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Gitane in The City

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What a great experience to discover a longtime friend at Gitane! If you’re looking for an outstanding European, specifically Spanish/French dining spot in San Francisco, this fine restaurant is well worth discovering. We found it in a nearly hidden alley…

C’mon Get Hapy!

An interesting new place for food and wine lovers is poised to open in Pismo Beach, it’s named Hapy! There’s a new restaurant, wine and craft brew bar, and retail shop in Pismo Beach that’s about, and it’s sure make my…

New for Foodies About Ocean Grill

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News You Can Use About Ocean Grill Avila! Here are the photos of our second visit to Ocean Grill in Avila Beach to try their dinner menu, which proved to be consistently good during visits for lunch and dinner (especially…

Central Coast News

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Food & Wine News I Know You Can Use! Here are some of my latest news bites, favorite foods, and wines in a one-minute news show (albeit sans video). I don’t know about you but I’m excited about trying the…

Ocean Grill in Avila Beach–On Course!

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What a great surprise–Ocean Grill has found its groove! I recently decided Dan and I should return to the Ocean Grill, which has perfect views of Avila Beach and the pier. It’s had quite a large history in less than…

The Fab New Oyster Loft

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The New Oyster Loft at Pismo Beach Pier Opens Soon! By Kathy Marcks Hardesty Friday, March 25, 2016 There’s a fabulous new restaurant in Pismo Beach, my friends, and it will open to the public officially in just over a…

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),…

Mistura–Uniquely Satisfying Peruvian Cuisine

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The Peruvian Cuisine at Mistura in Paso Robles is Amazing! I don’t know anything about Peruvian cuisine, I casually admitted to Dan while we were driving up to Paso Robles for an early dinner at Mistura. We had tickets to…

Mason Bar’s Menu Changes Weekly

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A revisit to Mason Bar on Friday night proved it’s gaining as it’s growing! Not only is the menu improving, so is the wine list now that Ashlee Newman has become the sommelier for this exciting new bar and restaurant…

Granada’s four very impressive meals!

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  Granada’s cuisine has risen several notches! Now I can’t wait to get back over there for dinner! The new chef is creating impressive, delicious dishes that is sure to make them rise among those at the top of SLO’s…