Category: Central Coast AttractionsApr 20, 2011
One of the things that makes San Luis Obispo County so spectacularly beautiful is the rolling hills. If you’ve been to this part of the world before, you’ll know that in the Spring (right around now, actually) the hills turns a vibrant verdant green and by the time the summer rolls around we getread on
Apr 18, 2011
For those of you visiting SLO County during the upcoming Easter Weekend, there are some great events going on for kids and adults alike. One of the very best is the 22nd Annual Los Osos Easter Egg Hunt. Kids gather from all across the county to join in on a giant egg (and candy!) hunt.
Apr 08, 2011
I feel a little like a broken record telling you all how much I love the Central Coast and the people who choose to make it their home. But seriously, look at this:
The abalone is a mythical creature – at least in the mind of many foodies out there. Like many of the common fisheries out there, theread on
Apr 04, 2011
I was recently lucky enough to be one of the super special, lucky people to get a preview food tour of SLO with Central Coast Food Tours. I don’t mean to harp on this, but have I told you how lucky we are?! Lucky that we live in a gorgeously spectacular place; lucky that the people who choose toread on
Mar 23, 2011
Guess What?! We have another one. Seriously. Another gloriously delicious, wonderfully awesome, dashingly interesting festival. Just as the Zinfandel Festival is behind us, we have the Earth Day Food and Wine Fest coming up!
Clear your calendars and get ready to eat, and drink, and appreciate allread on
Mar 21, 2011
When I was a kid growing up in SLO County, I LOVED the Farmer’s Market. Every Thursdays we’d bundle all together and set off for San Luis.
The Market, every Thursday from 5-9pm, features a slew of local artisans selling their handmade crafts, local farmer who have brought in their best fruits,read on
Mar 18, 2011
As a part of every fourth grade class, students across California study “California History” (side note: when I was a kid, I thought this was standard curriculum across the United States – I was a bit disappointed to discover later in life that schools outside of CA didn’t value our history as muchread on
Mar 14, 2011
What does that picture remind you of?
a) Summers in the South of France.
b) A country house with red wine in the afternoon and ratatouille for dinner.
c) The sweet smell of lavender bath salts – the ultimate relaxation.
d) Well…all of the above
Mar 11, 2011
If you know anything about the Central Coast Wine scene, you’ll know that we know Zin. Zinfandel has been an integral part of California wines since there was California wine, as early as the 1850s gold rush. The robust and hearty red grape was introduced to the United States and soon came to beread on
Mar 09, 2011
Doesn’t ever kid have a strange, uncontrollable desire to shove gum EVERYTHING – well, not everywhere, but anywhere it shouldn’t be shoved or pushed or stuck? I certainly did. And it’s because of this controllable desire that my mother would find gum lodged under car seats and on the back of my bedread on