.Mark C. Anderson

April 17, 2024

Several adored eateries are closing

“The chapter of Honey B Market is coming to an end,” owner-operator Katie Belanger writes in a social media post. “I have been feeling the full spectrum of emotions about it..."
April 10, 2024

West Peak Sparkling Spirits

West Peak’s four flavors clock in at 6% ABV, and enjoy a balance between effervescence and fruit with a legit spirits backbone.
April 3, 2024

Oyuki Sushi, Atypical Oasis

Oyuki Sushi specializes in Nikkei-style food—essentially Peruvian ingredients with Japanese technique...
March 27, 2024

Transportative Trip

Anderson Valley unlocks a small but mighty roster of world-class winemakers ... fresh cracked crab, oysters and Philly fish sandwiches star at spots like Princess Seafood...
March 20, 2024

Westside Coffee Shop Classics

A recent Saturday meant basking in a welcome break from yucky weather at a great AM spot that provides: indoor-outdoor airiness, big city-grade coffees, robust salads, sandwiches and wraps
March 13, 2024

Venus Spirits keeps it fresh

In sync with International Women’s Month, a special tasting explosion follows with two female-owned guest stars (March 16). Bakes and Boards rolls out baked goods inspired by Venus’ new spring gin
March 6, 2024

Pizza Pie Perfection

near perfection does find expression on a square aluminum pan at Bookie’s Pizza, nestled inside Sante Adairius Rustic Ales...
February 28, 2024

Wowsa Chowda

Perhaps eating a bunch of clam chowder pre-ride wasn't the smartest way to celebrate 100 years of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s Giant Dipper...