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San Diego Food Finds – Fantastic Easter Eats in San Diego

San Diego Food Finds – Fantastic Easter Eats in San Diego
By Maria Desiderata Montana

March 29, 2015

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Rancho Bernardo Inn

Celebrate Easter at Rancho Bernardo Inn with a variety of festivities for all ages. Join for brunch at Rancho Bernado Inn’s restaurant, AVANT, on Sunday April 5 from 11am-3pm for a special three-course brunch to celebrate Easter! Choose from an array of brunch beginnings, savory seconds and sweet treats, along with a Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary bar.

Wall Street Journal – What You Order for Dinner Tells a Restaurant More Than You Might Expect

Wall Street Journal – What You Order for Dinner Tells a Restaurant More Than You Might Expect
By Alina Dizik

March 24, 2015

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Margaret Nolan Carvallo, pastry chef at Rancho Bernardo Inn, a boutique hotel in San Diego, says she introduced flavors reminiscent of childhood–peanut butter, caramelized popcorn, brownies—to help make desserts with appeal to men. And she added complex fruit flavors to chocolate dishes, which women tend to order. “Men go for food that they can identify from a ‘favorite flavor’ profile,” she said.

Women diners also are drawn to food descriptions such as “rosemary water granita” and “raspberry coulis,” says Ms. Nolan Carvallo. And to make sure couples can find something to share, she designs desserts that can be eaten with the fingers, with a scoop of ice cream added.

Southern California Golf and Travel Blog – JC Golf: Highlight Hole – No. 18 at Rancho Bernardo Inn

Southern California Golf and Travel Blog – JC Golf: Highlight Hole – No. 18 at Rancho Bernardo Inn
By Corey Ross

March 2015

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One of the most distinctive finishing holes in all of San Diego, and not just JC Golf, is the 18th at Rancho Bernardo Inn.

This closing par 5 starts with an elevated tee shot that can involve carrying a culvert and ends with an uphill approach to a triple-tiered green fronted by a creek and surrounded by two ponds with fountains.

The green view is the glimpse of the course that greets golfers at Rancho Bernardo Inn, and it’s stunning.

Luxury Travel Magazine – Top West Coast Destinations for Summer Family Travel

Luxury Travel Magazine – Top West Coast Destinations for Summer Family Travel

March 13, 2015

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Rancho Bernardo Inn

A nationwide travel favorite to celebrate the magic of being a kid in the summer is Rancho Bernardo Inn’s Kids Rule! Package. The family-friendly resort will host a summer of fun with programming created exclusively with kids in mind. Each year, the property reinvents itself with a different kid-friendly theme, creating a magical environment for the whole family to explore.

Pursuitist – Hotels Celebrate Pi Day with Specials, Packages and More

Pursuitist – Hotels Celebrate Pi Day with Specials, Packages and More
By McLean Robbins

March 2015

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This National Pi Day, RBI’s resident Pastry Chef Margaret Caravallo is offering signature mini key lime pies — for the price of $3.14. Known amongst the locals for her notable sweet treats, Chef Margaret is always creating unique offerings for guests of all ages.

Conde Nast Traveler – Top 25 Spas in the USA

Conde Nast Traveler – Top 25 Spas in the USA

March 2015

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Rancho Bernardo Inn Golf Resort & Spa, San Diego

“Friendly” service and “beautiful grounds” add to the “relaxing” effect of the San Diego Day Spa at Rancho Bernardo Inn. “Friends and I spent a long weekend lounging by the pool and getting spa treatments,” said one visitor.

LA Times – Pi Day is coming! Where to find 3.1415 deals, from San Diego to Boston

LA Times – Pi Day is coming! Where to find 3.1415 deals, from San Diego to Boston
By Mary Forgione

March 12, 2015

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The Rancho Bernardo Inn in San Diego will mark Pi Day with mini-pies. The hotel’s pastry chef Margaret Caravallo is making mini key lime pies Saturday, also for $3.14 each.

Locale Magazine – Getting Out of the Comfort Zone

Locale Magazine – Getting Out of the Comfort Zone

March 2015

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AVANT at Rancho Bernardo Inn

With an array of house-made mustards on tap, cured meats sliced to order, and a selection of cheeses you never even knew existed, this is a great place to order a charcuterie board.

Family Travel Magazine – Travel Promotions for National Pi Day

Family Travel Magazine – Travel Promotions for National Pi Day
By Jodi Grundig

March 3, 2015

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Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, CA

At the Rancho Bernardo Inn, you can get signature mini key lime pies made by resident Pastry Chef Margaret Caravallo for $3.14. The resort, which offers a spa and golf, is a great spot for a family vacation.

Meetings Focus – On the Scene: Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego

Meetings Focus – On the Scene: Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego
By Marlene Goldman

February 2015

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I retire to one of the resort’s wellness rooms that is stocked with a lavender candle, homemade body scrub, a yoga mat and yoga DVD.

The rest of my stay is pure indulgence, replete with two spa treatments. First up is Made Fresh Daily, using seasonal ingredients such as a crushed grapeseed and olive oil scrub, and barley-and-hops body wrap, served with a local craft beer.