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The Restaurant and Wine Guide to the Central Coast

SPRING/SUMMER 2011

CIOPINOT SEAFOOD GRILLE offers an abundance of fresh oysters along with a signature cioppino and other tasty dishes from the sea

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From Our Farm To Your Table Thomas Hill Organics 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 around the world. Our wine list focuses on small unique wineries from Paso Robles that practice sustainable or organic farming.

SAMPLE MENU Appetizers

Open face duck grilled cheese, smoked duck breast, Rinconada dairy pozo tome, duck foie gras, grapefruit-tangerine marmelade Grilled venison loin tacos, oaxacan mole, creme fraiche, avocado, orange supreme Thin Crust Margharita pizza, roasted heirloom tomato sauce, fresh basil & mozzarella Thin Crust all natural local pork shoulder chile verde, havarti cheese, anaheim chile, red onion & cilantro

Salads and Sandwiches Black kale salad, sunflower sprouts, shiitake mushrooms, apple, wakame & plum wine vinaigrette

THO heirloom tomato salad, torn croutons, opal basil, sea salt, Olea Farm Arbequina extra virgin olive oil Smoked Trout and avocado sandwich on croissant, whole grain mustard aioli, pickled red onions, sunflower sprouts, field green salad All natural local beef burger, applewood smoked bacon, cambazola cheese, caramelized onions, romesco, roasted garlic aioli, field green salad

Sunday Brunch Vietnamese pork belly sandwich, fried egg, carrot sambal, jalapeno, cilantro, onions, avocado, aioli, field green salad Ricotta pancakes, fresh strawberries, vanilla whipped cream, shaved chocolate Farm fresh poach eggs, smoked tomato black lentils, avocado, sunflower sprouts, curried creme fraiche, grilled pita

Entrees Singapore oat prawns, cilantro, egg, green onion, sweet thai chili sauce, jasmine rice

Tamarind glazed halibut cheeks, baby bok choy, smoked shiitake mushroom, coconut cream Grilled hanger steak, foie gras compound butter, grilled asparagus, potato-parsnip gratin, italian salsa verde

Open For Lunch and Dinner. Sunday Brunch. Closed on Tuesdays

1305 Park St. Paso Robles (entrance in the alley) 805.226.5888 thomashillorganics.com

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We all have them Excuses, excuses. Aren’t they great? Spring and summer’s long, lazy evenings offer the perfect excuse to savor a long meal, to uncork one more bottle of wine, to talk over food and drink until the candles burn down, the stars appear, and the dessert plates and coffee cups are cleared away. Need more excuses to enjoy what Central Coast Tastes of the Central Coast has to offer? Seafood the Valleys This edition of Menus is full of Shell Beach Pismo Beach them. Pick one. Or a few. Or all of them.

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Next Issue: Fall / Winter 2011 Reservation deadline: September 22, 2011 Published: October 13, 2011


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AS WE CELEBRATE our recognition as

whom have been with us for decades. Our

Wine Enthusiast's 2010 American Winery

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of the Year, we are once again reminded of

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Calcareous Vineyard is named as a tribute to our terroir. Our 442 acre estate begins three miles west of Paso Robles and stretches several miles west towards the Pacific Ocean. This limestone soil and our varied microclimates allow us to produce Bordeaux, Rhone and Burgundy varietal simultaneously. Our family winery has an uncompromising commitment to quality and wines of authentic vineyard expression. We invite you to visit our panoramic views , and experience our award winning wines. 3430 Peachy Canyon Road,Paso Robles, CA. 93446 · 805-239-0289 www.calcareous.com · Lunch served Sat and Sun 12-3

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with honey butter. ½ Rack beef ribs & ½ BBQ chicken .............................................$23.95 ½ Rack baby backs & ½ BBQ chicken........................................$25.95 12 oz Tri-Tip & BBQ chicken..........................................................$27.95 3 beef ribs & ½ rack babies...............................................$28.95 ½ Rack

Dubost Wines

Family-owned and operated, we are dedicated to the production of premium, limited quantity wines handcrafted from grapes grown locally and in our own vineyards. Spanish and Got a family 4-5? Here’s Rhoneof varietals are ouryour focusanswer! both in unique blends and as indiEach meal served a pint ofwinery coleslaw, a pintroom of beans, 4 vidual wines.with Our straw bale and tasting is situated on the Dubost Ranch in the loaves historic Adelaida area butter. west of Paso baked potatoes, & 4 cornbread with honey Robles. Rock Road Paso Robles, Ca 93445. 805Baby Back Rib 9988 PackChimney (2 racks) .......................................................$58.95 226-8463 www.dubostwine.com Hours: 11:00 - 5:00 Fri. - Mon. Beef Rib Pack (2 racks) ..................................................................$47.95

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Tri-Tip Family (28 ounces )............................................................$48.95 Chicken pack (2 whole chickens)................................................$36.95 Pork baby backs & Chicken .........................................................$47.95 (Full 4 rack of baby backs & whole chicken) Eberle Winery Beef Ribs & Chicken ......................................................................$41.95 A top ten gold medal award-winning winery in the U.S.A. (Full rack of beef ribs & whole Enjoy complimentary Cavechicken) Tours and Tastings. Visit us Tri-Tip &during Chicken ............................................................................$41.95 2011 and celebrate 33 years of fine winemaking in Robles! Largechicken) Gift Gallery, Custom orders to please. (16 oz of Paso Tri-Tip & whole Monthly Guest Chef Dinners. VIP tours that the Wine Beef Ribs & Tri-Tip ..........................................................................$46.95 Spectator of of theTri-Tip) Best Tours on the Central (Full rack of beef calls ribs “One & 16 oz Coast!” Open Daily. Located on Hwy 46 East, 3.5 miles Beef Ribs & of Pork Backs .......................................................$52.95 east HwyBaby 101, Paso Robles. 805-238-9607 or www.eber(Full rack of beef ribs & full rack of baby backs) lewinery.com. Winter hours 10am-5pm, Summer hours 10am-6pm. Tri-Tip & Pork Baby Backs ............................................................$52.95 Family Feast ....................................................................................$48.95 (½ rack of baby backs, ½ rack of beef ribs, ½ chicken & 12 oz of 5 Tri-Tip) Edward Sellers Vineyards and Wine

NOW OPEN on 46 West, Edward Sellers is a boutique winery specializing in small lots of handmade American Rhône-style wines from Paso Robles. “Distinctive” and “beautiful” are just two fitting adjectives SLO’s best Lunch is served Monday Thru Friday for the smallDeal lot wines in the winery’s portfolio. “Popu-from 11:30 am to 3pm. Side“praiseworthy” choices are are 4 oztwo and include: lar” and more. In fact,coleslaw, Edward beans, Sellerspasta Vineyards & Wines was listed the March 2009 potao salad, salad, cornbread, & in drink. Make your side Rib issue Wine Spectator list$1. of “10 Emerging California Rhône ProducLine Fries or of a baked Potato on forthe only ers”. Travel approximately 1.5 miles off of the Hwy 101, to 1401 Hwy 46W, Paso Robles. 805.239.8915 www.edwardsellers.com Open Daily 10am – 5pm.

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$6.95 RIB LITE LUNCH DEALS

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Tri-tip ............................. $8.95 2 Beef ribs & 4oz side BBQ Beef ....................... $8.95 Chicken Caesar Salad Eos Estate Winery French Dip .................... $8.95 ½ Chicken & 4 oz side Founded in 1986 by the Arciero family, today Rib Line Philly ............. $8.95 Line Burger & 4 oz side Eos is a part of Foley Family Wines and now BBQ Chicken................ $7.95 Smoked Chicken Salad occupies an 8.5-acre estate at the corner of Southwest Salad ......... $8.95 Highway 46 East and Airport Road in Paso Pulled Pork ................... $8.95

Robles. The winery features a tasting room,

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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 Madonna Inn ..................................30, 31 encompass 2,000 acres of red varietals. Winery production began with Seven Oaks Cabernet and now includes HillMargie’s Diner (SLO) ............................38 top Vineyard Cabernet Savignon, Los Osos Merlot, South Maya Mexican Restaurant ...................24 Ridge Syrah, and the new Cuvee Series of Grand Cru-style wines. Open daily, 10-5pm, Airport Road off Hwy 46 East, Meridian Vineyards ..............................54 6169 Airport Road, Paso Robles, CA 93446. (805) 239-8900. www.jlohr.com. Mitchella Vineyard & Winery ..............54

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Addamo Estates Vineyard............. 49, 51

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Mo’s Smokehouse BBQ .......................34

Apple Farm ..........................................19

Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill .............42

Lohr & Wines Avila J. Beach GolfVineyards Resort ......................12

Morovino Vineyards ............................51

Buffalo..................................................35

Ostrich Land USA ................................43

Calcareous Vineyard............................54

Otter Rock Cafe...................................20

Kenneth Volk Vineyards

Pappy McGreggors (formerly The Kilt) 37

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

Robin’s Restaurant ...............................21

Courtyard Marriott - SLO ....................32

Rooney`s Irish Pub ...............................27

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In 1988, perfect climatic conditions for Cabernet Baileyana Wineryled .................................53 New Frontiers Sauvignon Jerry Lohr to Paso Robles, where his Natural Foods ..............35 estate vineyards now encompass over 2,300 acres Big Sky Cafe.........................................17 Nishimori Landscape & Design, Inc. ...45 of Bordeaux and Rhône reds. The J. Lohr Paso Robles Wine Center, a facility certifi ed by the California Sustainable Winegrowing Black Horse Espresso and Bakery.......28 Novo.....................................................21 Alliance, pours daily from four award-winning tiers of estates-driven, vineyardBlack focused Sheep Bar & Grill, Inc.................39 Winery ..................................2, wines including J. Lohr Estates,Opolo the Vineyard Series, the Cuvée Series49 and the Rhône-inspired Gesture series. Open daily 10-5 pm. Airport Road off Bob’s Big Boy - Morro Bay ....................8 Oso Libre Winery.................................54 Highway 46. 6169 Airport Road, Paso Robles, CA (805) 239-8900 jlohr.com

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Veteran winemaker Ken Volk 29 has returned to Steakhouse Paso Central Coast Seafood ..................10, Paso Robles ...............15, 39 Robles! Ken’s decades of experience working with Chamisal top Vineyards vineyards.............................58 in Paso Robles and Per the Bacco SantaCellars Maria/ Nipa Cellars .........51 Valley have given him a unique perspective in the Chef Charlie .........................................44 Radisson - Santa Maria ........................40 production of world class wines. Come and enjoy Ken’s wines in a beautiful gardenPoint setting. Cielo diverse Cantina portfolio (formerly of Native Lounge) 10 Ragged Inn .................................33 Featuring rare varieties seldom encountered elsewhere. The tasting room Ciopinot Seafood Grille........... 16, 61 Robert Hall Room Wineryat ........................48, is located adjacent to the11, Lone Madrone Tasting 2485 Highway 4655 West, Paso Robles. Open daily 10:30am-5:00pm. Phone: 805.237.7896.

DB Specialty Farms .............................44

Meridian Vineyards

Destination Rotta Winery ........................................55 Ah, wineDrivers tasting...............................55 Doesn’t that mean bumper-to-bumper traffi c and pretentious pourers? Not at Meridian! Our natural stone winery building is Dubost Winery....................................54 San Antonio Winery.............................47 surrounded by sweeping vineyards, majestic oaks, lanscaped herb garbeautiful grounds for your enjoyment. Taste vintages Earthdens Day and Food & Winepicnic Festival .........47 Sarzotti Vineyard and Winery .............55 of our Limited Release Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Sangiovese, and Petite Eberle Winery 57 Schooner’s Wharf ................................14 Sirah sold ................................54, only in our tasting room. Browse our gift shop featuring fine wines, gourmet delicacies and unique items for the home. Call ahead Edna for Valley Vineyard ...........................58 Resort ..........................9, 23 a catered picnic lunch, spread your feastSea outVenture among our gardens, pop open a bottle, and soak it all in! Open daily, 10am-5pm. www.meridianvineyards. Edward Sellers Vineyards ....................54 Sextant Wines ......................................51 com. 7000 Hwy 46 East, Paso Robles. Seven miles east of Hwy 101. (805) 226-7133. EOS / Foley Family Wines .............54, 56 Splash Cafe ..........................................26 Far Western Tavern..............................40

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Sycamore Mineral Springs ..................28

Jaffa Cafe .............................................23

Tolosa Winery ......................................46

Java Moto Oso............................................45 Libre Winery

Treebones Resort/Wild Coast Restaurant 26

Mitchella Winery Firestone Walker Brewing Company ... 32

Taco Ranchero .....................................27 Mitchella is a family owned estate vineyard and winery locatedGrill on & the eastside of Paso Robles, sitting a top ...................................48 the Gennaro’s Garden ....................14 Talley Vineyards Huerhuero Creek Bench. Darren and Angela Mitchell are committed to Suites making..........36 small lots Tastes of premium hand- Pismo Beach ..8, 50 Greenhouse At Embassy of the Valleys, crafted Paso Robles wines and believe it starts by attenHidden Oakcultivating Winery .............................54 Restaurant tively wine in the vineyard.Thai TheTalay tasting room, ..........................36 just off Mill Road, is nestled amongst the vines and ofTreana / Hope Family Vineyards TheItCliffs .............................................16 fers breathtaking views of.........55 Paso Robles. is also home to Wine101 where you will find a variety of interactive wine seminars and Il Cortile Ristorante ....................... 18, 41 The Rib Line ...........................................6 events. “Life is an Adventure, Drink Wine” Open Thurs. - Sun., 12–5 pm 2525 Mitchell Ranch Way, Paso Robles, (805) 239-8555. www.mitchella.com. J. Lohr Winery ............................5, 54, 57 Thomas Hill Organics ......................3, 43

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Oso Libre, meaning “Free Bear” in Spanish, represents our Kay’s blended Orcutt Country Cellars 52 family Kitchen names .............22 and the spiritVeris of the early...................................46, California pioneers. Family owned and operated, the vineyards and Kenneth Volk Vineyard ......49, 53, 54, 59 Vista Del Rey Vineyards.......................55 winery are located on our 90-acre working ranch within in the acclaimed Adelaida region of Paso Oso Libre Klondike Pizza ......................................18 Wild Robles. Horse Winery & Vineyards....55, 60 produces award winning, artisanal wines from our estate and locally grown premium grapes. estate labels include Lido at Dolphin Bay ....................... 12, 13 Our Windows on the Water ........................17 Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel and Mourvedre bottled as varietals and in distinctive red blends. SIP.......................25 Lucastraditional & Lewellensingle .................................49 Woodstock’s Pizza, Inc. Certified. Wednesday-Monday 11am-5pm. 7383 Vineyard Luna Red ..............................................20 Hawaiian BBQ ............................24 Drive, Paso Robles, California | 93446Zoe`s | 805-238-3378


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FRESH HOMEMADE BREAD DAILY AWARD WINNING CIOPPINO WEDNESDAY NIGHTS OSSO BUCCO THURSDAY NIGHTS FULL BAR • FISH SPECIALS DAILY

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491 Price Street • Pismo Beach • 805/773-0551 Delivery Service - Restaurants to You • 805/481-7900 LUNCH M-FRI 11:30-2:00, DINNER SUN-THURS 4:00-close, FRI-SAT 4:00-10:00 PM

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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Linguine Al Vongole..................................................................................... 15.45 linguini with baby clams (red or white sauce) Tutto Mare ................................................................................................... 16.95 shrimp, clams, cod, calamari & mussels on linguine noodles, fresh garlic, olive oil, tomato, clear broth Cozza Della Casa .......................................................................................... 15.95 mussels, sea scallops, artichokes, garlic, basil in a light tomato sauce with angel hair 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

Voted Best South County Restaurant, Best Italian Food, Best Romantic Restaurant, Best Restaurant Service By Times Press Recorder Poll.

FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED GOURMET PIZZA & CALZONE Banquets up to 50 • Take-out available Prices & Menu Items Subject to Change

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The Big Boy The Original Double-Deck Hamburger Combination Delicious 100% pure ground beef in two patties with American cheese, lettuce and our famous Big Boy special sauce on a sesame seed bun. Served with French fries and tossed salad. $7.99 Served with French fries $6.99

Super Big Boy Combination A larger version of the Big Boy classic with 100% pure ground beef. Served with French fries and tossed salad $8.99 Served with French fries. $7.99

Big Bleu Cheese Hamburger Topped with grilled mushrooms, Melted mozzarella and cheddar cheese, And Bleu Cheese dressing. $8.99

BBQ Jack Hamburger Topped with crisp bacon mild Pepper jack Cheese, barbeque sauce and two crispy onion rings. $8.99

Bob’s Chili Classics Served with cole slaw or salad and grilled garlic bread

Famous Chili Size Half-pound ground beef patty covered with Our won chili and cheese. $9.69

Chili Spaghetti Hot and hearty Big Boy chili served over noodles and topped with cheese $8.99 (Chopped onions on request)

Hot Fudge Ice Cream Cake Delicious vanilla ice cream between two layers of devil’s food cake, smothered in rich hot fudge and crowned with whipped topping and a cherry $3.99

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arrivals. The popular Pismo Beach shop f you want to get to know a wine attracts both visitors and locals, while region’s finest brands, you’ve got to shop where the wine connoisseurs buy the original Solvang TOTV is extremely popular among tourists. “When their wines. Experts expect two things travelers discover one of our tasting in a great wine bar and shop: a wide rooms, the experience motivates selection of wines and a dedication to them to stop in at the other one,” quality. That’s why a sophisticated wine Lissa explained. “They can continue bar like Tastes of the Valleys (TOTV) is the experience while traveling up and the most popular Central Coast wine down the coast.” TOTV’s wine friendly shop for discovering the hottest new menu offers: Full of Life Flatbreads; artisan brands, varietals, and unique cheese, salami, and cured meat blends. In today’s social networking platters; Dukkah, an addictive dry dip climate, this comfortable and fun that’s delicious with pita bread; and wine bar offers the perfect setting for chocolate truffles that pair perfectly meeting like-minded wine aficionados. with their excellent dessert wine TOTV offers the best of the wineries selection. For special occasions they from the Central Coast and beyond. offer Swiss raclette. TOTV is the South This contemporary, upscale tasting County source for Brown Butter Cookie room is reminiscent of San Francisco’s Company’s famous Sea Salt Cookies. vogue Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant. You know you’ve found people TOTV features an array of excellent who care about the quality of the wines available by the taste, glass, wines you’re served when you spot bottle, or flight. “Every wine in the the modern wine dispensing system. house is available by the glass,” owner TOTV features the Wine Station by Ash Mehta promised. He offers more Napa Technology which than 350 wines from 165 or more artisan wineries. prevents oxidation in open Tastes of the “We give people the bottles, and dispenses Valleys opportunity to order a precise portions. The glass of highly-limited Pinot best values are the wine 911 Price St. Noir, like Seasmoke, our flights, priced $10, $15, and Pismo Beach guests love that.” A Central $20 for six tastes. Flights Coast favorite thanks to are always customized to 773-8466 the Oscar-winning movie, your taste from the many Pismowineshop.com “Sideways,” Seasmoke is bottles Ash and Lissa open 200winesbytheglass.com found here among many that day. other fabulous Central Their prices are Coast wines, including: Alban, Au Bon typically lower than a winery tasting Climat, Beckmen, Denner, Epoch Estate, room and internet competitive. “Our Le Cuvier, Margerum, Rangeland, Tablas focus is being a wine shop where Creek, Terry Hoage, and more. The wine you can buy a taste or a glass before selection constantly evolves because buying the bottle,” Ash concluded. they’re adding gems from local wineries, “You’ll rarely find a bottle priced above Napa, Sonoma, and beyond. retail.” The wine flights are served one Central Coast residents, the friendly glass at a time to better provide an Ash and his wife Lissa Hallberg love educational experience. “We’re serious discussing their favorite wineries with about wine. People come here for the locals and introducing exciting new wine tasting experience.”

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henever you experience that oceans thrive by promoting sustainable delectable moment of biting seafood, through consumer education, into an outstanding fish filet or purchasing power, and creative marketing. succulent crab, quite naturally you give Giovanni and his family pride themselves, the chef high praise. But whether you’re not only on the quality of their seafood, but enjoying classically-prepared seafood in on the reputation of their staff. The Comin’s a fine restaurant or sashimi, behind every and their salespeople are active, respected chef preparing that seafood there’s a community members. reputable seafood distributer like Central Not only are they reliable for the Coast Seafood. This local business freshest fish, typically offering over ensures that chefs get the finest seafood 60 seafood species, they carry over available. Let’s face it, if it’s not fresh off 500 frozen products, including: ahi, oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo the boat, no chef can hide that in your calamari, clams, Dungeness, Snow, and seasonal wild king salmon or bronzini. King crabs, lobsters, shrimp, and much This extraordinary seafood company, more. When possible every species is family owned and operated since brought in whole and fileted to order. 1973, has served California restaurants, Chefs can count on receiving fish that’s universities, hospitals, and retailers from cut less than 12-hours before they’re San Francisco and the Central Valley to preparing it for your order. Woodland Hills for nearly three decades. Everyone loves visiting their edifying The popular Splash Café in Pismo website at CCSeafood.com. It features Beach and San Luis Obispo, featured lists of: fresh fish of the season; specialty in culinary magazines like Gourmet and foods like bacon and Wagyu beef; recipes Bon Appetit, continually earns awards for with nutritional information including its clam chowder. Splash Café manager, calories and fat; and provides a weekly oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo Derek Davis, attests: “We seafood market report. have been loyal customers They’re connected with of Central Coast Seafood rankings provided by for over 15-years. The FishWise.org regarding Central Coast sales team is always top sustainability, and provide Seafood notch when handling our ratings that tell which requests, whether it was species are abundant and 5495 Traffic Way regarding special orders, farmed environmentally, Atascadero or answering questions. I’m best alternatives, and lists always impressed with the of species to avoid because 462-3474 freshness of the specialty fish it’s harmful to marine life or we order; local or non-local the environment. products come in looking Check out “go and smelling fantastic. We may be paying fi shing!” a complete list of customers more for some products, but we do it who have a partnership with Central willingly knowing that it’s a sustainable Coast Seafood. Their newsletter product from a reliable source.” covers trends and important issues in Proprietor Giovanni Comin grew up seafood sustainability, like traceability, in his family’s business and became cowhich makes it possible to trace food owner in 1997 then sole owner in 2007. His products to their original source. The family instilled in him the value of customer next time you sit down in your favorite oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo service, quality products, and reliability. An restaurant, you’ll want to ask the chef: environmentalist, Giovanni believes that “Is your seafood supplier Central Full Bar | Happy Hour | Outdoor Patio | Kids Menu Central Coast Seafood can help the Earth’s Coast Seafood?”

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Appetizers Stuffed Mexican Prawns Tender jumbo prawns stuffed with Monterey Jack cheese, wrapped in honey-cured bacon, lightly breaded and deep-fried untill crispy, served with cocktail sauce 16

Clam Chowder our own recipe made with clam juice, chopped clams, roux, potatoes, red bell peppers, bacon, salt and pepper. Served with oyster crackers and garnished with parsley bowl 8 cup 5

Cioppino The “No Work” Cioppino. Ciopinot signature cioppino stock with Jumbo Prawns, Scallops, Calamari and Fresh Fish. We did all the work for you by shelling the seafood so it is ready to eat, no crab crackers needed!

Dungeness Crab Cakes Topped with smoked tomato aioli. One-12 or two 20

Soup/Salad Fresh Beet Salad Greens with tomato, cucumber, julienne carrot and jicama, fresh mint and Farmer’s Market red and gold beets with our signature mustard vinaigrette dressing 8 Classic Caesar Crisp romaine lettuce tossed in Ciopinot’s Caesar dressing with croutons, Romano cheese and premium white anchovies 8 with grilled chicken breast 13 with grilled fresh salmon 18

Dinner Monday-Sunday from 5pm Oyster Happy Hour Friday 4-6pm

Seafood Fettuccine Jumbo prawns, scallops and clams sautéed in olive oil, garlic and white wine, blended with a rich alfredo sauce, tossed with fettuccine pasta and sprinkled with Romano cheese and fresh herbs 30 Fisherman’s Plate A platter of grilled fresh fish, jumbo prawns, sea scallops, cockle clams and deep fried calamari 34

Enjoy great seafood in our signature cioppino without the work. Topped with Romano cheese, includes bread for dipping 30

Filet Mignon Certified Angus Beef 8 oz. filet wrapped in honeycured bacon and charbroiled, served with sauteed mushrooms in a brandy cream sauce 32

Specialties

Grilled Salmon Fresh salmon charbroiled and lightly drizzled with a soy, ginger and wasabi sauce 28

All Specialties are served with seasonal vegetables and your choice of rice pilaf or garlic mashed potatoes

Chilean Sea Bass Chilean Sea Bass fried in arrowroot, topped with fresh diced strawberries, crispy-fried leeks and drizzled with sweet & sour sauce 34

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or those who seek a taste of delights like house-made pizza, chicken California’s extraordinary coastal fingers, and pasta. cuisine, you’ll find the region’s finest Lido’s well-chosen wine list, which at Lido restaurant in Shell Beach. A earned Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence, offers specially selected Central favorite among Central Coast food and Coast, Napa, French, and Italian wines. wine connoisseurs, it’s located in the By-the-glass selections include a wide spectacular, seaside Dolphin Bay Resort. choice of varietals chosen to perfectlyLido brings a taste of the urban cuisine complement Lido’s seasonal menu. typically found in San Francisco and New For lighter appetites, small plate York City to this seaside hamlet. options include grilled baby artichokes, Lido’s menus feature an array of fine and pancetta-wrapped prawns. foods, most from local farms and fisheries, Sunset happy hour on weekdays like: oysters, quail, Hawaiian tuna poke, includes complimentary appetizers until prime sirloin steak, duck risotto, iced6 p.m. Tuesday evenings out on the patio, shellfish platters, and Morro Bay black local winemakers pour samples paired cod. You’ll find all of these delicious with delicious appetizers. Guests enjoy dishes and many other irresistible treats live jazz on Thursday and Friday evenings. every day at Lido. Chef Evan, a professional chef for over In its beautiful setting against 20-years, formerly worked with renowned the Pacific Ocean, Lido provides northern California chefs Gary Danko, contemporary dining and superb service Joyce Goldstein, Jeremiah Tower, and that’s elegant yet comfortable. Dolphin Nancy Oakes. He’s creating the ultimate Bay Resort & Spa, a member of Preferred wine country cuisine, and every dish, Boutique Hotels, is the only AAA rated Mediterranean, Asian or French, is true four diamond resort in SLO County. Lido to its origin. “Lido’s menus offer global consistently earns critical acclaim for fusion I’ve personalized as outstanding dining: named California coastal cuisine,” best new restaurant by New explained Chef Evan, Times of San Luis Obispo; Lido at Dolphin who’s passionate about his Innovative Cuisine award by Bay Resort extraordinary menus. Santé Magazine; and chef & Spa The chef’s signature Evan Treadwell earned the spa cuisine at La Bonne Vie title of “Ultimate Chef” by 2727 Shell Beach Rd. Spa offers healthy foods, Central Coast Magazine. Shell Beach although they seem like a In 2006, Lido became special indulgence. During the first local restaurant to 773-8900 daily breakfast or weekend partner with the prestigious Champagne Brunch, you James Beard Foundation can dine alfresco at the to host the Central Coast Pacific’s edge, enjoying duck potato Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner. The hash with poached eggs, Brioche grand fete, which attracts connoisseurs French toast, or Lido eggs Benedict with nationwide, features a multi-course meal complimentary mimosas or bubbly. paired with SLO County’s fine artisan wines. House-made desserts by the talented Lido’s delicious menus appeal to pastry chef Benjie Puga include: bittersweet people of every age. The appetizers chocolate mousse, trio of crème brulee, include delicacies like: oysters Lido, ahi and blueberry-ricotta cornbread pudding sashimi, stuffed quail, and Kobe beef with vanilla bean gelato. Whatever your tartare and carpaccio. Every creative desire, Lido will provide you with an menu spotlights Central Coast ranches outstanding culinary experience. and farms. The children’s menu features

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FIRST COURSE Caesar Salad

Traditional Caesar salad with Parmesan cheese & anchovies

Roasted Beet Salad

Carpaccio

Th inly sliced beef tenderloin topped with arugula & shredded Parmesan cheese with a balsamic & mustard dressing

Frisée lettuce, yellow pear tomatoes, red Gennaro’s Salad peppers, candied pecans, Parmesan cheese with Local seasonal greens with celery, shredded carrots, a champagne vinaigrette tomatoes, toasted walnuts with our house dressing

HOT APPETIZERS Crispy Potato Gnocchi

Scallops with Bacon

Potato dumplings with sautéed spinach, mushroom, braised red pear tomatoes & goat cheese

Large sea scallops wrapped in bacon served with a pink pepper sauce

PASTA & PIZZA Meat Ravioli

Linguini di Mare

Served with an Aurora sauce

Linguini with fresh seafood in a red sauce

Cheese & Spinach Ravioli

Ravioli fi lled with ricotta cheese & spinach served with a butter & sage sauce

Tagliatelle Verdi alla Bolognese

Spinach tagliatelle with a Bolognese sauce

Seafood Risotto

Fettucini a la Romana

Fettuccine with prosciutto ham, parmesan cheese, green peas in a cream sauce

Papardelle & Italian Sausage

Wide strips of pasta & mild Italian sausage with sweet bell peppers & sun dried tomatoes

Pizza

Served with fresh seafood in a red sauce

The classic Italian with a homemade thin crust, our own tomato sauce, oregano & mozzarella with your choice of pepperoni, grilled onions, roasted artichoke hearts & fresh basil

Linguini al Zaff erano

Linguini with fresh vegetables & diced tomatoes in a saff ron sauce

Grilled Lamb Chops

In a champagne dill sauce

Prime lamb chops grilled & served with a dry sherry sauce

Cioppino

Pollo alla Diavola

Grilled chicken served with a wine sauce, a touch of vinegar & green onions

LEGENDARY CALAMARI Taste why our calamari strips are famous.

GRILLED HALIBUT & THAI PEANUT SLAW Mango-chili sauce, crisp cabbage & carrots.

