Queen Califia Magical Circle Sculpture Garden in Escondido

Queen Califia Magical Circle is a fun art installation in North San Diego County created by French-American sculptor Niki de Saint Phalle. It is only open to the public two days a week for limited hours, and it is a fantastic spot to explore, the only American sculpture garden from the artist. Here is all […]

Burger Bench in Escondido

Burger Bench is the brainchild of one of my hiking / blogging friends 100peaks and in its two months of being open, it has already carved itself a spot in the downtown Escondido culture. Serving up good burgers and a large menu of San Diego craft beer, it is one of those spots you want […]

Peterson’s Donut Corner in Escondido

Peterson’s Donut Corner in Escondido is the quintessential hole in the wall donut shop that defines the California beach lifestyle. It has been around for over 25 years and sells cheap, massive, home-made donuts to eagerly waiting customers 24 hours a day, year round (except Christmas). It was my first stop on my birthday tour […]

Stone Brewing Co. Brewery Tour: Escondido, CA

By far one of my favorite places to visit, eat and hang out in Southern California is at the Stone Brewing Co. in Escondido. This place is so much more then a brewery with its gardens, bistro food and tour of the brewery itself. Since I am such a fan of this place I am […]

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens Review

As I travel around California, I am always on the look out for something that is completely unique. This is why I find so much enjoyment in places like Salvation Mountain or even the Lucha Libre Taco Shop. I feel that creating something that is cookie cutter is hardly ever worth it, that is why […]