Monthly Archives: August 2016

Thai Elephant is Welcome!

Pismo Beach Should Welcome Thai Elephant! My first visit to Thai Elephant was quite good, everything super fresh and clean. They did a great job of remodeling the small restaurant. It was a little slow on the service side, which…

Thai Elephant Opened Today

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I predicted it, Thai Elephant opened today! Last week I heard that the Thai Elephant chefs wanted to open on Friday, August 19th, but probably wouldn’t make their planned timeline. I expected them to open on a Tuesday since their…

Surfside Deli Update!

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News about the Avila family’s new Surfside Deli! I told you I couldn’t wait to return to Surfside Deli to try Chef Michael Avila’s pork belly sandwich. After one day dark (only on Monday and major holidays), we returned today…

Surf on in to Surfside Deli!

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Surfside Deli Opens in Arroyo Grande to a Happy Crowd! If you shared our fondness for Stacked, the little deli on South Oak Park Blvd. just a half a block from West Grand Ave., you hated seeing it close down.…

The Consistency of Flavor Factory

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Consistent Quality at the Flavor Factory–No Wonder We Love it! If there’s one thing you want from your favorite restaurants, it’s consistency. And I know from my own preferences, that if I’m going back for my favorites, be it a…

New Restaurant in Pismo Beach

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Hey there, here’s news you can use about our blossoming restaurant scene in South SLO County! Thai Elephant  is expected to open next week. I estimate the date will be August 23, since they are normally closed on Mondays. Otherwise,…

Kathy’s Choice in Fine Wines!

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This week I have some excellent fine wines you’ll want to find fast, before they sell out! Clos Solene 2014 Hommage Banc Paso Robles This delicious blend of 75% Roussanne and 25% Viognier is quite lovely, and typical of the…

J. Wilkes Wines

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The New J. Wilkes in Los Olivos I have long been a fan of winemaker Wes Hagen, who spent the last 20-years in the Sta. Rita Hills region making wines and managing the vineyard for his mother and step-father, Cathy…

Kathy’s Choice Fine Wines

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Here are the fine CC wines we’ve enjoyed lately! There are so many awesome, artisan wines to be found on the Central Coast, and we love them all, bubbly, white, rose, or red.              …

Let’s Meet for Lunch at The Grill!

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Have you discovered The Grill in Cayucos? If you were to call me right now and ask, “Do you want to go to lunch?” I’d say yeah! Let’s meet tomorrow at the Cass House and dine at The Grill! You…