1290 West Valley Pkwy.
Escondido, CA 92029
Phone: (760) 489-1010
Fax: (760) 489-7847
A traditional, half-timbered Tudor-style building houses this eatery, drawing expatriate Englishmen and Anglophiles of all descriptions for the food, music and fun. Churchill's Pub & Grille is divided into a regular dining area on the right side with the pub on the left. Menu specialties include the Fish and Chips, Bangers and Mash, Irish Corned Beef Dinner, Sausage Butty, and House Made Bread and Butter Pudding. Churchill's also offers free wireless internet access to all customers.
While the Southern California coastline offers numerous restaurants, this particular establishment is well known for combining a festive atmosphere with elegant cuisine. The bright yellow and red building is difficult to miss as you drive along the Pacific Coast Highway. The patio dining area is accompanied by a yellow canopy, extensive greenery and a seascape mural. The inside is just as festive, featuring live music every night. Seafood entrees are popular, including Rainbow Trout and Seafood Linguini Priscilla, which combines mussels, shrimp and fresh fish.
Rhythm Cafe offers espresso specialties, a hip atmosphere and live music. At one end of the cafe, a small stage is ready for local artists who perform on weeknights. Try one of the shop's java specialties. Carmel Jazz combines espresso, steamed milk, caramel and real whipped cream, while Folksy Vanilla includes espresso, vanilla, steamed milk and real whipped cream. Sandwiches and salads are also offered.
One of the best places to catch live music, Belly Up Tavern is located in Solana Beach, on Cedros Avenue, about 15 miles (24.14 kilometers) from La Jolla. Belly Up keeps an active agenda with a great variety of bands and acts from some of the most talented budding artists in the country. The space is small enough so that shows are fun and intimate, and at the same time, not so large that you feel lost in the crowd. The on-site bar keeps sensational drinks flowing, while the venue's restaurant serves a Bistro-style fare. Check venues website for most up-to-date event schedule. Belly Up also has a branch in Aspen, which offers programs parallel to the venue in Solana Beach.
Arterra is part of the San Diego Marriott Del Mar and opened in 2002. They feature over 300 wines to accompany their simple American fare. The menu is created with local produce, meats, and seafood to create a variety of tasting choices—vegetarian, chef's, and others, and entrees such as Miso- Apricot Glazed Mero, Dim Sum Tasting, Sesame Broccolini, Chilled Soy-Apricot "Shooter". They also offer a sushi menu, exhibition kitchen, and live entertainment on select nights.
Oceans Eleven Casino, a card-playing casino is for folks who remember the Rat Pack of old with Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop and Peter Lawford. Huge murals of the original pack line the walls of this casino where locals gather to play card games of chance including Pan, Pai Gow, Blackjack and Poker. Live entertainment is provided in the Rat Pack Lounge on Wednesday through Sunday evenings. Dinner is served nightly with retro-flair. Some typical entrees include grilled pork chops and Filet Mignon.
The Coaster is a hip and happening hang-out boasting of a wide and varied range of musical fiestas, including live gigs, music performances, small-time concerts among other things. Meet new people as you sway to the rhythms of the night! Keep and eye on the list of music offerings at this hotspot.
The Pala Casino is a part of the Pala Casino, Spa and Resort. This casino is replete with 2,250 slot machines, 85 table games, two lounges that have entertainment programs daily and much more. The casino provides privileges, to its visitors, such as Casino Credit, Privileges Card and cashing personal checks. The Privileges Card allows you to earn Privileges Dollars, which one can spend like cash and shop, buy tickets to concerts, in their restaurants, for spa packages and hotel amenities. It's fun all the way.
Part of UCSD community, this active space is a co-op that features hot new local acts and serves vegan food. With a homey, comfy atmosphere, this place has a youthful vibe but is very welcoming to everyone in the surrounding community. A popular meeting place for grassroots political activism, the space really feels more like a community center than a simple cafe.
The Loft at UCSD is an art center for shows and exhibitions. People with varied talents and interests often visit here for exhibitions and performances. From film screenings to live music performances and from art exhibitions to dance shows, all happen here. A visit to the Loft gives an idea of the latest on the art scene. Most shows are free to students.
Sister restaurant to Humphrey's by the Bay in San Diego, the Grill offers fine food perched on top of the Sheraton La Jolla Hotel. Light, open Asian-flavored decor provides a cheerful background for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The signature Prixe Fixe meal offers dramatic dining for two, beginning with a bottle of Chardonnay or Merlot, proceeding with a soup or salad course, a selection from eight entrees and a shared dessert. Entree choices include Halibut Macadamia, Prime Rib, Filet Mignon or the "Taste of San Diego" shrimp.
Let the scintillating aroma, the lavish use of flowers, the minimal lighting work wonders for you at Zenbu Sushi and Bar. Try some of the popular dishes like the sea urchin, quail egg and the scallop. If you are in the mood to sip on a few cocktail drinks and dancing to the tunes of some popular DJs, then you can step into the lounge in the restaurant itself. Zenbu stands by its name, it means ALL—and voila! At Zenbu, you can binge upon the best of both Japanese and Asian cuisine plus a variety of beers at the bar.