Category: Food and Drinks

Drinks on a table

The Roxy, Rockin’ Since the ‘70s

We’re on a quest to eat our way up and down Highway 101 through all the restaurants in Encinitas.  It’s Date Night, and we’re on Restaurant Number Two:  The Roxy! Knowing Your Encinitas History Longtime Encinitans may remember that The Roxy was originally an ice cream shop when it opened at 101 and D Street…

Grilled Halibut and Shrimp on a plate

Eating Up (And Down) 101 in Encinitas

Eating Up (And Down) 101 in Encinitas  I challenged my husband to dining at all the restaurants on 101 in Encinitas.  I hope we will not end up 300 lbs. before we finish!  Maybe this will motivate us to be more diligent in our workouts. Our first stop on this quest is Maurizio’s Trattoria Italiana…

Heather Winfield at rodeo with Cool Wind Media

How do you Break into Country Line Dancing

Country Line Dancing Craze Is this a new fad, or something that I just didn’t know about? I feel like I finally pulled my head out from under a rock. In the last year or so I’ve seen or heard more about line dancing than I ever had in my life.  And yes it’s really cool,…

Seagram's Italian Ice Red White and Blue

Try Seagram’s Escapes Italian Ice

No need to wait in line for your favorite Italian ice flavors! Because their Italian Ice Variety pack is back for another summer! And the popular variety pack features Cherry, Lemon, and Blue Raspberry Italian Ice and makes a perfect summer cocktail for July 4th and all summer long. Cynthia Bailey at Seagram’s crafted these cocktails….

Mission Pacific Hotel at first glance

Yes, there are new things to do in Oceanside, California​. ​I do have to say. Oceanside has really come a long way as they have been progressively upgrading the area. We were ​strolling downtown ​Oceanside and decided to ​check out the newly opened Mission Pacific Hotel​, a JdV Hyatt​ Hotel. ​We heard they had a trendy rooftop bar. Who doesn’t…

Grand Wailea one of the Hawaiian restaurants

Yes, Hawaii is open for travelers

By Heather Winfield With many people going stir crazy and anxious to get out, the world is finally opening up.  And we are off to greener pastures or, should I say or off to greener Hawaii. And the Hawaiian restaurants. After you go through the pain of getting COVID test you can tour Hawaii once again.  We…

BIGGAR AND LEITH TODAY LAUNCH AN EXCITING NEW BRAND

Biggar and Leith, a fine wine and spirits company, today launched an exciting new brand – The Hotel STARLINO range of STARLINO Rosso Vermouth, STARLINO Rosé Aperitivo, and STARLINO Maraschino Cherries. STARLINO Vermouth and Aperitivos hail from the Vergnano family’s distillery, Torino Distillati, in Piedmonte, North-Eastern Italy, whilst STARLINO Maraschino Cherries produced in San Gennaro, Vesuviano, close…

3 different UVC lights

WAYS FOODIES CAN USE UVC LIGHT TO SAFEGUARD HEALTH & WELLNESS

How ‘kitchen commandos’ can leverage Ultraviolet-C (UVC) light to eradicate harmful viruses, bacteria, pathogens, and microorganisms in the air and on surfaces—indoors, outdoors, and while on-the-go; Portable UVC sanitation + purification innovations clean without chemicals By Merilee Kern, MBA As the COVID-19 madness rages on, warning sirens have sounded of late amid a flurry of information surrounding Ultraviolet-C…