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The Restaurant and Wine Guide to the Central Coast

Fall/Winter 2009-2010

Raised in Paso Robles, Executive Chef Kelly Wangard uses fresh local products and produce to prepare gourmet cuisine at the Paso Robles Inn Steakhouse [66]

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local. That’s the word of the day. It means something to savor, knowing that area chefs are taking the bounty of the Central Coast and transforming it into delicious feasts for the senses. New Times is proud to provide a guide to the tastes of the restaurants, shops, and cooks who make this region such an amazing place to eat, drink, and be thankful for the view. Enjoy.

Featured restaurants and wineries

Adelina’s Bistro & Marketplace Nipomo

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Koberl at Blue San Luis Obispo

18 California Beef Council Central Coast

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Opolo Vineyards Paso Robles

56 Paso Robles Inn Steakhouse Paso Robles

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Kenneth Volk Vineyards Santa Maria Valley

54 Park Street Ballroom Paso Robles

10 The Cliffs Shell Beach

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The restaurant and wine guide to the Central Coast Publishers Bob Rucker Alex Zuniga 1010 Marsh St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 (805) 546-8208 MENUS ©2009

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Brendan Rowe Robert Frear Contributors Kathy Marcks Hardesty Ryan Miller

Cover Photo by Steve E. Miller Executive Chef Kelly Wangard of The Paso Robles Inn Steakhouse

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Celebrating

locally inspired cuisine infused with international flavors from throughout southern Europe and the Mediterranean. Utilizing the freshest ingredients from local farmers market. Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Tuesday-Saturday Sunday Brunch and Sunday Suppers Live Music Saturdays Private dining available for parties of 10 to 250 Closed Mondays

1645 Trilogy Parkway Nipomo www.adelinasbistro.com

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A D V E R T I S E R ARROYO GRANDE

OCEANO

Klondike Pizza ........................................ 12

Mama’s Meatball .................................... 20

Me & Ed’s Pizza...................................... 23 Talley Vineyards ...................................... 56

ATASCADERO Golden China Restaurant....................... 24

ORCUTT

I N D E X Central Coast Brewing ........................... 41 Cornerview ............................................. 23 Courtyard Marriott ................................. 38 Edna Valley Vineyard.............................. 59

Addamo Vineyard ............................ 49, 62

Gardens of Avila at Sycamore Mineral Springs .................. 19

Core Wine Company.............................. 49

Golden China Restaurant....................... 24

Old Town Market ................................... 49

The Graduate Restaurant & Bar............. 40 High Street Deli...................................... 16

AVILA BEACH

PASO ROBLES

Koberl at Blue .................................. 18, 45

Morovino Vineyards ............................... 61

Arroyo Robles Winery ............................ 60

Madonna Inn - Copper Cafe.................. 32

Salisbury Vineyards................................. 59

Basil Restaurant...................................... 47

Madonna Inn - Steakhouse .................... 33

Berry Hill Bistro ...................................... 14

Mama’s Meatball .................................... 20

CAMBRIA

Buona Tavola .......................................... 17

Mo / Tav ................................................. 22

Hamlet at Moonstone Gardens ............. 20

Chronic Cellars ....................................... 51

Mo’s Smokehouse BBQ ......................... 43

Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill ................ 39

Cool Hand Luke’s Restaurant................. 29

Native Lounge........................................ 18

Crooked Kilt ........................................... 34

New Frontiers Deli ................................. 31

D’Anbino Vineyards & Cellars................ 51

Nucci’s .................................................... 24

Eberle Winery................................... 50, 52

Saucelito Canyon Vineyard .................... 54

Enoteca at La Bellasera Hotel................ 25

Smiling Dog Cafe ................................... 34

J. Lohr Winery .................................. 51, 58

Splash Cafe ............................................ 27

CENTRAL COAST

Jada Winery ..................................... 50, 55

SLO Visitors Bureau................................ 31

California Beef Council....................... 7, 16

Meridian Winery............................... 50, 55

Thai Palace ............................................. 37

Pacific Beverage Company .................... 30

Opolo Vineyards................................. 2, 56

Tolosa Winery ......................................... 62

Phoenix Fine Catering............................ 38

Orchid Hill Vineyard ............................... 58

Vieni Vai Trattoria ................................... 47

The Wine Wrangler ................................ 51

Oso Libre................................................ 50

Woodstock’s Pizza .................................. 26

CAYUCOS Cass House Restaurant & Luxury Inn............................................ 44

Park Street Ballroom ........................ 10, 13

GROVER BEACH Stacked Sandwiches............................... 41

GUADALUPE Far Western Tavern ................................ 42

LOMPOC Huber Cellars ......................................... 49

LOS OLIVOS Qupe Winery, ABC, CLV Winery Au Bon Climat..................................... 49

MORRO BAY Giancarlo’s Ristorante Mediteraneo ...... 28 Golden China Restaurant....................... 24 Inn at Morro Bay .................................... 10 Otter Rock Cafe ..................................... 27 Windows on the Water .......................... 19

Paso Robles Inn Steakhouse ........ 1, 14, 36

SAN MIGUEL

Robert Hall Winery........................... 50, 61

River Star Vineyards ............................... 52

Thomas Hill Organics Market Bistro & Wine Bar................... 21

Vista del Rey Vineyards .......................... 50

Señor Sanchos Mexican Restaurant & Bar................................. 37

SAN MARGARITA

Sylvester Winery..................................... 51

Ancient Peaks Winery ............................ 50

Whalebone Winery................................. 51 Wildhorse Winery................................... 64

PISMO BEACH

SANTA MARIA Cool Hand Luke’s Restaurant................. 29 Kenneth Volk Vineyard ..................... 53, 54

Mo’s Smokehouse BBQ ......................... 43

Klondike Pizza ........................................ 12

Rosa’s Ristorante Italiano ....................... 15

Me-N-Ed’s Pizzeria ................................. 23

Sea Venture Restaurant............................ 9

Perko’s Cafe Grill.................................... 28

Splash Cafe ............................................ 27

Santa Maria Airport Radisson ................ 48

RAGGED POINT

SHELL BEACH

Ragged Point Inn and Resort................. 46

Marisol at The Cliffs ................................. 3 Old Vienna Restaurant ........................... 35

SAN LUIS OBISPO Apple Farm ........................................... 11

The Cliffs ............................................ 3, 12

NIPOMO

Baileyana ............................................... 60

TEMPLETON

Adelina’s Bistro & Market Place at Trilogy Central Coast.................... 5, 8

Big Sky Cafe ........................................... 48

Castoro Cellars................................. 50, 57

Black Sheep Bar & Grill............................ 8

Pier 46 Seafood...................................... 42

Buona Tavola .......................................... 17

Pomar Junction Vineyard & Winery ....... 50

Buffalo Pub & Grill ................................. 31

Sarzotti Winery....................................... 50

Cafe Roma.............................................. 63


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BLAC SHEEP BAR & GRILL Cocktails • Food • Patio Open Daily 11am–2am

Salads

Burgers & Sandwiches

Served with either fries, soup of the day, or salad. All burgers come with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and thousand island. 1.00 Add ons: Swiss, cheddar, or pepper jack cheese. 1.50 Add ons: Bacon, chili, avocado, or mushrooms.

Black Sheep Guinness Burger ......................8.95

Grilled half pound burger basted in our own Guinness reduction.

“1117 Chorro” ................................................9.95

House Salad .................................................4.95

A blend of whole grains and vegetables, served with all the works.

Rotisserie Seasoned Chicken Salad ..SM 6.75 10.50

Seasoned roasted chicken, mixed greens, carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, hard egg, and mushrooms.

Black Sheep Tri-Tip Salad .................SM 6.75 10.50 Oak barbecued tri-tip, mixed greens, carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, hard egg, and mushrooms.

Cajun Blackened Shrimp & Avocado Salad ......................................SM 8.50 12.95 On mixed greens, with tomatoes, hard egg, and lemon.

Pasta

Garden Burger ............................................8.50

Tri-Tip Sandwich ...........................................9.75 Oak barbecued tri-tip, on a French roll, with grilled peppers and onions.

Grilled Ham and Cheese Fondue ..................9.75 Grilled ham, tomato, melted mozzarella cheese, on toasted sourdough.

Cataneos Portuguese Linguica Sandwich ... 9.75

On a French roll with grilled onions and jalapeño peppers.

South of the Border

House Made Chili Bowl ................................5.95 With cheddar cheese, red onions, and tortilla chips.

Beef or Chicken Tacos ..................................9.95

Pub Mac and Cheese ....................................9.95

Elbow macaroni with cheese and mozzarella cheese. Served au gratin, with a salad.

Two corn tortillas filled with onions jalapeño peppers, cilantro, cheddar cheese, and your choice of beef or chicken. Served with house made salsa and a salad.

Chicken Pomodore .....................................13.95

Two Fish Tacos ............................................10.95

Grilled chicken over fusilli pasta prepared with fresh basil, garlic, and tomatoes. Served with garlic bread.

Shrimp Pomodore ......................................15.95

Fusilli pasta and shrimp tossed with tomatoes, fresh basil, and garlic. Served with garlic bread.

Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo .........................13.95

Grilled chicken over fettuccine, in a creamy parmesan sauce. Served with garlic bread.

Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo ..........................15.95

Alaskan cod sautéed with tomato, onions, jalapeño peppers, and cilantro, over corn tortillas, with cheddar cheese, tartar sauce, house made salsa, and a side salad.

Pub Chicken or Beef Quesadilla .................10.95

A green spinach flour tortilla filled with onions, peppers, melted cheddar cheese, and your choice of chicken or beef. Served with house made salsa, and a salad.

Pescado and Chips .....................................11.95

Lightly breaded Atlantic cod filets, served with fries, tartar sauce and lemon.

WE DELIVER! View our full menu at www.blacksheepslo.com

1117 Chorro Street • San Luis Obispo, CA • 805 544-SHEEP (7433) Happy Hour 3pm–6pm Daily Sunday Brunch 11am Pints $3 Well Drinks $3

Chef Pandee Pearson

Mediterranean Turkey Burger .....................8.75

A seasoned and grilled turkey burger, with all the works.

Blue cheese crumbles, hardboiled egg, diced tomatoes, apple smoked bacon bits, and croutons.

Pandee Pearson and Jack Von Schlichting

Our Guinness burger topped with cheddar cheese, sautéed mushrooms, peppers, and onions.

Choose your favorite salad dressing: Blue cheese, Ranch, Oriental honey sesame, Thousand island or Balsamic vinaigrette.

Baby Spinach Salad .....................................8.95

GARY PODESTO

Finger Foods

Chips & Salsa.................................................5.95 Calamari Rings............................................. 9.50 Buffalo Drumsticks ......................................8.95 Jalapeño Poppers .........................................7.95 Onion Rings ..................................................7.95 Killer Nachos .............................................10.50 Oak Barbecued Baby Back Ribs & Fries ......9.95 Mozzarella Cheese Sticks..............................7.95

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he rewards of Central Coast living are with artichokes and fingerling potatoes often found off the beaten path, and with a Stilton cheese, heirloom tomato and that includes our finest restaurants. wild arugula salad. Pandee’s classic dessert That’s why it’s worth taking the road less confections are housemade, including the traveled by to get to Adelina’s Bistro & freshly-spun ice creams. Market Place, located in the Monarch Club The reasonably-priced wine list, which at Trilogy Central Coast in Nipomo. Chef is quite uncommon in upscale restaurants, Pandee Pearson’s menu showcases the offers an excellent selection of Central freshest foods of the season from local Coast wines. Wines-by-the-glass, priced farms. $5 to $21, feature local favorites like Edna If you shop the farmers’ markets you’ve Valley Vineyards, Laetitia, Kenneth Volk and likely seen this passionate chef procuring Turley. Bottles include those wineries and her fine produce and fruit for Adelina’s rarities from artisan producers, including: Bistro. It’s easy to spot the charming Bonaccorsi, L’Aventure and Linne Calodo. Pandee discussing the market with her Chef Pandee says Adelina’s is the type of favorite farmers. She’s always pushing restaurant she would create if she opened around a giant shopping cart overflowing her own place. Her interest in cooking with produce at the peak of season: baby started when she was a child and she can lettuces, red chard, Chinese long beans, boast (but she doesn’t) of an auspicious fava beans, ripe tomatoes, oranges, lemons career. After graduating from the California and berries, and a rainbow of flowers for Culinary Academy she worked with table settings. many renowned chefs across the country, Adelina’s serves breakfast, lunch and including: Wolfgang Puck, Dean Fearing, dinner, and each menu showcases her Cindy Pawlcyn and Jody Denton. market selections. At breakfast: egg Pandee says her multicultural, health burritos feature a choice of conscious cuisine revolves spicy chicken, chorizo, or around the finest quality, Adelina’s Bistro market veggies; and freshly seasonal foods. “I feel the & Market Place baked muffins and pastries ingredients should be the 1645 Trilogy Parkway are made with seasonal stars and it’s the chef’s Nipomo berries, apples, pears or job to create interesting 343-7530 sweet pumpkin. Sunday combinations that are brunch menu choices include: complementary and reflect decadent cinnamon roll French toast balance.” When you’re too busy to cook, with fresh berries and whipped cream; or on the road, you can call Adelina’s and or grilled asparagus with poached egg, order take-out from the lunch or dinner prosciutto, frisee, arugula and pesto on menu that they’re serving at the time. They grilled rustic bread. The lunch menu offers are expanding their catering services and gourmet pizzas from the brick oven, paninis, can easily accommodate a small, intimate sandwiches and salads. party, or a banquet that serves up to 250 Pandee’s dinner menu always features people. gourmet nibbles, appetizers and entrées, Pandee will tell you that cooking isn’t like: Chinese long bean casserole with just her job, it’s a lifestyle that’s connected smoky bacon, crispy wonton chips, with everything she loves. And you’ll find tangerine segments and hoisin-miso glaze; Pandee’s passion is expressed in every “Naw Aleens” style BBQ shrimp with grilled incredible dining experience you enjoy at herb-garlic toasts; and grilled ribeye steak Adelina’s Bistro.

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Pan-Seared Morro Bay Swordfish Heirloom Tomato Romesco, Opal Basil Aioli, Organic Wild Rice, Sautéed Spinach 27 Apple-Sultana Stuffed Quail White wine-grain mustard pan sauce, jade rice blend, market vegetables 24

Baked Brie Hazelnut crusted, fruit compote 7

Bouillabaisse Sautéed prawns, scallop, clams, mussels, salmon, market fish, classic tomato-saffron broth 28

Hearst Ranch Top Sirloin & Prawns Crab Cakes Prawn cream sauce, mashed potatoes, Roasted Corn & Pepper Salsa, Chili Lime Aioli 13 market vegetables 32 Artisan Cheese Plate Wild Alaskan King Salmon Seasonal fruit, fresh honeycomb 9 Pinot noir-blackberry reduction, smoked musselRoasted Garlic Bulb Cambozola cheese, crostini, Marinated Spanish Anchovie Stuffed Olives 7 Grilled Apple Salad Point Reyes Blue Cheese, Toasted Walnuts, Baby Arugula, Cider Vinaigrette 8 Ocean Rose Abalone Creamed leek-lobster stuffed shell, grilled zucchini & squash salad 16

Char-Broiled Filet Mignon Smoked tomato demi glace, caramelized onion yukon potato gratin, rainbow chard 32 Spinach & Bleu Stuffed Pork Chop marsala-oyster mushroom pan sauce, mashed potatoes 25

Portobello Mushroom Ravioli Kalamata olive-rosemary cream sauce, Black Bean Marinated Seared Rare Ahi Tuna roasted sweet peppers 20 Pan-Asian Slaw, Wakame, Tobiko 13 Sautéed Exotic Mushrooms Phyllo pastry, feta cheese 9 Baby Spinach Salad, Duck Confit Dried cherry-balsamic dressing, roasted shallots, artisan cheese, pine nuts 11 Lobster Wontons Pan asian slaw, sweet thai chili sauce 10 Five-Spice Duck Spring Rolls Plum-ginger coulis 10 Fried Calamari with Harissa Aioli 8

Sunday Champagne Brunch 11am–2pm

3 Course Plated Brunch, Champagne, Juice and Coffee $25

Live Entertainment

in the Bay Club Lounge every Friday and Saturday night.

