Monthly Archives: September 2015

Enjoy Euro Deli

EDD Lana

Enjoy a pure taste of Old World Europe! There’s a brand new deli in Arroyo Grande that’s sure to attract a lot of American’s who crave a taste of the foods they remember from their immigrant grandmother, mother, or their…

The Passionate Trio at The Spoon Trade!

The talented people behind the hot new Spoon Trade There are few places I love more than our unique, small Central Coast restaurants and wineries operated by the passionate people who own them. That means you’re assured that you will…

Harvesting the 2015 Vintage

Jeremy Weintraub

Another Great Vintage for the Central Coast! Despite a seemingly unending drought, grapevines are impressively tolerant. In fact, viticulturists know that struggling vineyards provide the finest grapes. With the reports I’ve heard about the 2015 vintage, it is a fine…

Kathy Choice in Wines Sept. 16

Tercero bottle shots; june 2014

Three dramatically different wines, each one awesome, made this week’s choice in fine wines purely a pleasure (as if that wasn’t always the case with my recommendations)! Bedford 2010 Grenache Santa Barbara County Dramatic and rich, this deeply layered Grenache…

Is your apple pie the best ever?

The Avila Beach Apple Pie contest takes place this Sunday, but you still have time to register! I know it’s almost here, the apple pie competition takes place this coming Sunday, September 20th, but that’s more than enough time to…

The Beautiful Canyon Villa

A spectacular bed and breakfast, the Canyon Villa has an amazing chef who provides the ultimate wine country vacation experience! If Dan and I are going to stay in a bed and breakfast, I always choose one I hope will…

Wine Peeves!

Willi's SR

Wine Peeves by Sommeliers!   In the latest issue of The Tasting Panel magazine, Sept. 2015, I found an interesting quote on the last page. It was in a story focused on sommelier Anthony Viloria, general manager and wine director…

Luna Red’s Thursday Happy Hour!

Luna Red offers the best happy hour in San Luis Obispo County! Do you know what makes Luna Red in San Luis Obispo so great on Thursdays? Their happy hour goes on all day long. Last Thursday (Sept. 3, 2015),…