October 4, 2022

Apple Grower Freddy Menge Shares a Bushel of Knowledge

The return of the annual tasting event at Live Oak Grange will showcase 70 apple varieties

.Dining Reviews

September 27, 2022

Venus Pie Trap Brings ‘New Haven-style’ Pizza to Aptos

Sean Venus’ new pie, coffee and pizza joint opens next to his beachfront Venus Spirits Cocktails and Kitchen in Rio del Mar
September 20, 2022

Local Eats, Education and Apple Pie at UCSC Farm’s Fall Harvest Festival

Also, Watsonville’s Live Earth Farm hosts its annual Mesa Dinner in support of Farm Discovery
September 13, 2022

Café Mare is a Local Go-to for Authentic Italian Cuisine

Homemade sauces and traditional recipes have been making lifelong customers for 20 years
September 6, 2022

Top Chefs on the Move Around Santa Cruz County

Avery Ruzicka’s and David Kinch’s Bread Prophecy, Venus Pie Trap, Ocean2Table and Thai food is coming to Bad Animal
August 30, 2022

Bedda Mia Brings Mouthwatering Italian Classics to Downtown Santa Cruz

The recently opened downtownSanta Cruz spot delivers a mix of Genoese and Sicilian regional specialties
August 23, 2022

Mo’s Dumpling is a Welcome Addition to Santa Cruz’s Westside

The new Asian fusion spot boasts an extensive menu from fried wings to noodle dishes
August 16, 2022

Namaste India Bistro Brings Bold Flavors to the Westside

The new Mission Street locale joins sister outposts already thriving in Los Gatos and Monterey
August 9, 2022

Calling All Syrah Lovers

Big Basin Vineyards’ founder Bradley Brown discusses 2013 Syrahs. Plus, an unusual Syrah tasting.
August 2, 2022

How Inflation is Impacting Restaurants

Staples like meat and dairy products have increased by 13% in less than a year
July 26, 2022

Abbott Square’s New Vamonos Comida Mexicana Spurs Enthusiasm

Chef Eduardo Valentin brings authentic, fresh Mexican cuisine to the MAH courtyard
July 19, 2022

It’s High Season for Fresh Produce at Local Farmers Markets

Westside Farmers Market is one of many that deliver the bounty of Santa Cruz County
July 12, 2022

Shadowbrook is Destination Dining—Even for Lunch

There’s a reason the Capitola restaurant is an institution
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