Tonino’s Italian restaurant in Murrieta serves from the heart

Tonino’s Italian restaurant in Murrieta serves from the heart

If you enjoy fine dining, in a casual friendly atmosphere, then Tonino Restaurant and Wine Bar is the place for you. With owner Tony Saad, hailing from Egypt, and his wife Marie, from Southern Italy, their tastes mesh into a fusion of delightful Mediterranean surprises in Tonino’s diverse menu. The restaurant is tucked away in […]

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 […]

Old Town Sweet Shop offers taste of the past

Old Town Sweet Shop offers taste of the past

It’s all about the nostalgia for shoppers of Old Town Sweet Shop. The store—located on Old Town Front Street—sells a wide variety of retro candy, from buttons to Sour Patch Kids. Chances are, if you can remember it from your childhood, shop owner Debbi Drew has your favorite candy in stock. “The number one most […]

5th annual Taste of Temecula Valley draws crowds amid stormy weather

5th annual Taste of Temecula Valley draws crowds amid stormy weather

Despite overcast skies and storms bringing rain, the crowds flocked to Old Town Temecula for the fifth annual Taste of Temecula Valley, hosted by the Temecula Education Foundation. Thousands braved the chilly, wet weather not just sample local beer, wine, and restaurants but to offer support for the TEF in their mission to provide curriculum […]

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 […]

Celebrity Chef Showcase takes the cake as Reality Rally finale

Celebrity Chef Showcase takes the cake as Reality Rally finale

Reality Rally festivities concluded with the Celebrity Chef Showcase to a crowd of over 100 fans. The production was captured by live artist Lisa Owen-Lynch, while spectators gathered to view reality television’s favorite chef personalities—from “Hell’s Kitchen” to “Cupcake Wars”—in a sudden-death competition. “Last year’s Chef Showcase, won by Temecula local Amanda Colello and Amanda […]

Taste of Temecula Valley promises record attendance

Taste of Temecula Valley promises record attendance

The Temecula Education Foundation has raised the bar for their 5th annual Taste of Temecula Valley dining event. The two-day beer, wine and food festival in Old Town Temecula is a community fundraiser designed to raise funds to support the arts and other curriculum for Temecula Valley Unified School District students in grades K-12, according […]

Goat and Vine brings rustic flavors to Old Town Temecula

Goat and Vine brings rustic flavors to Old Town Temecula

On the corner of 5th and Mercedes streets, in Old Town Temecula’s turn of the 20th century brick row house buildings, you’ll find the Goat and Vine restaurant. Owners Brad and Alica Trevithick have recreated the space into a rustic yet modern environment with 100-year-old charm. “We’ve dreamed of this restaurant for years, and wanted […]

PUBlic House remains Old Town’s favorite foodie hangout

PUBlic House remains Old Town’s favorite foodie hangout

On a spring Friday afternoon, the outdoor patio of PUBlic House is cool and comfortable. Often described as funky, hip, or intimate, this is the place to go for an intimate meal midday, or a rollicking good time on the weekend. Open daily at 11 a.m., the historic Old Town Temecula location has worn many […]

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