.Dining Reviews

May 23, 2023

Humble Sea Unleashes a New Beer Garden on Santa Cruz’s Municipal Wharf

The outdoor “quintessential Santa Cruz” beer garden offers views of the Boardwalk and Steamer Lane
May 17, 2023

Why Shoppers Corner Remains a Beloved Santa Cruz Institution

Shoppers Corner is up for California Green Business Network’s Innovator Tier of green business certification
May 9, 2023

Why Santa Cruz is a Place Like No Other

Lakeside Organic Gardens is the country’s largest family-owned-and-operated organic grower-shipper and one reason why the county stands out
May 2, 2023

Santa Cruz’s Surf City Billiards Bar & Cafe is More Than Just Pool

Local artwork, waffle-battered fried chicken sandwiches and a handmade cocktail program add charm to the shuffleboard, ping-pong tables and pool
April 25, 2023

Alderwood Pacific’s Apps and Cocktail Program are a Perfect Pairing

The spacious restaurant is a popular Santa Cruz gathering spot for all
April 18, 2023

Sampa is Bringing Authentic Brazilian Dining to Santa Cruz Next Month

Experience the best of São Paolo cuisine at Sampa, set to open in May
April 11, 2023

A Flavorful Journey in Santa Cruz Through Time and Culture

The cosmic connection between Free Will Astrology’s Rob Brezsny and India Joze’s Jozseph Schultz
April 4, 2023

Meet Too Good to Go: The Perfect App for Santa Cruz Foodies

Support local restaurants, discover bargains and shrink food waste using the new phone app
March 28, 2023

Experience Extraordinary at Santa Cruz’s Vim Dining & Desserts

Chef Jesikah Stolaroff offers unforgettable dining experiences at the Westside fixture
March 21, 2023

Follow the New Artichoke Trail through Monterey Bay

The Artichoke Trail Map offers pride-fresh flavor—and directions to Moss Landing’s latest restaurant, Woodward Marine Market
March 14, 2023

Chef Jessica Yarr Opens The Grove Cafe and Bakery in Felton

The cafe-bakery will spotlight her gift for organic and plant-based pastries and bread
March 7, 2023

The Plant-Forward Honey B Market Nourishes Santa Cruz

‘Building the community up on a small scale’ is part of what inspires owner-operator Katie Belanger
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