See www.innatmorrobay.com for Music Calendar

Sunset Happy Hour Monday - Friday 4pm–6pm Discounted Drink Specials and Complimentary Appetizers

60 State Park Road, Morro Bay (805) 772-2238 x1711 www.innatmorrobay.com

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very bride dreams of her wedding The Saunders completely renovated day and every detail must be the historic old ballroom from floor to perfect: from her gorgeous dress ceiling, over several years to restore its and the attire of her entourage to the former glory. Now, the beautiful Park menu, flowers and the venue. The ultimate Ballroom seems timeless in its finery. The setting is certainly one of the most renovation and retrofitting was completed important choices when deciding where shortly before the 2003 San Simeon you’ll invite family and friends to celebrate Earthquake struck Paso Robles. “They your special day. That’s why so many finished the building six-months before betrothed couples have chosen Paso the earthquake,” ballroom manager Dusti Robles hidden jewel, the Park Ballroom, Hope noted, “and it all held up beautifully.” for an unforgettable wedding day. The The Park Ballroom ambiance provides Park Ballroom is the ultimate venue for a connection to its historic past, but the weddings and/or receptions, and it makes amenities are all contemporary. The dreams come true for couples year round. original stage and maple dance floor was completely restored. The large, Yet some locals don’t realize it’s the perfect locale for any special occasion, elegant restrooms were updated with be it an anniversary celebration, business Italian limestone, travertine tile flooring meeting, movie premiere, fundraiser, and imported granite countertops. reception, or a winemaker’s dinner. The building is entirely accessible for Although it’s a local favorite for special the handicapped. The Park Ballroom events, it’s hardly exclusive to SLO is accommodating whether your party County residents. The Park Ballroom is small and intimate, or large, it can was the choice of renowned Hollywood comfortably hold up to 250 guests. It also celebrities like: award-winning producers features a separate bar for serving guests Nigel Lythgoe of “So You Think You Can drinks before they enter the ballroom. Dance,” and Ken Warwick of “American “We provide complete flexibility, Idol” who held their exclusive which allows you to keep Villa San-Juliette Winery your costs down. You bring Park Ballroom dinner party here; and actor/ in your caterer, florist and 1232 Park St. producer Clint Eastwood entertainment,” Hope (between 12th & 13th St.) has held his movie premieres explained. “We have a Downtown Paso Robles here. The ballroom is also professional kitchen suitable 238-1945 the choice of Paso’s premium for chefs, a great five-disc wineries for their winemaker’s surround-sound CD stereo dinners and wine club receptions. system, wireless microphone, tables, upholstered chairs, select linens, and a The Park Ballroom, located on the second floor of the IOOF Building, was large conference room (or bridal dressing founded in 1912 as a meeting hall. It was room) that are all included when you rent popular for social occasions and town the ballroom.” Gourmet wineglasses, table meetings for five decades, yet sat vacant settings, and coffee service with cups from the 1960s through the 1980s. The and carafes can also be rented if needed. historic, downtown building was purchased Hope attends the events to ensure all of in the 1990s by Paso Robles natives, your needs are satisfied. So why not plan brothers Jim and Terry Saunders. They your business meeting or reception where took the neglected building and began the stars plan theirs, where you’re sure to a massive renovation and retrofitting. have an unforgettable event.

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made pizzas and other treats; the daily arisol at the Cliffs, a favorite among specials are posted on a chalk board over San Luis Obispans of all ages, has been attracting crowds ever since it the pizza oven. Uniquely, this is the rare bar where opened at the Pacific’s edge in Shell Beach. the menu is created by a professional. With good reason, it fits every desire: social Chef Gregg Wangard has created club, romantic date, business lunch, and live an upscale bar menu with an array of concerts for dancing. Pair that lively scene popular treats. Each week he personally with the upscale bistro cuisine of Marisol, shops the Templeton Farmers’ Market which means “sea and sun,” and Marisol and buys from local farm’s to procure offers something for everyone. the freshest ingredients available for There’s one difference that sets this his delicious cuisine. destination resort apart from most others. Wangard’s dinner menu features four Whether you choose to enjoy the delicious sections: “locals, favorites, plates, sides.” cuisine and fine beverages in the bar, Locals are dishes that feature specific dining room, or alfresco on the sun-swept, farms, like the Peacock Farms roasted wraparound patio, you’ll enjoy stunning tomato soup. The plates include: Ahi views of the azure Pacific Ocean. tuna poke with sesame crackers and soy One of the gems in the renowned reduction; marinated skirt steak gorditas Boutique Hotel Collection owned by King with queso fresco, avocado and pico de Ventures, the Cliffs Resort was founded gallo; Kobe beef sliders with 10-year-old in 1987. They spared no expense recently Cheddar, mango ketchup and a Hawaiian when they redesigned the bar. Now when roll; and seared lamb loin with Pinot Noiryou walk inside the first thing that catches marinated cherries and Marcona almonds. your eye is the Pacific Ocean backdrop. The expertly chosen Guests love the tropical wine list by director of food ambiance of the multi-level Marisol at and beverage Chanell dining areas on the sunny the Cliffs Hartman offers varietals deck over-looking the pool 2757 Shell Beach Rd. perfectly-suited for the and ocean, but there are Shell Beach upscale bar menu and plenty of attractions to lure 773-2511 Marisol’s delicious cuisine. you inside. The bar has Wine aficionados are offered eight big screen TV’s tuned an array of great wines that can be enjoyed in to the latest games. And the picturein the bar, dining room, and the patio. windows behind the bar can be thrown Hartman procured over 300 amazing open, allowing bartenders to serve guests varietals from the Central Coast’s finest sitting on stools along the bar section on wineries, plus Europe, South Africa, and the patio. the New World, all reasonably-priced. New amber-colored, ostrich leather, Wine Spectator magazine awarded Marisol stools and booths offer cozy seating in their prestigious “Award of Excellence” for the bar. The curved, over-sized booths, their commitment to serving fine wines. with backs that rise toward the ceiling, If you’re searching for a great experience are great for couples or a small party of while enjoying a comfortable ambiance, friends. They’ve added an oak-fired pizza Marisol can fulfill your every desire. oven behind the bar to prepare custom-

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Park Ballroom SPECIAL EVENT & BANQUET FACILITY

Dream Weddings — Memorable Receptions Elegant Anniversary Parties Winemakers Dinners — Corporate Events

1232 Park Street DowntownPaso Robles, CA 93446 (805) 238-1945 www.ParkBallroom.com

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Contemporary Comfort Food “Home cooking with a modern twist.”

Sandwiches · Soups · Panini · Salads · Desserts Frites-Traditional European Style Fried Potatoes

Menu Highlights

HOUSE SPECIALTIES FRITES

$6

SWEET POTATO FRITES

$7

Our House Specialty. These are not your ordinary French Fries! Fresh cut and seasoned with sea salt and parsley. Served with your choice of our housemade dipping sauces: Garlic Aioli, Wasabi Sour Cream and Chipotle Ketchup served with Garlic Aioli

FISH & FRITES

$12

Fresh fish hand-dipped in our own beer batter and served with a generous helping of our signature frites.

Locally Grown

SALADS BERRY HILL SALAD

$14

MEDITERRANEAN

$14

Warm Portobelo salad

$14

SPINACH SALAD

$14

Mixed greens, Maytag Blue Cheese, caramelized walnuts, dried cranberries, crisp apple slices & balsamic vinaigrette

Mixed greens, sun-dried tomatoes, feta, Kalamata olives, toasted pine nuts and creamy Mediterranean dressing. Sauteed portbello mushooms, panchetta, toasted pine nuts & Maytag blue cheese on a bed of spring mix with our balsamic vingaigrette Baby spinach, red onion, goat cheese, warm pancetta and poppy seed dressing

HANDCRAFTED SANDWICHES & PANINI SEARED TUNA

$16

SOURDOUGH CHEDDAR MELT

$13

CHICKEN FLORENTINE PANINI

$12

RASPBERRY-CHIPOLTE CHICKEN PANINI

$12

VEGGIE PANINI

$12

Ahi Tuna, Balsamic glazed onions, arugula and Wasabi Mayo, served open-faced on a grilled baguette 1/3 lb. burger, caramelized onions and sharp cheddar on grilled sourdough, topped with hand-dipped onion rings.

Grilled chicken, caramelized onions, Fontina, spinach, and pesto. Grilled chicken, extra sharp cheddar, raspberry-chipotle sauce and arugula Grilled portabella, roasted red peppers, goat cheese, caramelized onions, arugula, and balsamic vinaigrette.

Dinner Items Available After 5pm

SMALL PLATES & STARTERS CRAB WONTONS

$12

TEMPURA SHRIMP

$12

With blackberry-szechuan sauce Served with Asian Slaw and Spicy peanut sauce

ENTREES All entrees come with a cup of soup or a small dinner salad, choice of potato & vegetable du jour

GRILLED NEW YORK STEAK

$25

CHICKEN MARSALA

$20

GRILLED FLAT IRON STEAK

$20

PAN ROASTED HALIBUT

$25

GRILLED WILD SALMON

$23

Sauteed Mushrooms & red wine reduction Pan-seared chicken breast, mushroom marsala wine sauce Gorgonzola-shallot reduction

Macadamia Nut topping, roasted garlic cream sauce Balsamic glaze, wilted arugula & pesto butter

SEARED PENNE with SAUTEED SEASONAL VEGETABLES Served in a Roasted garlic cream sauce With Sautéed shrimp With Grilled Chicken

$16 $22 $21

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rop by the beautiful, rural concept to appeal to everyone. We’re Templeton Farmers Market introducing fun new concepts for people early Saturday morning and who love dining out and look for new there’s one local chef you’ll always see experiences.” The historic Paso Robles shopping there, Kelly Wangard of the Inn, 145-years-old, has always been the Paso Robles Inn Steakhouse. It’s not just social hub for Paso Roblans. With Chef the locally grown tomatoes, spinach, Kelly at the helm in the kitchen the Paso sugar snaps peas, artichokes, squash Robles Inn Steakhouse is a main attraction blossoms, arugula, sunflower and clover for food connoisseurs. She kept the steak sprouts, apples, peaches and berries, house theme locals love, and upgraded that irresistibly beckons her. She’s there the menus with contemporary dishes. to support the Central Coast and Central “I like to take classics and give them Valley farmers and ranchers. a twist with fresh flavors and modest presentation.” Kelly explained. The Kelly was raised on a Paso Robles ranch with an almond orchard. Each year she inviting, steakhouse dining room features helped harvest fruit and shake almonds a huge fireplace and large booths. Picture from the trees. Those experiences inspired windows behind the comfortable booths her to become a chef. “I was only 11overlook the inn’s serene gardens. Owned years-old when I started helping out on by the Martin Family since 1999, the inn the ranch,” she recalled. “It provided has served locals and travelers since 1864. an opportunity for me that began my It was built next to the first artesian well appreciation for food and for the farmers established by Franciscan padres in 1797. who grow it.” She became passionate about Kelly’s tantalizing, classic breakfasts can everything culinary at an early age, and now be enjoyed at the original circular counter she’s found her niche at the Paso Robles Inn. in the coffee shop, the steakhouse, or at garden-side tables. Among the irresistible After Kelly graduated from Paso Robles High School her first professional choices on the lunch menu is her “build culinary experience was at your own burger” with Cahoots Catering Co. in a range of choices from Paso Robles Inn Paso. Inspired by owners, the meat to the toppings. Steakhouse Lisa and Jim Subject, Her upscale dinner menu 1103 Spring St. Paso they urged the talented features dishes like: grilled Robles young woman to attend Castroville artichoke with 238-2660 San Francisco’s California Meyer lemon mayonnaise Culinary Academy. Following and chipotle ranch dressing; her graduation she cooked at Fleur de roasted quail stuffed with mushrooms, Lys and Kimpton Hotels in San Francisco, bacon and Bautista Farms spinach; and Caneel Bay Resort on St. John Island in roasted Morro Bay halibut with Jardine the U.S. Virgin Islands, the American Club Ranch almonds and roasted pepper sauce. in Kohler, Wisconsin, and Loews Beverly The dessert list, like the other Hills Hotel, to perfect her skills as a menus, always offers the freshest fruit professional chef. Now she’s showcasing and seasonal berries in delicacies like: her well-rounded culinary experiences seasonal bread pudding, berry salad, and at the Paso Robles Inn Steakhouse in her candied almonds. At the Paso Robles Inn delightful gourmet menus. Steakhouse the expression locally grown explains everything about this passionate The personable chef explains: “I’ve redefined the traditional steakhouse chef and her farm fresh cuisine.

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Insalata............................................................................................................ 5.45 house salad, mixed field greens, salami, cheese, tomatoes Portobello Con Granchio.............................................................................. 10.45 Crab filled portobello mushrooms Award Winning Clam Chowder....................................................................... 6.95 Minestrone...................................................................................................... 6.45 Caesar Salad.................................................................................................... 7.45 Antipasto Assortito....................................................................................... 10.75 assorted meats & marinated vegetables Fior Di Latte E Pomidori..................................................................................7.95 fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, basil, virgin olive oil Fresh Steamed Mussels.................................................................................. 11.45 Bruschetta........................................................................................................7.95

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Summer Pasta................................................................................................ 12.75 sautéed chicken, fresh mushrooms, tomatoes, fresh garlic, olive oil & basil Capellini Al Naturale.....................................................................................11.95 angel hair pasta, fresh tomatoes, basil, fresh garlic, virgin olive oil Ravioli Di Zucca............................................................................................ 14.95 Roasted butternut squash ravioli, sage, grana parmigiana, cream sauce Ravioli........................................................................................................... 12.75 meat filled or cheese filled, marinara sauce Cannelloni or Mannicotti.............................................................................. 12.95 two crepes filled with beef or ricotta cheese, marinara sauce or cream sauce Tortellini Con Quatro Formaggio................................................................. 12.95 beef filled pasta in a four-cheese cream sauce Eggplant Parmigiana served with pasta.......................................................... 12.95 Pasta Alla California..................................................................................... 14.45 sautéed artichoke hearts, wild mushrooms, sundried tomatoes in a light cream sauce over penne pasta

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served with pasta Braciole......................................................................................................... 16.95 top sirloin, rolled & filled with spice, mint leaves & fresh garlic, cooked in tomato sauce Lamb Shank...................................................................................................17.95 Rack of Lamb................................................................................................. 28.95 with a Rosemary veal reduction sauce, garlic mashed potatoes & vegetable. Veal Piccata.....................................................................................................17.45 lemon, butter, white wine, capers, served with pasta Chicken Cacciatore..................................................................................... 15.75 half chicken simmered in tomato sauce with onions, peppers & mushrooms Chicken Marsala......................................................................................... 16.95 sauteed chicken breast in marsala wine & mushrooms Filetto Di Manzo........................................................................................ 28.95 8 oz filet mignon, lobster ravioli in a light fontina cream sauce & vegetables

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For a Great Steak, Visit a California Beef Backer

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alifornia’s cattle ranchers know a thing or two about beef and know a good steak when they taste it. Since 2000, the California Beef Council has invited California’s cattle ranchers to nominate their favorite beef restaurant to compete to be a California Beef Backer Award winner. Restaurants that win the title not only serve an excellent steak, but also have enticing beef menu ideas, innovative beef promotions and find creative ways to produce an impressive beef eating experience that keep customers coming back time after time.

