Taste Budz


If there’s one thing that North County residents enjoy more than the beach, it’s the various cuisine, beverages, and sweet treats throughout San Diego. Here, we offer a taste of some local flavor.


Berry Sweet

The annual Vista Strawberry Festival on May 27 will feature carnival rides, a beer garden, live entertainment, and more than 400 vendors – All to celebrate the beloved strawberry. Visit www.vistastrawberryfest.com for more information.

Baseball Bites

budz_baseballPadres fans have new options for satisfying their mid-game munchies this season, with two San Diego favorites adding ballpark locations. Buona Forchetta offers simply delicious Italian fare from Neapolitan pizza to gelato. Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill will open one stand serving fish tacos and sandwiches and a second stand with an expanded menu of fresh, local seafood.


New to Town

budz_swamisComing soon to the Vista Village Center spot formerly occupied by El Callejon Mexican restaurant is Swami’s Cafe. The popular San Diego eatery known for its fresh, healthy menu and natural ingredients has everything from breakfast burritos and smoothies to sandwiches and salads. This will be the 10th location for Swami’s Cafe, which expects to open its 11th soon in Hillcrest.