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The Restaurant and Wine Guide to the Central Coast

SPRING/SUMMER 2016

SLO BREW

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Master Brewer Steve Courier and Executive Chef Thomas Fundaro are spearheading a new direction for the iconic SLO Brew in San Luis Obispo


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he season is getting hot, the hills are green, and the wildflowers are popping. Spring’s renewal is in full force, but what does that mean for your palate? Not to worry, we can help with that, because that’s what our bi-annual Menus publication is all about: To fill you in on the tastes flavoring SLO County’s food and beverage scene—the new, the refreshed, and the classic.

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Apple Farm

SLO Brew

Las Cazuelas

San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo

Nipomo

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Madonna Inn

Thomas Hill Organics Bistro & Bar

Popolo Catering

San Luis Obispo

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San Luis Obispo

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Paso Robles

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Opolo Vineyards

Beda’s Biergarten

Atascadero

Paso Robles

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Let us surprise and delight you with the best this region has to offer!

You’ll enjoy our dynamic menu reflecting our local abundance, Thomas Hill Organics Bistro & Wine Bar sources a vivid array of fresh ingredients to create bold, imaginatively prepared, honest food.

Sample Menu Items from Lunch & Dinner (menu changes seasonally based on local and organic availability)

Farmer Fresh Salad, Butter Lettuce, Roasted Shaved SpringSesame Root Salad, Arugula, Fromage Pears, Chevre, Brittle, Seasonal Berries, Blanc Vinaigrette, Sesame Brittle Pistachios, House Made Vinaigrette

Smoked Salmon Sandwich, Macerated OnGrilled New York Strip, White Bean Ragu, ion, Avocado, Blonde Frisee, Sunflower Sprouts, Watercress, Radishes, Garlic Confit, Beef Jus Sriracha Aioli

Salad ofChicken Baby Beets, Macerated TorpedoPurslane, Onion, Grilled Salad, Gem Romaine, Pistachio, Yogurt, Watercress Roasted Cauliflower & Carrot, Goji Berries, Queso Fresco, Pepitas, House Made Pesilla Chile Dressing Fines Herbs Roasted Half Mary’s Chicken, Polenta, Burger, Harissa Glazed Grilled Spring Garden ShiitakeCarrots, Mushrooms, Avocado, Onions, Pan Jus Marinated Cucumber, Wakame, Sunflower Sprouts, Roasted Garlic Aioli

PC Cattle Grass Fed Beef Cambazola California Swordfish, IsraeliBurger, Couscous, Roasted Cheese, Smoked Applewood Bacon, Smoked Red Peppers, Arugual, Currants, Bok Choy, BalPaprika Aioli samic Red Onion, Beurre Noisette

Charbroiled Beef Tenderloin, Creamed Yukon, Savory Spinach, Braised Leeks, Cipollini, Blackberry Bordelaise

Open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week, Brunch on Sundays. We cater weddings and special events Join us on our covered patio or private indoor dining. Reserve your table today!

For For reservations: reser vations: TT 805.226.5888 805.226.5888 thomashillorganics.com thomashillorganics.com 1313 Park St., Paso Robles THO_MenuAd_PG5.indd 1

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Old San Luis BBQ. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Opolo Vineyards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2, 43 Original Roadhouse Grill . . . . . . . . . 19 Patricio’s Pizza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Penman Springs Vineyard. . . . . . . . 40 Piemonte’s Italian Delicatessen . . . 37 Pismo Brewing Company . . . . . . . . 50 Pomar Junction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Popolo Catering . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20, 31 Ragged Point Inn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Rancho Bowl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Robin’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Rooster Creek Tavern . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Sake Sushi/Sushi 805 . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Santa Maria Fairpark . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 SeaVenture Resort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Sidecar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 SLO Brew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1, 15, 48 Splash Cafe. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Standing Sun Wines . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Talley Vineyards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Tap It Brewing Co. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Taste Restaurant & Catering . . . . . . 25 The Gardens of Avila Restaurant at Sycamore Mineral Springs . . . . . . . . 8

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit . . . . . . . . . . . 26

The Rib Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Dutchman’s Seafood House . . . . . . 26 Eberle Winery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6, 40

Thomas Hill Organics Bistro & Wine Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . 5, 29

Filipponi Ranch Cellars . . . . . . . . . . 46

Treebones Resort. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

Foxen & Vineyard Winery . . . . . . . . 44

Turiya Wines. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

G. Brother’s Smokehouse . . . . . . . . 18

Twin Coyotes Winery. . . . . . . . . . . . 41

Indulge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Vista Del Rey Vineyards . . . . . . . . . 41

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Wild Horse Winery & Vineyards. . . 41

J. Lohr Vineyard & Wines . . . . . 40, 47

Wild West Pizza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

Kay’s Orcutt Country Kitchen . . . . . 22

Windward Vineyard . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

Klondike Pizza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

Wolff Vineyards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46

LaMontagne Winery . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

Zorro’s Cafe & Cantina . . . . . . . . . . 39

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Luna Red Restaurant & Bar . . . . . . 24

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Mason Bar & Grill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Maya Restaurant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

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Oki Momo Asian Grill. . . . . . . . . . . . 28

Del’s Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant . 31

Madonna Inn Resort & Spa . . . 21, 30

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Novo Restaurant & Lounge . . . . . . 24

Niya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

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Small Plates

Soup and Salad

PISMETTES chicken, shrimp, filet, vegetables skewered with a trio of sauces

CLAM CHOWDER Pismo Beach Clam Festival winner HARVEST SALAD pomegranate, gorgonzola Dulce, beets, seeds, tomato, sweet onion dressing

BEEF TIPS filet mignon, wholegrain mustard sauce

KALE & BRUSSEL SPROUTS orange, shallots, jalapenos, queso fresco, honey mustard dressing

PRIME RIB SLIDERS shoestring onions, cream of horseradish G R E M O L ATA F R I T E S garlic, parsley, parmesan, lemon aioli

CAESAR SALAD garlic croutons, shaved parmesan, tomatoes, kalamata olives, Caesar dressing

EYE CAP STEAK Chorizo, queso, chimichurri, bacon wrapped potatoes C A R N I TA S N A C H O S pico de gallo, black beans, shredded cheese, chili sour cream, cilantro, avocado, lime wedges C H E E S E P L AT E local and international cheeses BACON WRAPPED SCALLOPS fried Brussels sprouts, sautéed mushrooms, goat cheese, bacon jam S H R I M P & C R A B C O C K TA I L pico de gallo, citrus, cocktail sauce, cucumber, avocado, saltine crackers TUNA POKE Hawaiian marinade, avocado, cucumber salad, crispy wontons, jalapeno oil, wasabi cream