restaurants right here. Visit them and all of our winners statewide to experience a beef meal you won’t forget. California Beef Backer Award Winners: 2000 Harris Ranch Inn and Restaurant Coalinga · www.harrisranch.com 2001 Cattlemens Restaurants Dixon, Redding, Livermore, Roseville, Petaluma, Santa Rosa, Rancho Cordova, Selma · www.cattlemensrestaurants.com 2002 Far Western Tavern Guadalupe · www.farwesterntavern.com

2003 F. McLintocks Saloon Once nominated by a California cattle & Dining House rancher, restaurants submit an official Shell Beach, Arroyo Grande, entry showcasing their establishment. A San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles committee of California beef industry www.mclintocks.com leaders reviews the entries and selects 2004 The Branding Iron Restaurant a California Beef Backer based on the Merced restaurant’s beef promotion programs, www.thebrandingiron-merced.com beef sales and menu applications. 2005 Buckhorn Steak & Roadhouse Consumers crave a memorable eating Winters experience when dining out and the www.buckhornsteakhouse.com California Beef Council believes in recognizing 2006 A.J. Spurs Saloon & restaurants that deliver Dining Hall California that experience through an Buellton, Santa Maria, Beef Backer exceptional beef entrée. Grover Beach, Templeton www.calbeef.org 2007 Alex Madonna’s Gold A wide variety of restaurant Rush Steak House at the establishments have won the Madonna Inn California Beef Backer Award title since San Luis Obispo its induction in 2000. From family-owned, www.madonnainn.com single-unit restaurants to small California chain restaurants, the winners all have a 2008 The Hitching Post I couple things in common - they’re a great Casmalia · www.hitchingpost1.com place to eat a mouth-watering steak and The Hitching Post II they all impressed a discriminating panel Buellton · www.hitchingpost2.com of beef industry experts to earn the title of California Beef Backer. 2009 Jocko’s Steak House Nipomo · www.jockosmix.com As a Central Coast resident, or just someone passing through the region, you are lucky enough to find five California Beef Backer Award-winning

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Lunch 11:30-2:30 (Mon-Wed & Fri, Thurs till 2pm) Dinner 5:30-9:30 (Sun-Thrus) • 5:30-10:00 (Fri-Sat) Reservations recommneded All major credit cards accepted

Now Open for Lunch on Weekends

Open Saturday & Sunday at 11:10 Special Sunday Brunch Menu. Enjoy a Bellini or Rossini Melograno on our lush garden patio. SLO Location Only

Express Business Lunch

Pair a starter & an entrée for one low price. Enjoy at both our locations, Monday-Friday

SLO - 1037 Monterey St, 545-8000 Paso Robles - 943 Spring St, 237-0600 www.btslo.com

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Owners’s Patricia & Erich Koberl

ENTREES CENTER CUT RIB EYE STEAK

Balsamic red wine glazed, crushed butterball potatoes, farmers market veg. 19

PAN ROASTED LOCAL HALIBUT

citrus rice, wilted spinach, kalamata olive vinaigrette, Fennel vin blanc. 19

MEYER LEMON ROASTED CHICKEN

House made lemon chive gnocchi, forest mushroom cream sauce. 17

BBQ GLAZED SALMON

Roasted organic beets, butternut squash, wilted rainbow chard, crisp pancetta. 17

CURRY VEGETABLE POT PIE

Fresh market vegetables folded into a curry cream sauce, then baked with puff pastry. 12

STARTERS CHICKEN BRIE QUESADILLA

caramelized apple, onion, basil, chicken, and brie. Sweet 100, avocado mango salad. 8

CALAMARI FRITA

Crispy seasoned calamari served with house cocktail sauce & herb aioli. 8

DUNGENESS CRAB CAKES

Pink lady apple fennel slaw. Beet vinaigrette, and basil aioli. 12

SPICY AHI TARTARE TACOS

Crispy wonton, Napa cabbage, miso vinaigrette, ponzu. 9

EDAMAME STICKS

Crispy wrapped edamame beans, garlic black bean, ginger ponzu sauce. 8

COCONUT PRAWNS

Crispy tempura prawns served with a roasted banana curry sauce. 11

SMOKED BLACK PEPPER AHI SALAD

Strawberries, jicama, cucumber, crisp wonton, spinach, berry vinaigrette. 16

CHICKEN AND COUS COUS SALAD

Mixed greens, oven roasted tomatoes, roasted beats, cucumber, walnuts, grilled pita chips, tomato-mint dressing. 12

DUNGENESS CRAB LOUIE SALAD

Butterleaf lettuce, sieved egg, celery, cucumber, sweet gherkin, clasic Louie dressing. 14

DESSERTS MISSION GRILL SIZZLING COOKIE

Back by popular demand. Fresh baked chocolate chip cookie, vanilla ice cream, Hershey’s chocolate, whipped cream. 8

HONEY LAVENDER CREME BRULEE

Fresh Berry. 6

BAKED BRIE

sundried tomato, basil, prosciutto, grilled bread. 13

TINGA SOPES

tomato chipotle chicken, masa cakes, cilantro creme, queso fresco. 8

MEZZE PLATE

Soppressata & Coppa salami, hummus, carrot salad, marinated olives & lavosh. 14

CHOCOLATE FLOURLESS CAKE

Chantilly cream. 6

NY STYLE CHEESE CAKE

Fresh berries. 6

RESERVATIONS 805.547.5544

Please join us in our new dining room or in any of our plush lounge areas.

Dining room is open Tue ~ Sat 5-9pm Lunches coming soon.

WWW. NATIVELOUNGE .COM

DOWNTOWN SLO

Escape From the Ordinary BY KATHY MARCKS HARDESTY

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oberl at Blue has a personality that is from the vibrant fruit and vegetable uniquely its own, and there’s always specialists to the ranchers, fishermen, something happening here you and the wineries chosen for the exclusive won’t want to miss. The vision of Chef Erich wine list. Nightly specials include menus and Patricia Koberl, each of whom has over dedicated to seasonal treats: oysters, two decades of culinary and hospitality wild mushrooms, white asparagus or experience; created an urban restaurant artisanal cheese. Among Blue’s signature that celebrates the bounty of Central Coast dishes are: veal sweetbreads with lentils food and wine. and frisée salad; and sautéed rabbit loin Located in the historic Andrews with tomatoes, olives and capers with Building, circa 1894, ancient brick walls, mushroom tortelloni and Pinot Noir comfortable banquettes, freshly-cut reduction. flowers, and immaculately set tables create The wine list features the Central an ambiance that’s sophisticated yet never Coast’s critically-acclaimed wines. Yet it’s pretentious. A community favorite since it constantly evolving as rare discoveries opened in spring of 2005, Blue provides from notable wineries are added, an experience that’s far apart from the particularly the vineyard-designated wines typical bar or restaurant scene, and locals you won’t find anywhere else. The list also love it. It’s not uncommon to see guests features specially chosen wine selections at tables interacting with each other, from around the world. The depth and particularly when it comes to discussing breadth of their wine list has been lauded their experiences at Blue. by Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast For some, Blue is a fabulous bar scene magazines. with unique signature cocktails. Amazing Despite Blue’s popularity, prices are delicacies from the appetizer menu like kept moderate to provide their guests an ahi tartare, or rarities like European cured array of choices for the ultimate food and meats with artisan cheeses pair perfectly drink pairings. The well trained servers can with delicious drinks such as help guests find the perfect the blue shimmer martini or drink to pair with their order, Koberl at blue ginger spice martini. Others whether it’s fine wine, or 998 Monterey Street have made Blue their favorite from the extensive menu of San Luis Obispo meeting place for sharing a beers, dessert wines, Ports, 783-1135 few microbrews with the tasty cordials, Cognacs, and much empanadas and snow crab more. “chinois,” over the course of The gracious owners an enjoyable evening spent among friends. and staff strive to make dinner here You sense the comradery and energy everything you expect of fine dining. the moment you walk through the door; Most importantly, they’re devoted to everyone, it appears, knows each other. making their guests feel they are on the For wine connoisseurs it’s wine country center stage in this epicurean showcase. dining indowntown SLO. They come here On Sunday evening guests fill the bar to to feast on extraordinary dishes like herb enjoy board games of chess, scrabble, roasted halibut, duck breast and confit and backgammon. Once you’ve had a of duck, or Snake River Farms Signature taste of the dining experience at Koberl at steaks paired with exceptional wines from Blue, you’ll find yourself among its many Blue’s extensive wine list. The kitchen is aficionados who make it their home away extremely particular about its food sources from home.

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The Restaurant at Marina Square

Voted “Best Morro Bay Restaurant” 2009 SLO County Readers Poll

Executive Chef, Neil Smith Wine Director/Sommelier, Chris Battles Dining Room Manager, Tylene Hansen

Starters

Ocean Rose Abalone - Locally Raised Cucumber-Seaweed Salad, Tobiko, Sweet Soya

Tea Smoked Diver Scallops Vegetable Noodle Salad, Lemon Grass Vinaigrette, Red & Yellow Pepper Coulis, Wonton Chip

Salads

Mixed Greens & Saffron Poached Pear Salad Stilton Crumbles, Candied Almonds, Vanilla-Balsamic Vinaigrette, Popcorn Shoots

Heirloom Tomato, Prosciutto & Mizuna Salad Feta Cheese, Crushed Pine Nuts, Olea Farms Basil Blush Olive Oil, Ten Year Balsamic Syrup

Main Course

Pepita Crusted Alaskan Halibut Chorizo Cornbread Stuffing, Escarole, Harissa Butter, Pea Tendrils, Chili Oil

Seared Rare Wild Fijian Ahi Green Tea Soba Noodle Stir Fry, Cashew-Hoisin Vinaigrette, Sweet Soya

Local “Hearst Ranch” Grass-Fed Filet of Beef Bleu Cheese Potato Cake, Herbed Portabella Gratin, Red Onion Marmalade, Bordelaise Sauce

The at

Gardens of Avila

Sycamore Miner al Springs Resort Open Daily for Breakfast and Lunch 7:30 am - 2 pm Dinnner from 5 pm - 9pm

Appetizers Nicoise Ahi Tuna Tartar Olives, Capers, Cucumber, Egg, Cherry Tomato, Potato Salad

Squash Blossom & Crab Salad Avocado, Grilled Corn Salsa, Chipotle Aioli

Maine Lobster Corn Dogs Whole Grain Mustard Sauce

Pan Seared Scallops Toasted Almonds, Capers, Brown Butter, Caramelized Shallots

Dinner Menu

Crispy Eggplant Napoleon Sauteed Spinach, Roasted Peppers, Goat Chevre, Tomato Basil Sauce Local Line Caught Pan Seared Red Snapper Spicy Chorizo, Tomato, Fennel, Saffron, Shellfish Broth, Mussels, Sauteed Shrimp, Dungeness Crab

Black Angus New York Steak Potato Rosti, Caramelized Onion Roquefort Cheese, Baby Squash, Green Cognac Peppercorn Sauce Duck Confit Springs Rolls Grilled Duck Breast, Shitake Mushroom Cashew Sauce, Orange Gastrique, Sauteed Spinach

“Taste of Romance” Dining Package Exclusive seating at our private table for just the two of you.

Wild Mushroom Duxelle Stuffed Duck Breast

Taste your way through romance with an appetizer to awaken you palate, entrée to feed your desire, and dessert to sweeten your passion.

Martini Mondays & Live Music

Prices starting at $45 per person · Reservations Required

Long Grain Wild Rice Pilaf, Swiss Chard, Mizuna & Red Radish, Huckleberry Wine Reduction

All “Featured” Martinis only $3.95

Oyster Tuesdays

65¢ Each! Every Tuesday · All Night Long! · Oysters on the Half Shell · Oyster Shooters · Fried Oysters

Chef’s Prix Fixe Menu

3 Course Dinner • Sunday – Thursday • $30

Banquet Facilities Available

Wedding Receptions, Business Functions, Family Parties Private Dining Room – Seats up to 70 Guests Whole Restaurant – Seats up to 175 Guests

Reservations : 772-0677 • Open Daily at 5pm 699 Embarcadero, Morro Bay • Upstairs at Marina Square www.windowsonthewater.net

Voted the Most Romantic Restaurant on the Central Coast

Nightly Happy Hour in our Lounge Experience our seasonal wine country cuisine by Executive Chef David McWilliam Banquet Facility for up to 100 people Complimentary corkage on a bottle of local wine

reservations: 595-7365 www.sycamoresprings.com 1215 Avila Beach Drive, San Luis Obispo “On the Road to Avila Beach” Text SMSR to 866948 & receive exclusive offers straight to your cell! Check us out on Facebook & Twitter for frequent Specials & Discounts!


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ANTIPASTO Bruschetta of Your Choice

¡ Bruschetta with fresh tomatoes, basil, oregano & extra virgin olive oil ¡ With artichokes, sun dried tomatoes, topped with mozzarella ¡ Bruschetta with goat cheese and roasted red bell peppers

Cozze

Steamed mussels with white wine, roasted garlic and olive oil

INSALATA Beet Salad

Mixed greens, roasted beets, caramelized walnuts, Roma tomatoes, red onions & goat cheese, with balsamic dressing

Grilled Chicken Salad

Mixed greens, bell peppers, marinated artichokes, olives, sun-dried tomatoes, grilled chicken & goat cheese in honey dressing

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Vegetarian Sandwich

Homemade bread with grilled eggplant and zucchini, tomatoes, roasted onions, roasted bell peppers, sautĂŠed mushrooms and fresh mozzarella

Bruschetta Sandwich

Homemade bread with grilled chicken, Roma tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil and oregano

Spectacular ocean views, delicious continental menu, full bar & local wines. Enjoy live music on the baby grand Thurs-Sun 6pm

Chicken Folata Sandwich

Homemade bread, roasted onions, tomatoes, breaded chicken breast in light marinara sauce

PIZZE Monte Bianco

Fresh Mozzarella, parma prosciutto, arugula and mascarpone cheese

The Dune

Situated on 3 acres of exotic gardens facing the PaciďŹ c Ocean we offer our guests a full bar and three dining areas to choose from. A beautiful view can be enjoyed from every table, both indoors & outside on the garden patio.

Alfredo sauce, mozzarella, chicken, artichoke hearts, olive, prosciutto, goat cheese and sun-dried tomatoes

Capricciosa

Tomato sauce, mozzarella, mushrooms, artichoke hearts, ham and black olives

PASTE & RISOTTI Pollo Pesto Lasagna

Fresh homemade lasagna with pesto, besciamella, mozzarella and chicken

Ravioli di Zucca

Weddings & Special Events Outdoor garden patio

Homemade ravioli filled with pumpkin in butter and sage cream sauce

Orecchiette con Braciole

Ear shaped pasta served with top sirloin steak, rolled & filled with spices. Parmesan cheese, Italian pancetta and fresh garlic

Linguini Fradiavolo

Fish & Chips, Burgers, Filet Mignon, Fresh Seafood & More

Homemade linguini pasta sautĂŠed with garlic, extra virgin olive oil, wild Mexican shrimp & fresh tomato in a spicy tomato sauce

CARNE E PESCE Rack of Lamb al Barolo

Open Daily Lunch 11:30-3:30 pm Dinner from 4:00 pm Sunday Champagne Brunch 10-2:00 pm

Rack of lamb roasted with herbs and red wine sauce

Osso Buco alla Milanese

Veal shanks braised with fresh vegetables, fine herbs in red wine sauce served with saffron risotto

Merluzzo all’Amalfitana

Bass fillet sautĂŠed with white wine, topped with fresh Roma tomatoes, mozzarella cheese and fresh basil.

