Mother’s Day dining options abound

What better way to thank mom for all she does than to take her out to a nice meal on Mother’s Day? Choices abound, but let’s consider a few. Vintana hosts a 3-course menu with champagne from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, May 8. It costs $59.95 for adults, $12.95 for kids under age 12. Chef Deborah Scott — you know her, you love…

Some great hunches for Easter brunches

Easter Sunday is cause for celebration for many people, what with religious observances and related activites. One of those family traditions revolved around the venerable Easter Brunch. Several outstanding local restaurants are hosting those events with the best of food and fun guaranteed for those who partake. Vintana  Vintana Wine + Dine presents a delicious 3-course menu to enjoy from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m….

Review: Vintana — Lexus of Escondido

Set as a direct competitor to Stone Brewing World Bistro and Garden in Escondido, CA, Chef Deborah Scott and the Cohn Group have set up camp in a very large eclectic venue overlooking a sea of Lexus automobiles; yet elevated slightly above the Escondido Target store shopping promenade, Interstate 15 and the picturesque Escondido Auto Park. An afternoon cocktail on the Lanai, placed directly in the setting…