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Cass House Cayucos Redux!

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The Cass House Cayucos Redux is Awesome! I’ve been so eager to write about my more than pleasant surprise upon my return to Cass House Cayucos. Dan and I happily found it remains a destination restaurant for it’s soulful cuisine…

Like Brunch?

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We love Sunday Brunch! Over the  two decades we’ve lived here, the Five Cities area has had few places that served a weekend brunch as fine as this restaurant does anywhere (we do love the daily breakfast at the newly…

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…

Ember-Simply the Best!

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Restaurants like Ember Tower Over the Ordinary! Tonight, Dan and I had yet another excellent dinner at Ember. In my expert opinion (I’m a graduate of the California Culinary Academy and 12-year veteran of the restaurant industry), it was excellent.…

Ember’s New March Menu

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Ember’s Fabulous Cuisine for March 2016 Just this morning, I was asked by one of my workout comrades, Craig, at Kennedy Club Fitness AG what was on the March menu for Ember. I said let me show you the great…

My Lovely Valentine’s Day!

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A three day weekend for Valentine’s Day, talk about sweetness!! It really started Friday the 12th, late in the day, at Ember in Arroyo Grande. If you’re going there on a busy weekend, there’s no doubt about it, you must…

January is SLO Restaurant Month!

I love Restaurant Month! Here’s a wintertime favorite of every local and visitor who loves dining out, SLO County Restaurant Month starts on Monday, January 4th until the end of the month. Click on this link to see who’s participating,…

Thanksgiving at Artisan in Paso Robles

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Here’s the latest news release from Artisan about their classic Thanksgiving dinner for friends and family CHRIS KOBAYASHI AND ARTISAN PRESENT THEIR 9th ANNUAL CENTRAL COAST THANKSGIVING DINNER FOR FRIENDS AND FAMILY A Bountiful Menu Filled with Traditions and Kobayashi…

Rib Line Broad St. Grand Opening!

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Got Ribs? My longtime followers already know that Ribline in a favorite in my top ten list of best value restaurants. But it’s not just because it’s a good value, they have great baby back pork ribs. Now they have…

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),…