SPINACH SALAD strawberries, beets, goat cheese, radish, citrus balsamic dressing C H O P P E D WA R M S H R I M P S A L A D greens, avocado, red onion, bacon, asparagus, corn, roma tomatoes, stilton blue cheese crumbles, cilantro vinaigrette

Entrees ROULADE OF CHICKEN sous vide, breaded, bacon, swiss, broccoli, mac n cheese, tomato jam PORTERHOUSE PORK CHOP apples, carrots, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, red eye gravy LOBSTER citrus, jalapeno, cilantro, black bean salsa

COCONUT SHRIMP coconut, curry, chili, slaw, ginger, plantains

WA L- C U T T center cut rib eye, bacon wrapped mojo potatoes, fried brussels sprouts, jus

ABALONE Cayucos Farm, pan-fried, cheesy polenta, tomato vinaigrette

COUPLES FILET AND LOBSTER for each of you,a petite filet mignon, red wine sauce, half a lobster tail, drawn butter, lemon, roasted heirloom potatoes and market vegetables

OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER spinach, bacon, parmesan

V O L- E N -V E N T sautéed shrimp and lobster, fingerling potatoes, asparagus, lobster sauce, puff pastry

FRIED CALAMARI cucumbers, arugula, parmesan basil oil, lemon, tomato, horseradish P O R K C O N F I T F L AT B R E A D curry, slaw, spicy tomato jam, cilantro

1 0 o z PA N S E A R E D F I L E T M I G N O N pommes macaire, bacon wrapped asparagus, red wine reduction

SMOKED SALMON caramelized onions, cream, fresh mushrooms, asparagus, lemon, puff pastry

“THE SEA VENTURE” shrimp, scallops, clams, mussels, fish, local sausage, saffron rice, aromatic tomato fume

M A R G H E R I TA F L AT B R E A D burrata, pesto, tomatoes, balsamic reduction, micro basil

GLAZED SCOTTISH SALMON sweet corn succotash, house cured bacon, parsley, beans, potato jacks, beurre blanc TUNA wasabi, ginger, soy, saffron rice, carrots, asparagus, bell peppers

DRINKS, SMALL PLATES, APPS

Mon-Fri 4pm to close Sat-Sun 2pm to close SEASONAL HAPPY HOUR

LIVE MUSIC

SUNDAY BREAKFAST & LUNCH

Wednesdays 6 to 9pm Acoustic Sundays 3 to 6pm

10am to 2pm

DINNER

100 Ocean View Avenue, Pismo Beach | 805.773.3463 SeaVenture.com

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Harvest Summer at the Gardens of Avila Restaurant FRESH JUICE BAR

SUNDAY Brunch live music

Book Your Perfect wedding, FAMILY reunion, girlfriend getaway, and retreat OUTDOOR PATIO DINING

New Dining Room and lounge menus breakfast, lunch, and dinner

LOCALLY-SOURCED FOOD one-acre chef’s garden & from fishermen, r anchers, & farms

FREE CORK AGE ON 1ST BOTTLE OF SLO COUNTY WINE

SycamoreSprings.com

All-Night weekday

happy hours

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a sampling of our menus

Award Winning Clam Chowder!

BREAKFAST Served M-F 9-10:30am MADE-TO-ORDER Breakfast Sandwiches Two eggs, your choice of Bacon, Sausage or Ham, plus Cheddar Cheese all on a 7” French or Wheat Roll - Topped with a touch of Mayo and a tad of Mustard, Lettuce, Tomato, light Onion and Black Pepper. (Feel free to add or subtract to your tastes!)

LUNCH Served all day Our Single is a generous 7 inches. You can Double it to 14” or Triple it for a huge 21” sandwich!! “THE WORKS” includes our Oil & Vinegar Dressing, Mayonnaise, Dijon Mustard, Tomatoes, Pickles, Onions and Lettuce with Black Pepper. Fresh Made Bread! Choose a freshly made French or Wheat Roll For just .25 cents each, you can add: Green Chiles, Olives, Bell Peppers, Alfalfa Sprouts, Cucumbers, Pepperoncini Peppers, Scoop of Veggie Mix (Tomatoes, Olives, Bell Peppers, Cucumbers, Mushrooms and Spices)

Don’t forget to ask about our daily special! SPECIALTY SANDWICHES

FRANKLY MADE SALADS

VEGGIE CONNECTION Tomatoes, olives, bell peppers, cucumbers, mushrooms, spices & your choice of cheese - served hot or cold. Includes your choice of The Works.

CHEF’S SALAD A bed of lettuce with ham, turkey, Swiss cheese, egg, tomato & croutons, served with a side of “FranklinMade” dressing of your choice

BEN’S HOT ITALIANO Italian sausage, mozzarella cheese, mushroom-tomato sauce & pepperoncini peppers warmed up to create a “hot” sandwich

TUNA SALAD A generous portion of fresh tuna salad on a bed of lettuce with egg, tomatoes & croutons

COLD ITALIAN SUB Ham, Cotto Salami & Pepperoni with Provolone Cheese & your choice of The Works BEN’S ATC A combo with Ben’s avocado mixture, turkey & your choice of cheese, customized with your choice of The Works

CLUB SANDWICH Juicy turkey breast, 2 strips of bacon & tomatoes piled high with your choice of The Works

TACO SALAD A layer of chips topped with Ben’s homemade chili, cheese, lettuce, salsa & sour cream

BEN’S CALIFORNIAN Roast beef, pepper jack cheese, green chilies, pepperoncini peppers & our oil-vinegar dressing, heated for a “Frankly” tasty sandwich

CAESAR SALAD Romaine lettuce tossed with bacon bits (soy based), parmesan cheese & croutons in caesar dressing

BEN’S CHICKEN BREAST SANDWICH A boneless, skinless chicken breast topped with your choice of The Works

KIDS STUFF

ADD SOMETHING EXTRA VEGETABLE MIX Tomatoes, onions, olives, bell peppers, cucumbers, mushrooms, green chiles, alfalfa sprouts, pickles or pepperoncini peppers! AVOCADO & CREAM CHEESE MIX MEATS - CHICKEN BREAST DOUBLE THE MEAT! Double the meat on any sandwich for just $2.00 for a Single! CHEESE / small American, Cream, Swiss, Monterey Jack, Mozzarella, Provolone, Longhorn or Jalapeno.

