Category: Central Coast DiningSep 05, 2011
You know we love our local wines around here – we have a popular wine bar right in the hotel, we sponsor tasting nights with the best boutique vineyards every Saturday to not only give them exposure but also introduce you to some of the great lesser-known wines around, and I feel like I’mread on
Aug 26, 2011
I had lunch the other day at the Thomas Hill Organic Restaurant in Paso Robles. It came with a solid recommendation from my mother who knew all about it from the reputation of their farm, vines, and CSA. Let me just say, I was completely blow away at the freshness of the foods at the restaurant,read on
Aug 01, 2011
We’ve already told you all about San Luis Obispo’s Farmer’s Market (and how totally awesome it is with the street performers, local artisans, local farmers, and all kinds of delicious dinner items) – but if you haven’t read about it, you should check it out here. All of this is definitely worthread on
Jul 08, 2011
Living on the Central Coast of California has many advantages – not that you haven’t heard all about how wonderful it is to live in and visit the Central Coast. One of the very best parts of living in temperate California, with its fertile land and long growing season, is the bounty of fresh fruitsread on
Jun 17, 2011
I first experienced the splendor that is Jaffa Café while on a food tour with Central Coast Food Tours. We stopped by this spot – let me say, I was a little concerned as it looked more like a humble liquor store than a gourmet deli – in the middle of our tour for what I was assured would be some ofread on
Apr 30, 2011
We've long been a fan of Olea Farms and their tasty, flavorful Olive Oils; in fact, Colibri Wine Bar offers a tasting station for guests to discover the fresh, fruity flavors of Olea Olive Oils.
Meanwhile... while we've been sitting back enjoying these oils, the owners of Olea Farm have beenread on
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