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Two nights in Santa Maria - trip report

by glbtrtr 4 days ago

It was a boffo get-away for us to spend two nights in Santa Maria, which only proves everywhere one can go can prove...


glbtrtr commented 1 day ago

Driving Oakland to Sacramento -- suggestions for wine tasting on the way? Possibly SE Napa?

by TexMcIdaho 3 days ago

In March, some friends and I will be driving from the Oakland area to Sacramento. On the way, we would like to stop ...


bclevy commented 2 days ago

Los Tamales Poblanos in Oceano (and Old Monterey Market)

by Melanie Wong 9 days ago

On the drive down to the chowdown at La Simpatia, I took the coast route passing through Pismo Beach and Oceano to do...

Melanie Wong commented 2 days ago

Is American Olive Oil About to Have Its Moment?

by Melanie Wong 9 days ago

"...When California, with one-tenth of 1 percent of the world’s market, adopted chemical standards stricter than the ...

Ttrockwood commented 4 days ago

April dining in Palm Dessert, Ca

by Parajohn 5 days ago

Dinner for 14 people in April while in Palm Dessert. Need recommendations for fun evening out for cocktails and dinner.


Parajohn commented 5 days ago

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Palm Springs

by camano 6 days ago

I will be in Palm Springs for 3 days next week and would like recommendations for good food without spending a fortune.

Palm Spring restaurants

by suzieq4 1 year ago

I will be in Palm Springs the middle of February for 2015 Modernism week. I read the prior post on restaurants but t...


suzieq4 commented 6 days ago

San Luis Obispo County Restaurant Month - January 2016

by Melanie Wong 25 days ago

In another thread, mike0989 let us know that January is Restaurant Month in San Luis Obispo County. And when asked, h...

Melanie Wong commented 9 days ago

Carmel/Monterey Report

by mike0989 5 months ago

We went to Carmel\Monterey last week. A quick report on what we had. Barmel for a quick bite the first night. I ...

Ttrockwood commented 9 days ago

"Fresh Eggs" in Arroyo Grande

by Melanie Wong 14 days ago

On the way to the chowdown at La Simpatia in Guadalupe, I noticed a sign for "Fresh Eggs" on Route 1. I'm one who nor...

Melanie Wong commented 12 days ago

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Sally Loo's Wholesome Cafe in San Luis Obispo

by Melanie Wong 14 days ago

Sally Loo's was my breakfast stop for my last day in town. It's located in SLO's historic railroad district, and less...

Foremost wine Co - SLO

by mike0989 14 days ago

We had relatives in from out of town over the weekend and took them to Foremost Wine Co. for dinner. The restaurant ...


mike0989 commented 14 days ago

Calistoga: Jo Le

by chairbc 2 months ago

A week before Christmas, 2015, we went to a very quiet Jo Le restaurant for dinner--one of the best we've ever enjoye...

chairbc commented 17 days ago

Old San Luis BBQ Co. in San Luis Obispo

by Melanie Wong 20 days ago

At Thursday's farmers market in downtown SLO, the booth for Old San Luis BBQ Company was handing out sample tastes of...

Melanie Wong commented 20 days ago

Best Santa Maria style beef ribs on the Central Coast

by mliew 1 month ago

Anyone have suggestions as to where to find the best SM style beef ribs on the Central Coast? Prefer a brick and mor...

Melanie Wong commented 20 days ago

Chowdown Donut Taste-Off: SLO Donut Co. vs. Surfside Donuts

by Melanie Wong 21 days ago

A sequel to our recent chowdown at La Simpatia in Guadalupe was a taste-off between San Luis Obispo County's most tal...

Melanie Wong commented 21 days ago

Chowdown 1/14/16 La Simpatia--Guadalupe CA

by toodie jane 24 days ago

In northern Santa Barbara county, a few miles west of Santa Maria, the historic town of Guadalupe sits along Coast Ro...

Melanie Wong commented 21 days ago

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Scout Coffee Co. in San Luis Obispo

by Melanie Wong 21 days ago

My first stop on hitting town was Scout Coffee Co. Open for two years, the husband-and-wife founders are alums of San...

LA SIMPATIA RETURNS! Historic Guadalupe restaurant nears its opening date

by OldJalamaMama 2 months ago

La Simpatia, Guadalupe's oldest downtown restaurant, is set to reopen after what feels like "eternity" to owner Rosa ...

Melanie Wong commented 23 days ago

Watch the new name changes when dining in Yosemite

by glbtrtr 24 days ago

Concessioners have changed and the old one took the long standing Yosemite names with them: Current names at Yosem...


mike0989 commented 24 days ago

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