I DOLCI Tiramisu

Lady fingers with espresso coffee and mascarpane cheese topped with cocoa

Panna Cotta Creamy Italian flan

Please visit our website for full catering menu at

www.mamasmeatball.com

Open 7 days a week 10:30 to 9 p.m.

Now you can order on-line San Luis Obispo 570 Higuera St. Suite 130 544-0861 In the Old Creamery

We Deliver!

Oceano 325 Pier Avenue 473-2383 By The Dunes

Reservations (805)927-3535 moonstonegardens.com 7432 Exotic Gardens Drive Cambria, CA 93428 2 miles North of downtown Cambria on Hwy 1


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H O M A S H I L L O R G A N I C S is a Market Bistro and Wine Bar located in the heart of downtown Paso Robles. Our menu features fresh organic produce grown on our farm and changes often according to availability and season. Our meat and fish come from local ranchers, butchers and fishermen. The bread comes from local bakers and artisan cheeses are made from around the world. O U R wine list focuses on small, unique wineries from Paso Robles who practice sustainable or organic farming. O U R bistro is a casual atmosphere, where people can pick-up produce from our farm, sample fresh, rustic cuisine inspired by what we are harvesting at the time, or relax on our patio with a glass of wine while watching pizzas emerge from our wood burning oven.

A SAMPLING OF OUR MENU

APPE TIZERS ROASTED BEE TS WITH HUMBOLDT FOG CHEESE, VANILL A BEAN VINAIGRE T TE AND CANDIED WALNUTS THIN CRUST PIZZA WITH HOUSE MADE FENNEL SAUSAGE, TOMATO SAUCE AND MOZZARELL A SAL ADS THOMAS HILL FARMS PLUOTS, WILD ARUGUL A, SMOKED DUCK , SHALLOTS, MIDNIGHT MOON PAN SEARED SOCKEYE SALMON ON A SAL AD OF FIELD GREENS, FENNEL AND ARUGUL A, THOMAS HILL FIGS, HAZELNUT SALSA ENTREES YUKON GOLD AND PROSCUIT TO WRAPPED CORVINA SEA BASS, ROASTED CAULIFLOWER, YELLOW CORN, OAK SHILL OYSTER MUSHROOMS AND POACHED FIGS ALL NATURAL BEEF CHEEK S WITH CELERY ROOT CREAMY POLENTA, SAUTEED GREENS AND HORSERADISH CREME FRAICHE SUNDAY’S BRUNCH AT 10AM TUESDAY’S ORGANIC FARMERS MARKE T 8 30 A M -1 PM EXECUTIVE CHEF: JULIE SIMON

O P E N F O R L U N C H A N D D I N N E R / C L O S E D T U E S D AY 1305 PAR K S T. D OW N TOW N PA SO R O B LE S (ENTRANCE IN THE PARK STREET ALLEY) W W W.T H O M A SH I L LO R G A N I C S .CO M | 8 0 5. 2 26 . 5 8 8 8

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STARTERS FRIES

$4.00

• W/ GARLIC, PARMASEAN, TRUFFLE OIL, HERBS

$6.00

• W/ CHEDDAR, BACON

$7.00

SWEET POTATO FRIES W/ HONEY AIOLI

$6.00

ONION RINGS

$6.00

MAC & CHEESE WHITE TRUFFLE OIL, PARMESEAN, CHEDDAR, JACK CHEESE

$8.00

FISH & CHIPS ALASKAN HALIBUT, BEER BATTERERED, FRIES, TARTAR SAUCE

$9.00

BURGER SHOTS 2 MINI BURGERS W/ AIOLI, CARAMELIZED ONIONS

$5.00

SANDWICHES & SALADS BLT GARLIC AIOLI, APPLEWOOD SMOKED BACON, LETTUCE, TOMATO

$7.00

GRILLED CHEESE JARLESBERG

$5.00

HOUSE SALAD MIXED GREENS, TOMATO, CUCUMBER, RED ONION, SPROUTS, W/ BALSAMIC, RANCH, OR HONEY MUSTARD DRESSING

$5.00

WARM SPINACH SALAD SHERRY VINAIGRETTE, FETA, ROASTED BELL PEPPERS, PINENUTS

$6.00

CLASSIC COBB ROMAINE LETTUCE, TOMATO, AVOCADO, BLUE CHEESE, EGG, GRILLED CHICKEN & APPLEWOOD SMOKED BACON

$8.00

MO|TAV BURGERS | SERVED WITH FRIES OR SIDE SALAD

THAT’S A GOOD

BURGER!

MO|TAV BURGER ANGUS BEEF, MOZZARELLA, PANCETTA, ARUGULA, ONION COMPOTE, TOMATO AIOLI, ON GARLIC BREAD

$10.00

OLD SKOOL ANGUS BEEF, AGED CHEDDAR, LETTUCE, TOMATO, ONIONS, PICKLES, GARLIC AIOLI

$8.00

WESTERN ANGUS BEEF, AGED CHEDDAR, SMOKED BACON, ONION RINGS, BBQ SAUCE, RANCH

$9.00

THE ALOHA ANGUS BEEF, SWISS CHEESE, GRILLED PINEAPPLE, RED ONION, TERIYAKI BLACK & BLUE BLACKENED ANGUS BEEF, CARAMELIZED ONIONS, DANISH BLUE CHEESE PORTABELLA ANGUS BEEF, FETA, PORTEBELLA MUSHROOM, GRILLED EGGPLANT, ROASTED BELL PEPPER, BASIL, TOMATO AIOLI THANKSGIVING GROUND TURKEY, STUFFING, DRIED CRANBERRIES, MAYO, GRAVY, SCALLIONS GRILLED CHICKEN GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST, GRUYERE CHEESE, MIXED GREENS, ROASTED BELL PEPPERS, CILANTRO PESTO

$8.00 $8.00 $7.00 $8.00 $7.00

BUILD A BURGER OUR BURGERS ARE 100% HORMONE-FREE, GRASS FED, SUSTAINABLE, AND ORGANIC. WE ARE STRONG SUPPORTERS OF LOCAL FARMING COMMUNITIES. WE BELIEVE IN BUYING AND SERVING THE HIGHEST QUALITY INGREDIENTS AVAILABLE THAT COME FROM ABUNDANT POPULATIONS, AND TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR OUR ROLE IN PRESERVING A LASTING, DIVERSE SUPPLY OF INGREDIENTS. ALL BEEF BURGERS SERVED MEDIUM UNLESS OTHERWISE REQUESTED.

STEP 1 CHOOSE YOUR BURGER 1/3lb BEEF $7.00

TURKEY $6.00

VEGGIE $6.00

GRILLED CHICKEN $6.00

STEP 2 CHOOSE YOUR DAIRY FIRST CHEESE IS INCULDED | EXTRA CHEESE IS $1.00 AGED CHEDDAR AMERICAN SWISS JARLESBERG

PROVOLONE DANISH BLUE PEPPER JACK BRIE

MOZZARERLLA MONTEREY JACK GOAT CHEESE FETA

HORSERADISHCHEDDER SMOKED GOUDA

BEST HAPPY HOUR IN TOWN Mon–Fri 4pm-6pm

2 Happy Hour Menu * Drink Specials

$

Sunday NFL All The Games * All Day

STEP 3 CHOOSE UP TO 4 TOPPINGS SPROUTS MIXED GREENS TOMATOES PICKLES RED ONIONS CRISPY SHALLOTS

ROASTED BELL PEPPERS GRILLED PINEAPPLE CARMELIZED ONIONS ARUGULA JALAPENOS

SCALLIONS GRILLED ONIONS HARD-BOILED EGG CUCUMBER

STEP 3.5 UPGRADES | $1 PER SELECTION BACON BLACK FOREST HAM PROSCIUOTTO

SAUTEED MUSHROOMS AVOCADO GUACAMOLE

FRIED EGG FRIES ONION RINGS

STEP 4 GET SAUCED | ONE SAUCE INCLUDED SAUCE OF THE MONTH HONEY MUSTARD MAYO

SPICY AIOLI GARLIC AIOLI SUN DRIED TOMATO AIOLI

SWEET & SOUR BBQ CHIPOTLE SOUR CREAM

BUTTERMILK RANCH TERIYAKI SAUCE ONION MARMALADE

STEP 5 HOT BUNS GARLIC BREAD SESAME SEED BUN

SOURDOUGH WHOLE WHEAT BUN

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ome of the Award Winning brick oven baked pizza. With a selection of over 24 toppings and our dough made fresh daily combined with our blend of 100% whole milk cheese and seasoned sauce, we create a menu of Italian food you can’t get anywhere else!

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Voted San Luis Obispo County’s Best Asian Restaurant 20 Years

Golden China Restaurant

A Sampling of Our Menu...

Fine Madarine & Szechwan Cuisine

60-Item Daily Buffet at 3 Locations for Lunch & Dinner

Appetizers

BRUSCHETTA: basil, tomatoes, mozzarella & garlic. PARMESAN CHICKEN: baked with a side of marinara.

Pastas

Pasta dinners include any regular salad & bread stick CHICKEN ALFREDO LASAGNE: chicken in alfredo sauce with mushrooms, tomatoes, basil, mozzarella, ricotta & parmesan. PORTABELLA MUSHROOM RAVIOLI CLASSIC MEAT LASAGNE SEASONAL VEGETARIAN LASAGNE

Daily Buffet — No Transfats & No MSG

ENTRÉES

BEEF • Broccoli Beef • Mongolian Beef • Kung Pao Beef • Beef Szechwan Style • Steak Chinese Style • Beef with String Bean

PORK • Pork in Hot Garlic Sauce • BBQ Spare Ribs • Sweet & Sour Pork • Golden China Hot Pepper Pork • Pot Stickers (6) • BBQ Pork with Chinese Peas

POULTRY • House Special Chicken • Sugar Peas with Chicken • Chicken in Hot Garlic Sauce • Chicken Dumplings (12) • Sweet & Sour Chicken • Chicken with Cashew Nut • Lemon Chicken • Kung Pao Chicken • Chicken in Curry Sauce • Moo Goo Gai Pan

VEGETABLE • Bean Curd with Vegetable • Eggplant Szechwan Style • Fried Sauteed String Bean • Egg Foo Young • Sauteed Mixed Vegetables CHOW MEIN • Vegetable Chow Mein • Pork Chow Mein • Chicken Chow Mein • Shrimp Chow Mein • Combination Chow Mein • Fried Jumbo Shrimp

(sliced Tender Chicken with Mushrooms, Chinese Peas & Bamboo Shoots in Special House Sauce)

Gourmet Dinner Special

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Includes: Fried Shrimp, Egg Roll, Fried Rice & One Entree for Each Person With This Coupon. Not Valid With Any Other Offers. Limited Time Only.

Free Delivery!

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Open 7 Days! Three Locations To Serve You! SAN LUIS OBISPO 685 Higuera St.

543-7354 Family Dining Daily Buffet

ATASCADERO 7425 El Camino Rl.

466-1828 Family Dining Daily Buffet Free Delivery

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772-1838 Family Dining Daily Buffet Free Delivery

Pizza Pies build your own

Mini · Medium · Large ~ All Pizzas Available In Thin Crust We make all our pizzas with whole milk mozzarella cheese, fresh ingredients, hand-made dough & homemade sauce.

Pizza Favorites

Mini · Medium · Large ~ All Pizzas Available In Thin Crust SLO TOWN: pepperoni, canadian bacon, mushrooms, bell peppers & onions HAWAIIN: Canadian bacon, bell peppers, pineapple & cashew nuts. NUCCI PESTO: pesto, feta, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, greek olives, sausage & parmesan. THAI: chicken, spicy peanuts, peanut sauce, green onions, cilantro & julienne carrots. BARBECUE: marinated chicken with BBQ sauce, red onions, fresh cilantro & oregano. SHRIMP & GARLIC: sun dried tomatoes, shrimp, scallions, garlic, butter & parmesan.

Vegetarian

NORTH BEACH: spinach, mozzarella, feta, tomatoes & pesto sauce. NUCCI VEGGIE PESTO: pesto, feta, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, greek olives & parmesan.

12” Thin Crust House Specialties

no substitutions 4 CHEESE: mozzarella, parmesan, blue cheese & provolone. MARGHERITA: tomatoes, fresh basil & garlic. FLORENTINE: tomatoes, prosciutto, mozzarella, olive oil & oregano. FOOTHILL DELIGHT: pepperoni, mushroom, parmesan & mozzarella.

Salads

homemade dressings on side RASPBERRY SALAD: slices of apple, glazed walnuts, chunks of blue cheese & raspberry dressing. POPPYSEED SALAD: raisins, grapes, red onions, almonds, mandarin oranges & poppyseed dressing. ANTIPASTO SALAD: prosciutto, artichoke hearts, mozzarella, tomatoes, black olives, pepperoncinis, red onions & italian dressing.

Sandwiches

MEATBALL: meatballs with marinara and mozzarella on a toasted french roll. NUCCI SUB: ham, turkey, salami, provolone, lettuce, tomato, red onion on a toasted french roll with a side of pesto spread.

Lunch Specials 11 - 3 pm Dinner Specials

Ask about our nightly dinner specials 12” 2 Topping Pizza with 2 Dinner Salads

party or event

We can handle large orders, parties & catered events with only 1 day notice. Call for info.

545-9444

3165 Broad St. Crossroads Center

542-0152

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- New Times Voted SLO’s Best Pizza 21 Times! Readers’ Poll Dine-In Take-Out Delivery Groups Catering Lunch ‘til Late Night

1000 Higuera St • (805) 541-4420 • www.woodstocksslo.com

Check Our Web Site For Our Prices, Deals, Coupons & More

Classic Combos

All Pizzas Available in: 8” Personal 12” Medium

14” Large

16” X-Large

SLO Classic

garlic bird

firebird

bbq bird

mediterranean

carnivore

vegetarian

the bomb

hawaiian

pesto primavera

Pizza U create hand-tossed, freshly baked whole wheat or white crust, classic red sauce & whole milk mozzarella cheese. add thick crust to any pizza

sauces

pesto creamy garlic tomato bbq firesauce

Appetizers

fresh toppings - we load them on!

xtra cheese pepperoni italian sausage linguica salami lean ground beef canadian-style bacon garlic red onions onions green peppers ‘shrooms black olives broccoli tomatoes pineapple jalapenos pepperoncini almonds

fresh salads

gourmet toppings

grilled chicken bbq chicken bacon kalamata olives feta cheese artichoke hearts sun-dried tomatoes

Salads Available in Regular, Large & Party Sizes

add or remove chicken on any salad

party sizes feed 25-30

wildeBread™

seasoned w/garlic & herbs.

woody’s wings served w/classic red sauce buffalo, spicy breaded or honey bbq Half (6) Full (12)

or ranch. add cheese. 8” Regular or 12” Large

Chicken Caesar

asian Chicken

spinach

the greek

brother tom’s

antipasto

crisp romaine lettuce, romaine lettuce, grilled chicken, carrots, fresh spinach, ‘shrooms, bacon, grilled chicken, parmesan cheese, cucumbers, ‘shrooms, broccoli, mandarin red onions & woodstock’s croutons & caesar dressing oranges, crispy wontons & asian dressing exclusive balsamic vinaigrette

desserts chocolate caramel pie™

pizza shell covered CinnaBread ™ & ™ w/sweetened cream apple CinnaBread cheese, crumbled smothered w/cinnamon, brown sugar & icing ** add toasted almonds **

Snickers® Bars & topped w/caramel & chocolate sauce.

Both Available in 8” Regular or 12” Large

drinks

romaine lettuce, feta cheese, tomatoes, cucumbers, kalamata olives, pepperoncini & red onions

bottomless sodas, cans & sixers bottled water, milk, apple juice & fruit punch juice boxes a great selection of beer! we also serve wine.

romaine & spring lettuce, sliced carrots & cucumbers, tomatoes, mozzarella & croutons

a brother tom’s plus salami, pepperoni, ‘shrooms, red onions & black olives

romaine, spinach or spring greens plus any

build your own salad toppings from our pizza or salad menus!


