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PCH 1 from SF to Santa Barbara Restaurant Recommendations help!

by ajetj4 4 months ago

My boyfriend and I are driving from SF to Santa Barbara and we are in need of some yummy restaurant recommendations. ...

petek commented 15 hours ago

Big Sur & Central Coast Hwy 1 Closures

by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Due to the damage to Pfeiffer Bridge and landslides in recent storms, Highway 1 is expected to remain closed at Big S...


mike0989 commented 2 days ago

Weekend Tri Tip | Nipomo, Santa Maria, Orcutt

by Melanie Wong 13 days ago

Sunday morning, April 2, "toodie jane" joined me in Santa Maria to see what might be left of the weekend tri tip barb...


mike0989 commented 3 days ago

Menudo Mornings in Salinas

by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

Recently I've returned to the weekend ritual of menudo as the morning meal for its restorative powers and leisure tim...

Melanie Wong commented 3 days ago

ATASCADERO: Cider Fest and trip report

by glbtrtr 12 days ago

Planted ourselves at the very lovely CARLTON HOTEL in downtown Atascadero for two days to explore the surrounding are...

glbtrtr commented 5 days ago

Bob's Well Bread Bakery | Los Alamos

by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

The delivery van for Bob's Well Bread Bakery was in the lane next to me on 101 on Sunday's drive south for a good bit...

Melanie Wong commented 5 days ago

Grocery Outlet - May 2017

by Melanie Wong 15 days ago

What's good at Grocery Outlet this month? Sonora GO: San Pellegrino 1/2 liter sparkling mineral water, 6-pack, $2...

Melanie Wong commented 9 days ago

New Food Happenings on the Central Coast

by kaki3152 9 months ago

There are two new restaurants on the Central Coast: (1) Jade=Phillippine food in the Same shopping center as Klon...

Melanie Wong commented 12 days ago

Green Garlic Season

by Melanie Wong 14 days ago

'Tis the season of pungent, potent green garlic! The bunches illustrated were grown by Mua family farm in Fresno, pur...

Caitlin McGrath commented 13 days ago

Rosa's Bakery in Escalon?

by Melanie Wong 17 days ago

Twelve years ago, "ed" recommended a Portuguese bakery in Escalon on the way to Yosemite. https://www.chowhound.com/...

Melanie Wong commented 15 days ago

Atascadero - Seeking Suggestions, Lunch and Dinner

by glbtrtr 20 days ago

Heading up to the Annual Atascadero Cider and Pig Fest this weekend. Browsing around for Atascadero area restaurants ...

Melanie Wong commented 15 days ago

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Dinner in Paso Robles

by Pinkwasabi 15 days ago

We have one night to go to dinner in Paso Robles...what is everyone's favorite? Farm to Table concept, Italian, or l...

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Tuesday Afternoon Paso Robles Farmers Market

by Melanie Wong 17 days ago

Last week I was pleased to catch the Tuesday farmers market in Paso Robles. It's held on one of the streets that bord...

ISO Delicious Farm-to-Table but not Break-the-Bank Dining in Mendocino

by erinmargaret 2 months ago

Heading to Mendocino in mid-May for a mother's day weekend affair. I'd love to take my parents to a nice restaurant w...


erinmargaret commented 17 days ago

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Bloomingcamp Ranch Bake Shop & Farm Stand | Oakdale, Hwy 108

by Melanie Wong 17 days ago

Sunday I stopped by Bloomingcamp Ranch in Oakdale to check out the bake shop and farm stand. It has lovely picnic gro...

The Cowgirl Cafe | Nipomo, Paso Robles, Atascadero, SLO

by Melanie Wong 20 days ago

For my Sunday morning in Nipomo, I lobbied "toodie jane" to try The Cowgirl Cafe as I'd read elsewhere that the biscu...

glbtrtr commented 17 days ago

Best restaurant in Mendocino now?

by leisha 1 year ago

Can anyone update this question for me please? It seems Cafe Beaujolais is no longer the darling it once was. I have ...


DottieMay commented 19 days ago

Atascadero and Northern SLO County Eats?

by glbtrtr 21 days ago

Thanks for the report about this new local dining destination - looks like a winner and a good excuse for local coun...

glbtrtr commented 20 days ago

New McConnell's on State Street (Santa Barbara)

by manku 3 years ago

A few months ago, I wrote about my disappointing visit to McConnell's in SB... This weekend, I was up in SB again ...

glbtrtr commented 20 days ago