February 2017 Around Town 2

Bushfire Kitchen Opens in Del Mar

Local family owned and operated Bushfire Kitchen offers local and organic, healthy and simple homestyle cooking with bold flavors. Owners Clive and Brandon Barwin serve everything made from scratch and work with local producers. Naturally nutritious slow food is the mission here. Head on over to try one of their signature Bushfire Burgers! The restaurant recently opened for business at Beachside Del Mar, 2602 Del Mar Heights Rd #102. BushfireKitchen.com

Saint James Academy Choir Brightens Solana Beach Tree Lighting with Holiday Performance

Saint James Academy’s student choir performed a selection of Christmas songs at the Solana Beach Tree Lighting ceremony in December. The choir, which is composed of Academy students from grades 4-8 and a delightful group of alumni, was dressed in holiday attire and entertained the crowd with choreographed musical numbers. The choir is led by director and music teacher Anne Marie Oldham. St. James Academy is a Preschool-8th grade elementary school serving the North County communities of Solana Beach, Del Mar, Carmel Valley, Rancho Santa Fe, Encinitas, Carlsbad and San Marco. SaintJamesAcademy.com

Dentistry Done Differently at Rancho Santa Fe Dentistry

Rancho Santa Fe Cosmetic & Family Dentistry is a premiere dental office located right between Del Mar and Rancho Santa Fe on Via De La Valle. Dr. Jennifer Dean’s goal is changing the patient’s expectations of their dentist from the moment they first speak to them, by not only providing world class dentistry and patient care, but also world class customer service to each and every patient. RSFdentist.com

Kendra Scott Fashion Valley Cocktail Event Benefits Hogar de Los Ninos Tijuana

Latinas y Amigas with Kendra Scott Fashion Valley held its first Holiday Cocktail Event on December 6, 2016 to fundraise for Casa Hogar de los Ninos, a home for orphaned, abused and neglected children and adults in Tijuana. Guests and friends shopped the latest Jewelry and Home Collection while 20 percent of all sales that night went back to the orphanage. HogarDeLosNinos.com


As they complete their first few months at universities around California and across the country, the one dozen 2016 Don Diego Scholarship Foundation scholarship recipients have already achieved much as freshmen and are on a path to success in their chosen career fields, which include agriculture, education, medicine, art, engineering, business and entrepreneurship. Torrey Pines High graduate Sofia Davis of Rancho Santa Fe continues to demonstrate the incredible work ethic that won her a $5,000 scholarship in the Employee category and propelled her to UCSD. She won Provost’s Honors, was selected for a prestigious position at a prominent pre-med club, interns at Palomar Medical Center, works part-time for an optometrist, and plans to work again at the 2017 San Diego County Fair. The Don Diego Scholarship Foundation was named for Don Diego, AKA Tom Hernandez, who served as the Fair’s welcoming goodwill ambassador from 1947-1984. Since its inception in 1986, the Foundation has awarded approximately $797,000 in scholarships to 177 students and in agriculture education grants. The 2017 scholarship program was unveiled in early January, with applications made available online. DonDiegoScholarship.org

E.C. Stylebar offers 
mobile salon and beauty concierge service

E.C. Stylebar is your beauty concierge that delivers exceptional beauty professionals to your doorstep. They match the perfect beauty team for your event and budget, no matter the type of event or group size, anytime and anywhere throughout Southern California. They help plan, organize, and schedule beauty services, whether for brides and bridal parties, birthday parties, photo shoots, prom, or any other special event. Services include hair and makeup, nails and waxing, spray tanning, massages as well as facials and lash extensions. Co-founders mother-daughter duo Katelyn and Dona McCullough offer the unique experience of a mobile salon at your event through their 100 percent Women Owned business. Their fabulous work has been featured on The Knot and San Diego Style Weddings Magazine, and you have probably seen them at the San Diego Polo Grounds and other community events! Schedule an appointment now for Valentine’s, Mother’s Day and more! ECStylebar.com

Do Your Loved Ones Need More Care Than You Can Give?

Rest assured. Visiting Angels Senior Care and In Home Assisted Living Services can assist elderly people located in Coastal North County and Inland to Rancho Bernardo and surrounding areas in San Diego County, California including Cardiff by the Sea, Cardiff, Del Mar, Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego, Solana Beach and other cities. As a non-medical franchised agency (not a nursing agency), Visiting Angels Senior Care and In Home Assisted Living Services does not dictate to you what your schedule is to be. They assist clients by adjusting their schedules to keep your loved ones comfortable in their homes. A Premier Non-Medical Senior Home Care Provider located in Solana Beach, they are just one call away to assist with caring for your loved ones and helping with their day-to-day lives. They offer a variety of services for care recipients and caregivers are available 24×7. Call today at 858-345-1023 or reach them online at VisitingAngels.com