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Serving Breakfast · Lunch · Dinner Featuring our Award Winning Clam Chowder

A Sampling of our Menu

• Artisan Breads • • Handcrafted Chocolates • Baguettes Ciabatta Focaccia Sourdough

Truffles Chocolate Bars Gift Boxes Wedding Favors

• Party Platter Catering Available • Special Bakery Orders Welcome • Breakfast •

Egg Sandwiches, French Toast, Omelets, Pastries, Burritos

• Chowder & Chili •

Famous Clam Chowder in Sourdough Bread Bowls

• Seafood & Chips •

Fish & Chips, Oysters, Calamari, Scallops

• Steamed Clams • • Seafood Sandwiches •

Fish Sandwich - Cod, Grilled or Smoked Salmon, Grilled Ahi Tuna, Grilled Calamari

• Seafood Tacos •

Fish Taco , Grilled or Smoked Salmon, Grilled Ahi Tuna, Grilled Shrimp

• Burgers & Dogs • • Chicken •

Chicken Strips & Chips, Chicken Sandwich, Chicken Taco, Chicken Salad

• Sun Pizzas •

Full Bar

Live Entertainment Nightly Karaoke - Every Tuesday & Wednesday 8pm

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Daily Kids Menu & Breathtaking Bay Views

885 Embarcadero, Morro Bay (805) 772-1420· otterrockcafe.com

Fresh Tomato & Cheese, Grilled Shrimp, Smoked Salmon Pepperoni, Veggie

• Deli Sandwiches • • Salads •

Fresh Seafood Salads, Garden Salads

• Beer & Wine Available • • Pastries & Desserts •

Sun Tarts, Pastries, Cookies, Pies, Cakes, etc.

Take Out / Phone In Available

1491 Monterey Street • SLO (805) 544-7567

Order ONLINE for pickup or delivery at splashcafe.com, splashbakery.com or menuclub.com Visit Our Original Location

197 Pomeroy • Pismo Beach (805)773-4653

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Giancarlo’s

RISTORANTE MEDITERRANEO

A Sample of our Seasonal Menu

O

ur Menu is developed by the chefs of Giancarlo’s Ristorante and is based on Mediterranean recipes. Emphasis is placed on simple, fresh ingredients. All meals are complemented by homemade Ciabatta bread accompanied with our roasted Garlic Herb infused & Aged Balsamic dip. The core lunch and dinner menus include a selection of Antipasti, Soups, Salads, WoodFired Pizza, Fresh Pasta, Grilled and Roasted Meats, Local Seafood and a variety of Homemade Desserts and Elegant Wines.

Breakfast

STARTERS

NEW!

Carpaccio Thin slices of Raw Beef Filet, Capers, Shaved Grana, Wild Arugula, Mustard & Tuscan extra virgin olive oil

Caprese Local Heirloom Tomatoes, Fresh Whole

Milk Buffalo Mozzarella, Basil, Tuscan extra virgin olive oil

A Sampling of our Menu WEST COAST OMELETTE

Shrimp, tomatoes, jack cheese & chives. Topped with hollandaise sauce.

NEW YORK STEAK & EGGS

Our 8 oz. New York steak, 3 eggs, hash browns, biscuits & gravy.

Vongole Al Tegamino 1lb. of Steamers

GARDEN OMELETTE

Fritto Misto Fried Calamari, Artichokes,

SARAH’S PLATTER

Clams in a Garlic, White wine and herb butter sauce Shrimp with Roasted Garlic aoli

PASTA

Stuffed with steamed spinach, mushrooms & tomatoes, topped with jack cheese. 1 lb. slab of hickory smoked ham, 3 eggs, country spuds, biscuits & gravy. Only Mom can match this one!

Turtei di Aragosta Lobster filled ravioli,

Lunch

Mexican white prawns, Brandy tomato cream

OUR FAMOUS DOUBLE DELUXE BURGER

Lasagna Ferrarese Baked Lasagna with

Bolognese meat sauce, Buffalo whole milk Mozzarella, Parmiggiano Reggiano & Bechamel

Two 1/3 lb. 100% ground beef patties with cheese, lettuce, tomato, & Thousand Island dressing.

Tortellacci di Zucca Braised Butternut squash,

Amaretti cookies, Freshly grated parmesan, Mostarda di frutti served in a Cream of Roasted Walnut

NEW!

PIZZA

NEW!

From our Oak wood-fired oven

ENTRÉE Free Range Petaluma Farm Organic Chicken with Apple-fennel slaw, Melted Garlic-White truffle Mashed Potato, Mustard natural au jus

FRISCO CHICKEN MELT

Grilled chicken topped with American cheese, bacon, lettuce, & tomato. Served on Foccacia bread with walnut Pesto Aioli.

Pizza Margherita · Pizza Toscana · Pizza Romana

Pollo Toscano Wood oven-roasted, Boneless

BLEU BURGER

Grilled Red Onion & melted Bleu Cheese.

NEW!

LINGUICA PHILLY

Grilled onions, Pepper Jack cheese, Bell Peppers & Linguica, served on a French roll.

Cinghiale al Tartufo Grilled Rack of Wild Boar

Dinner

Cappesante con Risotto ai Gamberi Seared Pancetta wrapped Sea of Cortez Rock

STEAK & CRUNCHY SHRIMP

Branzino Pan Roasted “Branzino” Mediterranean SeaBass with Nicoise Olives, Garlic,

GILROY GARLIC CHICKEN & MUSHROOMS

chops with Truffle-porcini Risotto & zucchini soufflé

Scallops on a Rosemary Skewer placed on Rock Shrimp & Zucchini Risotto Wine, Lemon & Sicilian extra virgin olive oil

Arista di Maiale Spit Roasted All Natural Free Range Pork Loin Chop (Niman Ranch), Heirloom Viking Mashed Potatoes, Sauteed shaved Brussel Sprouts with Chestnuts & Pancetta Persimmon & Pear Relish, Gewurztraminer sauce

Cioppino Dungeness Crab Cioppino, Pacific Fish, Clams, Mussels, Shrimp & Scallops simmered in a white wine tomato sauce

Filetto al Gorgonzola Grilled Prime Filet of Beef crusted with gorgonzola cheese, Barolo wine reduction & Grilled Portabella Mushroom

SUNDAY BRUNCH SPECIAL

11am-2:30pm · $22.95 per person Includes 3 course meal with a glass of Italian Prosecco Sample Brunch Menu: Oyster, Cioppino, Tiramisu -or- Caprese, Filet Mignon, Crème Brulee

8 oz. New York Steak with shrimp & cocktail sauce.

Twin chicken breasts sautéed with mushrooms & roasted garlic on rice, with fresh steamed vegetables & house bread. NEW!

“FORK & STEAK-KNIFE” BURGER

2/3 lb. patty loaded with mushrooms, cheese & steak sauce. Served on a grilled French Roll with Seasoned Fries.

ST. LOUIS SPARE RIBS

1 lb of our tender baked pork ribs basted with BBQ Sauce & char-fired to order. Served with slaw, a biscuit & fries.

Beer & Wine Also Available

Menu & prices may change daily according to the weather & availability of ingredients.

Santa Maria

(805) 772-9200 · 810 Morro Bay Blvd·Morro Bay, CA

Across from the Santa Maria Inn

Lunch 11:30-2pm · Dinner 5-10pm · Closed Mon. www.GIANCARLOSRESTAURANT.com

726 S. Broadway · 739-8895

Open Daily 6am-9pm, 10pm on Fridays

Santa Maria 726 S. Broadway · 739-8895


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Every Dinner is served with warm sourdough rolls, “Endless” soup or salad, campfire beans and one of the following sides:

“The Coolest Joint in Town”

Longhorn Rice Pilaf • Garlic Red Mashers Buttered Corn Cob • Baked Idaho Potato • Fancy Green Beans • Fettucine Alfredo • Steak Fries

STEAKS

SEAFOOD

Luke’s Western Rib Eye

Jumbo prawns served scampi-style with sautéed portabella mushrooms. $17

Our USDA Steaks are wood-smoked and char-fired

Char-fired rib eye smothered with sautéed mushrooms and roasted garlic 13oz.......$18 16oz......$20

Famous Skirt Steak & Mushrooms

9oz skirt steak char-fired and glazed with our A-1 butter. Served on a skillet with our sautéd button mushrooms. $16

Santa Maria Tri-Tip

Shrimp Scampi Portabella

Luke’s Prime Rib

Sizzling Fajitas

Strips of steak or chicken breast with bell peppers and onions. Served sizzling with all the fixin’s! $15

Seared Ahi

Texas Shrimp Trio

Prime Rib Dip

Stagecoach shrimp, skewered BBQ shrimp, and shrimp scampi. $19

Tender slices of prime rib piled high with caramelized onions and provolone cheese. Served with steak fries. $14

Calamari Steak

Panko breaded and pan seared, topped with our garlic parmesan butter. $14

Campfire Salmon

New York Steak Sandwich

Fresh 8oz skillet seared fillet, glazed with teriyaki. $16

9oz NY steak cooked to order and served on a French roll with steak fries. $14

Coconut Shrimp Stack

Chicken Fried Steak

Seasoned with Luke’s own rub, then slow roasted. You’re gonna love it! Choice 10oz......$18 Choice 16oz......$24

Served with sourdough rolls, “Endless” soup or salad and campfire beans

Seared rare and glazed with a soy-ginger sauce. $14

12oz of hand sliced tri-tip, loaded with sautéed mushrooms. $17

12oz breaded beef cutlet on a bed of mashers with country gravy. $15

LUKE’S FAVORITES

Served with our spicy marmalade for dipping. $16

Sizzling Shrimp Fajitas

Shrimp with bell peppers and onions. Served sizzling with all the fixin’s! $16

STEAK & SHRIMP STAMPEDE Our 10oz Flat Iron steak, cooked just the way you like and a load of stagecoach shrimp! $20

The Wrangler

1/2lb char-fired burger with smoked cheddar cheese, hickory bacon, onion tanglers and BBQ sauce. $12

Bacon Wrapped Filet

Prices subject to change

Choice 8oz filet, the most tender of all steaks. $22

COOL HAND COMBOS

Mix and Match any 2 Items. $20

9oz New York Steak • Shrimp Scampi Char-Fired Tip-Tip • BBQ Shrimp Skewer Raspberry Chipotle Spare Ribs BBQ Chicken Breast

New York Steak

Char-fired to your liking. 9oz......$15 14oz......$18

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226 • 2770

Mon. - Thurs. 4pm - 9:30pm Fri. & Sat. 4pm - 10pm Sunday 4pm - 9pm

corner of Hwy 101 & Stowell Rd.

928 • 6196

Mon. - Thurs. 4pm - 10pm Fri. & Sat. 4pm - 11pm Sunday Noon - 10pm

Visit us at www.coolhandlukes.com

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House Made Tortilla Chips French Onion Soup 5.50 Albondigas Soup 4.50 Tempura Shrimps 11.50 Hot skillet Buffalo Wings 9.50

New Frontiers Deli Hot Entrees

Blackened Salmon • Mustard-Crusted Roast Beef Veggie Lasagna • Enchilada Casserole • Quiche • Pizza and many more, fresh every day

Fresh Deli Salads

A variety of daily specials including: Traditional Coleslaw • Potato Salad • Chicken Caesar Salad Cashew Chicken Salad • Pesto Pasta, and more

Fresh Salad Bar

All the freshest salad bar ingredients, made your way!

Specialty Sandwiches

Roasted or Smoked Turkey Tuna • Ultimate Veggie • Roast Beef Tuna Melt • Gardenburger Turkey and Veggie Wraps, and more Or custom-order your favorite sandwich!

Juice Bar

4BMBET House Salad 4.50

Mixed greens, tomatoes, and onion

Grilled Black Pepper Sirloin Steak Salad 12.75

10 Beers on Tap Special House Martinis

With shaved Manchego cheese and sun dried tomatoes

Barbecued Shrimp and Avocado Salad 13.50 Apple smoked bacon, tomatoes, hard boiled egg, and red onions

#VGGBMP1MBUFT

Served with Albondigas soup or house salad

Enchiladas con Salsa Verde 14.50 With rice and ranch beans

Steak-Frites 16.50

Grilled sirloin steak served with French fries

Fresh Basil Fettuccini 12.50 With olive oil, tomato, and garlic Add Chicken 4.50 or Shrimp 6.50

Fresh juices and cool fruit smoothies

Fresh Baked Goodies

Muffins • Scones • Cakes • Cheesecakes • Fresh Pies and a selection of dairy-free and wheat-free baked goods Special bakery orders are welcome We make specialty cakes, too

Organic Coffees & Espresso Drinks

Certified organic, shade-grown and fair-traded coffees to give you the best flavor and quality.

)PVTF4BOEXJDIFT Served with French fries or house salad

Grilled Pastrami and Pepperoni Sandwich 10.50 With grilled onions, pickle wedges, and mustard, on rustic bread

Chimichurri Grilled Sirloin Steak Sandwich 11.50 On rustic bread, with horseradish

Marinated Chicken on Ciabatta 10.50

Grilled chicken breast marinated with herbs, Basil pesto, tomato, and provolone cheese

Big Chief Half Pound Burger 9.50

Grilled ground beef, served on Ciabatta, with all the works

Special orders and catering welcome

We use only the freshest natural ingredients containing no MSG, preservatives, additives, or artificial ingredients

Lunch & Dinner 11am–10pm Full Bar Open ‘til 2am

(805) 544.5515

717 Higuera St. San Luis Obispo 896 Foothill Blvd., San Luis Obispo corner of Foothill & Santa Rosa Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8-9, Sat. 8-8, Sun. 9-8 • 785-0194

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Golden fried spring rolls stuffed with vegetables.

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Grilled marinated beef served with spicy sauce.

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Combination of Satay, Fresh rolls, Fried calamari, Golden Bags and Thai rolls.

– Curry – Geang Deang $14

Beautiful spicy red curry from dried chili and coconut milk, basil leaves with choice of chicken, beef, pork, or tofu.

Geang Garee $14

Mild curry from curry powder, turmeric, spices, coconut milk with choice of chicken or tofu.

– Noodle & Fried Rice – Pineapple Fried Rice $14

Wok fried steamed rice with chicken, prawns, cashew nut, pineapple, onion and egg served in pineapple boat.

Siamese Fried Rice $12

Wok fried steamed rice with egg, onion and choice of chicken, beef, or pork.

Pad Thai Noodle $14

Wok fried Thai rice noodle with combination of chicken and prawns, sweet tamarind sauce, egg, bean sprout, peanut, tofu and onion.

Pad Kee Mow Noodle $14

Wok fried rice noodle with egg, onion and Thai basil leaves with choice of chicken, beef, pork, or tofu.

– Soup – Tom Kha Kai Cup $5 Pot $9

Light coconut milk soup with chicken and straw mushroom.

Tom Yum Koong Cup $6 Pot $10

Famous hot & sour lemongrass soup with prawns and straw mushroom.

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Himapran Nut $13

Sautéed cashew nut with sweet chili, onion, bell pepper and fried chili.

Pad Phet $13

Sautéed spicy red curry paste, fresh pepper corn, lemongrass and basil leaves.

Thai Palace Flavors Fish $17

Crispy fish fillet topped with sweet & sour chili sauce.

– Favorites – Param $13

Choice of chicken, beef, or pork on bed of steamed spinach topped with our famous curry peanut sauce.

Fresh Ginger Roasted Duck $18

Boneless roasted duck sautéed with fresh ginger and onion in light garlic wine sauce.

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Sautéed jumbo prawns with vegetables in roasted garlic sauce.

