November 29, 2022

Birichino’s New Varietals are Next-Level

Winemakers Alex Krause and John Locke unveil an array of top-notch blends

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November 29, 2022

Windy Oaks’ 2018 Grenache Astounds

Winemaker and co-owner Jim Schultze took a ‘scientific’ approach to make the stunning Santa Lucia Highlands Grenache
November 29, 2022

Los Pinos Updates Traditional Mexican Dishes

The downtown Santa Cruz spot’s reimagined recipes elevate classics
November 22, 2022

Hanloh Thai’s Menu Wows at Bad Animal

New culinary angle at downtown wine-book hybrid is a hit
November 22, 2022

Bargetto’s 2019 Pommard Clone Pinot Noir is a Voluptuous Mouthful of Goodness

Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot bursts with flavors of cherry, strawberry and raspberry
November 22, 2022

Beach Street Café Offers a Cross-Cultural Menu

Watsonville fave keeps it simple for breakfast and lunch
November 15, 2022

Shadowbrook Celebrates 75 Years

Owner Ted Burke reflects on 50 years with the iconic Capitola restaurant
November 15, 2022

Big Basin’s 2021 Rosé Livens Up Any Occasion

Winemaker Blake Yarger’s mix of Grenache, Carignane, Syrah and Mourvèdre yields a vibrant acidity, dancing with life
November 15, 2022

The Origins of Bad Animal

The Santa Cruz destination is a fusion of rare and used books, natural wines and a rotating roster of chefs-in-residence
November 8, 2022

The Legacy of Outstanding in the Field

Distinguished chef Jim Denevan is behind one of Santa Cruz’s loftiest food events of the year
November 8, 2022

Davis Estates’ 2017 Zephyr Enhances Any Holiday Meal

The Napa Valley blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot is nectar for the gods
November 8, 2022

Aptos’ Carried Away Elevates Takeout

Mid-County restaurant takes a gourmet approach to to-go
November 1, 2022

Gabriella Café’s Brunch is a Reason to Rise and Shine

Breakfast tacos, the classic Americano, expertly prepared bacon and unforgettable rosemary roast potatoes will carry you through the week
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