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.


Pizza Party

URBN is the latest dining establishment to open at One Paseo, known for its New Haven-style pizza with signature toppings like fried eggplant, Gorgonzola-stuffed peppers, fresh clams, and garlic mashed potato and bacon. The 2,800-square-foot restaurant also features a full cocktail bar and a separate quick-service area for to-go and delivery orders.

All Things Chicken

The Shoppes at Carlsbad recently welcomed PLUCK, a fast-casual eatery showcasing pasture-raised chicken and farmers market produce, the latest project from chef and restaurateur Sam Marvin. The menu ranges from fried chicken to house-made bone broth to innovative chicken sandwiches, and more. Check it out Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Feel-Good Food

The newest Jimbo’s location in Carmel Valley introduces a new look for the store, with an expanded prepared foods area, a pizza oven, plastic-free water aisle, larger bulk bin area, and a wide selection of all-organic produce from local farms. In recognition of the store’s grand opening in September, Del Mar Highlands Town Center donated $25,500 to schools in the Del Mar Union, San Dieguito Union, and Solana Beach School Districts.