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Sit Back. Relax. Enjoy. BRUNCH Served Sunday, 9am to 3pm

LUNCH Served Mon – Sat, 11am to 3pm

DINNER Served nightly, 5pm to 9pm

California Scramble

Beef Dip with Caramelized Onions

Shrimp Crostini

Scrambled eggs, melted cheese, bacon, tomato, and avocado tossed with country taters. Served with fresh fruit on the side. 14.95

Italian Egg Bake

Tomatoes, basil, mushrooms, onions, eggs and bacon topped with cheese and baked to bubbly perfection. 14.95

Hot roast beef with caramelized onions and melted cheese. Au jus and garlic horseradish sauce on the side. 14.95

Fish Tacos - Best on the Central Coast

Corn tortillas stuffed with lightly breaded fish, served with cabbage, onions, cilantro and spicy cream sauce. Homemade salsa on the side. 14.95

Ham & Cheese Monte Cristo

Egg-battered-cinnamon-swirl bread cooked on the griddle with ham and cheese. Top with maple syrup and you’re in Heaven! 13.95

Large shrimp sautéed in a walnut pesto cream. Served over grilled French bread. 14.95

Osso Buco

Meaty veal shanks slow cooked in a hearty tomato broth. Served with creamed corn polenta and fresh vegetables. 28.95

**Grilled Sea Bass

Served with salsa fresca and avocado. 25.95

**Mahi Mahi

Served with a Cajun shrimp and lobster cream sauce. 24.95

Our Wine List Rocks.

Prices Subject To Change and **All seafood entrees are subject to availability.

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The Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill is a family run establishment that opened in 1993. Our goal is simple; serve great food with great service in a relaxed atmosphere. So sit back. Relax. Enjoy. Monday thru Saturday 11am-9pm Sunday 9am-9pm

6550 Moonstone Beach Drive in Cambria, Ca

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Restaurant & Bar 990 Industrial Way, Ca., 93401 Serving the Central Coast Since 1976

Gradburgers

Sandwiches

All our burgers are cooked medium-well over an open flame with your

All our sandwiches are served on a sesame bun, baked fresh daily in our own bakery. They also include a choice of fries, soup or green salad..

choice of American, Cheddar, Swiss, Monterey Jack or Pepper Jack Cheese. All burgers served with your choice of french fries, soup or salad. Gradburger 1/2 lb................5.90 Junior Grad 1/4 lb.................4.90 Super Grad 1lb.....................8.50 Garden Burger..........................5.75 Turkey Burger...........................5.75

Additional Items: Bacon..........1.00 Green Chilies..........1.00 Teri & Pineapple..........1.50 Avocado ..........1.00 Extra Cheese..........25¢

Specialties Chicken Breast...........7.25 Teriyaki & Pineapple...........8.75 BBQ Style...........7.75 Chicken Strips...........7.75 Fish & Chips...........8.50 Chicken Wing Dinner...........9.50

Steaks

All our steaks are flame broiled and served with garlic bread, green salad and your choice of fries or baked potato. Prime Rib..........15.50 Ribeye Steak..........14.50 Petite Ribeye..........12.50 (Fridays after 5pm)

Salads

Choice of dressings are Thousand Island, Bleu Cheese, Ranch, french, Italian, Fat-free Italian, Oil & Vinegar, Caesar or Honey Mustard Chicken Taco Salad.........8.50 Beef Taco Salad..........8.50 Chicken Caesar..........7.25 Penny’s Crispy Chicken Salad..........5.75 Tuna Tomato..........6.75 Ceasar Salad..........4.50 Dinner Salad..........3.50 Side Salad..........2.00 Side Ceasar.............2.50 Chef Salad..........6.25 Napoleon..........6.50 Soup & Salad..........4.50 Bowl of Soup..........3.75 Cup of Soup..........2.50 To add a soup or salad to any meal, please add................$1.50 To add a side ceasar, please add.......................$1.75

Patty Melt.................................................6.25 Glendale......................................................7.25 Italian Sausage Sandwich.............6.75 Club Sandwich.......................................6.50 Turkey..........................................................6.25 California Club........................................7.90 BBQ Beef...................................................6.65 BLT.................................................................6.00 BBQ Chicken Breast..........................7.25 Teriyaki Chicken Breast..................7.75 Chicken Breast ....................................7.25 Cordon Bleu.............................................7.75 Santa Fe Chicken.................................7.75 Tuna...............................................................6.25 Ribeye Steak .......................................11.25 Ham...............................................................5.75 Linguisa.......................................................5.75 Pastrami on Rye...................................6.00 Phily Chesse Steak.............................9.50 Tri-Tip............................................................6.30 Grad Dog...................................................4.75 Fish Sandwich ......................................6.00

Side Orders Nachos........................................................6.25 Chicken or Beef Nachos ................8.50 Chicken wings with BBQ or Fire Sauce...,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,9.25 Onion Rings.............................................5.95 Deep fried Zuchinni............................5.95 Garlic Bread.............................................2.50 Garlic Bread with Cheese..............3.00 French Fries.............................................4.25 Baked Potato..........................................2.25 Mozzarella Sticks................................6.90 Deep Fried Mushrooms..................5.95

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North County’s

Ultimate Fresh Fish Market

Starters Sweet Tumbleweed Onion · Florentine Mushroom Caps Crispy Mountain Oysters · Bay Shrimp Cocktail Far Western Ravioli Platter

Classic Dinners Famous Bulls Eye Steak · Filet Mignon New York Strip · Marinated Boneless Chicken Breast Center Cut Pork Chops · Citrus Glazed Baby Back Ribs Herb Glazed Rack of Lamb Prime Top Sirlon Steak Shrimp Scampi · Large Lobster Tail

Homemade Desserts Nina’s Créme Brulee · Bread Pudding Chocolate Brownie Sundae Seasonal Fruit Desserts

Fine fare meets authentic flavor for an unforgettable dining experience at the Far Western Tavern. Here in historic downtown Guadalupe, the Minetti family brings two generations and five decades of ownership to your table, serving legendary cuisine that is rooted in local tradition yet suited for contemporary tastes.

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Daily Specials! Monday - Saturday | 10am - 7pm Sundays | 11am - 5pm Vineyard Marketplace

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805.434.1950

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Best Ribs In SlO County 12 Years

BBQ Sandwiches Includes choice of Grandpa Tom’s baked beans, potato salad or coleslaw.

Virginia BBQ Pork “The House Specialty Sandwich” Tender Lean Shredded Pork and BBQ sauce topped with B.K.’s Coleslaw on a french roll. A Real Southern Treat! $7.45 Shredded Chicken Sandwich .....................................................$7.45 Smoked, shredded chicken and BBQ sauce, topped with our homemade coleslaw on a french roll. BBQ Beef ................................................................................$7.45 Tender, melt in your mouth, shredded beef served with BBQ sauce and Memphis seasoning on a french roll. Louisiana Style Hot Links .........................................................$7.45 A spicy favorite, with grilled onions and peppers on a french roll. Tri-Tip......................................................................................$8.45 Tender hickory smoked tri-tip served w/salsa and BBQ sauce on a french roll.

Burgers & Chicken 1/3 lb. of fresh ground beef / freshly grilled chicken breast Includes choice of BBQ beans, coleslaw or potato salad BBQ Chicken Breast .................................................................$6.95 Boneless chicken breast served on a sesame bun.

* Carolina Chicken......................................................................$7.45

BBQ breast topped with caramelized onions, sweet Carolina BBQ sauce & jack cheese.

* California Chicken....................................................................$7.95

Salads Choices of dressings are Balsamic Italian, Bleu Cheese, Ranch, & Zesty Chipotle * BBQ Chopped Chicken Salad................................................... $8.95 Shredded lettuces, black beans, sweet corn, jicama, & cilantro tossed with homemade ranch dressing topped with BBQ chicken breast, sliced tomatoes & crispy corn tortilla chips. * Caesar Salad ......................................................................... $7.95 Fresh romaine hearts tossed with our garlicky caesar dressing, shredded parmesan, touch of lemon & fresh homemade croutons. Add Chicken Breast or Trip-tip $2.00 * Tri-tip Salad........................................................................... $8.95 Fresh greens, tomatoes, red bell peppers, cucumbers, black beans, & sweet corn tossed with our homemade zesty chipotle dressing & topped with oak roasted tri-tip. * Calypso Salad........................................................................ $8.95 Fresh greens, red bell peppers, red grapes, candied walnuts & bleu cheese crumbles tossed with homemade balsamic vinaigrette. Add Chicken Breast or Trip-tip $2.00 Mo’s Cobb Salad .................................................................... $9.95 * Fresh greens, grilled chicken, real bacon, tomatoes, blue cheese crumbles, avocado, & hard boiled egg, choice of dressing. Green Salad ....................................................sm. $3.95 lg. $5.95 Add Avocado to any salad ...................................................... $1.50

Sides Kruk’s Homemade Potato Chips................. side $3.25 basket $4.50 Billy’s Onion Rings .................................................................$4.95 Baked Bean........................................................sm. $.99 lg. $1.75 B.K.’s Pantry Coleslaw.........................................sm. $.95 lg. $1.75 Potato Salad.......................................................sm. $.95 lg. $1.75 Garlic Bread .............................................. side $2.75 basket $3.50 Killer Garlic Fries ..................................................................$4.95 Cornbread with honeybutter ..................................................$1.95 * Sweet Potato Fries .................................................................$4.95 Seasoned Fries.......................................................................$2.95 Fried Green Tomatoes (when available)..................................$4.95

BBQ breast topped with sliced tomato, avacado & jack cheese.

BBQ Garden Burger.................................................................$6.95 Tasty vegetarian patty w/BBQ sauce on a sesame bun. Hamburger....................................................$6.45 w/ cheese $6.95 1/4 lb. cooked to your liking, topped with cheese and BBQ sauce served on a sesame bun.

* Mo Burger...............................................................................$7.95

Topped w/ real bacon, BBQ sauce, jack cheese & beer battered onion rings.

* Carolina Burger .......................................................................$7.45 Topped w/ caramalized onions, sweet Carolina BBQ sauce & jack cheese.

1005 Monterey St. •San Luis Obispo 544-6193 New Location!

Children’s Menu Available

BBQ Pork Ribs & Such Includes Grandpa Tom’s baked beans, corn bread muffin and potato salad or coleslaw 1/2 slab $15.95 • 3/4 slab $18.95 • Full slab $22.95

Mo’s Memphis Pork Ribs “The House Specialty” These meaty tender Pork Ribs are Hickory smoked and barbecued with Mo’s BBQ sauce then sprinkled with a sweet vinegar and topped with our special seasoning from Memphis, Tennessee Philthy Phil’s Pork Ribs Very tender and flavorful finished with a vinegar, brown sugar, and mustard BBQ sauce! With a bit of a kick! Sweet Carolina’s Pork Ribs Slowly smoked w/Hickory very tender with a sweet BBQ sauce! An award winner coast to coast! Rib Combo Can’t decide? Try all three, because they are all so unique!

BBQ Dinners BBQ 1/2 Chicken.....................................................................$11.95 Hickory smoked to perfection. BBQ Sampler...........................................................................$18.95 For the Hearty Appetite - Ribs, Shredded Pork and Chicken

Other Stuff * Mo’s Chipotle Lime Tacos (2) ...................................................... $7.95 Tender chicken marinated in an incredible combination of pineapple juice, chipotle, oregano & garlic. Charbroiled then served on two flour tortillas w/ shredded cabbage, tomatoes, cilantro & our sweet and spicy cream sauce.

Beverages, Beer, & Wine Soft Drinks · Iced Tea · Coffee Draft Beer · Draft Pitchers · Bottled Beer · Wine by the Glass Prices Subject To Change

Open Every Day at 11am · www.mosbbq.com Home Delivery from Pismo Location – 481-7900 SLO Location – 541-FOOD (3663)

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a sampling of our seasonal menu... freshly shucked oysters

served iced, Rockefeller or tempura fried

seared sea scallops

seasoned with Hiwa Kai Sea Salt on edamame puree with citrus vinaigrette

seared foie gras

huckleberry waffle, caramelized onions & ginger scented port wine reduction

warm gruyere

onion & speck tart with pumpkin seeds & field greens in styrian pumpkin seed vinaigrette

crispy snow crab “chinois” with ginger, garlic & cilantro

potato, onion pierogi

with smoked sturgeon, sour cream & sturgeon caviar

pan roasted chicken breast

artichoke risotto cake, grilled asparagus, mushroom marsala cream sauce & almond gremolata

herb roasted halibut

wild mushroom ravioli, sautéed spinach, basil vermouth sauce & melted tomatoes

crispy filet of salmon

on saffron pearl couscous with chorizo, ménage au pois, lemon beurre blanc & roasted tomato, olive & caper relish

seared ahi

miso-honey glaze, pea shoots & blue fried rice, wasabi beurre blanc

coriander seared sea scallops & shrimp

spiced chucka soba noodles, asparagus & mushrooms, lemon ginger butter sauce

duck breast & confit of duck

butternut squash, shallots, applewood smoked bacon & rainbow chard, port pomegranate sauce

grilled pork chop

roasted fingerling potatoes, corn, fava beans, cipollini, pancetta & watercress, tarragon mustard sauce

herb crusted rack of colorado lamb

potato mushroom gratin & broccolini, barolo reduction

mixed grill

filet mignon of beef & Colorado lamb chops with cabernet reduction, grilled shrimp with porcini hollandaise, duck sausage, potato mushroom gratin, asparagus, crispy onions & café de Paris butter

12 oz rib eye 12 oz new york strip 8 oz filet mignon

haricots vert with bacon, crème fraîche whipped potatoes, crispy onions, watercress, cabernet reduction & maytag blue butter

white chocolate bread pudding

with drunken cherries and vanilla crème fraiche ice cream

chocolate lava cake

raspberry coulis, crème anglaise

crème brulée with fresh berries

Wine Enthusiast Magazine Award of Distinction

Extensive Wine List

Open Daily at 4pm

Wine Spectator Award of Excellence

998 Monterey Street San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 805.783.1135 . www.epkoberl.com

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PASO ROBLES

SALAD & SOUP Lemongrass Prawn hot & spicy charbroiled prawns with lemon grass salad $8.00 Grilled Veggie Salad grilled & mixed with sweet lemon dressing topped with roasted shaded coconut $7.00 Tom Kha Kai light coconut milk soup with chicken and straw mushroom cup $5.00 pot $10.00 Tom Yum Koong hot & sour lemongrass soup wth prawns and straw mushroom cup $6.00 pot $12.00

DINNER APPETIZERS Golden Bags stuffed with sautéed sweet potatoes $6.00

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A LA CARTE Pad Phet BASIL sautéed spicy red curry paste, fresh pepper corn, lemon grass and basil leaves (choice of chicken, beef, pork or tofu $13.00 Shitake & Green sautéed vegetables and shitake mushroom in light wine sauce (choice of chicken, beef, pork or tofu) $13.00 Garlic Jumbo Prawns sautéed jumbo prawns with vegetables in roasted garlic sauce $18.00 Crispy Sweet Basil Chicken crispy chicken sautéed with sweet chili sauce topped with crispy basil leaves $13.00 Lemongrass Pork Chop pan fried pork chop marinated with lemongrass, herbs and special sauce $13.00

Fresh Rolls rice paper wrapped fresh vegetables and shrimp $7.00

Pad Garee Goong Muerk sautéed combination of prawns, calamari and vegetables in yellow curry and coconut milk $17.00

Basil Platter combination of Satay, fresh rolls, fried calamari, golden bags and Thai rolls $12.00

Pineapple Fried Rice wok fried steamed rice with chicken, prawns, cashew nut, pineapple, onion and egg $14.00

VEGETARIAN APPETIZERS Mee Krob wok fried crispy noodle with orange sweet sauce $6.00 Vegetarian Platter combination of Thai roll, Satay tofu, Golden bags and Mee Krob $10.00

Pad Thai Noodle wok fried Thai rice noodle with combination of chicken and prawns, sweet tamarind sauce, egg, bean sprout, peanut, tofu and onion $14.00 Chu Chee Tofu steamed soft tofu and vegetables topped with Chu Chee curry sauce and crispy basil leaves $13.00 Prik Khing sautéed tofu or mock duck and green bean with Prik Khing curry paste $13.00 Pad Thai Noodle wok fried Thai rice noodle,vegetables, sweet tamarind sauce, egg, bean sprout, peanut, tofu and onion. $14.00 Pad Woon-sen Noodle wok fried bean noodle with tofu or mock duck, egg and vegetables $13.00 Pad Kee Mow Noodle wok fried rice flat noodle with tofu, vegetables, sweet chili sauce, egg, onion and Thai basil leaves $13.00

Authentic Italian Cuisine

Antipasti

A selection of our Menu

Tagliatelle Tutto Mare

Bruschetta con Pomodoro

Toasted bread with garlic and olive oil topped with fresh tomato, basil and garlic.

