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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…

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,…

Luna Red Pleases Us Again & Again!

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Luna Provides a Satisfying Meal, anytime of day or night! I’ve decided it’s important to explain why a restaurant Dan and I like stays on our top ten list, and that’s best done by returning frequently. And I must say,…

Revisiting some Top 10 Restaurants

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The Top 10 List Updated! Upon creating my Top 10 list of great Central Coast Restaurants, I saw the largest rise ever in views to my webpage. Let me tell you, it was downright exciting. I also want my readers…

Our Top Ten Good Value Restaurants!

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The Central Coast Critic’s New Top Ten List of Good Value Restaurants Whenever we create our Top Ten lists, they’re based on our recent dining experiences at the restaurants listed. Now we don’t get to all of them as regularly as…

Spring 2014 restaurants we loved

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Low Country Cuisine–so much more in South Carolina’s restaurants Dan and I were in South Carolina in April 2014, my first visit to the state, and I had no idea what treats we would find in “Low Country cuisine” restaurants.…

Great value from the top ten list

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A Hardesty favorite, Bunn Thai Healthy Thai and Asian Fusion This good value restaurant in simply awesome, and never less. I love it whenever Dan and I return to see Tommy and Chef Anna, because they earn their status on…

2014 was a great year in dining

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Here on the Central Coast, over the past 18-years since Dan and I relocated here, like other local food and wine aficionados, we often wished we had more fine restaurants and eateries like those found throughout Napa Valley. Looking back…

Healthy Thai and Asian Fusion

Bunn Thai Bistro accommodates everybody’s appetite   I’ve known many people working in restaurants that are so personable they draw customers back, again and again. A personable server or restaurateur is never enough for this food lover, much as I…