Congratulations to RVVA member Vineyard Grant James! They were listed recently in Travel+Leisure as the #2 winery to visit in the U.S. A full press release follows. Travel + Leisure Chooses Ramona Winery, Vineyard Grant James, as #2 Winery in U.S. to Visit Ramona, Calif., June 8, 2017 – Travel + Leisure, a leading travel publication,…

Stacy Bart of Unicorn Books & Gifts in Old Town Ramona is a real coffee and tea lover. Check out her shop, at 738 Main Street, for some exotic teas, and her blog, “Stacy’s Coffee & Tea” for some good insights on everyone’s favorite morning beverage(s)… Recently, she reviewed Packard’s Frozen Banana Mocha drink, in…

Check the Ramona Sentinel every week on Thursday (today) for the weekly Restaurant Guide to help you find weekly deals and specials. The Ramona Sentinel has been Ramona’s newspaper since 1886 and is freely located throughout the community. If you are visiting or didn’t get yours, this week, then stop by the local Chamber of…

This place continues to impress me with their original offerings of tasty pizzas.  They’re all cooked so well and use fresh, high quality ingredients.  Here I tried the Margherita.  $8.50 for a small, it’s a thin crust pie with olive oil, garlic, oregano, tomato, Parmesan, mozzarella, etc.  the whole thing is then drizzled with a…

I finally made it to Amerient this evening. I haven’t been there since it was the Old TelCo, back in the day… I ordered my favorite Chinese go-to, Kung Pao Chicken. Since I was there between 3-5pm I was able to take advantage of early bird pricing. It was only $8.50 and included soup and…

Our second burger for the new series was eaten at Up the Hill Grill recently. They have an extensive and original selection of about 10 burger creations, served with their famous beer battered fries. I ordered the Black Canyon Mac N Cheese for $13.75. Made with grilled mac & cheese and bacon on the house…

Recently my wife and I embarked on a local hometown challenge to compare all the taco shop carne asada burritos here in Ramona. There are 8 taco shops in town and we’re putting them all to the test in an apples to apples comparison. To avoid confusion, I define a taco shop as ordering at…