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Family-owned Italian restaurants worth every penny

My husband is fond of comparing our effectiveness level to “killing one bird with two stones.” Today, that’s what we’re doing. We’ve been recently to Nucci’s and Feliccia’s, two excellent Italian restaurants. Both establishments are family-owned, and both are venerable. In fact, Sam Feliccia is celebrating 30 years on Santa Fe Avenue. By comparison, the 17-year-old […]

Senior Center in Vista offers more than meals

My golly, you’ve got to hand it to them. The Senior Center in Vista’s luncheon staff has made a bare-bones dining room into a pleasant place to lunch and socialize. With pretty patterned placemats and napkins and inexpensive centerpieces, they have made economical ambiance. With round tables seating eight to 10, service by senior volunteers is […]

VFW has decent food, and even better people

For quite a few years now, we have rounded up a group of friends for Tuesday Steak Night at the VFW in Vista. We’ve enjoyed a pretty good cut of meat, a baked potato, a salad and for $1 more, a dessert. The tab is $6. The diligent group has also catered our Senior Park’s […]