Dolce at the Highlands in the Village of Pacific Highland Ranch just off Highway 56 and Carmel Valley Road boasts a sophisticated ambiance paired with a unique energetic vibe. Diners can enjoy traditional Italian American cuisine in a comfortable setting surrounded by quality design.
Dolce’s Executive chef Rhoelle Gabriel offers made from scratch specialties from ingredients sourced locally or directly from Italy. “We try to keep our dishes interesting and different,” she says. “I just want to create great tasting food!”
Savor unique Mediterranean/Italian food at Nick & G’s, nestled in the heart of Rancho Santa Fe. Choose from an enticing selection of signature flatbreads and pastas, as well as meat and seafood dishes.
Enjoy the restaurant’s warm and inviting dining room, or a seat on their cozy outdoor patio. With Executive Chef Brian Freerksen heading up the kitchen, Nick & G’s satisfies every discriminating palate.
With a menu that strikes an edible equilibrium of bar food with steady entrées that attract full-on foodies, Executive chef Scott Cannon is changing the way people think about dinner at The Cork and Craft. “The best thing about being a chef is having something that is constantly pushing me to be better everyday, ” he says. “I love teaching and expressing myself through food.”
Cannon attended the Institute of Technology Culinary Arts program, but his hands-on training came from Paul McCabe and the culinary team he worked with at Kitchen 1540; his first kitchen job in San Diego.
Café Gratitude is a collection of 100% organic plant-based restaurants that specialize in gourmet vegan cuisine. The menu and environment is designed to support health and sustainability for both the community and the planet.
Embracing the beauty of simplicity, Farmer’s Bottega in Mission Hills is a unique neighborhood eatery focused on delivering farm-to-table rustic Mediterrranean food.
Upon entering the intimate eatery, the vintage décor creates a farmhouse ambiance. From a treadle sewing machine to a 40-year-old table-top recovered from the ocean, this warm details of this restaurant radiate authenticity. The Edison bulbs, dimly glowing from iron chandeliers and hallowed wine barrels, produce a welcoming and familiar atmosphere.