

Global Tours Connect is the first industry-forward collaborative online booking platform created by tour operators for tour operators. Working in partnership with FareHarbor and led by independent food tour operators Lauren McCabe Herpich of Local Food Adventures in Oakland, California, and Midgi Moore, CCTP of Juneau Food Tours in Juneau, Alaska, Global Tours Connect provides an online destination for guests…