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Best Baked Goods in Santa Cruz

Best Baked Goods in Santa Cruz March 19, 2012 | Food | Read More
The city by the sea is perhaps better known for a different kind of “baked” then the one this post is about, but the two undoubtedly go hand in hand when we’re talking about delicious, decadent confections to satisfy any munchy craving. Here’s a rundown of the best place to get...

The Best Vegetarian Food in Monterey

The Best Vegetarian Food in Monterey March 1, 2012 | Food | Read More
Monterey isn’t all seafood and steak. It’s actually home to a wide array of restaurants specializing in vegetarian cuisine. Even if you do consider yourself a carnivore, the fresh, fiber-filled dishes served up by these Monterey eateries won’t have you craving animal protein. Here are...

Best Irish Pubs in Monterey

Best Irish Pubs in Monterey February 8, 2012 | Food | Read More
With Saint Patrick’s Day creeping around the corner, Monterey is one of the best destinations in California to bring out the Irish in anyone. Here’s a rundown of some of the best bars (or pubs, if you will) serving up food from the Isle of Eire in Monterey-proper. The Bulldog Pub: While the...

The Best Happy Hours in Santa Cruz

The Best Happy Hours in Santa Cruz January 23, 2012 | Food | Read More
There’s nothing Santa Cruz locals enjoy more than a cold glass of beer or a strong cocktail after a hard day of surfing, hiking, or working. This town has more happy hours than anyone can count, but here are some of the best drink and food deals (between the hours of 2:00pm-6:00pm) in town: 99...

Best Dessert Spots in Monterey

Best Dessert Spots in Monterey December 27, 2011 | Food | Read More
Where do Monterey locals go when they need to indulge their sweet tooth? Whether they’re munching on decadent chocolates, chewing on some salt water taffy, or spooning luscious lava cakes, the locals know the best spots to get a sugar high. Rosines Restaurant on Alvarado Street has seen its desserts...

Best Cafes in the Monterey Bay

Best Cafes in the Monterey Bay December 16, 2011 | Food | Read More
Where should you go when you need a cup o’ joe in the Monterey Bay? Before you default to Starbucks, check out these local brewing companies for your morning jolt. 1. Verve Coffee, Santa Cruz and Capitola: This artisan roasting company recently opened a new location on Pacific Ave. in Santa Cruz,...

The Top 5 Fine Dining Restaurants in the Monterey Bay

The Top 5 Fine Dining Restaurants in the Monterey Bay November 29, 2011 | Food | Read More
The Monterey Bay is bursting with fine dining restaurants that’ll make you feel like the VIP you really are. One of the major perks of living in a wine producing region is that many vintages at these renowned restaurants are from locally grown grapes and vintners. Check out this list of the top 5 fine...

The Best Cheap Eats in Santa Cruz

The Best Cheap Eats in Santa Cruz November 22, 2011 | Food | Read More
Tuesday couldn’t be a more fitting day to write about cheap eats in Santa Cruz, home to cash-strapped college students, traveling miscreants, and budget-conscious travelers alike. Here’s a run down of where you can find knock out meals for just a few bucks. El Palomar Taco Bar, Santa Cruz:...

Top 5 Sushi Restaurants

Top 5 Sushi Restaurants November 1, 2011 | Food | Read More
If you’d rather hear “Irasshaimase!” when you walk into a restaurant than “Good evening,” than you’ve come to the right post. Here’s a run down of the Top 5 Sushi Restaurants in the Monterey Bay Area, in no particular order. 1. Sushi By the Bay, Monterey. Located...

Restaurant Reborn in Santa Cruz (Courtesy of the Food Network)

Restaurant Reborn in Santa Cruz (Courtesy of the Food Network) October 13, 2011 | Food | Read More
Santa Cruzans witnessed something rare in town: A television crew filming an episode for Kitchen: Impossible, a Food Network show that takes troubled restaurants and completely remodels them–from menu to service to interior design–in 48 hours. A cameraman films diners at the newly remodeled...
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