Upscale

Michael Mina’s Stripsteak Waikiki Reigns

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Michael Mina’s Stripsteak Highlighted Our Visit to Honolulu! Dan and I received an excellent offer to visit the Maui Westin in Kaanapali after a five-year absence, and we gladly took them up on the low-priced deal. Since it’s our 25-year…

Mesa Grill in Las Vegas

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We Love Mesa Grill at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas Dan and I were married in Las Vegas at the Little White Chapel 25-years ago. That’s one of the reasons we return every couple of years. Ocassionaly, we return because…

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…

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…

Spoon Trade Where Creativity Reigns!

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Eat Very Well at The Spoon Trade, Where Quality and Creativity Rule! My latest meal at The Spoon Trade (TST) last Monday, May 9th, proved once again, this is the greatest new addition to our SLO County food scene since…

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…

Haven’t been to Ember yet, seriously?

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I Love Dave’s Hometown Radio on 920 AM! When the awesome, local rabble rouser (politically, thank goodness) Dave Congalton calls me to see if I can fill in at the last minute, I’m there if it’s in any way possible.…

TST Brunch Exceeded High Expectations

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Outstanding Start of A Fantastic Brunch at TST on Easter Sunday! TST, The Spoon Trade in Grover Beach, very much surprised me today with the kick-off of their first brunch on Easter Sunday. The food was far better than I…

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…