Posts tagged "Alpine"
Lions, Tigers and Ranch Dressing

Lions, Tigers and Ranch Dressing

Near Alpine off hwy 79 is Lions Tigers and Bears sanctuary for exotic animals and big cats. My grand niece (she wants to be a vet) and I spent the morning on a walking tour seeing Meatball the rescued bear, Cherry Bomb the grizzly and Maverick the tiger. There are lots of rescued animals on...
Mediterraneo Bistro in Alpine where momma makes the sauces

Mediterraneo Bistro in Alpine where momma makes the sauces

It’s true, a quality Southern Italian restaurant in Alpine! Mediterraneo has been in the Alpine Creek Shopping Center for over 20 years and the new owners, Vincenzo and AnnaMaria Croce, have livened it up with authentic Sicilian cooking.  AnnaMaria’s mother has been cooking in Italian restaurants for 50 years and she comes in the morning...
The Grove Steakhouse in Viejas Casino

The Grove Steakhouse in Viejas Casino

It’s like walking into a high end steak house in Las Vegas but it’s in Alpine. The Grove Steakhouse in the Viejas Casino is a AAA 4 Diamond restaurant. Gorgeously designed and comfortably inviting, I didn’t even know I was in a casino. Executive Chef Yadira Perez was raised in Puerto Rico and attended Johnson...