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.

Fare & Festivity

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.

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Baseball Bites

Padres 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.

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Fresh Happenings

Great-tasting health food meets the convenience of fast food at Grabbagreen, featuring a GMO-free menu of signature bowls and wraps, fresh-pressed juices, smoothies, and kid-friendly meals made from locally sourced ingredients. Its newest location in Encinitas Village Square opened in April, and marks the fifth California location of the Arizona-based fast-casual restaurant.