Seafood Tacos

Fish & Chips

GARDEN SALAD Lettuce, tomato, sprouts, olives, pepperoncini, croutons, & choice of dressing on the side CHICKEN TACO SALAD A seasoned chicken breast on top of a bed of tortilla chips & lettuce, finished with cheddar cheese, salsa & sour cream

*All Prices are subject to change at our discretion.

Wraps

VEGGIE SALAD A bed of lettuce with our vegie mix (tomatoes, olives, bell peppers, cucumbers, mushrooms & spices), topped with croutons, onions & grated cheese. Choice of dressing on the side

MEATBALL SANDWICH Hot, juicy meatballs topped with provolone & parmesan cheese along with our zesty tomatomushroom sauce

BEN’S EGG SALAD Made fresh to order with three eggs & your choice of The Works

Burgers

CAESAR SALAD with CHICKEN TOMMY’S SPECIAL Turkey, American Cheese & Mayo, cut in half. MADDIE’S MAC-N-CHEESE Genuine Kraft® Macaroni & Cheese MY DOG SPOT - 1/4LB. GRILLED HOT DOG

Also visit our Catering page to learn more about: Party Trays • Sack Lunches 3-6 Foot Sandwiches Custom BBQ Catering on location Cajun Boils on location! BEN FRANKLIN’S SANDWICHES 313 HIGUERA ST SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA 93401 (805) 544-4948

www.ben-franklins.com

Open Daily for Breakfast We Feature Local Beers & Wines

TACO TUESDAY EVERY WEEK 3 Locations to Serve You Pismo Beach: 197 Pomeroy · (805) 773-4653 Daily 8am-9pm

Downtown SLO: Next to Barnes & Noble · (805) 439-2990 Sun-Wed 7am-9pm · Thurs-Sat 7am-9:30pm

SLO: 1491 Monterey Street · (805) 544-7567

Full Service Bakery & Catering Sun-Thurs 7am-8:30pm · Fri-Sat 7am-9:30pm

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Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Now Offering a Wine Bar Menu in the Mountain View Room 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.

A Sampling of our Menu WINE BAR MENU Small Plates CHEESE PLATE: A selection of three cheeses imported and domestic served with marinated olives, roasted nuts, and an assortment of fresh fruits and berries with crackers. CRAB CAKES: Freshly made crab cakes seared to perfection served with Cajun remoulade and a small green salad. CHOWDER: Creamy New England style clam chowder with bacon. Cup, bowl, or bread bowl. Entrees SLIDERS: Grilled Kobe beef sliders on brioche slider buns with blue cheese, red onion marmalade, and tomato aioli. VEGAN CHILI: Zucchini, yellow squash, tomato, carrots, onions, celery, fava bean, and bell peppers all stewed together with vegetable stock and topped with fresh bean and alfalfa sprouts. LUNCH Appetizers & Soups CHOWDER: Creamy New England style clam chowder with bacon. Cup, bowl, or bread bowl. Salads COBB: Diced chicken, tomatoes, hard boiled egg, black olives, chopped bacon,

crumbled blue cheese served on crisp ice berg lettuce with your choice of house made dressing. Half or full. CHICKPEA & VEGETABLE: Marinated chickpeas, mushrooms, roasted red peppers, kalamata olives, pickled red onions, and roasted tomatoes served with grilled red romaine hearts tzatziki sauce and hummus. Burgers & More RAGGED POINT BURGER: Half pound angus beef patty on a sesame brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickle. (Substitute a veggie or turkey patty. Add avocado, bacon, fried egg, cheese, grilled onions or mushrooms.) GOURMET BURGER: Half pound venison party with bacon, blue cheese, red onion marmalade, radish slaw, and a sun dried tomato aioli on an artisan bun. SEAFOOD ROLL: Fresh local seafood, lobster, & bay shrimp salad rolled in a grilled pita with lettuce, tomato, red onion and drizzled with avocado cream. PASTRAMI SANDWICH: Thinly sliced house made pastrami on toasted marble rye bread with house mustard, thinly sliced pickles, and Swiss cheese.

Ragged Point Specialties FISH & CHIPS: Today’s fresh caught local fish, beer battered and fried to perfection. Served over steak fries with malt vinegar and tar tar sauce.

drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette ABALONE: Green tea crusted California abalone on sushi rice with caper raisin sauce and micro wasabi.

SKIRT STEAK: Grilled, marinated skirt steak, served over cilantro mashed potatoes and grilled asparagus. Topped with a citrus mojo and crispy onions.

LOBSTER BISQUE: Smooth creamy rice thickened lobster bisque fortified with sherry wine and topped with crème fraice and Granny Smith apples

CHICKEN ENCHILADAS: Slow cooked shredded chicken wrapped in corn tortillas and topped with red sauce, shredded cheese, and queso fresco. Served with sour cream, guacamole, poco de gallo, and Spanish rice.

SABLE FISH: Fresh local caught black cod roasted and served over basmati rice, roasted acorn squash & topped with an avocadojicama relish

CITRUS SALMON: Lemon scented grilled salmon fi let over a free Bibb wedge, fresh mango, avocado, candied pecans, and a sweet lemon dressing. DINNER First Course ENDIVE: Crisp curly endive ruby grapefruit segments, fresh lychees, & star fruit topped with a Meyer lemon vinaigrette. MISO SOUP: House made miso soup served with grilled tofu, wild mushrooms, & scallions. WATERCRESS: Crisp watercress leaves with heirloom tomatoes, fresh ciliegine mozzarella,

Restaurant Reservations 805-927-5708

Breakfast Service 8am-11am • Lunch Service 12-4pm Dinner Service 5pm-9pm, please call for winter hours

Entrees

WAGYU: 10oz spencer cut wagyu beef seared and served with hassle back potatoes, grilled rainbow cauliflower and served with a sweet pepper jam. SCALLOP: Pan-seared diver scallops served over gingered Okinawa sweet potatoes, almond coated long beans, and a yuzu marmalade CURRY: Forbidden black rice with roasted root vegetables, Granny Smith apples, wild mushrooms & red curry broth CHICKEN: Boneless ½ Marry’s free-range chicken roasted to perfection and served over lyonnaise potatoes, buttered fava beans and a natural chicken jus.

