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Savory January: Temecula Valley Restaurant Month

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    Savory January: Temecula Valley Restaurant Month
    Temecula Valley Restaurant Month
    Try the best dishes at wineries and restaurant around Temecula Valley in January.

    IF DECEMBER... is the time of year for the most traditional foodstuffs in our lives -- the cookies we've baked, without fail, for the last two decades, the same pot roast the whole family asks for, the pie recipe we know by heart -- then January is the month for adventurous eating, for new horizons, for fresh starts that encompass our food-focused interests. It's the ideal stretch for California Restaurant Month, and for all of the city- and county- and regional Restaurant Months that fall within the 31-day, state-big stretch. Temecula Valley celebrates its local eateries during that time period, and the robust, variety-impressive roster gives a peek, and a taste, inside some of the area's biggest names, winery and otherwise. 

    THE ROSTER INCLUDES... Baily's Old Town Temecula, which is offering a chicken schnitzel for fifteen dollars at lunch and baby back ribs for twenty bucks at dinner time; The Broken Yolk Cafe, which is doing a minute steak & eggs at breakfast for a fiver; and Creekside Grille at Wilson Creek (think signature sandwiches and salads, plus chocolate lava cake, for fifteen dollars). 

    NEED A REASON TO GO VALLEY? In addition to taking in a few fresh eating spots during January? Probably not, right? When paired with wine tasting, it feels like a fine Saturday road trip. But if you want to burnish your Temecula Valley itinerary a little further, there's a calendar to consult. As for wine tours and tastings, make your sip-worthy start here (and get to talking about all of the tasty deals you'll score during Restaurant Month while planning away).