Mozzarella alla Caprese

Fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil and extra virgin olive oil with Italian olives.

Seafood combination in light white or red sauce over tagliatelle pasta.

Scampi Italiano

Large Prawns sautéed in olive oil, butter, garlic and lemon served with pasta.

Antipasto del Campagnolo

Pollo

Gamberetti al Vino Bianco Burro Limone Aglio

Petti di Pollo alla Parmigiana

Prosciutto di Parma with provolone and olives, served with bread.

6 prawns with white wine, lemon butter and garlic. Served with bread.

Pasta

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Tender chicken breast blanketed with a layer of fine cheese, covered with a delicious tomato sauce and served with pasta.

Petti di Pollo al Gorgonzola

Tender chicken breast sautéed in a gorgonzola sauce served with pasta.

Capellini con Pomodoro Fresco

Petti di Pollo Piccata

Pennette al Gorgonzola

Vitello

Angel hair pasta with fresh tomato, basil and garlic. Penne pasta with gorgonzola cheese sauce.

Spaghetti della Casa

Vieni Vai proudly serves this traditional dish in the old fashioned way. Choice of meatball or sausage extra.

Gnocchi a Modo Tuo

Potato dumplings with your choice of gorgonzola sauce or tomato sauce with fresh basil.

Pennette all Arrabbiata

Pasta tubes, tomato sauce, red chili flakes, garlic and olive oil. (For spicy food lovers.)

Eggplant alla Parmigiana

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Vitello alla Parmigiana

Tender veal breaded, topped with tomato sauce and melted mozzarella cheese served with pasta.

Piccatta di Vitello

Fresh veal sautéed with butter, lemon, capers and wine sauce served with pasta.

Vitello San Remo

Fresh veal sautéed with mushrooms in cream wine sauce served with pasta.

Vitello alla Marsala

Served with pasta.

Fettuccini al Fredo

Cream sauce with butter and parmigiana cheese.

Ravioli Gessica

Your choice of meat or cheese ravioli with fresh tomato sauce or pesto sauce.

Lasagna Trattoria Vieni Vai

Mozzarella, ricotta and romano cheese layered with pasta tomato meat sauce.

Pasta del Pescatore (seafood pasta)

Linguine Vongole Linguine with white or red clam sauce.

Linguine Calamari

Calamari tubes sautéed with fresh tomato sauce with Italian seasoning over linguine pasta.

Cioppino del Pescatore

Tender chicken breast sautéed in lemon, capers, butter and wine sauce served with pasta.

Truly a fisherman’s plate. A hearty seafood stew in tomato broth.

Tender veal cutlet sautéed in marsala mushroom wine sauce served with pasta.

Pizette

Hand tossed 10” pizza with freshly made sauce and whole milk cheese. Baked in our wood burning pizza oven.

Quatrro Stagioni

Prosciutto, artichokes, mushrooms, mozzarella and basil.

Sorrento

Mushrooms, artichokes, eggplant and roasted red pepper.

Napoletana

Tomato sauce, fresh garlic, anchovy and oregano. No cheese.

Avellino

Mozzarella cheese, fresh tomato, basil and oregano. (Mamma’s style)

Ask

about our Homemade Italian Desserts and Gelato

Family Owned & Operated Since 1982 Full Bar • Creekside Patio Large Parties Welcome

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It’s happening at the marvelous Radisson Hotel in Santa Maria!

Celebrating 16 Years

“Where to eat in San Luis Obispo” - The Wall Street Journal

The Radisson Hotel, Santa Maria, located in the heart of the Santa Barbara Wine Country, offers outstanding accommodations, a fabulous restaurant, a heated pool and Jacuzzi spa along with a full fitness center. Come stay or dine at the Radisson Hotel and get away from it all!

20 LOCAL PREMIUM WINES BY THE GLASS!

BREAKFAST

Traditional New Mexican Pozole & Poached Egg - Spicy

hominy stew with peppers, tomatillos, pumpkin seeds, cumin & cilantro, with a poached egg on cornbread with queso fresco. Vegetarian..............$8.50 With seared pork .................. $9.50

Beignets - Pronounced “ben-yay”, a light french bread-based pastry

with sugar & cinnamon ..................................................... $4.25 Filled with fresh berries or Chocolate .................................. $4.75

Mediterranean Scramble - With garlic, dried tomatoes, fresh

spinach, scallions, rosemary & parmesan cheese...................... $8.95

SAL ADS

Grilled Fish Salad Alicante - Charbroiled fresh fish of the day,

Salads Ahi Tuna Salad Sesame crusted Ahi Tuna Seared Rare Placed over Mixed Greens with Candied Cashews, Pickled Ginger and a Sweet Soy Wasabi Vinaigrette $19.95 Phad Thai Salad Crispy Rice Noodles, Cabbage, Cashews, and Mandarin Wedges, Tossed in Citrus Vinaigrette, Topped with a Char Broiled Chicken Breast, Served in a Crispy Won Ton Shell $18.95

Signature Entrées Herb Crusted Prime Rib Herb Crusted, Slow Oven Roasted Prime Rib, Carved Tender and Juicy, Accompanied by Carmelized Onion Mashed Potatoes and Local Vegetables Au Jus with Creamed Horseradish on the side. King Cut $30.95 House Cut $24.95 New York Steak Char Broiled 10oz. Succulent New York Steak Topped with Sautéed Peppers and Onions Finished with a Green Peppercorn Demi Glace, Served with Carmelized Onion Mashed Potatoes and Local Vegetables $26.95

“It’s no wonder Big Sky appeals to food lovers” - Rachel Ray

Chicken Caesar Salad Char Broiled Chicken Breast Over Fresh Romaine Lettuce, Imported Parmesan Cheese, and Garlic Croutons in a Creamy Caesar Dressing $9.95

served warm on mixed lettuces with a Spanish chopped vegetable salad. Served with today’s fresh fish, fresh salmon, grilled shrimp or crab cake.......................................................................... $13.95

Buttermilk Fried Chicken Salad with Peppered Pecans -

Corn & black eyed pea relish ....................................................$9.50

Warm Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato Chopped Salad with Maytag Blue Cheese - A classic chopped salad with grilled chicken breast, green beans & avocado .........................................................$10.50

SANDWICHES

Each sandwich is served with your choice of French fries, sweet potato fries, salad of the day, one of our soups or a green salad

Grilled Cheese & Chipotle Sandwich - White cheddar & chipotle

chiles on grilled sourdough with a roasted mushroom salsa ...........$8.50 Add an applewood smoked chicked breast ...............................$10.50

Vietnamese Banh Mi Pork Loin Sandwich - Sliced roast pork with

pickled carrots & daikon, spicy cucumbers, cilantro, caramelized onions & mayonnaise on a sourdough baguette .....................................$9.95

Roasted Eggplant & Goat Cheese Panini - marinated eggplant

with roasted red bell peppers, basil & chevre in a ciabatta roll grilled in a panini press..........................................................................$8.95

BIG PL ATES

Organic &/or Local Sustainable Fresh Market Plate -

A selection of seasonal local or organic vegetables roasted, braised, sauteéd or steamed. Small......$8.95 Large......$12.95

Entrées

Served with choice of Caesar Salad, Green Salad or Soup

Filet Mignon Char Broiled 8oz. Beef Tenderloin Finished with a Creamy Gorgonzola Sauce and Grilled Onions Complete with Carmelized Onion Mashed Potatoes and Local Vegetables $30.95

Asian Ahi Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna Seared Rare Served over Steamed Rice, Topped with Asian Cole Slaw and Creamed Wasabi $24.95

Cioppino Rich and Flavorful Fish Stew with Dungeness Crab Legs, Clams, Mussels, Scallops, Shrimp, and Market Fresh Fish, in a Zesty Tomato and Garlic Broth $24.95

Chicken Saltimbocca Chicken Breast Stuffed with Crisp Pancetta, Mozzarella, Parmesan, and Swiss Cheeses, Accompanied with Grilled Three Cheese Polenta and Herb Beurre Blanc Sauce $19.95

Lamb Shank Lamb Shank Braised in a Sauce of Red Wine and Herbs, Tender and Falling Off the Bone, Served with Moroccan Cous Cous and Local Vegetables $23.95

Blackened Snapper Fresh Pacific Snapper Blackened with Cajun Spices, Finished with Sweet Mango Salsa and Lemon Beurre Blanc, Served with Rice Pilaf and Local Vegetables $20.95

Brown Sugar Brined Pork Roast with Apricot-Fig Mostarda & Yam Risotto - Slow roasted pork loin, dry rubbed with Caribbean

seasonings ............................................................................$16.95

Roasted Eggplant & Three Cheese Lasagne - Layers of roasted

eggplant, lasagne pasta, our own marinara, spinach, Swiss chard & mushrooms with mozzarella, goat & Parmesan cheeses ..............$17.50 Thai Marinated Catfish & Sushi Rice Balls - Fresh catfish fillets in hoisin ginger marinade broiled & glazed. Served with crispy sushi rice balls & stir fried vegetables .....................................................$15.95 Braised Lamb Shank “Buenos Aires”- Cabernet braised lamb shank, simmered with parsnips, onions, dried apricots, garlic, serrano chiles. Served over zucchini-potato latkes..................................$16.95

1121 Broad Street · Downtown SLO

(805)

545-5401

For a complete menu, recipes & events calendar:

For reservations, call 805-928-8000

Prices subject to change

3455 Skyway Drive, Santa Maria, CA 93455 Visit our web site at www.radisson.com/santamariaca for more information on upcoming events at our hotel and restaurant, or call 805-928-8000 for more details.

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We carry hundreds of varieties from over seventy local wineries including Rancho Sisquoc, Cambria, Byron, Edna Valley, Qupe, Longoria, Kenneth Volk and Bridlewood, to name a few. We also specialize in hard to find boutique wineries such as Nagy2, William James and Freeborn. Sample your favorite wine or meet the winemaker at our Saturday evening wine tastings, nearly every Saturday night 5:30 to 8pm. Not only do we stock a tremendous selection of wines, our prices are often lower than the big box grocery stores or wine clubs. Whatever your wine taste or budget, storeowner Mark Steller will personally recommend the best wine for your needs. Give us a try; you’ll be glad you did. Open Mon-Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 8am-8pm 405 E. Clark Avenue, Old Orcutt • 937-5619 • www.oldtownmarket.net

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The Addamo Tasting Room & Bistro features award winning estate wines as well as several wines from vineyards throughout the Central Coast. The estate wines are ultra-premium, hand-harvested varietals that are associated with the Santa Maria Valley such as Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, & Syrah; with some unique wines such as Dolcetto & 100% Grenache. Addamo has won “Best Local Tasting Room” four consecutive years, Best Local Red & White Wine for three years in the Santa Maria Sun. We also serve delicious homemade entrees & we are child friendly. Located at: 400 East Clark Ave, Suite A, Orcutt, 805-937-6400 www.addamovineyards.com

Come meet the owner/winemakers! CORE wine company was started in 2001 by husband/wife team, Dave & Becky Corey with a focus on rhone blends featuring Mourvedre & Grenache. Since then, they’ve added additional labels through family partnerships with Dave’s mom & uncle & his two younger sisters. They now work with 13 varietals & are producing approximately 4500 cases per year. Wines that the couple pours in their new tasting room, include a wide selection from all four labels including CORE, C3, Turchi & Kuyam. 145 S. Gray St. Suite #103, Orcutt, CA 93455 805.937.1600 www.corewine.com Open Wed.-Sun. 11:00-6:00

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Qupé/Verdad/Ethan Tasting Room

We employ traditional winemaking techniques to make wines that are true to type and speak of their vineyard sources. Our goal is to make wines with impeccable balance that can be enjoyed in their youth, yet because of the good acidity from cool vineyard sites can also benefit from ageing. We are committed to sourcing grapes primarily from Organic and Biodynamically farmed vineyards Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties. (805) 686-4200 Open Daily from 11 am – 5 pm 2963 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos, CA 93441 qupe.com ~ verdad.com ~ ethanwines.com

Cottonwood Canyon

Escape from the concrete jungle into the picturesque wine countryside at Cottonwood Canyon in Santa Maria. The 78-acre estate, founded in 1988 by the Beko Family, is a small, ultra-premium winery specializing in Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Syrah. Taste our “distinctly different age worthy wines” with our knowledgeable winery staff daily from 10 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Or, enjoy a tour in our wine caves complete with barrel tasting on Saturday or Sunday at 11 a.m., 1 or 3 p.m. Wine Tasting ~ Barrel Tasting ~ Cave Tours ~ Picnic Areas ~ Venue Rentals and More!

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The Sarzotti family is a completely hands on operation. We manage and control all aspects of our vineyard and winery production. We are committed to making the finest wines that can be produced by handcrafting and aging each barrel of wine to perfection. Our grapes are grown, hand picked, and processed under strict supervision. Currently, we produce only 750 cases of wine, which allows us to pursue our passion of making premier award winning wines. Open Thursday – Sunday 11 am – 5 pm, or by appointment during the mid-week days.180 Bella Ranch Road, Templeton, CA 93465 (805) 226-2022 www.sarzottiwinery.com

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We are a family-owned winery specializing in estate-grown wines from Margarita Vineyard, the southernmost vineyard in the Paso Robles appellation on California’s Central Coast. Margarita Vineyard resides in the historic Santa Margarita Ranch, which was first planted to vines by Franciscan missionaries in 1774. Come visit our tasting room in the historic town of Santa Margarita. We are open Thursday through Monday from 11am to 5:30pm. Tours available the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of the month. 22720 El Camino Real, Santa Margarita, 93453 805-365-7045 www.ancientpeaks.com

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Oso Libre, meaning "Free Bear" in Spanish, represents our blended family names and the spirit of the early California pioneers. Family owned and operated, the vineyards and winery are located on our 90-acre working ranch within in the acclaimed Adelaida region of Paso Robles. Oso Libre produces award winning, artisanal wines from our estate and locally grown premium grapes. Our estate labels include Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel and Mourvedre bottled as traditional single varietals and in distinctive red blends. 7383 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles, California | 93446 | 805-238-3378

Meridian Vineyards

Ah, wine tasting. Doesn’t that mean bumper-to-bumper traffic and pretentious pourers? Not at Meridian! Our natural stone winery building is surrounded by sweeping vineyards, majestic oaks, lanscaped herb gardens and beautiful picnic grounds for your enjoyment. Taste vintages of our Limited Release Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Sangiovese, and Petite Sirah sold only in our tasting room. Browse our gift shop featuring fine wines, gourmet delicacies and unique items for the home. Call ahead for a catered picnic lunch, spread your feast out among our gardens, pop open a bottle, and soak it all in! Open daily, 10am-5pm. www.meridianvineyards. com • 7000 Hwy 46 East, Paso Robles. Seven miles east of Hwy 101. (805) 226-7133

10 Wild Horse Winery and Vineyards

As champions of the Central Coast for 25 years, Wild Horse Win-ery & Vineyards produces a diverse selection of wines reflecting the distinct qualities of this region. A trip to the winery insures a taste of our “Four Horsemen,” including our flagship Pinot Noir along with the Merlot, Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. To add to your experience, taste the wild varietals available exclusively through the tasting room including Blaufrankisch, Verdelho and our reserve “Unbridled” selections. Winery open daily 11-5pm, 805-434-2541, 1437 Wild Horse Winery Court, Templeton. www.wildhorsewinery.com

Open most Sundays 11-5, special event weekends & weekdays by appointment. Get off the beaten path and experience the many styles of Zinfandel, Barbera & more, wile enjoying the panoramic view of the Santa Lucia Mountains from this acclaimed dry-farmed vineyard. Gourmet food products, local wine country art items & private label goodies available. 7340 Drake Road, Paso Robles (805) 467-2138.