Live Music & BBQ Every Sat & Sun 12-3pm

The Ragged Point Cliff House has stunning views and is a great place for a special event, meeting, party or celebration. Call hotel reservations 927-4502 for more information.

www.raggedpointinn.com


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Asian Fusion Fine Cuisine With its attention to detail and authentic flavors, no other restaurant can compare to the Niya experience. Whether it be an Asian Fusion offering prepared from our kitchen or a mouthwatering creation hand-crafted before your eyes at our sushi bar, Niya prides itself on using only the freshest ingredients. You will not be disappointed as you indulge yourself at Niya where we

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t the Apple Farm, the gravy good reason: Delicious things tend is always from scratch, the to happen at The Apple Farm. Each veggies are always farm fresh, month the restaurant features a and the pastries and baked goods are different local winery, and guests always baked that very morning. Just are privy to a Friday guest reception ask Apple Farm Executive Pastry Chef featuring the wines and a winemaker Willie Vey, who’s been rising early to experience. make the restaurant’s famous apple Executive Chef Patrick Dawson dumplings for the past 15 years. loves playing with the vibrant “Our fresh, homemade cakes and bounty of the Central Coast region. muffins are very popular, but the With ingenuity and a well-rounded apple dumplings have been around background of cooking around the for 30 years and are truly what the world, he works to meld the area’s Apple Farm is known for,” Vey said. fresh flavors with comforting, time“We bake everything from scratch, honored recipes. and I mean everything.” “At Apple Farm, our comfort Along with a team of seven, Vey foods—meatloaf and sauces—are also works daily to craft delicious done the old school way, with old cheesecakes, pies, cream pies, school flavor,” Dawson said. “It’s and wedding cakes, among other about low and slow, cooking over decadent treats. While some bakeries time, using all the bones for stock, might buy products partially baked, and keeping the grease to make gravy. the Apple Farm is committed At Apple Farm, it’s done the right to delivering an old-fashioned way, just as it should be.” experience, whether it be for Here, it’s all about quality, not breakfast, lunch, or dinner. quantity, and that rings true whether Long touted as a place where locals you’re ordering the chicken and can slow down, enjoy the bounty of mashed potatoes or a batch of Vey’s the region, and savor a charming slice famous apple streusel pie. of SLO tradition, the historic Apple “I have one customer who has Farm restaurant offers from-scratch ordered a birthday cake from me for flavors and farm-to-table excellence her son for the past 24 years,” Vey served with a neighborly smile. said. “Local folks can depend on the This inviting wine country resort quality and freshness at Apple Farm, has enjoyed and I always love destination to over-deliver.” Apple Farm Restaurant & Bakery Hours are 7 a.m. status since 2015 Monterey Street, SLO applefarm.com to 9 p.m. daily. 1976, and for

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Soups & Salads House Made Chicken Tortilla Soup 4.95/6.95 House Salad 5.95 V Baby Spinach 6.95/9.95 Black Sheep Tri-Tip 8.95/11.95 Grilled Chicken 8.95/11.95 Shrimp & Avocado 9.95/12.95

Black Sheep’s Famous Mac n’ Cheese The Original Pub Mac ‘n Cheese 10.95 V The ultimate comfort food! Elbow macaroni with house recipe of cheeses served au gratin with a salad – or substitute fries, no judgment! A la carte Mac 10.95 Our famous Mac ’n Cheese recipe served alone but with a twist! Mac Daddy with bacon & jalapeños Cowboy Mac with buffalo chicken Beefy Mac with BBQ Tri-Tip Hot Mama Mac with Linguica, jalapeños & Cayucos Hot Sauce Veggie Mac with sauteed tomato, onions, red & green bell peppers. V Mac Mexicano with our famous carnitas Build Your Own Mac – the options are endless!

Pasta Specialities Served with garlic bread. Fettuccine Alfredo 10.95 V Prepared in a cream & Parmesan sauce. Add grilled chicken breast (+4.95) or sautéed shrimp (+5.95) Pasta Pomodore 10.95 V Fusili pasta prepared with fresh crushed garlic, basil & tomatoes. Add grilled chicken breast (+4.95) or sautéed shrimp (+5.95)

Pub Quesadilla 8.95 V Flour tortilla filled with onions, peppers & melted cheddar cheese. Add Beef, Chicken or Carnitas + 3.95 Pescado & Chips 12.95 Lightly breaded Atlantic cod fillets, with fries, tartar sauce & lemon. Hand Crafted Tacos (2) 11.95 (single taco 8.95) On soft corn tortillas. Served with your choice of: salad, soup or fries. Your choice of: Beef · Chicken Alaskan Cod · Carnitas · Chile Verde

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as Cazuelas has a secret weapon “We take an enormous amount of of flavor: three generations of pride in the fact that we have been delicious family recipes. The running the restaurant together popular Nipomo restaurant serves up for 10 years,” Mariana said. “Here, only the most authentic Mexican fare, customers become part of our life, from savory chicken enchiladas and and they grow to know the restauspicy carnitas to massive carne asada rant. In turn, we get to know our burritos smothered in delectable customers like family. We always from-scratch red sauce. Of course, you know who gets the burrito grande can wash it all down with more than or the enchilada with a side of rice 60 tequilas and never-ending chips and beans.” and salsa. There’s a reason why Las Cazuelas Co-owners and husband-and-wife boasts so many regular patrons. Every team Mariana and Silvano Luna honor dish is made to order, fresh. Sauces the past by keeping the old recipes are crafted anew each morning; the alive every day. Running a restaurant same goes for the dough used in while raising a family isn’t always the traditional, comforting sopes. easy, but the couple keeps it all in Another big draw? Leftovers are balance. inevitable. “Through all of the hard work, The Las Cazuelas steak dinner Silvano is still dedicated to carrying comes with a sizzling 8-ounce slab of out the traditional recipes and has meat smothered in tangy red sauce, created some of our most favored onion, and sliced jalapeño, as well as margaritas,” Mariana said. a cheese quesadilla, heaping portion Mariana’s grandparents, Javier of flavorful refried beans, several and Maria Cadena, opened their first extra warm tortillas, sour cream, Mexican restaurant in Santa Barbara guacamole, and a crunchy salad some 50 years ago and—along with topped with fantastic house-made his industrious and hardworking ranch. family members—went on to open If you ask Mariana, the food’s got more than a dozen across the Central heart—and you can taste that, too. Coast and California. Mariana grew “Our chef, Marco Antonio, has been up in the restaurant business along carrying out the traditional recipes with her mother, Rosario Cadena, forever, and he is truly part of our uncle, Francisco Cadena, and Abuelita, family,” Mariana said. “It really is a meeting her husband when he landed whole family affair. It means a lot that a job at one of the family’s many we have continued the traditions of successful restaurants. Married in 2006, my grandparents, the couple has and we hope our Las Cazuelas happily operated patrons can taste 131 W. Dana Street Las Cazuelas for that pride in every Nipomo the past decade. last bite.”

