HomeTold visited The Plot in Oceanside which is a plant-based, zero-waste restaurant run by a husband and wife team who are providing a hyperlocal dining experience to their guests, with a minimal impact on the environment.
Vista Coffee Hut Serves Coffees with Unique, Mexican Flavors
Elena visited Vista-based coffee hut, El Kafecito, to learn more about how the business owners started the company and what inspired them to serve Mexican-flavored coffees like Dulce de Leche and Horchata Lattes.
Escondido Wine Bar Owner Serves Wine and Beer with a Mission to Spotlight Women + BIPOC Producers
HomeTold with Elena visits SIP Wine and Beer in Escondido, California and talks with the owner, Cassandra Schaeg, to learn more about the inspiration for her wine/beer space and how she's sharing the stories of women and BIPOC winemakers with her customers.
Oceanside Spotlight: Tremont Collective — A Neighborhood Space That Embraces San Diego Local Businesses
Tremont Collective takes local to another level. Nine local businesses, based on S. Tremont Street, create the Collective experience where visitors can enjoy a craft beer, fresh brewed coffee, cheese & wine, spin classes and shopping. Elena visited Tremont Collective in Oceanside, CA on their grand opening and gives you a tour of the new space.
Local Spotlight: Quail Haven Farm in Leucadia
Quail Haven Farm is a coffee farm in Leucadia that has been producing premium coffee since 2014. So far, the farm has produced 4,000 pounds of coffee beans.
3 Road Trip Stops in Santa Barbara Wine Country
This road trip guide provides 3 stops for a day trip to the Santa Barbara Wine Country region.
A San Diego Beer Club is Connecting Women Over Local Craft Beer
The Women's Craft Beer Collective in San Diego, CA was founded by Carlsbad resident, Kristine Baker, as a way to bring women together to learn more about local craft beer.
Oceanside Spotlight: The Rising Co. is Your Home Away From Home
The Rising Co. in Oceanside, CA is home to more than a dozen local small businesses who share the space in a co-op model in North County San Diego. The space is also a community hub for locals to enjoy.
Encinitas Refillery Makes Sustainability Simple + Diverts Plastics from Landfills
The Nada Shop in Encinitas, a zero-waste shop and refillery, opened in April 2019 to provide a one-stop-shop for sustainable living in San Diego.
Exploring Los Alamos, CA Like a Local
Explore Los Alamos, California from a local's perspective. HomeTold host, Elena Gomez, interviewed two locals to find out the best places to eat and drink in Los Alamos.