ENTRÉE Grilled Atlantic Salmon Mussels, clams, salmon, shrimp & scallops in a tomato sauce

Come Experience Our New Kitchen & Spectacular Ocean Views

Grilled New York Steak

Angus beef served with a red wine reduction

Filet Mignon

Grilled beef tenderloin served on a bed of potatoes & spinach with a Marsala reduction

CUBAN DISHES Pescado a la Vizcaína

Cuban favorite prepared with fresh fish, potatoes, onions, & tomatoes served in white wine

Arroz con Pollo a la Cubana

Citrus-marinated chicken & saff ron rice, served with asparagus

HEARST RANCH BURGERS Made from local, all-natural beef.

HANDCRAFTED FISH ‘N CHIPS Dipped in our draft beer batter & crisped to a golden brown.

Daily Specials Like Crab Legs, Sugar Cane Shrimp Skewers, Roasted Half Chicken, Prime Rib & Lobster.

Roasted Pork a la Cubana

Marinated pork tenderloin served with plantain mashed potatoes & vegetables

TAPAS Bruschetta · Beef Sliders · Mini-Cubano · Ropa Vieja · Picadillo Gnocchi · Steamed Mussels In Garlic Cream Sauce Steamed Clams In Red Sauce · Shrimp Fra Diavola E x clu si vely Calamari In White Wine Black Olives & Capers Featur in g Pork Loin with Fresh Apples

HAPPY HOUR: Monday–Thursday 4:30pm-7pm Order from our Tapas Menu at the Bar Lounge

LUNCH: Monday - Friday 11:30am to 2:30pm DINNER: Monday - Saturday 5:00pm to 10:00pm, Closed on Sundays

450 MARSH STREET (Carmel & Marsh) SAN LUIS OBISPO 805-782-9999 · www.GennarosGrillandGarden.com

Friendly Folks, Great Food, Spectacular Views, & the Best Beach Bar in the World!!! (AT LEAST THAT’S WHAT WE THINK)

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FEEL THE VIEW and TASTE THE FUN Cocktails | Happy Hour | Sunday Brunch

The Happiest Restaurant in America’s Happiest City BY KATHY MARCKS HARDESTY

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on any given night and you’ll find the arly this year, San Luis Obispo bar and dining room bustling from gained national attention when the energy of enthused patrons, Oprah Winfrey informed her both locals and tourists who love this estimated 14 million viewers that it seafood eatery perched on a pier over was “America’s happiest city.” After the Pacific Ocean. reading about it in Dan Buettner’s book Ciopinot is a who’s who of notables “Thrive,” Oprah created a video with from local wineries who dine there Jenny McCarthy spotlighting downtown nightly. What’s unusual about it, Leonard SLO. The response was immediate as explained, is that it’s the first San Luis news hit the social networks. It occurred Obispo restaurant that’s devoted to to restaurateurs Leonard and Wendy Cohen that visitors coming to experience seafood. And it’s the only restaurant that provides a broad list of Pinot Noirs in this idyllic town would want to dine in its all of its various forms: Pinot Gris, Pinot happiest restaurant, Ciopinot. Blanc, South African Pinotage, and Rosé Among SLO’s hottest restaurants, of Pinot Noir. The wine list also features the name Ciopinot was derived from all of the classic wine varieties, and the classic San Francisco shellfish stew many offerings by-the-glass. They never cioppino and Pinot Noir, the variety that charge corkage fees. brought fame to Central Coast wineries Uniquely, they offer Friday Oyster in the movie, “Sideways.” As the Cohen’s like to say: “Cioppino and Pinot Happy Hour from 4 to 6 p.m. Every oyster, whether raw or baked, is $1 each. Noir – it’s a food and wine match made The Cohen’s number one objective is in heaven.” This beautiful restaurant satisfying their customers. Order the lends itself to satisfying customers. calamari and you can choose from They feature appetizers like the baby squid and rings, ultimate Dungeness crab or calamari steak strips. cake, 98 percent pure crab, If there’s something and crispy, bacon-wrapped you want: extra mashed Mexican prawns stuffed Ciopinot potatoes or dressing, split with Monterey Jack cheese. orders, gluten-free, just let The signature cioppino 1051 Nipomo St. your friendly server know. offers two choices: no work San Luis Obispo If you are tired of that’s conveniently prethe rules and limitations shelled, or you can enjoy 547-1111 typically printed on most the traditional version. They menus, you’ll find the always serve the freshest Cohen’s didn’t like that fish, much of it locally either. “Wendy and I began dining in caught. Although it’s a seafood house, restaurants up and down the coast,” Ciopinot provides delicious entrees of Leonard remembered. “We found, in excellent quality including: filet mignon general, that restaurants have forgotten wrapped in honey-cured bacon with the age-old-adage: ‘are we here for white mushrooms in brandy-cream the customers, or are they here for sauce, and chicken Marsala. us?’” he asked. “We decided we would Locals have known and respected do whatever it took to bring back, the the Cohen family since 1971 when answer is yes. We want our customers they opened their quintessential Olde to know we are happy and honored they Port Inn in Avila Beach. Leonard is chose to dine at Ciopinot. the second generation owner. Arrive

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Celebrating 17 Years

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

Starters

Salads

Locally Raised

Feta Cheese, Dried Cherries, Caramelized Green Apples, Champagne Vinaigrette

Ocean Rose Abalone

20 LOCAL PREMIUM WINES BY THE GLASS!

Mixed Greens Salad

Asian Microgreens & Seaweed Salad, Sweet Soya Wasabi Infused Caviar, Cashew-Hoisin Vinaigrette

FrisŽ e Salad

Dungeness Ginger Crab Cake

Blue Cheese Crumbles, Croutons, Warm Cranberry-Bacon Vinaigrette

Honvit Sprout Salad, Wasabi Aioli

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

BREAKFAST Traditional New Mexican Pozole with toasted cornbread & a

poached egg. Vegetarian..............$8.95

With seared pork ....................... $9.95

Beignets - A light french bread-based pastry Plain..............$4.50 Filled with fresh berries or Chocolate ....$4.95 Mediterranean Scramble - With garlic, dried tomatoes, fresh

spinach, scallions, rosemary & parmesan cheese ...................... $10.50

SALADS Seared Ahi Tuna Salad Alicante - Rare Ahi Tuna drizzled with lime aioli on vinaigrette dressed lettuce with a Spanish chopped vegetable salad..................................................................... $14.50 Grilled Thai Shrimp & Cucumber Salad - Grilled shrimp tossed with cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, kaffir lime leaves & mint in a chilelime & lemongrass dressing ...................................................... $9.25 Substitute Sesame Tofu ........................................................... $12.50 Warm Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato Chopped Salad with Maytag Blue Cheese.................................................................................... $11.50

SANDWICHES

Main Course

Local Morro Bay Black Cod*

Whole Oak-Fired Bronzino

Warm Garlic, Herb & Tomato Salsa, Wilted Spinach, & Avocado Caponata

Saffron Fennel, Garlicky Rapini, Olea Farms Extra Virgin Olive Oil

*Sunset Magazine Award-Winner

Grilled Cheese, Eggplant & Chipotle Sandwich - Cheswick N.Y. white cheddar on Pure & Simple sourdough with roasted eggplant, red pepper relish & a smear of smokey chipotle chilies. ............... $9.95 Add a churasco grilled chicken breast ..................................... $12.95 Vietnamese Banh Mi Pork Loin Sandwich - Sliced roast pork with pickled carrots & daikon, spicy cucumbers, cilantro, caramelized onions & mayonnaise on a sourdough baguette ....................... $11.50 Vegetarian Tofu Banh Mi ........................................................... $9.95 Grilled Churasco Chicken Breast Sandwich - A boneless,

Local Hearst Ranch Grass-Fed Filet of Beef

Oak-Fired Kurobuta Pork Chop Buttermilk Potatoes, Grilled Truffle Asparagus, Grilled Apple, ine Nuts & Stilton Cheese Crumbles, Bacon-Demi Gastrique

Blue Cheese Potato Cake, Herbed Portabella Gratin, Escarole Red Onion Marmalade, Bordelaise Sauce

skinless breast of chicken, marinated Brazilian-style & charbroiled, on a ciabatta with basil-mustard mayo, roasted red pepper relish, lettuce, tomatoes & pickled onions...................................................... $11.50

BIG PLATES Indian Stuffed Eggplant With Chickpea Fritters & Minted Yogurt - Roasted Eggplant Stuffed With Chickpea & Cauliflower Curry

served on a bed of golden split pea dahl ................................. $14.50

Organic, Local & Sustainable Fresh Market Vegetable Plate

Nightly Bar Specials

Primarily from local farms & the farmers’ market. Small..............$9.50

Large..............$13.50

Seared Sea Scallops & Sweet Pea Risotto - Pan seared sea

scallops served on vegetarian sweet pea & aborio rice risotto with sauteed local greens & pea tendrils ..........................................$19.95

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Braised Lamb Shank “Buenos Aires” - Cabernet braised lamb shank, simmered with parsnips, onions, carrots, dried apricots, garlic, serrano chiles, tomatoes, cumin & other mild Latin spices. Served over potato-zucchini latkes............................................................. $16.95

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nightly specials; cooking at wine country f you’re searching for the soulful cuisine events; and he’s usually found alongside of Italy set in a romantic, contemporary his team of professional cooks. dining room, you’ll find all of that and Among his impressive starter dishes more at Il Cortile. Few restaurants have are seared foie gras with grilled pears been as enthusiastically received by Paso in Port wine with savory herbs. A special Roblans, and wine connoisseurs who travel menu section features mozzarellahere to discover Paso Robles wine country. based dishes, including an irresistible The passionate owners, chef Santos and crostini con burrata with caramelized Carole MacDonal, do everything to ensure fennel and crispy pancetta in balsamic their guests enjoy an unforgettable dining reduction—an extraordinary treat experience. The friendly, professional that’s quite unique. Chef Santos spent wait staff provides expert service 15-years working in in Santa Monica’s throughout your meal. The atmosphere is most notable Italian restaurants. But he sophisticated and comfortable, but never and Carole left the big city life behind pretentious. The energy-charged room is to move to Paso Robles and open the always filled with a lively crowd, whether restaurant they dreamed of owning. they are celebrating a special occasion or The chef’s amazing entrées include the gourmet meal chef Santos prepared delights like: red beet tagliatelle with for them. roasted quail in white wine-herb sauce; Not surprisingly, the ristorante beef cheek ravioli with sweet wine immediately become a destination for reduction and white truffle oil; black truffle food and wine lovers attracted by the risotto, and grilled blue prawns. Fresh talented chef’s soulful creations, and seafood specials might feature Chilean sea Carole’s well-chosen wine list featuring bass or grilled whole branzino. fine wines from Italy and Paso Robles. Epicureans favor “We created a wine list the chef’s tasting menu, that included both local Il Cortile leaving it up to chef Santos and Italian wines, and we Ristorante to prepare a five-course strive to provide a selection meal that’s guaranteed that pairs well with Santo’s 608 12th St. to be filled with surprises food,” Carole explained. Paso Robles that aren’t on the menu: “We wanted to have new black squid ink pasta with and old world wines, and 226-0300 lobster; lingua di vitello, love the fact that we have ilcortileristorante.com veal tongue; or tagliolini the same varietals from Paso with black truffles. “Each Robles and Italy. They can be course is a surprise, even completely different, which to me,” Carole laughed. “Santos comes makes it fun to taste them side by side.” up with it on the spot, which is why we The creative chef Santos couldn’t jokingly call it, ‘il segreto,’ the secret.” imagine offering a broad, unchanging Make your meal unforgettable by menu; he constantly changes his menus allowing Carole to select the wines to present the freshest local foods best suited for each dish. The chef’s of the season. In addition he always exquisite, housemade desserts, panna creates extraordinary daily specials. The cotta with strawberry sauce, and ricottaexacting chef is involved in every detail filled canolli, provide the perfect, sweet at Il Cortile: shopping at the Templeton’s conclusion to this gourmet Italian meal. Farmers’ Market; creating menus and

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luna red, in downtown San Luis Obispo, offers an inventive, fresh, menu. We are proud to suppor t

local far mers, and we patronize suppliers who use sustainable practices in their food production. Our selections include global tapas, cured meats, and ar tisan cheeses. We combine our unique menu with an imaginative wine list, representative of Central Coast vineyards and inter national producers.

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sea scallop crudo marinated in white miso and lemon, red onion, chive, lime salt kettle corn 14

goat cheese flan red beet caramel, manchego fricco 10 organic asparagus grilled and chilled, burrata, prosciutto, pickled onions 12

duck confit crepes hoisin, scallions, crispy duck cracklings 15 steamers mussels and clams, guanciale, garlic, dijon, Xingu beer, leeks, thyme 12

spiced lamb kofta honey-mint yogurt, sweet onion salad, grilled flatbread 11

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Best Fish Tacos Mouth Watering Eggs Benedict Famous Bloody Marys Rockin’ the Bay Since 1993! The Otter Rock Café has been a favorite hideaway for all!

Serving Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner Daily Fun for the whole family All Ages Karaoke, Open Jam & Talented Bands… Friday-Monday Kids Menu, Dog friendly Patio, Full Bar Big Parties Welcome & Breathtaking Sunset Views on the Bay

open-face pastrami aged white cheddar cheese, caramelized onions, aioli, grilled rye 11

grilled fish tacos jasmine rice, citrus-soy glaze, crispy rice paper taco shell, carrot-radish slaw 11

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alpine salmon potato “paella”, saffron-hazelnut romesco 25 shellfish callaloo Trinidadian coconut-spinach broth, potato, lime 26

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Enjoy our global tapas selections

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Luna Red’s full-bar will feature a blend of handcrafted, inventive cocktails and the classic drinks you love.

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Go to Kays Facebook for Daily Specials Whether it’s the perfect breakfast or lunch you seek, you’re sure to find it at Kay’s Orcutt Country Kitchen. Serving down-home country cuisine with a homelike atmosphere & smiles as soon as you walk in the door.

BREAKFAST

Our delicious breakfast combinations, scrambles & omelettes, are served all day with your choice of one: home fries, hash browns or fruit. Also your choice of one: toast, tortillas, homemade biscuit or muffin.