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Inn or haven’t expected to be available ewly appointed Madonna Inn Executive Chef Robert Osborne at the Inn.” isn’t just a well rounded In the steakhouse, you can now culinary artist with creativity to chow down on a rotating “burger spare—he’s truly one of the Madonna of the week” for lunch or dinner. Inn clan. Osborne, whose great uncle Depending on Osborne’s whim, the is none other than the late Alex burger might be topped with fresh Madonna, has breathed new life into seasonal accoutrements or tasty fromthe pink palace’s classic California scratch sauces. Throughout the menuofferings. changing process, Osborne sought “The aim is to freshen things up,” influence from Madonna Inn’s rich Osborne said. “We’re working to make history and San Luis Obispo’s natural the menu a bit more current without abundance of fruits and vegetables. getting away from what Madonna Inn “The menu still represents the is known for.” rich heritage of this area, founded Osborne is up for the task. The Bay by humble cowboys and ranchers. Area chef boasts more than 15 years You can still get your gold-wrapped experience in the fine dining world baked potato and steak made to with titles that include sous chef and order,” Osborne said. “We’re still executive chef positions for celebrity unpretentious, but we want to chefs such as Wolfgang Puck and Levi take those simple, comforting local Mezick. ingredients and jazz it up. Everything A new Silver Bar Bites Menu will looks nice, tastes great, and the debut in early April offering up small flavors go really well together.” plates from $6.25 to $19.95. Grab The chef also revamped the hotel’s a cocktail with friends and share banquet menu, focusing more on a slice of Green Goddess Avocado custom orders that reflect each Toast drizzled with tahini sauce; unique client. Whether you want an artisan cheese plate with honey to throw a corporate shindig with and grape clusters; truffle fingerling an Asian-inspired menu or have potatoes; or meaty steak tacos topped your eyes set on a classic California with seasoned filet mignon, refried wedding banquet, the chef ’s got it cannelloni beans, and tomatillo salsa. covered. With changes across the “My inspiration is the desire to board, Osborne hopes locals will create something that can pair nicely take notice. with a great local beer or one of our “There’s always something new signature cocktails,” Osborne said. happening, and we want our locals “The bar menu items are ideal if to know that,” Osborne said. “Our a few friends want to share small number one goal is to bring our locals things together. into the fold These are things Madonna Inn and feed them that many folks 100 Madonna Road, SLO exceptionally madonnainn.com haven’t had at the well.”

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CRAB CAKES

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SLIDERS

2 Beef Sliders, Lettuce, Tomato, Cheddar, Brioche Bun

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HOUSE ONION RINGS

Beer Battered Onion Rings, House Dipping Sauce

BEER BATTERED MUSHROOMS Beer Battered Mushrooms, House Dipping Sauce

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FRENCH FRIES SWEET POTATO FRIES VEGETABLES

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16 oz USDA Choice Rib Eye Steak, Roasted Red Potatoes, Seasonal Veggies, Red Wine Reduction

FILET MIGNON

8 oz USDA CHOICE Filet Mignon, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Seasonal Veggies

RACK OF LAMB

Half Rack of Lamb, Polenta, Cream of Spinach, Orange Grand Marnier Sauce

MARY’S FREE-RANGE DUCK BREAST Fried Garlic and Risotto of the Day, Arugula Salad

BABY BACK BBQ RIBS

Slow Roasted Baby Back BBQ Pork Ribs, Smashed Garlic Potatoes, House BBQ Sauce

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Braised then Fried, Sweet Potato Fries, Warm Brussels Sprout Salad, Bacon Vinaigrette, Grand Marnier Honey Drizzle

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Salads

Pick a cheese, pick a topping, add an extra $1. GF pasta available by request. Topping Jalapeño Spinach Bacon Gouda Roasted Pepper BBQ Pulled Andouille Parmesan Chorizo Caramelized Pork Pepper Jack Provolone Broccoli Onion Mushrooms

Primo Salads add $5-Cabo Chicken, Niçoise, Salmon. All salads can be served solo at our Big Salad size; add salmon or ahi, $6 or add chicken, $5. The Hometown House mixed green, cucumber, red onion, roasted beet, cotija, roasted coriander vinaigrette. Hail to the Kale baby kale, dried apricot, toasted almond, dried cherry, chèvre, balsamic vinaigrette. Hail Caesar baby kale, parmesan, croutons, lemon caesar dressing. Quinoa the Super Grain with a Funny Name dried apricot, green onion, almond, dried cherry, orange basil vinaigrette. Spin Master spinach, roasted pepper, caramelized onion, pine nut, chèvre, balsamic vin. Back to Basic Berry mixed green, candied walnut, blue cheese, raspberry vinaigrette. Cowboy Cobb arugula, hardboiled egg, bacon, blue cheese, cherry tomato, avocado, ranch. Grilled Asparagus arugula, cherry tomato, red onion, parmesan, sherry vinaigrette. Nifty Niçoise mixed greens, hard boiled egg, potato, green bean, cherry tomato, olive, sherry vinaigrette, grilled ahi. Spring Salmon mixed green, roasted beet, red onion, avocado, fennel, orange basil vin. Cabo Chicken mixed green, tomato, red onion, cucumber, corn, cotija, tortilla strip, toasted coriander vinaigrette.

