Carolina Gusman

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  • The Scoop: 7 bites of restaurant news in April

    Chew on this month's top restaurant openings, including Curadero, Loading Dock, and Pokewan in North County.  Curadero opened its doors on April 4. Housed in the space formerly occupied by Saltbox in downtown's Hotel Palomar, the coastal Mexican kitchen features a south-of-the-border vibe with...

  • Pup-friendly Pet Day on the Bay benefits orphan pets

    Pup-friendly Pet Day on the Bay benefits orphan pets

    Hornblower Cruises & Events is inviting canines and their owners to the popular Pet Day on the Bay on Saturday. The dog-loving one-hour tour is celebrating its 17th year of offering marine-lovers and canine-fanatics tail-wagging adventures around San Diego Bay. Adoptable pets from the Helen Woodward...

  • Pappalecco Italian cafe opens new location

    Pappalecco Italian cafe opens new location

    Pappalecco, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, has opened a fifth location in Del Mar Highlands. The Italian coffee, pastry and dining establishment features an extensive menu. Options include paninis, pizza, salads, gelato, homemade pastries, wine and beer. "We are delighted to have our...

  • Batter up for Petco Park-area restaurant deals

    While there is a lot of great food inside the park, here are some San Diego restaurants and bars offering great game-day menus to keep you full through nine innings. Social Tap Eatery is offering Padres fans game-day staples like Nachos ($10), Trifecta Wings ($11), Chicken Tenders ($10) and Pulled...

  • Where to brunch on Easter Sunday

    Where to brunch on Easter Sunday

    Bring on the mimosas, eggs Benedict and decadent desserts! Celebrate with a springtime feast at these San Diego County restaurants Easter weekend. (Please note that a reservation is required for most of the restaurants on this list, unless otherwise noted.) Backyard Kitchen & Tap is serving Easter...

  • Spring menus, fresh ingredients rule the season

    Spring menus, fresh ingredients rule the season

    It's time to shed the heavy, hearty dishes of winter and give diners the light fare that marks the rebirth of spring. Here are some restaurants that are rolling out new seasonal menus. Bistro 39 Restaurant & Lounge is offering springtime specials with an emphasis on color and crisp flavors. Through...

  • 7 things you need to know about The Flower Fields in Carlsbad

    7 things you need to know about The Flower Fields in Carlsbad

    Along Interstate 5 north of Palomar Airport Road and east of Interstate 5 are bands of color that have burst forth every March for more than 60 years.  The anticipated arrival of spring - March 20 - means flowers will soon be blooming, and The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch will come alive with...

  • Pucker up for these citrus desserts

    Pucker up for these citrus desserts

    Even through Valentine's Day is over, these citrus-centric desserts will have you puckering up. Bobboi's Natural Gelato's Blood Orange gelato is a refreshing dessert featuring local blood oranges, organic evaporated cane sugar and water. 8008 Girard Ave., Suite 150, La Jolla. (858) 999-1362 or ...

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