OMELETTES

Bacon Avocado: Classic omelette mixture Kay’s Orcutt Original: Smoked bacon, of diced bacon & topped with ripe avocado & jack &

Bacon & Eggs Grilled Bone-In Ham Steak & Eggs Pork Sausage Patties & Eggs

cheddar cheese $10.95

sausage, ham, red onions, tomatoes diced & sautéed into a delicious omelette topped with fresh avocado, sour cream & jack & cheddar cheese $10.95

Chili Verde Omelette: Pulled pork

MSA: A Vegan lovers omelette including fresh mushrooms & spinach topped with ripe avocado & jack & cheddar cheese $9.95

EGG SCRAMBLES

cushion roasted in our homemade verde sauce, topped with jack & cheddar cheese $9.95

topped with poached eggs & our dill-hollandaise sauce. Sub Tri-Tip, Bacon or Sausage Patties at no cost $11.95

CAKES & MORE

Ultimate Sandwich: Buttermilk pancakes, French toast or Belgian waffle. Served with two eggs & your choice of two slices of bacon, sausage patties or a slab of ham $10.95

Chorizo: A very tasty mixture of pork chorizo Short Stack of Pancackes: Add Chorizo: South of the border original prepared scrambled with eggs & topped with jack & cheddar $9.95 blueberries, chocolate chips, banana, walnuts or a combo of all for additional cost $5.95 with chorizo, Ortega green chiles & red onions dices Denver: Diced ham, green ball peppers & red into a tangy omelette. Topped with sour cream, onions scrambled together & topped with jack & Belgian Waffle $5.95 avocado & jack & cheddar cheese $10.95 cheddar cheese $9.95 Cinnamon Raisin Walnut Bags: One of Kay’s Favorites! Bacon, artichoke Garden: Green bell peppers, red onions, French Toast: Two thick slices of locally hearts, diced garlic & spinach sautéed & topped with

mushrooms, tomatoes & spinach sautéed together. Topped with avocado & jack & cheddar cheese $10.95 Corned Beef Hash & Eggs Enchilada: Ground beef & black olives topped Joe’s Frisco Special: A San Fransico with enchilada sauce, sour cream & jack & cheddar Chicken Fried Steak & Eggs Treat! Ground sirloin, spinach & red onions topped off cheese $9.95 with jack & cheddar cheese $9.95 Linguica & Eggs Too Much To Drink Last Night: Diced Ham: The name says it all, & don’t Pork Chops & Eggs A masterpiece to cure any hangover! Diced chicken forget the jack & cheddar $9.95 fried steak & bacon topped with jack & cheddar cheese Santa Maria Style Tri-Tip & Eggs & smothered with our bacon & sausage gravy $10.95 Corned Beef Hash Eggs Benny: Crisp grilled CBH placed on a grilled English muffin & jack & cheddar cheese $9.95

Our sandwiches are served with mayonnaise on the bread of your choice & our burgers are 100% ground top sirloin patty served with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, a pickle spear & mayonnaise on the bun. Your choice of fresh fruit, soup, potato salad or French fries. Substitute beer battered onion rings or a garden salad for additional cost.

baked bread dipped in our egg batter, dusted with cinnamon & powdered sugar $6.95

French Toast: Three slices of Texas egg bread dipped in our secret egg batter & dusted with powdered sugar $5.95 Homemade Biscuits & Gravy:

One of our large biscuits fresh out of the oven, halved & topped with our signature bacon & sausage gravy $5.95

LUNCH

GARDEN FRESH SALADS Tri-Tip & Linguica Chili: This chili Teriyaki Chicken: Grilled sliced

The Cobby-Man Salad: Spinach greens topped with Santa Maria style Tri-Tip, grilled chicken breast, bacon bits, hardboiled egg, diced tomatoes, black olives & sliced avocado. Sprinkled with our signature Red Dragon sharp cheddar cheese & accompanied with our homemade ranch & BBQ sauce $12.95 Miss P’s Delight: Crisp romaine lettuce

topped with a juicy grilled chicken breast, sprinkled bleu cheese crumbles, homemade candied walnuts & sliced red apples. Drizzled with our delicious raspberry vinaigrette $10.95

is made with Santa Maria style BBQ Tri-Tip & linguica, diced & cooked into our amazing chili beans. Top with cheddar cheese & onions, throw a warm biscuit on the side & you’ll have a very tasty lunch $7.95

CHARBROILED BURGERS

Soup of the Day: Changes Daily $5.95

Old Chicago: Grilled sliced ham & pastrami topped with cole slaw & Thousand Island dressing sandwiched between grilled rye bread $9.95

Bacon Cheeseburger $9.95 Mom’s Meatloaf Sandwich: Thick Shiloh’s Burger: A mouth-watering burger slices of freshly baked meatloaf topped with Kay’s

that is smothered with cheddar, bacon, avocado & BBQ sauce on a grilled croissant $10.95 Red Dragon Melt: What makes this melt so spectacular is the Red Dragon sharp cheddar Mandarin Asian Salad: Crisp romaine cheese made with Welsh brown ale & mustard seeds. lettuce topped with a juicy grilled chicken breast, We top this sandwich off with grilled red onions, toasted sliced almonds, sautéed mushrooms, Mei-Fun served on grilled sourdough $10.95 noodles & mandarins. Drizzled with sweet ginger & SANDWICHES & MORE mandarin orange dressing $10.95 Super Turkey: Smoked turkey breast piled California: Fresh romaine lettuce, topped high with bacon, avocado & cheddar cheese on grilled with a grilled chicken breast, smoked bacon bits, sourdough $10.95 diced tomatoes, sliced avocado & sprinkled with jack Vegan Sandwich: Served on whole wheat & cheddar cheese $10.95 loaded with ripe avocado, red onions, sprouts, Cranberry-Pear Salmon Salad: bread, tomatoes, cucumber & lettuce $9.95 Grilled wild salmon, spinach greens, candied walnuts, dried cranberries, poached pears & sprinkled with feta Country Club: A triple decker sandwich layered with crisp bacon, smoked ham, sliced turkey, lettuce, cheese. Served with champagne vinaigrette $12.95 tomatoes & avocado on your choice of bread $10.95

HOT SOUPS

mushrooms atop grilled chicken breast with Swiss cheese, crisp bacon & smothered in teriyaki sauce $9.95

secret sauce atop a grilled hoagie roll. This recipe has been in the family for years $9.95

BLTA: A classic combination of bacon, lettuce, tomato & avocado on your choice of bread $9.95

135-A East Clark Avenue, Orcutt

Mon-Sat 6am-2pm · Sunday 7am-2pm

805-934-4429

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DESSERTS

Root Beer Float $4.95 deep fried to a golden brown. Served on corn tortillas Old Fashioned Milkshake or Malt: & topped with cabbage, pico de gallo, secret white Chocolate, vanilla or strawberry & whipped cream $4.95 sauce & sliced avocado $10.95 Baja Fish Tacos: Lightly breaded cod

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Fatoush Garden Salad ............................................ 5.99 w/lamb, chicken, beef or gyros.......................................8.99 Taboulleh Salad ....................................................... 6.99 A blend of chopped parsley, cucumber, green onion, tomatoes & bulgur wheat. Tossed with a citrus-mint & olive oil dressing. Includes homemade garlic pita. Hummos Salad ......................................................... 6.99 A tasty dip of fresh ground garbanzo beans seasoned with fresh garlic, tahineh, lemon juice, olive oil, & cumin & topped with paprika. Includes warm homemade pita. Baba Ganoush Salad ............................................... 6.99 A tasty dip of roasted eggplant seasoned with fresh garlic, tahineh, lemon juice, olive oil & cumin. Includes warm homemade pita.

vegetarian pita wraps

Sea Venture’s Contemporary Coastal Cuisine BY KATHY MARCKS HARDESTY

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mind when creating his seasonal menus: f you’ve never experienced this “I enjoy offering great food and healthy excellent restaurant atop the Sea options for the wide variety of people Venture Resort, you’ll be taken by who dine at Sea Venture.” Some of the surprise upon seeing the panoramic entrees include value-priced dishes like Pacific Ocean views. It’s best to dine early to catch those spectacular sunsets. the warm shrimp chopped salad with avocado, asparagus, bacon, and Stilton Colored from beautiful pink and blue cheese with honey cilantro vinaigrette; or to shades of purple and orange, it’s a special indulgences such as the couple’s masterpiece in the evening sky. Sea filet and lobster tail, which features two 5 Venture is almost hidden away among –oz. steaks and a whole lobster tail split residences alongside the beach, but for two. Chef Casey’s signature dish, the once discovered it will remain a favorite for romantic evenings out, or casual get- Sea Venture, offers a delicious saffrontomato risotto topped with shrimp, togethers with friends. scallops, clams, mussels, white fish filet, General Manager Chet Hogoboom and spicy sausage. The excellent wine noted: “We’ve been offering great contemporary coastal cuisine in the same list, collected by dining room manager Simon Kovesdi, offers many local winesgreat location for 25-years.” The dining by-the-glass that pair beautifully with rooms and the circular small plates bar the cuisine. Friday evenings there’s centered in the room provide incredible live music, and a local winery pouring ocean and beach views. An additional complimentary wine tastes. dining room, perfect for private parties, On Sundays, offerings include features a heated deck for alfresco dining traditional a la carte breakfast and with unbeatable beach views. lunch, and live music from 2 to 6 p.m. New to the Sea Venture is chef with a small plate menu Everett “Casey” Walcott, a to enjoy with specialty passionate man who loves cocktails and wine. On life on the Central Coast. Sea Venture Thursdays, the wine He brings that intensity Restaurant corkage fee, normally $10, into the restaurant’s is waived. The lounge kitchen where his seasonal 100 Ocean View Ave. offers happy hour Sunday menu reflects his love of Pismo Beach through Thursday, 4 to 6 great food that’s simply p.m., with specially-priced prepared. He prefers 773-3463 cocktails, beer, wines, to let the quality of his and an irresistible hors ingredients, mostly from d’oeuvres menu. local farms, shine. Although The beachfront hotel frequently new to Sea Venture, Walcott has cooked serves as a getaway for locals, too. at great local restaurants since 1999 It’s the only SLO County hotel and when he was hired at Bistro Laurent restaurant that’s on the beach where in Paso Robles. He learned the art they can create stunning beach of preparing classical French cuisine weddings and ocean view receptions. from chef Laurent Grangien. “Laurent Whether you seek a light, affordable taught me to keep my dishes simple meal, or you’re celebrating a special and cook them to perfection,” Walcott occasion and then retire to your ocean remembered, “That’s still what is most view spa room, you’ll find your every important to me.” need met at the Sea Venture. The chef keeps everyone’s desires in

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Ultimate Falafel ....................................................... 5.99 Fried fresh-ground garbanzo bean patties blended with garlic, onion, cumin & other spices. Served with lettuce, tomato, cucumber, hummos & tahineh. Wrapped in a warm thick pita. Marinated Grilled Fresh Veggie ........................... 5.99 A blend of marinated & seasoned eggplant, zucchini, red pepper & yellow squash. Served with lettuce, tomato, cucumber & hummos spread & topped with feta cheese. Wrapped in a warm thick pita. Hummos .................................................................... 5.99 A tasty dip of fresh ground garbanzo beans seasoned with fresh garlic, tahineh, lemon juice, olive oil & cumin. Served with lettuce, tomato & cucumber. Wrapped in a thick pita. Baba Ganoush .......................................................... 5.99 A tasty dip of roasted eggplant seasoned with fresh garlic, tahineh, lemon juice, olive oil & cumin. Served with lettuce, tomato & cucumber. Wrapped in a thick pita.

hot shawarma pita wraps

Gyros (lamb & beef combination) ........................ 7.99 Marinated in a special seasonings, slow cooked over an open flame rotisserie & topped with tahineh sauce. Served with tomatoes, lettuce & garlic spread in a warm homemade thick pita bread. Lamb Shawarma ...................................................... 7.99 Beef Shawarma ........................................................ 7.99 Chicken Shawarma .................................................. 7.99 Marinated in special seasonings, slow cooked over an open flame rotisserie & topped with tahineh sauce. Served with tomatoes, lettuce & garlic spread in a warm homemade thick pita bread. Kifta Patty ................................................................. 7.99 Spiced ground beef patty seasoned with onion, parsley & other spices topped with tahineh sauce. Served with hummos spread in a warm homemade thick pita bread.

plates & sides

Lamb Kabobs ............................................................ 9.99 Chicken Kabobs ....................................................... 9.99 Beef Kabobs ............................................................. 9.99 Kifta (spiced ground beef) Kabobs...................... 9.99 Your choice of two skewers of marinated, char broiled meat served over a bed of freshly grilled tomatoes, onion, bell pepper & topped with tahineh sauce. Served with a side of hummos & warm homemade thick pita bread. Gyros (lamb & beef combination) ........................ 8.99 Your choice of marinated meat in special seasonings slow cooked over an open flame rotisserie & topped with tahineh sauce. Served with a side of hummos & warm homemade thick pita bread. Ultimate Falafel ....................................................... 6.99 Fried garbanzo bean patties, spiced with parsley, garlic, onion & cumin. Served over shredded lettuce, tomatoes & cucumber. Topped with tahineh sauce with a side of hummos & homemade warm homemade thick pita bread.

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& Catering

Authentic Hawaiian Food

Homemade, hand breaded, marinated & processed here from the heart. No MSG.

Hawaiian Favorites

Served with two scoops of rice & one scoop of macaroni salad

ENCHILADAS MEXICANAS three chicken enchiladas smothered with our special sauce, topped with sour cream, served with our own delicious potatoes

Zoe’s Special Mixed Plate ................$8.95 Teri-Beef, Chicken Katsu & Fried Mahi Mahi

CHILE RELLENOS a house specialty- 2 fresh, long green chiles, stuffed with cheese, batter-dipped and fried golden brown, topped with special salsa and served with rice & beans

Surfside ..........................................$9.45 Mahi Mahi & Fried Shrimp

COMBO GRANDE chile relleno, enchilada de carne, taco de pollo, served with rice & beans ENCHILADA SUISAS two chicken enchiladas covered with green tomatillo sauce and topped with sour cream served with rice & beans ENCHILADAS DE CAMARON two shrimp enchiladas topped with salsa, cheese and sour cream, served with rice & beans

MENUDO and POZOLE SERVED DAILY! A CENTRAL COAST TRADITION FOR 3 GENERATIONS!

Pre-order our award winning salsa by the ½ gallon for your next family BBQ or event!

Santa Maria 110 S.Lincoln St. Ste 106 [ 925-2841 ] Sun-Thurs 7am-9pm

Fri-Sat 7am-10pm

Hawaiian Special .............................$8.95 Kalua Pork & Chicken Long Rice

Chicken Combo ................................$8.75 Chicken Katsu, Garlic Fried Chicken & Zoe’s Teriyaki Chicken Fried Rice (does not include rice & mac salad) ..........$5.95 White Rice, diced vegetables, egg, SPAM & a touch of Aloha Add any Chicken..............................$8.45 Teri-Beef ........................................$8.45 Shrimp or Mahi ...............................$9.45 Loco Moco ......................................$8.75 Charbroiled Angus Beef hamburger patties on a bed of rice, topped with two eggs & smothered in brown gravy Roman Moco ...................................$8.75 Chicken Katsu, topped with two eggs, on a bed of rice, swimming in gravy Joe Moco ........................................$8.75 Grilled linguisa, topped with two eggs, on a bed of rice, drowning in brown gravy Zoe Moco .......................................$7.95 4 slices of SPAM, topped with two eggs, on a bed of rice, flooded with gravy. Pearl City Plate...............................$7.95 (with mac salad, no extra rice) Fried rice with all the goodies, topped with two eggs, & three slices of SPAM Zoe’s After School Snack .................$1.85 One BIG scoop of rice with gravy Burgers (kaiser roll or whole wheat) Served with mayo, lettuce, tomato, onions if you wish & fries. Add cheese, American or Provolone for $.50 Charbroiled Angus Burger ................$5.95 Katsu Burger ..................................$5.95 Teri Burger: Chicken or Beef .............$5.95 Mahi Mahi Burger ...........................$6.95 (Char-broiled or Golden Fried) Grilled Vegetable Burger..................$6.95 Eggplant, zucchini, squash, roasted peppers & onions. Served with a pesto aioli. Joe Fries (with gravy) .....................$2.45 Salads Oriental Chicken Salad .....................$7.95 Small Green Salad ...........................$2.95 Big Garden Salad ............................$4.95

Grilled Vegetable Salad ...................$7.95 Dressing Choices; Ranch, Sesame, Balsamic or Bleu Cheese. All dressings are served on the side. Plates Served with two scoops of rice & one scoop of macaroni salad Hamburger Steak - Mini ..................$5.95 Reg. ...............................................$7.95 Charbroiled Angus Beef hamburger patties served with grilled onions & brown gravy. Our Family’s Favorite! Teri Beef – Mini ..............................$6.95 Reg ................................................$8.95 USDA CHOICE Beef, thin sliced, marinated & charbroiled to perfection! Zoe’s Kalbi BBQ Short Ribs – Mini ...$7.15 Reg ................................................$9.15 USDA CHOICE Beef Short Ribs marinated in a special garlic sauce & charbroiled to seal in the flavor. Chicken Katsu – Mini .......................$5.95 Reg ................................................$7.95 Boneless chicken thighs, coated with seasoned panko, cooked to a crispy golden brown & served with Zoe’s katsu sauce Garlic Fried Chicken – Mini...............$5.95 Reg ................................................$7.95 Tender pieces of chicken, marinated in our secret garlic marinade & deep fried Zoe’s Teriyaki Chicken – Mini ...........$5.95 Reg ................................................$7.95 Boneless chicken marinated in our special teriyaki sauce & charbroiled for flavor Hawaiian style. DA BEST!! Fried Shrimp – Mini .........................$6.95 Reg ................................................$8.95 Large Shrimp, hand breaded & seasoned here in our own kitchen. Homemade & deep fried to a golden brown, served with our special sauce Mahi Mahi – Mini............................$6.95 Reg ................................................$8.95 A deep fried favorite, filet lightly breaded, here in the kitchen & served with homemade tartar sauce Soup du Jour Cup ................................................$2.50 Bowl ..............................................$4.00 (When available) Saimin .....................$4.25 Won Ton Min ..................................$6.25 Musubies: Spam..............................................$1.50 Chicken...........................................$2.00 Beef ...............................................$2.50 Portuguese Sausage ........................$2.50 THE BIG ONE - Get them all in one .......$8.08 Hawaiian Sun Juices ........................$2.00

Catering Available 7 Days a Week

Open Mon-Thurs 10am-8pm · Fri 10am-9pm · Sat 11am-7:30pm · Closed Sunday

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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

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

the greek

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.

brother tom’s

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

antipasto

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 Sandwic hes •

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

Treebones Resort in South Big Sur Unique Yurt Lodging and Two Restaurants

“Taste another world nearby”

Wild Coast Restaurant Offering farm to table cuisine with greens and vegetables harvested daily from our on site garden.