Treebones Resort in South Big Sur

Unique Yurt Lodging and Two Restaurants

“Taste another world nearby”

30 min. drive North of Hearst Castle on Hwy 1

Lunch Daily

Noon–2pm Ocean View Appetizer Menu on outside bar starting at 4:30pm daily Inside Dining 6–8:30pm nightly

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

Sunset Sushi Bar Serving the freshest, most exquisite sushi within a 60 mile radius. Open nightly 4:30-8pm (Closed Mon & Tues)

First come, first served Sushi season open March – November

Sharing

Shoestring, Massman Garlic, and Em’s So Sweet Potate fries also available as sides. Hummus Plate seasonal hummus, country olives, house made flat bread. Lamb Skewers mint yogurt, apricot jam. Sausage Board seasonal accoutrement, mustard, baguette. Chicken Wings buffalo sauce, ranch, veggies. Crab Cakes pineapple salsa, chipotle aioli. Ahi Poke green onions, cilantro, chili paste, sesame, wonton crisps, cucumbers, rice noodle. Calamari caper lemon aioli, cocktail sauce. Artisan Cheese Plate fruit jam, honey, nut. Goat Cheese Truffles trio accompanied by grilled baguette. Shoestring Fries Massman Garlic Fries garlic aioli | Em’s so Sweet Potato Fries chipotle ranch.

Flatbreads

Chorizo, cotija, roasted pepper, spinach | Feta, kale, cherry tomato, pine nut, arugula. Bacon, blue cheese, caramelized onion, arugula.

Soup

Open Daily 11am to 10pm

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PORK RIBS

FRESH SEAFOOD Includes 2 sides, roll, pickles & onions

Rib Plate

3, 2,1 or ¼ Meats Plate

SANDWICHES

FAMILY PACKS

Include pickles, onions & barbecue sauce

Choice of 3 meats, 4 medium sides, 8 rolls, & barbecue sauce (feeds 6-8)

BEAUTIFUL VIEW The Westerner Big BBQ Lil’ Hoagie BAKERS & SALADS

HAPPY HOUR 3–6pm 7 days a week

Rack of Ribs Half Rack of Ribs

Beef & Cheese Baker Pork & Tangler Baker Giant Baker Chicken Caesar Salad Garden Salad Signature Smokehouse Salad

chopped beef brisket, romaine lettuce, shredded cheddar, fried onion tanglers & ranch dressing

Slow • S moked

MEATS

XL Family Pack Family Pack

Choice of 2 meats, 3 medium sides, 6 rolls & barbecue sauce (feeds 4-6)

Picnic Pack

Choice of 1 meat, 2 medium sides, 4 rolls, & barbecue sauce (feeds 2-4)

HOMESTYLE SIDES Barbecue Beans Jalapeno Beans Creamy Coleslaw Green Beans w/Bacon Potato Salad Chips Baked Potato Casserole Fried Okra Caesar Salad Fried Onion Tanglers Mac & Cheese Waffle Iron Fries

BOX LUNCHES

Deluxe Box Big barbecue sandwich, chips, side & cookie

Standard Box Big barbecue sandwich, chips & cookie

701 Embarcadero · Morro Bay 805-772-2269

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Pulled Pork Beef Brisket Turkey Breast Chicken Breast Barbecue Honey Ham Spicy Cheddar Sausage Polish Sausage

CATERING Free catering delivery within 10 miles radius.

Call 1.866.BARBECUE to speak with a catering expert!

KIDS EAT FREE SUNDAYS! 1 free Kid’s Meal per adult meal.

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BROWN RICE /QUINOA A BLEND WITH EGG, KALE, CABBAGE, AND CARROTS

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Choose: Dutch Crunch Baguette or Two Gluten Free Corn Tortilla Tacos Ch Choose: Kalbi Steak, Chicken, or Mushroom “oyster” sauce Tofu

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THOMAS HILL ORGANICS BISTRO AND BAR

BAYSIDE CAFE In the MORRO BAY STATE PARK

- LUNCH -

HOMESTYLE HAMBURGER 1/3 lb. choice ground beef on a brioche bun.

CALAMARI STRIPS Squid strips in seasoned breading.

“CATCH OF THE DAY” SANDWICH Charbroiled filet of fish on a wheat bun.

SPINACH SALAD Tossed with almonds, dried cranberries & feta cheese, with a sweet, tangy, house-made dressing.

TRI-TIP BEEF SUB On a French roll.

CAESAR SALAD Original Caesar salad. You may add chicken, blackened or charbroiled salmon, or shrimp.

CLUB SANDWICH Ham, turkey, bacon on toasted whole wheat bread. TUNA SANDWICH Dawn’s tuna salad on wheat bread. CRAB CAKE SANDWICH Rock crab cake on a whole wheat bun.

CALIFORNIA CLAM CHOWDER Bayside Cafe clam chowder topped with our Bayside Cafe spicy, green chile soup.

FISH & CHIPS - Beer battered & crispy.

BURRITOS, TACOS, TOSTADAS & ENCHILADAS

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CHARBROILED SALMON Served with rice pilaf & vegetables.

SLIPPER TAIL SHRIMP SCAMPI Capers, lemon, garlic, tomatoes, green onions, with white wine butter & a dash of cream tossed with linguine. SEAFOOD PASTA Scallops, clams, shrimp, slippertail lobster & assorted fresh fish in light mushroom basil cream sauce. Tossed with linguine. COQUILLES ST. JACQUE Puff pastry topped with mushrooms & large scallops sauteed in sherry & cream. Served with rice pilaf. BLACKENED AHI Pan seared served with ancho cream sauce, garlic mashed potatoes & vegetables. GRILLED MANGO SPRING ROLLS Served with Asian dipping sauces.

BAYSIDE STEAMERS Clams, mussels, crab claws, scallops, slipper tail lobster, & shrimp with white wine, lemon, & green onion. Enough for two. TENDER SLOW ROASTED TRI-TIP Served with garlic mashed potatoes, with vegetables & creamed horseradish sauce. CHICKEN MARSALA 8 oz. boneless chicken breast topped with marsala mushroom cream sauce served with garlic mashed potatoes & vegetables. FRIED BRIE SALAD A wedge of breaded, deep-fried Brie on top of mixed greens, with fresh fruit, and candied pecans, served with balsamic vinaigrette. SCALLOPS ON FRIED GREEN TOMATOES Topped with spicy scallion aioli.

