Mi Amigo Restaurant and Bakery: big on taste, light on wallet

Mi Amigo Restaurant and Bakery: big on taste, light on wallet

Mi Amigo Restaurant and Bakery is a friend to both your taste buds and your wallet. Owned and operated for more than 20 years by Rafael and Esperanza Guerrero, Mi Amigo offers quality Mexican food at bargain prices. Delicious soft tacos cost just $1.50 and are presented with a healthy portion of the meat of […]

BBQ pulled pork sandwiches provide fireworks for taste buds

BBQ pulled pork sandwiches provide fireworks for taste buds

Michele Howard Village News Staff On July 4, I promised to make it to two parties with my husband. The parties were on opposite ends of Fallbrook and we brought BBQ pulled pork sliders to both gatherings. Our plan was to drop off some sliders at the first party and then immediately head to the second […]

Barbecued burritos: simple, delicious and fun to make

Barbecued burritos: simple, delicious and fun to make

There is no shortage of quality Mexican restaurants and taquerias in the Fallbrook area and most offer up a wide variety of burritos – carne asada, carnitas, chicken, adobada, fajitas, chile verde, chile relleno, chile Colorado, bean, bean and cheese, fish, shrimp, California…the list goes on and on. One burrito missing from most lists is […]

Egg bake and meatloaf: easy dishes for kids to make

Egg bake and meatloaf: easy dishes for kids to make

The guest cook this week is Michele Howard, who loves this quick and easy egg dish. “If you want to eat healthily, and get to work in a hurry, this is a quick meal to go. Just warm it up in microwave 40 seconds per slice,” she said. This dish is for busy moms, career […]

Tips for grilling the perfect burger

Tips for grilling the perfect burger

FALLBROOK – Hamburgers are a staple at backyard barbecues. Though burgers are a relatively simple food, mastering the technique to grill them is no small feat, as there is more to great grilled burgers than simply firing up the grill and dropping down a patty. Consider the following tips the next time you have a […]

The remains of a social house

The remains of a social house

Tom Pfingsten Special to the Village News On a Wednesday night in early April, Faro Trupiano climbed into his car outside 127 West Social House, the restaurant he’d opened a year earlier inside a relatively ancient building on the corner of Main and Elder, and drove home. He’d spent the evening at his other place, […]

What to do with all that zucchini

What to do with all that zucchini

When I was growing up my dad always grew zucchini in his garden so we had it with many dinners. He preferred his vegetables well-cooked which made zucchini mushy so I did not think I liked it. Later on, a friend of mine made steamed zucchini at her house and I discovered I like zucchini […]

Locals are hooked on Bluewater Grill’s sea food

Locals are hooked on Bluewater Grill’s sea food

A restaurant in Temecula continues to make waves in the best of ways. Bluewater Grill, one of seven restaurants owned by partners Rick Staunton and Jim Ulcickas, is on point with seafood flavors and the bright and airy atmosphere is an ideal spot in Temecula to meet friends, family or coworkers for a midday lunch. […]

Da Big Show BBQ is smoking at Valley Fort

Da Big Show BBQ is smoking at Valley Fort

Big, beautiful, puffs of smoke that fill the air with the delicious aroma of barbecue. That’s what you’ll see and smell traveling on South Mission Road on Saturdays and Sundays, courtesy of Da Big Show BBQ. “Big Bertha,” the nickname for the large smoker and grill owned by Melroy Hyman, is docked at the entrance […]

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