Nightly Seating 6pm-8:30pm Lunch Daily 12noon - 2pm

• Seafood Tacos •

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

• Burgers & Dogs • • Chic ken •

Sunset Sushi Bar

• Sun Pizzas •

Serving the freshest, most exquisite sushi within a 60 mile radius.

Chicken Strips & Chips, Chicken Sandwich, Chicken Taco, Chicken Salad Fresh Tomato & Cheese, Grilled Shrimp, Smoked Salmon Pepperoni, Veggie

• Deli Sandwic hes • • 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 Beac h (805)773-4653

HOURS: Open Daily at 7:00 am splashbakery.com • sweetearthchocolates.com • splashcafe.com

Dinner Reservations recommended. Call Front Desk 805.927.2390 71895 Hwy 1 Big Sur, CA 93920 1-877-424-4787 · www.treebonesresort.com


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IRISH NACHOS HUMMUS PLATTER NOT IRISH SHRIMP PULLED PORK SLIDERS DEVILS ON HORSEBACK

entrées CORNED BEEF “THE LOST” SHEPHERD’S PIE BEER-BRINED ROAST CHICKEN THE TOMMY DOYLE FRESH FISH ‘N’ CHIPS FISH TACOS FRESH FISH

EVERYDAY SPECIALS

appetizers

Monday: Giant Burrito $7.25

Rice, Beans, Cheese & your choice of (Chicken, Beef or Chile Verde)

Taco Tuesday: Crispy $.99¢ each (Chicken or Beef) Wednesday: Quesadilla Supreme $7.25 Cheese, Beans, Lettuce, Guacamole, Sour Cream & your choice of meat.

Thursday: Any Two Enchiladas $8.25 Served w/Rice & Beans. (Includes Soft drink)

Friday: Two Fish Tacos $7.25 Served w/Rice & Beans.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT MOST FRIDAY & SATURDAY NITES PIG ROAST DINNER Min 50 people with all the fixings such as horseradish potato salad, southern style braised green beans, baked beans, corn bread and Santa Maria Strawberry shortcake. SUNDAY BRUNCH featuring BLOODY MARY BAR!

BANQUET ROOM AVAILABLE CLOSED TUESDAYS 241 S. Broadway Street Old Town Orcutt, CA 93455

(805) 934-3777

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(805) 614-4448 (805) 614-4368

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Gardens of avila wine country bistro

Romantic Dining in a Secluded Garden Setting

Open Daily Celebr ate  Savor  Relax Twilight Garden Courtyard Wine Bar and Lounge VIP Table For Two Garden View Room Dining Room Private Banquets Weddings

Complimentary corkage on your first bottle of SLO County wine The Gardens of Avila Restaurant is located in a beautiful resort setting

at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa

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Homemade Pies, Cakes & Pastries

Always made fresh in our bakery daily...always delicious. Take home a whole pie or cake from our bakery.

FRUIT PIES Caramel Dutch Apple, Peach, Cherry, Apricot, Boysenberry, Apple, Pecan, & Lemon Meringue (also Pumpkin & Minced Meat ~ in season).

STRAWBERRY PIE made with fresh local strawberries (in season) & served with whipped cream. CREAM PIES Banana, Chocolate, Coconut & Pumpkin. MADONNA’S WORLD-FAMOUS CAKES Black Forest (with or without cherries), Toffee Crunch, Banana Nut, Lemon Coconut, Apple Spice, Pink Champagne or Raspberry Delight.

FRENCH PASTRIES Cream Puff (with pink icing), Chocolate Éclair, Napoleon or Apple Streudel.

Black Forest

Breakfast

EGG DISHES

Served with hash browned potatoes, toast or biscuits & preserves. Add $1.00 for EggBeaters.

Banana Nut

Two Eggs Any Style . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.25 Two Eggs Any Style w/ ham, bacon or sausage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.75 Corned Beef Hash & Two Poached Eggs . . . . . . 13.45 Ground Sirloin Beef Patty & Two Eggs . . . . . . 12.25 Breakfast Steak & Two Eggs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21.95 Eggs Benedict . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19.25

PANCAKES & WAFFLES Lemon Coconut

Served with real whipped butter & warm syrup. Served till 11:00am only. Pancakes Full stack (3) 6.45, Short stack (2) 6.25 Dollar Size Pancakes (10) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.95 French Toast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.25 Waffle or Belgian Waffle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.75 Strawberry Waffle (in season) . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.45

OMELETTES Pink Champagne

Rasberry Delight

Made with 3 extra large AA eggs served with hash browned potatoes, toast & preserves. Add $1.00 for EggBeaters. Minced Ham & Cheese . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.45 Chopped honey cured ham & your choice of cheese. Denver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.45 Honey cured ham, bell peppers & onions Vegetable & Cheese . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.25 Fiesta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.25 Monterey Jack & cheddar, chili beans, ortega chilies Linguica or Swiss Sausage & Cheese . . . . . . 12.65

PERFECT BALANCE

Made with Egg Beaters, served with dry toast or biscuits ~ add 75¢ for salsa.

Toffee Crunch

Madonna Frittata. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.65 Open-faced omelette with spinach, tomatoes, mushrooms, zucchini, part-skim Mozzarella & Parmesan cheese. Turkey & Broccoli Omelette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.45 Breakfast Sundae . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.95 Connie’s choice. A layer of fresh fruit & not-fat vanilla yogurt topped with low-fat granola.

Lunch ENTREES

Served from 11:00am Your choice of soup or salad, homemade roll & vegetable. Grilled Fillet of Halibut . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29.65 fresh & tender baby halibut grilled in butter, lemon & chopped parsley. Served with mashed potatoes & butter Catch of the Day . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.75 Ask your server for today’s selection Pasta of the Day . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.95 A delicious variety of sauces served over fresh pasta Filet Mignon Steak (served after 5:30pm) . . . 35.95 A generous specially seasoned portion of prime, aged beef, barbecued to your taste over an open oak wood pit. Fried or Barbecued Chicken (served after 5:30pm) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27.45 Half of a chicken, fried or barbecued to perfection Barbecued Prime Rib Sandwich (served after 5:30pm) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27.45 Roasted choice Prime Rib served open-faced on our bakery fresh French roll with our own special BBQ sauce, French fries & coleslaw.

SALADS

Served from 11:00am Fresh homemade dinner rolls & your choice of homemade dressing (Roquefort, 1000 Island, French, Ranch, Italian or Fat-Free House Dressings) Chicken Salad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.45 Chef’s Green Salad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.75 Spinach Salad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.25 Shrimp Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21.95 Shrimp Cocktail Supreme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16.45 Haas Avocado Salad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.95 Southwestern Steak Salad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.25 Chicken Caesar Salad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.45 Fresh Fruit Plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.25 w/cottage cheese or sherbet . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.75

COLD SANDWICHES

Served from 11:00am. Served on your choice of bread or roll with coleslaw or potato salad . Add 75¢ for choice of Swiss, American, Jack, Cheddar or Mozzarella cheese Roast Beef . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.75

Roast Turkey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.75 Baked Ham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.75 Club House . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.95 Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.75 Turkey Salad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.75 Tuna Salad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.75 Deviled Egg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.65 Half a Sandwich with a Cup of Soup, Chili or Green Salad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.95

HOT SANDWICHES

Served from 11:00am with your choice of fresh baked breads & rolls from our pastry shop. Add 75¢ for choice of Swiss, American, Jack, Cheddar or Mozzarella cheese. Madonna Burger or Harvest Burger . . . . . . . . 11.45 Chili Burger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.25 Patty Melt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.25 Rib Eye Steak Sandwich . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27.45 Grilled Chicken Sandwich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.65 Barbecued Beef or Beef Dip Sandwich . . . . . 13.75 Hot Roast Beef. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.25 Hot Sliced Roast Turkey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.25 Ham & Cheese Melt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11.95 without Ham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.25 Tuna Melt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12.25 Monte Cristo, Ham, Turkey & Swiss Cheese . . 18.65 Reuben . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.25 Pastrami or Corned Beef . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.25 Fish Fillet Sandwich . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.95

LITE MEALS

Roasted Tri-Tip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.25 Thick slices of roasted Tri-Tip seasoned simply with rosemary, salt & pepper, served with broccoli & your choice of Alex’s Pick & Shovel brand BBQ sauce or salsa. Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast. . . . . . . . . 13.25 Marinated, grilled & garnished with carrot curls, sliced tomatoes, pickles & low-fat cottage cheese. Fresh Steamed Vegetable Plate . . . . . . . . . . . 13.25 A selection of fresh steamed garden vegetables, served with rice pilaf, topped with melted Mozzarella cheese. Menu Prices Subject to Change

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31.95

38.95 Our hand-cut aged beef wrapped in bacon. Barbecued to your taste, served with jumbo mushroom caps and a hearty burgundy sauce.

33.95

35.95 Our most popular steak! So tender you can almost cut it with a fork. This is a the filet you’ve heard about, and the one you’ll be talking about for years to come!

making it Alex’s favorite steak!

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Menu Prices Subject to Change

Before dinner visit our Silver Bar for appetizers & drinks! Open Sunday at 4pm & Monday through Saturday at 5pm

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San Luis Obispo

Local is better. We’ve been brewing fresh, local beers on California’s central coast since 1996. Local beer is fresherWeekday and travels fewer miles. That Happy Hour 3 - 6pm means a better tasting beer with less impact on the environment.

Courtyard Cafe light

savory

Cheese & Spinach Quesadilla with salsa & sour cream 8

Served with market vegetable & choice of chef’s rice or potato

Chef’s Soup 5

Parmesan Stuffed Chicken

Mozzarella Sticks with marinara sauce 6

Chicken breast baked with parmesan cheese, Italian herbs & served with roasted red pepper cream sauce 18

Onion Rings or French Fries

Alaskan Coho Salmon

with ketchup & mustard 6

With dill, lemon & caper cream sauce 20

green

Fish & Chips

House Salad

local greens with our orange tarragon vinaigrette 5

Caesar Salad

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LUIS

Spaghetti Marinara

Chicken or Salmon Caesar

Spaghetti & Meatballs

in hand Sandwiches are served with cole slaw & choice of French fries or cup of soup Citrus marinated chicken breast with wasabi Dijon, provolone cheese & roasted red peppers on a Kaiser roll 13

Grilled Cheese Trio

Cheddar & swiss cheese grilled on parmesan sourdough bread 10

Fish A

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Pasta with marinara 12

Our spaghetti marinara with meatballs 16

Portobello Mushroom Ravioli

On sautéed spinach with almond sage butter 19

sweet Chocolate Brownie Sundae

Courtyard Chicken

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romaine & Caesar dressing with croutons & shaved parmesan cheese 9 Caesar salad topped with your choice of grilled chicken 14 or salmon 20

O OBISP

Served with cole slaw, malt vinegar & jalapeno Tobasco sauce 16

Topped with vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce & toffee crunch 6

Chocolate Cake 7 Old Fashioned Apple Pie 6 With a scoop of vanilla ice cream 7 New York Cheese Cake With strawberry drizzle 5

Deep-fried cod filets with cheddar cheese, roasted red peppers, cucumbers, spinach & lemon tarter sauce on a Kaiser roll 13

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URA VENT

Tri Tip Dip

Thinly sliced tri tip on a French style roll with au jus for dipping sauce & horseradish 14

Angus Beef & Bacon Burger Grilled angus beef patty & crisp bacon on a Kaiser roll with lettuce, tomato, onion & a dill pickle 12

Your

Marriott

Awaits

1605 Calle Joaquin· San Luis Obispo · 805.786.4200 ·Marriott.com/SBPCY


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Ragged Point offers beautiful private accommodations and creative gourmet dining in an unparalleled garden environment while treating its guests with that “Million Dollar

View” overlooking the dramatic coastline of the gateway to Big Sur. It has also become a popular location for special occasions such as weddings, receptions, meetings, seminars and parties.

Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner • A Sample of our Menu

From The Sea - Ask about ou

Served with your choice

Star ters Dungeness crab meat with rice, peppers, onioovnser

of mixed green salad or

r daily fish specials

homemade soup and ho me-baked bread Grilled Fish Tacos-Soft co rn tortillas, stuffed with ma hi mahi, shredded cabbage, and a cilantro crème fraiche. Served wi th pico de gallo, Napa cabbage, tomatoes, cila ntro, red onions, and a gre en chili sauce Cilantro Lime Shrimp or Scallops-your choice of plu mp Mexican prawns, fat juicy scallops, or both, sa utéed with shallots, garlic , lime juice, cilantro, and butter. Served on Southwe stern rice pilaf with steam ed fresh vegetables Stuffed Sand Dabs-Tend er Pacific sand dabs, stu ffed with crabmeat, bake and topped with a citrus d -infused olive oil. With a fresh green salad

sown. Served California Crab Cake and fried golden br d de ea br ly ht lig , chipotle aioli and seasonings aigrette and a spicy vin ic m lsa ba ith w ecial herb fresh greens tossed ms, filled with our sp oo hr us m h es Fr sbroiled and Stuffed Mushroom lemon butter, then c rli ga d an ry er sh cheese and baked in rmesan cheese tempura topped with aged Pa er, lightly coated in tig ns aw pr k ac bl p um le slaw Tempura Shrimp-Pl er wasabi-ginger co ov ed rv Se n. ow br en batter and fried gold uce sa ut an with a spicy pe

Entrees

All items except burgers and salads include bread and your choice of a house salad or homemade soup.

