Monday, October 16, 2017

Save 25% on 2018 Entertainment Books through October 23rd

Enjoy 25% Off the 2018 Entertainment Books + Free Shipping at! Use Code: BOOK25 (Valid through 10/23/17).  I LOVE these books! I use mine scores of times throughout the year and order multiple. This would also make a wonderful Christmas gift if you want to plan early. Even though this book is for 2018, you can start using it the moment you make your purchase.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Miltary Plus Guest Receive FREE Entry at Knotts Berry Farm November 1-16 and November 27-December 15th

Active, retired, and veterans of the military can enjoy admission to Knott's Berry Farm for free in November on specially designated Tribute Days in November and December.  Eligible guests can get free entry for themselves and one guest from Nov. 1 - 16 and November 27 - December 15 as part of the promotion. All military members have to do is show their Military I.D card or DD214 at Knott's Berry Farm's main gate to redeem the offer. 

Vista Farmers Market Every Saturday until 1pm

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

New(er) Restaurant Buzz Around Town

So most of this chitter chatter and hot news takes place on Around The Town's Facebook page. If you are not on that, you really should. I do have a few rundowns on local developments in the restaurant world. If you want to learn more I suggest checking out Facebook for more details.  Here are a few teasers:


Former La Paloma will become Wildwood. BBQ fusion will be served with jazz music.
Former El Callejon will be reinvented as Swami's and will open later in 2017.
Former Famous Dave's may be raised to bring in a drive through chicken place Raising Caines.
Leucadia Pizza has opened on S. Melrose.
Milk Organics is open in downtown, historic Vista on Main Street, serving fresh pressed juices and simple, healthy foods.
Dog Haus will soon arrive on Main Street in downtown, historic Vista.
Grand Slam Pizza set to open on Shadowridge Drive in Vista (November).
508 Tavern has opened to rave reviews on S. Santa Fe.
When Pigs Fly will open this fall in downtown, historic Vista in former Fifty Barrels location on Main Street.


Former Daphne's spot in Kohl's center on Marron Rd is now Los Tacos.
Holme Estate Cellars opened a tasting room on the Coast Hwy.

San Marcos

Urge Commonhouse Gastropub opened up to rave reviews just off the 78.
Cay Bistro fresh Vietnamese opens in San Marcos. 
Landon's Gourmet farm to table with childcare available on-site for $8 an hour!


Draft Republic- former Claim Jumper being reinvented by The Cohen Group as an upscale sports bar  and is now open.
Relm is now closed on State Street in the Carlsbad Village and had re-opened at Oak & Elixir.
Park 101 is a very cool, eclectic space to hang outdoors and people watch.
The Goods artisan doughnuts is now open on State Street.

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Kids Free October Offers All Month Long in San Diego!

Kids Free San Diego is upon us!  The entire month of October, you can find kids free passes, meals, activities and opportunities all over San Diego County.  For a full list of offers, please see this link.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Scream Zone Opens in Del Mar- Grab Your Discounted Tickets

The Scream Zone at the Del Mar Fairgrounds has been scaring us silly for years.  If you are one of the brave and plan to attend (it opens Saturday, September 30th), you will want to grab discounted entry from Groupon/Goldstar.  USE THIS LINK to buy your tickets.