Monthly Archives: October 2015

Kuma Sushi–A Worthwhile Find!

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Chef Nogi Rockin’ it at Kuma Sushi in Los Oso! I’m quite excited about the hot new restaurant in Los Osos, Kuma (which means bear in Japanese) Sushi. My first visit with my husband Dan was super impressive from start…

Kathy’s Choice on Wine Wednesday!

Kathy’s Choice October 28, 2015 on Wine Wednesday! Rendarrio Vineyards 2012 League of Shadows Paso Robles This blend of 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon was grown in Clare Ranch Vineyards. Made by winemaker Ryan Render, I’m a real fan…

Clase Azul Tequila

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Clase Azul Tequila Dinner at the Dolphin Bay Penthouse I must start by admitting, I had never thrown down a shot of tequila in my life and yet I decided to rsvp to attend this unique dinner. Little did I…

Ancient Peaks Cafe in Santa Margarita!

The New Ancient Peaks Cafe! The opening of the Ancient Peaks Cafe in Santa Margarita promises fine foods perfectly suited to pair with their fine wines!  Ancient Peaks invites you come discover their new cafe which specializes in local-ranch-to-table fare…

The Filipponi’s historic tasting room

The great family behind Filipponi Cellars  I’ve known Herb and Diane many years now, and their daughter Dana (Filipponi) Milstead, but I only really learned their family’s long history here recently. Stopping in at their awesome new tasting room, I…

Rib Line Broad St. Grand Opening!

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Got Ribs? My longtime followers already know that Ribline in a favorite in my top ten list of best value restaurants. But it’s not just because it’s a good value, they have great baby back pork ribs. Now they have…

Chef’s chicken with mushrooms recipe

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  A Chef’s Recipe for roast chicken This special recipe was provided to me by Chef Jensen Lorenzen when he was manager and chef at Cass House in Cayucos in 2008. The Cass House was sold so he no longer…

A great new eatery–SLO Provisions!

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Just opened– SLO Provisions Eats & Sweets After reading this story about our latest opening in SLO, you should be as excited as I am about the opening of SLO Provisions Eats & Sweets. It’s sure to become a new local…

The latest news about Kitchenette

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Weekend Brunch in Templeton Before the owners of the hot new Kitchenette opened their second restaurant in Templeton, Mike Kobayashi who co-owns it with his brother Chef Chris Kobayashi, told me their neighbors in Templeton told them not to bother opening on…