Pasta Selections

Served with your choice of

mixed green salad or

homemade soup with home-baked bread Rosemary Pasta-Fresh Roma and sun-dried to m ato es, green onions. cayenne, garlic, and sw eet basil, tossed with rotelle pasta and fresh rosemary cream sauce.. add chicken, sea scallop s, shrimp or sea scallop & shrimp combo Pasta Del Sur-Mussels, Clams, and Andouille sausage, simmered wi fresh Roma tomatoes, th peppers, onions, garlic , cilantro, and white wine, on a bed of lingu ine. Topped with aged parmesan cheese

And More…

Grilled Marinated Eggplant-Japanese eggplant, in a sesame-ginger marinade, char-grilled and topped with a spicy peanut sauce. Served on a bed of rice Seafood Salad- Black tiger prawns, sea scallops, calamari, and Dungeness crab, tossed with fresh greens, cabbage, sweet peppers, onions, Roma tomatoes, and our chipotle-cilantro-lime dressing Ragged Point Burger-Char –broiled hand-packed, choice Angus Hearst Ranch Beef patty, with lettuce, tomato, pickles, onions, and our honeyjalapeno sauce. Served with fries…. Add cheese, avocado or bacon

Ragged Rib-Eye-Grilled 12-ounce all-natural black Angus beef, with sautéed onions, garlic, and mushrooms. Served with our house potatoes and steamed fresh vegetables. Top for Two-Aged 16-ounce Heart ranch Angus sirloin, char-grille and paired with our sour cream-horseradish sauce. Served with our house potatoes and steamed fresh vegetables Top for One-Half-pound serving of our Hearst Ranch sirloin Raggedpoint stuffed Chicken Breast-Grill-roasted chicken breast, marinated with fresh rosemary and stuffed with herb cheese. Served with our house potatoes and steamed fresh vegetables Montana De Oro Chicken Caesar Salad-Fresh Romaine tossed with char grilled marinated chicken breast with onion strings, grape tomatoes, crumbled bleu cheese, aged parmesan cheese, croutons & our special Caesar dressing Chicken Cordon Bleu-Breaded chicken breast, stuffed with ham and Swiss cheese. And topped with a creamy sauce supreme. Served with our house potatoes and steamed fresh vegetables Prime Rib Karobuta of Pork-Slow-roasted premium pork, served with a whole-grain mustard demi-glace. Accompanied by our house potatoes and steamed fresh vegetables

Check out our new room accomodations The Cliff House with stunning views Breakfast Served 8am-11am | Lunch Served 11:30-4:30pm Dinner Served 5pm-9pm, please call for winter hours

Reservations 805-927-5708 | www.raggedpointinn.com

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Best Ribs In SlO County 15 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

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) ...................................................... $8.95 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 MENU

SOUPS Albondigas Soup 4.50 French Onion Soup 5.50 APPETIZERS

New Frontiers Deli

House Made Tortilla Chips and Salsa 6.50 Tempura Shrimps 11.50 Hot Skillet Buffalo Wings 9.50

SALADS

Salad Bar

House Salad 4.50

Hot Soups

Grilled Black Pepper Sirloin Steak Salad 12.75

the best in town

made fresh daily

Mixed greens, tomatoes, and onion

10 Beers on Tap

With shaved Manchego cheese, Special House Martinis artichoke hearts and sun dried tomatoes

Barbecued Shrimp and Avocado Salad 13.50

Sandwiches Panini Hot Wok

Apple smoked bacon, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, hard boiled egg, and red onions

HOUSE SANDWICHES

build your own stir-fry

Served with French fries or a house salad

Vegetarian Burger 9.00

Served on rustic bread with all the works

Pizza

Big Chief Half Pound Burger 9.50

Sushi

Marinated Chicken on Ciabatta 10.50

By the slice or take-and-bake Made fresh on site

Grilled ground beef, served on Ciabatta, with all the works Grilled chicken breast marinated with herbs, Basil pesto, tomato, and provolone cheese

Grilled Pastrami and Pepperoncini Sandwich 10.50

Gelato Fresh Juice & Smoothies Coffee &Espresso

With Swiss cheese, grilled onions, pickle wedges, and mustard, on rustic bread

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

Happy Hour Everyday 5pm-8pm

#ERTIlEDORGANIC SHADEGROWNAND fair-traded coffees

Lunch & Dinner 11am–10pm

Fresh Baked Goodies

-UFlNSs3CONESs0IESs#AKES #OOKIES ANDMORE Gluten- and dairy-free options too! 2OTISSERIE#HICKENs3LICED-EATS#HEESESs(OT#OLD%NTREES

Full Bar Open ‘til 2am

Free Wi-Fi for customers Daily Food Specials Trivia Night Every Monday! 7:30-9:30pm Drink Specials & Prizes

(805) 544.5515

717 Higuera St. San Luis Obispo &ROOM2ANCH7AYs3AN,UIS/BISPOs805.785.0194 (Los Osos Valley Rd. near Home Depot)

/PEN-ONDAY 3UNDAYAM PM

We Deliver! Call or order online at

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Bring this in for 10% off your guest check at Embassy Suites San Luis Obispo Welcome! You are invited to experience Executive Chef Tim Hulbert’s new, green, local, fresh & innovative menu for lunch & dinner

A SAMPLING OF OUR MENU:

WE CATER! 601 Price Street Pismo Beach | Open Daily for Lunch & Dinner, Dine In, Take Out or Delivery Photos by Steve E. Miller

EDNA VALLEY SALAD NICOISE Roasted Red Potatoes, Fresh Haricot Vert Beans, White Albacore Tuna, Hard Boiled Eggs, Sea Salted Almonds, Vineyard Grapes, Balsamic Vinaigrette

Tom Yum Talay

Lunch or Dinner 8

“...an explosive taste that was damn near orgasmic” NEW TIMES

TUNA MELT White Albacore, Baby Lollo Rosa, Sliced Tomatoes, Balsamic Vinaigrette & Cottage Cheese, Served on Ciabatta with Swiss Lunch or Dinner 9

SEARED AHI TUNA Wild Pacific Ahi, Seared Rare in a Sesame Seed Crust with Coconut, Cilantro Jasmine Rice Cakes Served on Sauteed Greens & Crispy Taro Root Chips Lunch 16 Dinner 24

Lahp Gai

All dishes are made to order, allowing us to accommodate dietary concerns; vegetarians & vegans are welcome! We encourage those who are not familiar with Thai cuisine to pay us a visit, as you will find our Thai barbecue, seafood, noodles & fried rice dishes & desserts the perfect introduction.

Fresh Spring Rolls

WE DO NOT USE MSG! We offer a selection of imported & California wines, imported beers & Sake

Gang Keo Wan

FRESH FISH OF THE DAY Wild Caught Filet with Citrus, Basil & Pine Nut Butter, Wilted Spinach, Fresh Roma Tomatoes & Grilled Yams Lunch 14 Dinner 20

MANGO MACADAMIA NUT SUNDAE

Cashew Nut Beef

Vanilla Bean Ice Cream with Toasted Macadamia Nuts, Sliced Mango & Homemade Caramel Sauce

Open Daily for Lunch & Dinner Lunch: 11am-4:30 M-F Dinner: M-Th until 9pm, Fri-Sun until 10pm Dinner is served Family Style

Lunch or Dinner 8

Mango Sticky Rice

333 MADONNA ROAD | SAN LUIS OBISPO | 805.549.0117

Gift Certificates available at 10% discount when purchased online

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Lunch & Dinner Poured Daily Sample Menu Appetizers: “Locally Famous” Calamari, Prime Rib Nachos, AHI Egg Rolls, Oysters Rockefeller, Drunken Queso Dip Salads / Chili: Chopped Steak, Turkey Cobb, Buffalo Chicken, Bleu Cheese Wedge, “Award Winning” Prime Rib Chili Pub Tacos: Calamari Tacos, Mahi Mahi Tacos, Salmon Tacos, Lobster Tacos Hearst Ranch Beef Burgers: The Blarney Stone, Black & Bleu, ABC, Fire-Roasted Jalapeno, Classic Frisco   Sandwiches / Wraps: Prime Rib, Corned Beef, Ortega Chicken, Grilled Salmon Wrap, Grilled Cheese & Tomato Bisque Other Favorites: Fish and Chips, Cottage Pie, 14oz. Prime Rib Dinner, Lobster Mac & Cheese

“Not Your Average Pub Grub”

–Kathy Hardesty, New Times Cuisine Columnist

Both Kilt Pub & Grill’s are now Pappy McGregor’s Pub & Grill As promised...our name has changed, but everything else has remained the same.

Thank You for voting us Best Pub in the North County

Every Year We Have Been Open!!! 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

(805) 543-5458 (805) 238-7070 1865 Monterey Street, SLO 1122 Pine Street, Paso Robles

www.PappyMcGregors.com

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San Luis Obispo 541-2940 · 1575 Calle Joaquin Paso Robles 238-4305 · 1135 24th St. Salinas (831) 783-1078 · 155 Kern Street

• Best Breakfast • Best Diner • Meal For Your Money

Check Out Our Specials on Facebook! Served until 4pm

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Margie’s Slam Bam ..................................12.50 Two buttermilk hotcakes, two extra-large eggs, two strips of bacon, and a sausage patty. Ken’s Combo .............................................9.50 One hotcake or a slice of French toast, one egg, two strips of platter bacon or a sausage patty. Fat City Mini ..............................................9.50 One extra-large egg, two strips of bacon or one sausage patty, potatoes, and a slice of toast. The Quickie ..............................................9.50 A bowl of hot or cold cereal, some fresh fruit, and a toasty, hot buttered English muffin. Biscuits & Gravy........................................7.75 Homemade buttermilk biscuits smothered in good old-fashioned sausage gravy.

www.margiesdiner.com Try Our Famous Onion Rings & 24oz. Milkshakes!

1/3 lb. choice ground chuck grilled to your order on a toasted sesame seed bun with lettuce, tomato, onion and pickles. All burgers include choice of soup, salad, potatoes, fruit or onion rings.. A lean and juicy chicken breast or a Gardenburger can be substituted on any burger except Sliders.

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Grilled Chicken Burger .............................9.95 Bare Burger ...............................................9.95 D Cheese Burger.........................................10.50 e v (SeR Bacon Cheese Burger ..............................11.75 Ranch Burger...........................................11.25 Topped with a whole ortega chile and hand grated jack cheese. Try our famous chili-alias GALE FORCE chili, Patty Melt ...............................................11.25 alias ROAD KILL Chili, alias 40 KNOT Chili, Onionette ...............................................11.25 alias STERN LOADER chili. Topped with grilled onions and your choice of cheese. Margie’s Homemade Chili .....Cup 5.75 ..........Bowl 6.75 Avocado Grotto .....................................11.95 Topped with avocado and your Homemade Soup of the Day ...............Cup 4.50 .........Bowl 5.25 choice of jack or sour cream. Mushroom Burger ...................................11.95 Chili Burger .............................................11.95 Sliders.......................................................9.95 3 hot mini-burgers with a handful of golden fries. Chicken Salad .........Half 11.95 ....Huge 13.50 Margie’s Winky Burger ..............................9.50 Cooked to order- Tender sauteed chicken breast Just a little bit of heaven...our quarter-pounder served on a bed of lettuce greens with tomato HAMBURGERS MADE FRESH DAILY and assorted fruit. Served with crackers or a (Needed Or Not!) dinner roll. Chef’s Salad .............Half 11.95 ....Huge 13.50 Ham, turkey breast, cheddar and jack cheese served with crackers or dinner roll. Better ask your server just how big a half salad is! Please note that all luncheon items are available Stuffed Avocado or Tomato .................Half 11.95 ...Huge 13.50 during the evening hours. Served from 4:00 P.M. Loaded with our albacore tuna salad Fresh Fruit Bowl ........................................7.95 Tossed Green Salad ..................................4.50 *NEW* Fresh Veggie Salad ........................9.50 Include choice of soup or salad, Large tossed salad with assortment of fresh homemade dinner rolls and butter, vegetable, garden veggies (broccoli, cauliflower, squash, and choice of mashed potaoes, fries, home fries carrots, peppers, onions). or baked potato.

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Breakfast combinations all include home-fried potatoes, your choice of toast, biscuits, or an English muffin. Biscuits and gravy may be substituted for potatoes and toast on any order. Two Eggs, Potatoes, Toast & Jelly ............8.50 With Bacon or Sausage .............................9.95 With Ham or Ground Round Patty ..........10.25 With Chicken-Fried Steak & Country Gravy .........................................11.50 With 8 oz. Rib Eye Steak ........................11.95 Denver Omelette ....................................11.50 The Winner..............................................12.25 Country sausage, tomato, choice of cheese, topped with sauteed mushrooms. Mushroom & Cheese Omelette ..............11.50 Chili-Cheese Omelette ...........................11.50 Avocado, Cheese & Mushroom Omelette ..............................11.95 The California Favorite ............................11.25 Avocado with sour cream and jack cheese. The Diner Special Omelette ...................11.75 Diced ham, green pepper, onion, cheddar, and jack cheese topped with salsa. Ranch Omelette......................................10.75 Jack cheese and a whole ortega chile topped with salsa and sour cream. The Original Cheese Omelette .................9.50 Ham or Bacon & Cheese Omelette .........11.50 Philly Beef...............................................11.95 Veggie Omelette with Cheese ................10.75 Turkey Club Sandwich.............................12.50 Burger Club Sandwich .............................12.50 Grilled Chicken Club...............................12.50 Roast Beef Club Sandwich ......................12.50 Avocado Club Sandwich .........................12.50 B.L.T. .........................................................9.95 French Toast .............................................7.50 Grilled Turkey or Chicken .......................11.75 Buttermilk Hotcakes (3) ..........................7.50 Grilled Tuna Melt ....................................11.75 Short Stack (2) ........................................6.95 Cold Tuna & Tomato ...............................11.75 Banana Hotcakes (2) Delicious, try ‘em ......7.95 French Dip ..............................................11.75 Grilled Ham & Cheese ............................11.75 Margie’s Special Grilled Cheese ...............8.50 TRY MARGIE’S LO-CAL PLATE Hot Roast Turkey Sandwich ....................12.50 1/2 the calories, 1/2 the food Hot Roast Beef Sandwich .......................12.50 FULL PRICE If you can’t max out here, You can’t max out anywhere! Hot Meat Loaf Sandwich.........................12.50

BBQ Chicken ...........................................17.50 Ground Round Steak ..............................17.50 Chicken Fried Steak................................19.95 Country Ham Steak .................................16.50 Margie’s Special Meat Loaf .....................17.50 Vegetarian Delight ..................................17.50 Sauteed mushrooms, vegetables, cheddar and jack cheese, fresh fruit, and choice of potato. 3 Pan-Fried Center Cut Pork Chops with Country Gravy .........................................19.50 Margie’s Rib Eye Steak Dinner ...............19.95 You’d best be readyYour plate is going to have a lot of stuff on it!


