.Foodie File

August 9, 2022

The Farm Bakery & Café Rocks Stellar Pastries

The Aptos breakfast and lunch spot’s homemade fruit tart is the menu’s ‘crown jewel’
August 2, 2022

Pleasure Pizza Delivers Tasty Pies and Mellow Vibes

The Pleasure Point pizzeria scores big with its bounty of toppings and a crowd-pleasing homemade ranch
July 26, 2022

Cookie Cruz Delivers Still-Warm Tasty Treats to Your Door—till 2am!

Matt O’Brien’s late-night cookie operation has become a Santa Cruz staple
July 19, 2022

The Dolphin Connects with Diners

Eggs benedict with smoked brisket and avocado is one of its not-to-be-missed dishes
July 12, 2022

Capitola Bar and Grill Scores with Southern Twist

In addition to shrimp and grits and homemade beignets, the beachside spot’s Maine lobster roll is a hit
July 5, 2022

Malone’s Grille Rocks the Most Innovative Burgers in Scotts Valley

For more than 40 years, the gastropub has been known for creative culinary charm
June 28, 2022

AJ’s Market is a Culinary Trip Around the World

The longtime Santa Cruz market and restaurant serves everything from falafels to sushi
June 21, 2022

Pacific Cookie Company Has Been a Santa Cruz Institution for Over 40 Years

Sustainable and locally-sourced ingredients paired with a perfect baking technique have made lifelong customers
June 14, 2022

Ocean Views and ‘Cali-Mex’ Cuisine Fuel Olitas Cantina and Grille’s Success

French-trained chef and owner Steve Elb started as a cook on large merchant marine ships
June 7, 2022

Mozaic Brings Mediterranean Flavors to Santa Cruz

Lebanese-born chef Jay Dib finds inspiration in the food he grew up with
May 31, 2022

Capitola Diner & Sports Bar Offers Hearty Meals and Friendly Service

From Philly Cheesesteaks to chiles Rellenos, the longtime Capitola favorite does it all
May 24, 2022

Whale City Bakery Bar & Grill Deals Extraordinary Pastries and Views

The Davenport spot’s Bearclaws and other baked goods attract customers from far and wide
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