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Daytrips to eat your way north from San Diego can be fun

If you live in San Diego and its early May, you may be looking at grey sky or go east to Laguna and you’ll be looking at the deepest azure blue sky you’ve ever seen. No matter, this is the time of year I love because the weather is spectacular and the living is easy.

Do yourself a favor and head to Fallbrook for better than average good eats
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East to west, it’s always best when you want something to do just jump into your ride and take in the beach or as Nancy and I did last Saturday, we jumped in my new go-cart, which is a neon green Hyundai Accent 5 door subcompact which gives us 40 mpg, reasonable comfort and an affordable cruising range all the better to visit two of my three children who have relocated to Temecula for the affordability of housing and along the way to our Temecula draw we stopped off for a bite with an eye on the good old days.

Drive 15 from deep in the southland, north to the grape vines and you’ll pass through Fallbrook and Rainbow. Of course if you are looking for a bite to eat, you’ll want to jump off the freeway for a peak at our past and boy did Nancy and I enjoy our time machine!

Take the time and take S13 west off of 15 until you’re at the western edge of Fallbrook for a very unusual meal provided you’re looking to enjoy a little pig. At 121 N. Pico Ave you’ll find Oink and Moo Burgers and BBQ http://www.oinkandmoo.com just dying to delight diners looking for a special culinary experience.

The owners are very enthusiastic about all things culinary. Locals have declared Oink and Moo tops in Fallbrook for BBQ and for falling off the bone goodness I agree with the locals. This should be on your list of gotta eat some soon for sure stops.

The other stop we made on our day trip to see my recently returned from sea sailor sonny boy was Rainbow Oaks Restaurant http://www.rainbowoaksrestaurant.com in Rainbow located at 418 5th Street or Old 395 if you prefer. This place is just a breath of fresh air from the 50s and I don’t mean a fake diner type of a place. The breakfast menu is what brought us here and I want to go back for the lunch menu soon.

Get out and enjoy the life of San Diego in the Fall.