Farmers Markets

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…

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…

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…

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…

Kitchenette Opens Tomorrow!

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The exciting new Kitchenette opens in Templeton tomorrow morning! Yesterday Dan and I felt quite fortunate to be invited to the family and friends soft opening of the brand new Kitchenette in Templeton where we noshed on fabulous, farm fresh…

Kitchenette in Templeton Opening Soon!

Kitchenette will offer good food fast Up until now there was once a little deli and bakery in Templeton that I visited once. Sorry to say it, but I just didn’t find the food worth writing about and never returned.…

A SLO Farmers’ Market Cookbook

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The San Luis Obispo Farmers’ Market Cookbook After watching this very well made video about Kendra Aronson and her admirable project, I wanted to give her my support. Check it out and see if you, too, feel it’s a worthy…

Chef Brian Collin’s Triumphant Ember!

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Chef Brian Collins Ember has set the bar for SLO’s South County food scene! It’s not that difficult, folks: First create a theme you love for the restaurant of your dreams; be a dedicated locavore at least most of the…

A grand celebration in San Francisco!

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The Gift of Love–A return to San Francisco for my birthday celebration! Dan knows there’s only one gift I want on my birthday, an extraordinary dinner at one of our favorite restaurants! When we’re here at home on the Central…

SummerWood offers a grand experience!

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Make SummerWood Winery & Inn’s gorgeous estate a  must stop on your itinerary! I’ve been to SummerWood Winery & Inn events many times over the past several years, and I’ve always walked away impressed by everything they offer the wine…