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

Finger Foods

Chips & Salsa .............................................5.95 Calamari Rings ......................................... 9.50 Buffalo Drumsticks ...................................8.95 Jalapeño Poppers .....................................8.95 Onion Rings ..............................................8.95 Killer Nachos ................................8.95 / 12.95 Breaded Chicken Strips .............................9.95

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the floor to the ceiling. Its patio offers ew Americans would think of visiting alfresco seating with an excellent view a historic monument for a great overlooking the beautiful Paso Robles meal, yet you’ll find this rare dining Park. experience at the historic Paso Robles Inspired by Paso Roble’s bounty of Inn. Over the 145-years the inn has been fresh, local meats, vegetables, fruit, and open it has always been the social hub artisan foods, the menus focus on farmfor Paso Roblans. Adjacent to Downtown to-table themes in traditional dishes Park, the inn features the crowd-pleasing with modern twists. The contemporary Steakhouse, an excellent choice for dinner menu features delectable dining at breakfast, lunch, or dinner. starters, like sautéed calamari steak It’s one of the most popular restaurants with salsa and artichoke hearts; and among locals and the wine connoisseurs fresh seafood entrées including: Morro who visit Paso Robles year round to Bay halibut, seared scallops, and their explore the artisan farms and wineries. signature USDA Choice Certified Angus Owned by the Martin Family since beef steaks. Every Wednesday special 1999, the Paso Robles Inn has served offerings include prime rib dinner and locals and travelers since 1864. It’s happy hour in the Cattlemen’s Lounge renowned for its beautiful gardens and throughout the evening. natural mineral baths. This destination Everyone loves eating classic inn was built next to the main artesian breakfasts at the original circular counter well established by Franciscan padres in the coffee shop. Seating is available in 1797. The Martin’s changed the old in the Steakhouse dining room and on restaurant to make it more casual and the patio. A local lunch favorite is the inviting, attractive to both locals and travelers. With that concept in mind, they “build your own burger” menu with a wide array of choices. created the Paso Robles Inn You can order certified Steakhouse. Angus beef, Kobe beef, Under CEO Noreen Paso Robles Inn or portabello mushroom Martin’s direction, the Steakhouse then choose selections Steakhouse dining room from the buns to the tasty was recently remodeled. 1103 Spring Street toppings and sauces. The The new look is bright, Paso Robles desserts menu offers fresh cheerful, and contemporary seasonal fruit and berries with the addition of brick 226-4925 in irresistible creations: pillars, new carpeting, and a selection of gelatos, new upholstery on the oversorbets, and ices; fruit crisp sized booths. Giant picture with vanilla bean gelato; lemon crème windows behind the comfortable booths brulee with chocolate-dipped sugar provide guests awesome views of the cookie. Chocolate lovers crave the dish serene garden. Outside, on the garden called “simply chocolate,” a combination patio, a fireplace and fire-pits with cozy of warm chocolate cake, chocolate pave, chairs offer guests a great setting for and chocolate gelato. If you’re seeking enjoying a meal, or appetizers with a cocktail or a great Paso Robles wine from a special dinner experience, breakfast, Sunday brunch, or just want to relax their wine list, which includes imported while sharing small plates and Paso wines. Upstairs the Cattlemen’s Lounge, Robles wines or cocktails, you’ll find it all popular among Paso Roblans for its at the Steakhouse. western theme, was also renovated from

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with your choice of ranch, blue cheese, bbq or honey dijon sauce

Oak Barbecued Baby Back Ribs & Fries ....9.95 Mozzarella Cheese Sticks ...........................8.95

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tri-Tip Sandwich ........................................9.75

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

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

Rotisserie Seasoned Chicken Salad .. SM 7.95 10.50

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

Black Sheep Tri-Tip Salad ............SM 7.95 10.50 Oak barbecued tri-tip, mixed greens, carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, hard egg, and mushrooms.

Cajun Blackened Shrimp & Avocado Salad ..............................SM 8.95 12.95 On mixed greens, with tomatoes, hard egg, and lemon.

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

Grilled Ham & 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

Chicken Tortilla Soup .................................4.95 House Made Chili Bowl .............................5.95 With cheddar cheese, red onions, and tortilla chips.

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

Pasta

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.

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

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

Pub Mac & Cheese ....................................9.95 Pasta Pomodore .......................................9.95 Fusilli pasta prepared with fresh basil, garlic, and tomatoes. Served with garlic bread.

with grilled chicken 13.95 ..... with shrimp 15.95

Fettuccine Alfredo .....................................9.95

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

with grilled chicken 13.95 ..... with shrimp 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 & Chips ......................................11.95

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

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

AUTHENTIC CALIFORNIA STEAK HOUSE STARTERS

Sweet Tumbleweed Onion · Florentine Mushroom Caps Crispy Mountain Oysters · 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 Prime Top Sirlon Steak

HOMEMADE DESSERTS

Nina’s Créme Brulee · Bread Pudding Chocolate Brownie Sundae Extensive Local Wine Cellar. Complimentary Corkage for SMV Wines offered Tuesday–Thursday & Sunday Tuesday – Thursday 11am - 8:30pm Friday & Saturday 11am-9pm · Sunday 9am-8:30pm Closed Mondays Reservations Recommended:

www.farwesterntavern.com 343-2211 · 899 Guadalupe St. · Guadalupe BECOME A FAN ON FACEBOOK!

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. House Cut $24.95

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

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 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 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 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

For reservations, call 805-928-8000

Try the Radisson's five monthly entree selections. Delicious new choices every month! Prices and Menu 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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Dining Alfresco Fine Italian Restaurant DINNER MENU ANTIPASTI

Grilled octopus with fresh vegetables marinati in a spicy vinaigrette Pan roasted quail stuffed with prosciutto in a sweet wine reduction Grilled fresh calamari marinati with shrimp and scallop in olive oil and lemon Kobe beef cheek brasato in red wine Seared foie gras with seared pears in a port wine with savory herbs Asparagus milanese with prosciutto with shaved parmigiano Insalata con portobello mushroom, arugula, romano cheese and truffle oil Pasta e Fagioli Minestra del Giorno

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Burrata con prosciutto di parma Crostini con burrata, carmalized fennel and pancetta in a balsamic reduction Mozzarella Tasting Fresh burrata, mozzarella di bufala and mozzarella da gioia del colle with crostini and olive oil Affettato misto Mixed prosciutto di parma, prosciutto cotto, and speck Piatto di formaggio Cheese plate with a variety of imported Italian cheeses Combination of cheese and meats

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All our pastas are homemade Pappardelle al cinghiale Homemade papperdelle with wild boar Tagliatelle al ragu di quaglia arrosto Red beet tagliatelle with roasted quail in a white wine herb sauce Pappardelle al ragu Spinach pappardelle with slow roasted beef sauce, red wine, seasonal mushrooms and aromatic herbs Ravioli di kabocha squash Ravioli made with kabocha squash in a parmesean fonduta with a brown butter sage sauce Beef cheeks ravioli Ravioli made with roasted , seasoned beef cheeks in a sweet wine reduction with crispy porcini mushrooms, finished with white truffle oil Tagliatelle neri ai aragosta Squid ink tagliatelle with sautéed lobster, cherry tomatoes and baby wild arugula in a white wine sauce Risotto di pesce Risotto with black mussels, calamari, clams and shrimp Risotto del giorno~Risotto of the day Homemade gnocchi with a Maine lobster ragu in a champagne sauce

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Filetto al tartufo Filet mignon with a black truffle sauce Costate di agnello Rack of lamb roasted in a aromatic herb sauce Vitello ai funghi porcini Veal Chop with porcini mushroom sauce Grilled butterflied Blue Prawns in lemon and oil Filetto di salmone Grilled salmon with fresh olive oil, lemon and herbs All Secondi entrees are accompanied with fresh vegetables in season

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OCEAN FRONT DINING

Sit Back. Relax. Enjoy. This is a small sampling of our menus.

Appetizers

Lunch Ranch Grilled Chicken Salad

Served with all menus

French Fried Sweet Potatoes

Served with a chipotle cream dipping sauce. $7.95

Coconut Prawns

Served with a sweet & spicy dipping sauce. $14.95

Oysters Rockefeller

Half a dozen oysters baked with a classic Rockefeller topping. $13.95

Shrimp Crostini

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

Mixed greens, cabbage, carrots, Jack cheese, Cheddar cheese, Home-style croutons, and bacon bits tossed in a creamy ranch dressing then topped with grilled chicken and shoestring onion rings. $14.95

Grilled Salmon Sandwich

Fresh salmon served on a French roll with lettuce, tomato, red onions and homemade tartar sauce. $15.95

Hot Pastrami Sandwich

Generous amounts of lean pastrami and sauteed onions topped with melted Jack cheese and tomato pickle relish all on rye with a mild mustard sauce. $14.95

Fish Tacos

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

Dinner Grilled Mahi Mahi

Topped with salsa fresca and avocado.$24.95

Australian Lobster Tail

A 3/4 pound lobster tail steamed and baked to perfection served with drawn butter, fresh lemons, rice pilaf and fresh vegetables. $market price

Petite Filet

USDA Coice Angus filet mignon served with pistachio butter, fresh vegetales and mashed potatoes topped with roasted garlic cream. $29.95

Grilled Porter House Pork Chops

Two generous cut pork chops topped with shoestring onion rings and a sesame barbecue sauce on the side. Served with fresh vegetables and mashed potatoes topped with a roasted garlic cream. $23.95

Sunday Champagne Brunch Served 9am to 3pm

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Thomas Hill Farms, located amidst homas Hill Organics (THO), a very Paso Robles’ eastside vineyards, popular Paso Robles bistro and organically farms heirloom varieties of wine bar, is dedicated to serving fruit, vegetables, and nuts. The ten-acre the freshest, local organic produce, farm features over 900 fruit and nut and highlighting unique Central Coast trees, a vineyard of Italian wine varieties, wines. But there’s another important raised beds of lettuce, greens, garlic, distinction that sets this restaurant tomato fields, and many other seasonal apart from others: founders Joe and vegetables and herbs. Among their Debbie Thomas created it to showcase unique specialties they grow Russian their freshly harvested organic fruit and kale, dandelions, and arugula. Farm produce from their original business, tours with lunch at THO can be arranged Thomas Hill Farms. for groups of six or more. Certified Open for lunch, dinner, and Sunday Organic, the farm offers a Community brunch, THO’s menu changes weekly Supported Agriculture (CSA) program to focus on foods at the peak of the allowing locals to pre-order organic season. The Thomas’s source grass-fed produce, freshly-harvested at the height and natural beef and lamb, free range of the season, and pick it up at THO or poultry, rabbit, and wild fish, from local Cass Winery. The Thomas’s also buy ranches and fisheries. Breads for the organically grown produce from other table are custom made by local artisan Paso Robles artisan farms and feature bakers. THO’s menu by their talented their names on THO’s menus. chef, Julie Simon, offers a fabulous array Dinner entrées include: tamarind-glazed of dishes she created expressly for THO. halibut cheeks, with coconut cream, Among the delectable lunch choices: baby bok choy, and smoked shiitake THO heirloom tomato-fennel gazpacho mushrooms, a local favorite; and Vietnamese BBQ and grilled lamb sirloin with pork belly sandwich with roasted cauliflower puree, local vegetables and aioli. smoked grapes, and green Vegetarians love the grilled Thomas Hill olive-almond salsa verde. THO apple and avocado Organics Sunday brunch features sandwich with whipped delicacies like: Vietnamese chevre infused Humboldt 1305 Park St. BBQ pork belly sandwich Fog cheese, sunflower Paso Robles with fried egg, carrot sprouts, THO apple butter, sambal, avocado, aioli, and and field green salad. 226-5888 fresh fruit salad; or baby Born in Paris, Simon’s family potato and Oakhill oyster loved sharing good food mushrooms, haricot vert, and stories at the table, sweet corn, sherry vinaigrette, crème which inspired her to become a chef. fraîche, and prosciutto. After moving to Paso Robles in 2004, she Paso Roble’s temperate climate allows apprenticed under two extraordinary SLO alfresco dining on the patio year round. County women chefs, Pandee Pearson At dinner, guests enjoy watching cooks and Meagen Loring. “Julie’s enthusiasm work beside the wood-fired oven on the for fresh, seasonal, organic ingredients, patio, preparing pizzas with toppings like and her creative ability for unique food Morbier cheese, THO arugula and figs, pairings made her a perfect match for and salami. The Thomas’s are dedicated to Thomas Hill Organics,” explained Debbie quality and that is why THO rates among who manages the bistro and wine bar, Paso Robles’ finest dining destinations. and warmly welcomes her guests.

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OstrichLand USA has fresh Ostrich eggs nearly year round, and Emu eggs in the winter An Ostrich Egg Equivalent to 24 chicken eggs Weighs 3 – 4 pounds An Emu Egg 10-12 times the size of 1 chicken egg Imported Ostrich & Emu Jerky & Decorative Eggs In Our Gift Shop

(805) 686-9696

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Hot Coffee & Espresso Drinks Brewed Coffees Mocha White Mocha Mexican Mocha Espresso Latte Americano Cappuccino Caramel Macchiato Chai Lattes Hot Chocolate Hot Tea/Iced Tea

Breakfast Menu Java Moto Wrap Ciabatta Sandwich Bagel Sandwich Croissant Sandwich The Popeye Wrap Bagels French Toast

Bakery Case Sandwiches Wraps Salads Crudites Scones Parfaits Protein Snacks Assorted Muffins And much more…

Blended or Iced Drinks Iced Coffee Blended Mochas, (regular, Mexican or White chocolate) Fruit Smoothies Lattes Iced Americanos Blended Chais Iced Mochas Italian Sodas Boba’s Ice teas (variety to choose from)

Sandwich & Soups Variety of choices creating Sandwiches, Paninis & Salads. Using the finest Ham, Turkey, Bacon & Chicken. Wide selections of cheeses & more. Call for Daily Soup.

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Limestone soils are recognized as a ine is a product of nature, and distinguishing factor in many of the so it makes sense that the world’s finest wines, and they are finest wines often come from similarly responsible for the distinctive the world’s most beautiful places. The character of Veris wines. Veris Cellars estate in Paso Robles is Internationally applauded winemaker one of these places. Here, stunning Chris Cameron has a committed and vistas and rolling vineyards are passionate approach to all aspects surrounded by the rugged silhouettes of winemaking, with minimalist of coastal mountains. It is no secret intervention at the core of his why the Veris estate is the region’s philosophy. He feels that truly great most photographed winery property. wines are dependent on fruit quality The beauty of this land, however, is and the art is the ability to translate more than cosmetic. It runs deep into what is grown on the vine to the bottle. the soil, into the vines, and ultimately Chris’s interpretations have heralded into the wines they yield. a new era for the winery and are an When Veris Cellars was founded in accurate reflection of varietals grown in 1990, it was one of just 18 commercial the Paso Robles appellation. wineries in Paso Robles, which unfolds The boutique winery welcomes along northern San Luis Obispo visitors daily to its charming tasting County on California’s Central Coast. room, which occupies a historic Today, the Paso Robles appellation Victorian home built in 1892, boasts more than 175 wineries. It completely restored in 1990. Newly is not an exaggeration to say that planted gardens unfold in waves of Veris helped establish what has since color across the property, while two become California’s most dynamic spacious patios and wine region. an arbor showcase the In 2008 Veris Cellars was estate’s breathtaking acquired from the original vineyard views. Veris winery founders. As a Veris Cellars Cellars has undeniably local resident and wine evolved into Paso Robles’ enthusiast, acquiring the 1266 N. Bethel Road premier wine tasting property fulfilled Matthew Paso Robles destination. Talbert’s long-held dream For Matt and his to own an estate winery 805-434-0319 www.veriscellars.com vintner team, the most on the west side of Paso gratifying part of the Robles with a goal to winery experience is nurture its time-honored personally sharing their award-winning tradition while taking it to the next wines with all who visit and imparting level. The Veris Cellars estate is a the winery’s friendly philosophy— special place, and Matt is dedicated to each handcrafted wine is a timeless maximizing the incredible potential of treasure best enjoyed amongst family its prime Central Coast terroir. and friends. A warmhearted welcome What sets the Veris estate apart and vast wine selection awaits guests, is its remarkable combination of with a personal toast to the abundant limestone soils, sun-kissed hillsides fruit of the vines from the man with a and refreshing ocean breezes that passion for the land. cascade through the Templeton Gap, a notch in the coastal mountains.

