restaurants

Council reaches compromise on smoking ban laws

OCEANSIDE — City Council discussion on the wording of an amendment to ban smoking at bar and restaurant patios moved Mayor Jim Wood to leave the June 5 meeting before council reached a compromise.

Friends reunite for new Cardiff restaurant

Friends reunite for new Cardiff restaurant

CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA — Chris Garza, his co-manager and the main chef at the newly opened Flat Rock grew up in the Bay Area and have been friends since they were teens. But they took very different paths to get to Cardiff.

City looks to ban restaurant patio smoking

City looks to ban restaurant patio smoking

OCEANSIDE — City Council took the first step to ban bar and restaurant patio smoking by directing the city attorney to draft a no smoking ordinance on May 1, which will be brought back to council for a final vote.

Curb cafes to come to Carlsbad

Curb cafes to come to Carlsbad

CARLSBAD — New patio dining areas may be popping up in the Village thanks to approval from City Council for a three-year curb café pilot program.

Local lobster prices continue on a roller coaster ride

Local lobster prices continue on a roller coaster ride

Increasing demand from China causes restaurants to feel the pinch of the record high