Blackbird Tavern for large groups, intimate dining in Old Town Temecula

Blackbird Tavern for large groups, intimate dining in Old Town Temecula

Blackbird Tavern, off 5th and Front streets in Old Town Temecula, welcomes all with rustic whimsy and amazing flavors. Founded in 2013, the barn-style building has charm to spare, in the self-described continual pub experiment. “We started out as a pub, but Blackbird Tavern has morphed into something unexpected,” owner Julian Nelson said. Blackbird Tavern […]

Devilicious Eatery brings food truck fare to Old Town Temecula

Devilicious Eatery brings food truck fare to Old Town Temecula

Devilicious Eatery owner and longtime Temecula resident Ken Danko knows his business. With two Devilicious food trucks successfully serving SoCal from San Diego to Los Angeles, Ken wanted to build a permanent home for Devilicious Eatery right in his own backyard. Partnering with his father, Bob, the Dankos have built the Devilicious brand from one […]

Spuntino Pizzeria and Delicatessen, perfect outdoor dining in Temecula

  When you walk into Spuntino Pizzeria and Delicatessen, owned by Charity and Alex Prestifilippo, expect to be welcomed like family. “We want everyone who comes in any of our restaurants to feel instantly at home,” Charity said. “The restaurant is situated right next to The Bar Next Door, and people say it’s like walking […]

Happy’s Café’s cool sno-balls and other menu offerings make customers smile

Happy’s Café in Old Town Temecula is under the new ownership of Jay and Marissa Watkins. They’re longtime Temecula residents who have created an avalanche of business at the café with their stuffed New Orleans style Sno-Balls, sandwiches and more. The couple celebrated the café’s grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 14, which was attended by a few hundred people.

Temecula Community Christmas Dinner needs pies and volunteers

Temecula Community Christmas Dinner needs pies and volunteers

TEMECULA – Join a squadron of long-term Temecula volunteers for a family Christmas Dinner on December 25, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mary Phillips Senior Center in Temecula. This is the 20th annual Community Christmas Dinner and is a completely free sit-down event open to anyone in the community.   All are welcome to join in the […]

Favorite holiday recipes from some of Valley News staff

Favorite holiday recipes from some of Valley News staff

Chicken Andouille Gumbo Kim Harris I decided to share a recipe for a southern favorite that a friend gave to me when I was living in Georgia a few short years ago. Chicken Andouille Gumbo with roasted potatoes has become a New Year’s Eve staple in our house, and hopefully it’s something that readers will […]

Hundreds enjoy Golf Classic and SoCal Chef Open to Benefit Oak Grove

Hundreds enjoy Golf Classic and SoCal Chef Open to Benefit Oak Grove

The Oak Grove Center for Education Treatment & the Arts held its 12th Annual Golf Classic and seventh Annual SoCal Chef Open at the Pechanga Casino & Resort on Monday, October 20, 2014. The charity golf event drew 150 golfers during the day; in the evening, over five hundred enjoyed the creative culinary dishes at […]