Desserts Made In-House

10 State Park Rd., Morro Bay Bayside Cafe is open 7 days Lunch only Mon–Wed11am–3pm Lunch Thurs–Sun 11am–4pm Dinner Thur & Sun 4pm–8:30pm Dinner Fri & Sat 4pm–9pm

(805) 772-1465 baysidecafe.com

Flavors in Full Bloom

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ust as spring brings renewal to local produce and veggies, so that’s crops across the Central Coast, what really drew me to him. It’s Paso Robles farm-to-table an amazing partnership and we’re pioneers Thomas Hill Organics Bistro excited to see what he has in store.” and Wine Bar is going through its Thomas has also partnered with own rebirth transformation. With FarmsteadED to host a lush lineup of a new SLO location in the works, an outdoor dinners to be held in some of exciting new chef, and a string of the most beautiful and bountiful areas fresh Table to Farm Dinners planned, across the Central Coast. Upcoming the flavors at Thomas Hill Organics events include sumptuous spreads at are coming into full bloom. Adelaida Ranch and Windrose Farm The new sister restaurant is slated in Paso Robles as well as Stepladder to open this fall within the Monterey Ranch in Cambria, a working farm Street China Town Project in the and creamery that produces avocados, heart of downtown SLO. Owner heritage pork, and fresh goat cheeses. Debbie Thomas said the locale will “With our Table to Farm Dinners, feature a more sophisticated look and we’re really switching things up,” a dynamic farm-to-table menu. Thomas said. “Instead of having “What we do will always be local people come to the restaurant, we’re and organic, but now we’ll have an inviting people to come out to the indoor wood burning pizza oven to farms. It’s a great experience because make fresh thin crust pizzas as well you get to meet the farmer, tour the as house made breads,” Thomas said. farm, see the animals.” “The pizza will allow the college While all of these changes are going students on more of a budget to come on, the Paso Robles restaurant is still in and eat. They can also bring their open for business and churning out parents, who might order a scallop the seasonal delights you’ve come dish or a grass fed burger.” to know and love. The bar is still Lunch will run from 11 to 3 p.m.; brimming with stellar wines sourced dinner from 5 to about 9 p.m., and locally and from around the world. brunch will be held on both Saturday Thin crust pizza will be available at and Sunday. Executive Chef Tim the Paso Robles location starting this Veatch, formerly of popular farmsummer on the patio. to-table restaurant Camino in New this April, Thomas Hill Organics Oakland, is now at the helm of both will host a collection of Guest Chef restaurants. Dinners featuring renowned culinary “At Camino, Chef Veatch would creators from across the country. It’s routinely change his entrees every all part of the restaurant’s diverse new night, depending on what he found offerings, which—like the seasons— at the farmers’ markets,” Thomas are always changing. said. “Needless “You’ve got Thomas Hill Organics Bistro and Bar to taste it to to say, he’s 1313 Park Street, Paso Robles incredibly skilled believe,” thomashillorganics.com at working with Thomas said.

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WORLD’S FINEST STEAKS

Abalone Cayucos farmed abalone lightly breaded and sautéed, served with a lemon chardonnay sauce.

French Filet Mignon Hand cut aged beef wrapped in bacon. Served with mushroom caps and a rich burgundy sauce.

Locally Handmade Swiss & Linguica Sausage Barbecued over our oak pit, sliced and served sizzling hot.

Filet Mignon Our most popular steak! So tender you can almost cut it with a fork.

Green Goddess Avocado Toast Seasonal roasted vegetables & Tahini sauce. Garlic Cheese Bread San Luis Sourdough bread, garlic, green onions and a variety of cheeses. Artisan Cheese Plate Chef’s selection of cheeses served with Winter White Honey, Candied Pecans, Greek Olives and Grape Clusters. Pick & Shovel Beef Sliders Brie cheese & garlic aioli served on a house made bun. Steak Tacos Seasoned Filet Mignon, refried cannellini beans & tomatillo salsa. Cheese & Fig Crostini Goat cheese crostini with fig compote and pistachio crumbles. Truffle Fingerling Potatoes Fingerling potatoes, fresh herbs, Kosher salt, parmesan cheese and finished with white truffle oil. Portobello Mushroom Fries Parsley, parmesan cheese & lemon aioli.

New York Steak Barbecued to perfection and topped with mushrooms at your discretion. Top Sirloin Steak Properly aged for a robust flavor, cooked over our oak wood pit. Rib Eye Steak Due to this steak’s unique marbling you’ll find the Rib Eye tender and juicy! Prime Rib of Beef Thick cut and slow roasted. Served au jus style with our bold creamy horseradish.

SPECIALTIES Pink Shrimp Dolce Vita Fettuccine pasta, shrimp,spicy rose sauce and parmesan cheese. Served with brocolli.

Chicken Caesar Salad Grilled Chicken breast, romaine, parmesan cheese, croutons and our traditional Caesar dressing.

Spring Lamb Chops Barbecued over oak wood. Served with apple mint jelly.

Spinach Salad Spinach, sliced eggs, chopped bacon, cheddar cheese and water chestnuts topped with our Aunt LaVerne’s secret homemade dressing.

Filet Mignon and Maine Lobster 11 ounces of our trademark filet mignon and one full pound of Maine rock lobster. Served with fresh lemon and drawn butter.

Prime Rib Salad Prime rib served atop mixed greens, caramelized onions, artichoke hearts, heirloom tomatoes, croutons and paremesan cheese, tossed in a creamy horseradish dressing.

Chicken Barbecued or Fried Fried Southern Style style or barbecued. Served with our Pick & Shovel barbecue sauce.

SEAFOOD Swordfish Steak You will savor the flavor of this mildly sweet fish. Halibut Steak A hearty fillet grilled to your liking. Atlantic Salmon Filleted by hand and broiled to perfection. Rich in flavor, firm, yet very tender and tasty.

Pork Tenderloin Steak Thick cut prime steak, barbecued to enhance its flavor. Grilled Portabello Heirloom tomatoes, goat cheese, seasonal vegetables, and a balsamic reduction drizzle. Beef Ribs Subject to Availability

Broiled Maine Lobster Tail Served with lemon and drawn butter. Abalone Cayucos farmed abalone lightly breaded and sauteed, served with a lemon chardonnay sauce.

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P O P O LO C AT E R IN G

FAMOUS PIZZERIA & ITALIAN RESTAURANT�

Family O wned & Operated Since 1973

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Jumbo and generously stuffed ravioli with your choice of alfredo, pesto, or creamy marinara sauce.

BY KAT CASTILLO

Large chicken breast baked in marsala wine & marinara sauce, topped with provolone cheese, served with pasta. A true Del’’s-icacy!

