Sept '07: New owner at the Wine Cask in El Paseo and first act was to cut down the historic eucalyptus tree and take out the fountain in the courtyard. No word yet on menu and chef changes. Will keep you informed, but just a notice to let you know their may be changes of past recommendations - good or bad. Locals are pretty mad about losing the tree. It was under protected Historic Landmark status with the city and the owner knew this before he chopped it down according to local paper story. Not a good start.