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Addamo Tasting Room & Bistro

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 ultrapremium, 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” five consecutive years, Best Local Red & White Wine for four 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, 805-9376400 www.addamovineyards.com.

CORE wine company

Come meet the owner/winemakers! CORE wine company was started in 2001 by husband/ wife team, Dave and Becky Corey with a focus on rhone blends featuring Mourvedre and Grenache. They now work with 13 varietals and are producing approximately 4500 cases per year. Wines that the couple pours in their tasting room, include a wide selection from all four labels including CORE, C3, Turchi and Kuyam. 145 S. Gray St. Suite #103 · 805.937.1600 www.corewine.com. Open: Weds 1pm-5pm, Thurs 4pm - 8pm, Fri 1pm-8pm, Sat 12pm-6pm & Sun 12pm-5pm (Hours subject to change)

Kenneth Volk Vineyards

Located in Santa Barbara’s Santa Maria Valley, Kenneth Volk Vineyards has one of the most di-verse portfolios of wine in California. Owner and winemaker Ken Volk has been making wine on the Central Coast for over a quarter of a century. Ken produces cool climate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from the Santa Maria Valley, Bordeaux and Rhone varieties from Paso Robles, and eclectic heirloom grape varieties from throughout the Central Coast. Tasting room/Winery: 5230 Tepusquet Road, Santa Maria. Ph 805.938.7896 Fax 805.938-1324 www.volkwines.com Info@volkwines.com Open daily 10:30 to 4:30.

Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards

Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards is a small familyowned winery located in the heart of “Sideways” country in Santa Barbara County. We have 400 acres of estate grown, handpicked grapes located in 3 different microclimates. Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards was voted “The Best Tasting Room in the Santa Ynez Valley” by readers of The Santa Ynez Valley News. Located at 1645 Copenhagen Drive in Solvang, CA. Open daily from 11am to 5:30pm and Fri & Sat till 9pm · 805-686-9336 www.LLwine.com


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Wine, food, family and friends is the philosophy at Morovino in Avila Beach, near San Luis Obispo. With the popular beach just a block away the mood here is relaxed and the venue is hip. Owners/Winemakers David and Andrea Bradford are behind the bar every day and are happy to share their love and knowledge of their limited production Italian styled wines. The tasting room has comfortable bar stools, lots of casual seating and a cozy fireplace. It features a rotating exhibit of artwork by local artists. Morovino features Barbera, Pinot Grigio and Sangiovese as well as an award-winning Syrah and Syrah/Petite Sirah blend. 76 Landing Passage, Avila Beach, CA 93424 · (805) 627-1443 · www.Morovino.com

Per Bacco Cellars

“Per Bacco” is an exclamation of wonder and delight signifying an unexpected find – which is just what you’ll find when you visit. Taste our award winning wines among the barrels of our working winery or enjoy a scenic picnic while relaxing in our wooded canyon setting. Our philosophy is to let the land speak through the wines by gently handcrafting the fruit with an eye on elegance, complexity and depth of flavor. 1850 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 805-787-0485 · www.perbaccocellars.com

Sextant Wines

We invite you to visit Sextant Wines at our Edna Valley Tasting Room and Gourmet Deli at the historic “Old Edna” building located on the wine trail in picturesque San Luis Obispo. At Sextant Wines, we are devoted to expanding the horizons of the California Central Coast Wine Country by utilizing the unmatchable terroir with old world varietal selections. This allows us to grow grapes to their optimal maturity, creating unique wines of supreme quality. Intensive expression of the land and selective blending styles, put us on the cutting edge of winemaking. Tasting Room: 1653 Old Price Canyon Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. Open MondayFriday 10am-4pm, Weekends 10am-5pm. Barrel & Tasting Room: 3502 Dry Creek Road Bldg 2 Suite 9, Paso Robles, CA 93446.Open Friday-Monday 12pm-5pm. Toll Free: 866.833.WINE | Phone: 805.542.0133 | Fax: 805.542.0132

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Foxen Canyon wine trail from Los Olivos. he tranquil Santa Maria Valley, Ken’s flagship Pinot Noirs and located in northern Santa Barbara Chardonnays are sourced from the finest County, is renowned for the quality of vineyards in Santa Maria Valley. Anyone the elegant Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays. who knows this passionate winemaker can That’s why it’s home to a winery no wine tell you his love of wine is hardly limited to connoisseur would consider missing, Burgundian varieties. Ken isn’t one of San Kenneth Volk Vineyards. Like his fellow Luis Obispo County’s favored sons simply wine industry pioneers established there, for establishing his first winery there. He’s Kenneth “Ken” Volk has been buying been a champion of fine vineyards on the grapes grown along the Sisquoc River Central Coast since he started out as home Valley since 1977. But few can claim the winemaker. He seeks out appellations that historic value of this winery and vineyard. have the greatest potential for producing Ken first earned acclaim for his fine wines the rare varieties he loves, from Lime Kiln when he established Wild Horse Winery Valley to Santa Maria Valley. He was an in Templeton. In 2003, he sold the horse advocate of the Central Coast’s artisan label, but retirement was hardly on his wine growers long before other wineries mind. He realized a long-held dream a year began advertising: “Our wines are made in later when he purchased the historic Byron the vineyard.” Winery and four-acre vineyard, established Although his focus is on Burgundy’s in 1981, to launch his family brand, Kenneth classic varietals, Ken has an affinity for Volk Vineyards. Ken considers himself fortunate to have had the rare opportunity Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and heirloom to reinvent himself and start a new venture varietals that aren’t found among the main that he describes as: “smaller, better, and stream varieties on most grocery store slower.” shelves. A self-described After restoring the wine junkie, he’s committed Kenneth Volk celebrated 25-year old winery to making rare wines like: Vineyards and tasting room, he opened Verdelho, Malvasia Bianca, 5230 Tepusquet Rd. to the public in 2006. With Negrette, Tempranillo, and Santa Maria Valley 34-years of winemaking other hard-to-pronounce, 938-7896 experience behind him, Ken seldom-seen heirloom 2485 Hwy 46 West describes his winery and varieties. Paso Robles tasting room as one of the Recently, Ken returned 237-7896 most beautiful, peaceful to Paso Robles where he locations in Santa Barbara opened a tasting room on County. He explained: “Very Highway 46 West at Fat Cat few places in the world can surpass Santa Farm (previously Sycamore Herb Farm). Maria Valley for consistently remarkable “I was looking for an opportunity to get Chardonnay quality.” Thanks to the back to Paso Robles and establish another completion of the Tepusquet Road bridge, tasting room,” Ken explained. “I was travelers have a convenient route from extremely fortunate to lease space from Foxen Canyon Road to the north side of Lone Madrone to open a Paso Robles the Sisquoc River. That made it much easier Kenneth Volk Vineyards tasting room to get to the historic site, now that it’s nine where our SLO County friends can easily miles closer for wine lovers traveling up the find us to taste our wines.”

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“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.

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Eos Estate Winery

Founded in 1986 by the Arciero family, today Eos is a part of Foley Family Wines and now occupies an 8.5-acre estate at the corner of Highway 46 East and Airport Road in Paso Robles. The winery features a tasting room, barrel cellar, 4 acres of Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard, enclosed patio and gardens with picnic accommodations. The tasting area features an island bar and gift shop.

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.

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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 vineyard. 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 Thurs. - Sun., 12–5 pm 2525 Mitchell Ranch Way, Paso Robles, (805) 239-8555. www.mitchella.com.

NOW OPEN on 46 West, Edward Sellers is a boutique winery specializing in small lots of handmade American Rhône-style wines from Paso Robles. “Distinctive” and “beautiful” are just two fitting adjectives for the small lot wines in the winery’s portfolio. “Popular” and “praiseworthy” are two more. In fact, Edward Sellers Vineyards & Wines was listed in the March 2009 issue of Wine Spectator on the list of “10 Emerging California Rhône Producers”. Travel approximately 1.5 miles off of the Hwy 101, to 1401 Hwy 46W, Paso Robles. 805.239.8915 www.edwardsellers.com Open Daily 10am – 5pm.

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Veteran winemaker Ken Volk has returned to Paso Robles! Ken’s decades of experience working with top vineyards in Paso Robles and the Santa Maria Valley have given him a unique perspective in the production of world class wines. Come and enjoy Ken’s diverse portfolio of wines in a beautiful garden setting. Featuring rare varieties seldom encountered elsewhere. The tasting room is located adjacent to the Lone Madrone Tasting Room at 2485 Highway 46 West, Paso Robles. Open daily 10:30am-5:00pm. Phone: 805.237.7896.

A top ten gold medal award-winning winery in the U.S.A. Enjoy complimentary Cave Tours and Tastings. Visit us during 2011 and celebrate 33 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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J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines

In 1988, perfect climatic conditions for Cabernet Sauvignon led Jerry Lohr to Paso Robles, where his estate vineyards now encompass over 2,300 acres of Bordeaux and Rhône reds. The J. Lohr Paso Robles Wine Center, a facility certified by the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance, pours daily from four award-winning tiers of estates-driven, vineyardfocused wines including J. Lohr Estates, the Vineyard Series, the Cuvée Series and the Rhône-inspired Gesture series. Open daily 10-5 pm. Airport Road off Highway 46. 6169 Airport Road, Paso Robles, CA (805) 239-8900 jlohr.com

Family-owned and operated, we are dedicated to the production of premium, limited quantity wines handcrafted from grapes grown locally and in our own vineyards. Spanish and Rhone varietals are our focus both in unique blends and as individual wines. Our straw bale winery and tasting room is situated on the Dubost Ranch in the historic Adelaida area west of Paso Robles. 9988 Chimney Rock Road Paso Robles, Ca 93445. 805226-8463 www.dubostwine.com Hours: 11:00 - 5:00 Fri. - Mon.

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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 production 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.

Calcareous Vineyard is named as a tribute to our terroir. Our 442 acre estate begins three miles west of Paso Robles and stretches several miles west towards the Pacific Ocean. This limestone soil and our varied microclimates allow us to produce Bordeaux, Rhone and Burgundy varietal simultaneously. Our family winery has an uncompromising commitment to quality and wines of authentic vineyard expression. We invite you to visit our panoramic views , and experience our award winning wines. 3430 Peachy Canyon Road,Paso Robles, CA. 93446 · 805-239-0289 www.calcareous.com · Lunch served Sat and Sun 12-3

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Oso Libre Winery

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. SIP Certified. Wednesday-Monday 11am-5pm. 7383 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles, California | 93446 | 805-238-3378


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Discover the Essence of Paso Robles™ with a visit to California’s “Golden State Winery” Robert Hall. Tour the largest underground wine caverns on the central coast and taste award-winning sustainably farmed wines including the Chardonnay, Pape de Robles, Meritage and Cabernet Sauvignon. Join us for an upcoming comedy night or wine dinner. Group tours welcome; venue also available for private events and weddings. For more information, please visit www.roberthallwinery.com.

Treana & Hope Family Wines

The Treana & Hope Family Wines tasting cellar is a modern take on a rustic barrel room. We offer samples of our renowned blends along with our stunning views of the Hope Family Vineyard. Located just off of Highway 46 West, come and enjoy the latest vintages of Treana, Liberty School, Austin Hope, Candor & Westside wines. Friday & Saturday 10 to 4. 1585 Live Oak Rd., Paso Robles 805.238.4112 www.hopefamilywines.com.

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Sarzotti Winery

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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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.

Wild Horse Winery and Vineyards

As champions of the Central Coast for 25 years, Wild Horse Winery & 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.

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May 8, 2011

Mother’s Day Brunch on the Deck at Eberle Winery

May 20-22, 2011

Eberle Wine Festival Dinner and Open House

Join us for a dinner with acclaimed Chef Charles Paladin-Wayne, enjoy complimentary wine tastings and cave tours, and stop by Sunday, May 22nd for BBQ bites by Gary Eberle!

June 19, 2011

Father’s Day BBQ at Eberle Winery

Oct. 29 - nOv. 4, 2011

Cruise To Tahiti With Eberle Winery! Rates from $4002/person include round trip air fare. For more information, contact Carolyn Martz Carolyn@venturatravel.com or Marcy Eberle, 805-238-9607 or marcy@eberlewinery.com

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years Wine Tasting...Gourmet Gift Shop Special Events...Weddings...Picnic Facilities

OPEN DAILY 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM UPCOMING EVENTS | SPRING/ SUMMER 2011

APRIL

April 9 & 10 | Locals’ Weekend | 10- 5 PM April 13 | Cooking Class Series | “Farmers Market,” 6- 9 PM April 20 | Cooking Class Series | “Gluten Free,” 6- 9 PM April 21 | Club Party | 5- 7 PM

JUNE

Fridays In June | Summer Nights Concert Series | 5- 7 PM (June 3, 10, 17 & 24)

June 25 | Roll Out The Barrels Open House | 11- 4 PM June 26 | Riedel Symposium | 1- 3 PM

Summer Events May 21: Pigs ‘N’ Pinot Noir

JULY

July 24 | 5th Annual Wine Club Bbq | 1- 4 PM July 29 | Movie Night @ Edna Valley Vineyard | 7:30- 10 PM

AUGUST

Aug 12 | Dine In The Vines- Winemaker Dinner | 6- 9:30 PM Aug 20 | Winemaker Seminar | 11:30- 2:30 Vineyard tour, tasting and lunch

June 3: Annual Golf Tournament July 9: Concert in the Vineyard

Aug 26 | Movie Night @ Edna Valley Vineyard | 7:30- 10 PM

SEPTEMBER

Fridays In September | Endless Summer Concert Series 5- 7 PM | (September 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30)

OCTOBER

Oct 15 | Winemaker Seminar| 11:30- 2:30 PM Barrel tasting, tour and lunch

Join us for one of these fun events at the winery or simply stop in to enjoy our uniquely bold and delicious wines. Mention this ad for a special offer on your next visit.

Oct 20 | Club Party | 5- 7 PM

Edna Valley Vineyard 2585 Biddle Ranch Road San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

For more Information: (805) 544-5855 www.EdnaValleyVineyard.com WWW.CHAMISALVINEYARDS.COM • 7525 ORCUTT ROAD • SLO • 805.541.9463

Please Enjoy Our Wines Responsibly ©2011 Edna Valley Vineyard, San Luis Obispo, CA


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{ VISIT ONLINE } www.VolkWines.com

Santa Maria Tasting Room

5230 Tepusquet Road Santa Maria, California 93454

805.938.7896

Tasting Room Open 10:30 am - 4:30 pm Daily

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