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J. Lohr Vineyards and Wines The perfect climatic conditions for Cabernet Savignon led Jerry Lohr to Paso Robles in 1988 where his vineyards now encompass 2,000 acres of red varietals. Winery produc-tion began with Seven Oaks Cabernet and now includes Hilltop Vineyard Cabernet Savignon, Los Osos Merlot, South Ridge Syrah, and the new Cuvee Series of Grand Cru-style wines. Open daily, 10-5pm, Airport Road off Hwy 46 East, 6169 Airport Road, Paso Robles, CA 93446. (805) 239-8900. www.jlohr.com

Get a taste of the good life at Jada. Nestled in an incredible pocket in the hills of the Templeton Gap, Jada Vineyard produces exquisite, handcrafted Rhone & Bordeaux style wines. Enjoy our full tasting experience, with wine & gourmet cheese pairing, top notch customer service and a breathtaking view. Reservations needed to ensure seating on our patio overlooking the vineyard. Open Mondays &Thursdays 12 pm- 5pm, and Friday-Sunday 10 am- 5 pm. Art by Jean-Pierre de Rothschild. (805) 226-4200 www.jadavineyard.com

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Castoro Cellars “Dam Fine Wines” Discover why we say so! Stroll up our 100ft. long grape arbor and enjoy great tasting cabs, Zins, Syrah, Chardonnay and more. Browse our unique gifts, wine and gourmet accessories. Picnic area and art gallery. 1315 N. Bethel Rd, Templeton (805) 238-0725 or (888) dam-fine. Open daily 10-5:30 www.castorocellars.com

A top ten gold medal award-winning winery in the U.S.A. Enjoy complimentary Cave Tours and Tastings. Visit us during 2009 and celebrate 30 years of fine winemaking in Paso Robles! Large Gift Gallery, Custom orders to please. Monthly Guest Chef Dinners. VIP tours that the Wine Spectator calls “One of the Best Tours on the Central Coast!” Open Daily. Located on Hwy 46 East, 3.5 miles east of Hwy 101, Paso Robles. 805-238-9607 or www.eberlewinery.com Winter hours 10am-5pm, Summer hours 10am-6pm.

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Robert Hall Winery

Discover the Essence of Paso Robles™ with a visit to Robert Hall Winery. Tour our underground caverns - the largest on the central coast, while you taste our awardwinning sustainably farmed wines including the Blanc de Robles, Rose de Robles, Rhone de Robles, Pape de Robles, Meritage, Petite Sirah and Cabernet Franc. Join us for an upcoming event - wine & food seminars, comedy nights and sunset concerts. Venue available for private parties and weddings. For more information, please visit www.roberthallwinery.com.


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Estate wines bottled from the finest blocks of fruit grown on our own vineyard. Our Canvas Series wines are made from select blocks from the finest vineyards on the Central Coast with labels showcasing local artists. Our scenic vineyard features a farmhouse tasting room, an historic cupola caboose and boxcar. Please join us for complimentary wine tasting and feel free to bring your picnic to enjoy on our patio. Fri-Sun 11am-5pm, or by appointment. 5036 S.El Pomar Road, Templeton. 805-238-9940 www.pomarjunction.com

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Mitchella is a family owned estate vineyard and winery located on the eastside of Paso Robles, sitting a top the Huerhuero Creek Bench. Darren and Angela Mitchell are committed to making small lots of premium handcrafted Paso Robles wines and believe it starts by attentively cultivating wine in the vinevine yard. The tasting room, just off Mill Road, is nestled amongst the vines and offers breathtaking views of Paso Robles. It is also home to Wine101 where you will find a variety of interactive wine seminars and events. “Life is an Adventure, Drink Wine” Open Fri. - Sat., 12–5 pm 2525 Mitchell Ranch Way, Paso Robles, (805) 239-8555. www.mitchella.com

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Founded by a family of professional musicians, we strive to blend wine with music, food, and family. Join us in our down-town Paso Robles tasting room to see our gold records, Emmy statuettes, unique “piano bar” and taste our award-winning wines, including Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon from our “Cer “Certified Sustainable” vineyards. Open Friday - Sunday 11am - 7pm • 710 Pine Street (in the historic train station), Paso Robles, CA 93446 (805) 227-6800 www.danbino.com

Chronic Cellars

Chronic Cellars started out as a dream and became a reality in 2008 for two brothers, Josh and Jake Beckett. After a decade of immersing themselves in all aspects of the wine industry, they stepped out to make their own statement and started a wine that targeted a casual lifestyle. Chronic Cellar’s handcrafted wines are a true reflection of what the Paso Robles wine region has to offer. Every bottle showcases beautiful fruit grown in local vineyards by meticulous growers who recognize and share the same desire for high quality for you to enjoy. Open Thursday – Sunday 11 am – 5 pm.2020 Nacimiento Lake Drive, Paso Robles, CA 93446. (805) 237-7848 www.chroniccellars.com

Sylvester Vineyards & Winery

Our mainstream varieties are those found in the Bordeaux, Rhône and Tuscan regions in addition to reserve lots, dessert wines and ports. Whether you sit down with some delicious cheese and a freshly baked baguette or one of our freshly made Panini sandwiches, Sylvester is the perfect place for a picnic. Wine by the glass or the bottle is available. Picnic grounds include a covered patio, a large outdoor wine park or our 1947 Pullman Train cars. 5115 Buena Vista Drive in Paso Robles. Also accessible from Airport Road. Open Daily, Winter 11am-5pm, Summer 11am-6pm. (805)227-4000

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Whalebone Winery We are a small family-owned winery known for our estate-grown Cabernet, “cult classic.” BOB WINE and a red only wine list. Sitting on top of the hill we offer a gorgeous view of the valley below, that you can enjoy while sipping wine on our picnic tables. We are open everyday 11-5 Mon-Thurs and 11-5:30 Fri-Sun. 8325 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles, CA 93446. 805.239.9020 www.whalebonevineyard.com.

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Visit Kenneth Volk Vineyards on the Santa Maria Valley Wine Trail for one of the most

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Cabernet Pfeffer, Malvasia Bianca, Negrette, Verdelho Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from the Santa Maria Valley Cabernet and Merlot from Paso Robles

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winery and tasting room as one of the he tranquil Santa Maria Valley, most beautiful and peaceful locations in renowned for elegant Pinot Noir Santa Barbara County. He noted: “Very and Chardonnay, provides an ideal few places in the world can surpass new home for one of the Central Coast’s the Santa Maria Valley for consistently pioneers, Kenneth “Ken” Volk. But he’s remarkable Chardonnay quality.” no newcomer here; he’s made wine from Now Ken concentrates his efforts grapes grown alongside the unique, on vineyard-designated, Santa Maria Sisquoc River Valley since 1977, when he Valley and Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir was a home winemaker. and Chardonnay. Of course, anyone The founder of Wild Horse Vineyards who knows this passionate winemaker in Templeton, Ken earned acclaim for will tell you his love of wine isn’t limited his fine wines for 22-years. In 2003 he to Burgundian varieties. To those who sold the horse label, but not because don’t know him, the good-natured, retirement was on his mind. After a year family man describes himself as, of negotiations, he purchased the original “previously known as the winemaker Byron Vineyard & Winery, established in associated with the horse label.” 1981, and launched his family namesake Ken isn’t one of San Luis Obispo brand, Kenneth Volk Vineyards. County’s favored sons simply for building Ken’s purchase included the land, his first winery. He’s been a champion winery and a historical four-acre of fine vineyards on the Central Coast vineyard planted in 1981, not the Byron since he started buying winegrapes. brand or its wines. He believes he’s From Monterey County and Lime Kiln to fortunate to have the rare opportunity Paso Robles and Santa Maria Valley, Ken to reinvent himself and launch his new seeks out appellations that brand, which he describes have the greatest potential as smaller, better and for the varieties he prefers. Kenneth Volk slower. “My previous winery He advocated the Central left me with a silver spoon Vineyards Coast’s artisanal wine in my mouth, which I’ve 5230 Tepusquet Rd. growers long before other melted down and spent Santa Maria Valley wineries started advertising, fixing up my new winery 938-7896 “Our wines are made in the and launching my family vineyard.” namesake brand,” Ken said Although his focus is Burgundy’s classic candidly. “Many people thought I’d varietals, Ken has always had an affinity for retire to go fishing.” Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and heirloom The aging estate was a diamond varietals that aren’t exactly main stream in the rough that required all of Ken’s on grocer’s shelves. The self-described time and resources. Once he finished wine junkie said he’ll still make Monterey restoration of the celebrated 25-year Malvasia Bianca, San Benito Negrette and old winery, he moved into it in 2005. The Tempranillo, and Lime Kiln Valley old vine tasting room opened to the public in Mourvedre and Zinfandel. 2006, adjacent to the historical Nielson “I have an absolute love of the trials Vineyard, the first modern vineyard planted in Santa Barbara County in 1964. and tribulations of the Central Coast wine industry and I remain exhilarated With 32-years winemaking experience that my best wines are yet to come.” behind him, Ken describes his new

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“If you’ve been here, then you know”

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Harvest Celebration

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Sunday, October 18, 2009

Harvest Brunch 10:30 a.m. Seating. Reservations required.

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Halloween Wine Tasting 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday, November 6, 2009

Friday Afternoon with La Bella Olives 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday, November 15, 2009 Wine Vine Run – Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk Visit www.winevinerun.com for registration information.

Friday, December 4, 2009

Friday Afternoon with Meridian Wine-Filled Chocolates 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Holiday Open House & Club Pick-Up Party 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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nce you’ve visited Opolo on Paso consumer-friendly wines that appeal Roble’s beautiful Westside wine to every taste. Over the years they’ve trails, like everyone else who has expanded their vineyard plantings to experienced it, you’ll be eager to return. ensure they would always have a constant Wine aficionados visit this renowned source of grapes. region because they’re searching for more They broadened their classic varietal than award-winning wines, they want selection by purchasing 200-acres on Paso memorable experiences. At Opolo the Roble’s Eastside, renowned for growing good times go on year round whether it’s exceptional Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon the weekend or a weekday. Here you’ll and Petit Verdot. With more varieties from enjoy an experience that’s both educational vineyards on the west and east sides of Paso and fun, be it the wine and cheese Robles they are provided grapes that exhibit pairings, delicious barbecues, or gourmet the finer characteristics of the terroir in which winemaker’s dinner in the cellar. And you they’re grown. won’t find snobbism here, there’s always In 1999, Opolo’s first vintage, they something fun going on. During harvest made Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, you can cast off your shoes and stomp Sangiovese, Zinfandel and Muscat Canelli. grapes barefoot, “I Love Lucy” style. They’re respected for classic reds, yet they’re Visiting the mountain top where Opolo’s equally passionate about their whites, highest-elevation vineyard grows explains including: Viognier, Roussanne, Pinot Grigio why co-owner Rick Quinn envisioned and Chardonnay. Their exceptional blends building his estate here. Pinot Noir, include: Rhapsody, a Meritage; MontagnaSangiovese and Zinfandel excelled here, Mare, Barbera and Sangiovese; Fusion, proven by the vintners who began planting Cabernet Franc and Merlot; and several those varieties 14-years-ago. Still, Quinn others. From the beginning they’ve won and his partner David Nichols awards from the Orange know it takes more than County State Fair, the San Opolo Vineyards Francisco Chronicle Wine spectacular views to attract 7110 Vineyard Drive wine connoisseurs. When the Competition, and other Paso Robles tasting room opened in 2001 judging’s across the country. they established the guiding The name Opolo, from 238-9593 principle for the Opolo Quinn’s Yugoslavian heritage, team: “People and awardis in reference to a Rosé-style winning wines, it’s a happy combination.” wine made on the Dalmatian Coast. Every The friendly, tasting room staff takes weekend you’ll find the barbecue fired-up the intimidation away from wine tasting, with Rick’s cevapcici, a Serbian beef and making the experience enjoyable for lamb dish, or their signature carne asada everyone. tacos. During Paso Robles major wine The wines are mostly estate grown, events, Opolo is quite popular for its dinner which sets them apart from many other parties around the barbecue. Central Coast wineries. Opolo sells some Opolo’s latest addition is a romantic bed of their estate grapes to their peers in Paso and breakfast among the grapevines where Robles and Napa Valley. They also buy guests can enjoy the idyllic dream of living winegrapes from their neighbors during an in wine country. Discover Opolo where exceptional vintage. Quinn and Nichols, the only thing as important as their wines both lifelong wine connoisseurs, make their is their desire to provide their guests an wines with one goal in mind: producing unforgettable experience.

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MEATS & FISH Natural Double Breast Chicken with Roasted Garlic and Rosemary....................................20 Veal Scallopini Piccata with Capers and Lemon ..................................................................22 Veal Scallopini Pizzaiola with Tomato, Parmesan and Garlic...............................................22 Hearst Ranch Flat Iron Steak with Tomato and Rucola........................................................22 Hearst Ranch Filet Mignon with Porcini Mushroom Butter and Pinot Noir Sauce ................28 Natural Veal Chop with Garlic, Rosemary and Cognac Sauce.............................................28 Seared Wild Salmon with grilled vegetables ........................................................................22 Scampi Fra Diavolo with Spicy Tomato and Garlic Sauce....................................................20

Burrata “Butter” Mozzarella with Crostini and Tomato ............................................................8

Toasted Bruschetta with Fresh Tomato, Basil and Garlic .......................................................6

Fried Mozzarella “Marinara” with San Marzano Tomato Sauce..............................................7

Hearst Ranch Beef Carpaccio with a Light Mustard Sauce..................................................10

Escargots Baked with Shallots, Garlic, Butter and Parsley .................................................10

Calamari Fried and Served with Spicy Tomato Sauce and Lemon Mayonnaise .................10

Gamberetti Sauteed Shrimp, Olive Oil, capers and Tomato Aioli ..........................................9

Steamed Clams with White Wine, Saffron and Italian Peperoncino.....................................10

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Mixed Greens with Tomato, Carrots, Fennel and Cucumber..................................................6

Grilled Portabella Mushroom with Arugula Lettuce and Shaved Parmesan...........................9

Arugula Salad with Olive oil, Lemon and Parmesan Cheese.................................................7

Baby Spinach with Warm Dressing, Bacon and Mushrooms .................................................7

Café Roma with Mushrooms, Mozzarella, Salami, Onion Peppers Garbanzos .....................8

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Fresh Spinach Sautéed with Roasted Garlic ........................................................................................5

Pizza Napoletana with Tomato, Anchovies, Olives, Capers and Oregano ...........................10

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Spaghetti “Carbonara” Style with Pancetta and Pecorino ....................................................14

Antipasto Roma Sliced Italian Salumi with Balsamic Cipollini .............................................12

Pizza Margherita with Tomato, Buffalo Mozzarella and Basil .............................................12

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