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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…

SLO Brew Bigger & Better Than Ever!

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SLO Brew is Hot! I’m sure you already read my CCC column here on SLO Brew, but here’s the story I wrote for my From the Vine column published today in the Santa Maria Times and the Lompoc Record newspapers.…

Mersea’s Earn’s a Complaint

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This new seafood house, Mersea’s in Avila Beach Earns Mixed Reviews I just heard from one of my readers tonight, Richard, that his first visit with his wife at Mersea’s on the Harford Pier in Avila Beach disappointed them. That…

Get Hapy–Read All About It!

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Party on at the new Hapy in Pismo Beach! I know it seems I haven’t been in touch, lately. I’ve just been out celebrating my birthday for a very long weekend. You know it, too, it’s usually a time when…

Revisiting SLO Provisions in SLO!

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I am pleased to share news about the extraordinary cuisine at SLO Provisions! A recent revisit at SLO Provisions in San Luis Obispo, located at the corner of Monterey and Johnson, provided not only a great meal but exciting news.…

Good News From Flavor Factory!

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I love Flavor Factory’s Cheeseburgers in Paradise! That’s what you get at the great new Flavor Factory in Morro Bay led by the inspired Chef Adam Pollard. Check out Dan’s order today of a Stilton blue cheeseburger with fries. I…

Chef Jeffry’s at Barton’s Kitchen Window

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Touring Paso Robles with 101 Wine Tours, led by entrepreneur and certified sommelier Laura Jeffrey recently, was one helluva a fun-filled journey! During an excellent visit to Paso Robles Wine Country we visited so many great places in one day,…

Great News for Food & Wine Lovers!

News Central Coast Foodies Can Use–Including SLO Provisions, The Spoon Trade, and the Earth Day Food & Wine Festival! By Kathy Marcks Hardesty I’ve wanted to create this news category for quite a while, because my readers are people who…