Castillo said. With the ability to increase fter more than 35 years catering volume, Castillo has been able to meet the weddings and events throughout high demand of multiple catered events the Central Coast, Leon Castillo of off -site, where three to four weddings a Popolo Catering prides himself and his weekend is the norm. The food is still as business’ reputation on expanding ideas, enticing as ever, thanks to the leadership helping people, and evolving his culinary offerings. Whether he and the team’s energy of Executive Chef Michael Yeager and dedicated sous chefs Kenny Castillo and is concentrated on making a bride and groom’s dream come true on their wedding Aaron Hernandez. Event Coordinator and Office Manager day, delivering a dose of deliciousness to a Abby Faber works diligently alongside corporate event, or providing an incredible Castillo, in receiving inquiries from potential barbecue for a family reunion, the goal is clients, conducting tasting and consultation always the same; to create an unforgettable appointments, and providing on-going food and customer service experience. communication. Castillo and team take it Castillo’s fascination and admiration for very personally when you retain Popolo Disneyland, Walt Disney, and the legacy Catering for your event, every detail matters. he left behind, has not only influenced Recently, Popolo created an “instant Castillo’s thoughts and approach toward get-a-quote” electronic worksheet on its life but has helped define his direction of website, which allows potential clients to growth and development in support of be creative and have a chance to view what Popolo Catering. So much so, that Leon has an event may cost. Th is feature has taken sought out guidance and advice by reading off like the Popolo crew never expected books, one in particular Disney U by Doug and they are ecstatic about it! Lipp, in addition to attending catering Popolo’s famous Mexican, Italian, and conferences to remain innovative and up to barbecue menu options have been pushed date on the latest equipment, products and to new heights! Th is spring marks the recipes. The fruit of Castillo’s endless labor debut of a small plates menu, featuring is when clients return again and again and smaller portions and boasting big fl avors! refer their friends and family. Castillo has Th is new addition is a win-win for clients steered Popolo Catering with his heart and looking for more cost effective options or soul literally. He’s always been a passionate choosing to create a lighter more casual feel person with a kind heart, a visionary, and to their event. Popolo will unveil a remix a dreamer. Castillo not only believes in on the “Nibblers” menu this May offering himself, but in what he set out to do when a fresh, affordable, and convenient array he began the Popolo Catering journey: to of snacking fare perfect for each client’s become one of the biggest and best catering specific catering needs. companies on the Coast Coast, and he “People ask me why I’m still at it after all believes that dreams do come true! this time,” Leon Castillo said. “When I see “Entering our second year at the everyone enjoying good food and having Courtyard Marriott in San Luis Obispo, we are extremely excited about the incredible a great time, I know I’ve really made a difference for their experience we can Popolo Catering special event, and offer our customers 1605 Calle Joaquin, SLO that means the with this unique popolocatering.com world to me.” partnership.”

805-543-9543

Chicken Milano

Chicken Parmigiano

For the heartiest of hearts. A choice breaded chicken breast baked in savory marinara sauce & coated with provolone, served with pasta.

Eggplant Parmigiano

Gorgeously sliced and breaded eggplant stuffed with ricotta & mozzarella cheese & baked in rich marinara sauce, blanketed with a slice of provolone cheese, served with pasta.

Cioppino

Baby clams, mussels, shrimp and white fish in a zesty tomato broth served with garlic bread.

Pesto Mushroom Shrimp Linguine

Mama Del’’s custom creation! A big bed of linguine topped with shrimp & mushrooms, sauteed in our own delicious pesto sauce.

Pasta Primavera

Spring vegetables simmered in white sauce, served over fettuccine.

Chicken Primavera

No pasta in this dish! Juicy chicken served with all of the veggies as the ““Pasta Primavera””, but zero carb guilt.

Fettuccine Alfredo

A Del’’s classic! Our ““made from scratch”” butter & cream sauce served over a generous bowl of flat noodles.

Rainbow Tortellini

A bright, cheese filled ensemble of tortellini covered with your choice of alfredo, pesto, or creamy marinara sauce.

SPAGHETTI RAVIOLI PIZZA CALZONES LASAGNA HEROS Beer on Tap B

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COME ENJOY SMALL-TOWN AMBIANCE. An authentic experience is in store for you in Downtown Atascadero. It’s a place where you can enjoy a stroll through history, a variety of culinary adventures and boutique shops. Nearby, take in a movie in our state of the art theater or visit the Central Coast’s only Charles Paddock Zoo.

photo credit: Paradigm Photography

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Rich in history & genuine hospitality.

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Bowling · Arcade · Restaurant Bar · Parties · Events

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Find Upscale Flavors Downtown

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bolster an already eclectic existing iversity is the name of the local lineup, including Fig Good game in Downtown Atascadero, Food, Hush Harbor Artisan Bakery, where epicurean adventures, Sylvester’s Burgers, and Scotty’s craft beer, creative cocktails, and art BBQ. When washed down with craft galleries collide for a one-of-a-kind beer from Tent City Brewing Co. and dining experience. Atascadero Deputy world-renowned wine from Grape City Manager Terrie Banish is excited Encounters Wine Bar, you’ve got to showcase this bold mix of food, yourself a date night to remember. drink, and culture with locals and Interesting art galleries and mom tourists alike. and pop shops—including Local Love “Downtown is really percolating on Entrada Lane and 805 Boardshop right now, and there is so much to on Traffic Way—offer up a chance to do, see, and eat,” Banish said. “Many stroll before or after dining. Coffee folks are familiar with the Historic shops like Socrates, Bru, and Malibu City Hall rotunda building, Sunken serve up everything from specialty Gardens, and the incredible Galaxy coffee to iced creations and grab-andTheatre, and we really want to get go bites. the word out about all of the great Thanks to new events like Brew at things happening all around our the Zoo on April 30 at the Charles city’s epicenter.” Paddock Zoo and the Central Th is spring, dig into a bevy of new Coast Cider Festival kicking off at eats, including casual pub grub and the Atascadero Lake Pavilion this a vast selection of craft beers from May 7 and established events like Streetside Ale House. Known for Atascadero Lakeside Wine Festival incredible artisanal baked goods, on June 25, Atascadero is growing Back Porch Bakery moved into the into its role as a new and happening iconic Carlton Hotel. dining destination. “Kochi’s Korean BBQ, another new “We are really starting to feel the addition to the downtown core, is amazing momentum downtown that unique to the county,” Banish said. we have been working so hard to “Atascadero is proud to offer the only capture,” Banish said. Shabu Shabu in SLO County, where Historic City Hall tours take place you can cook your own meats and Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m. and veggies at your table. Th is is a totally Fridays from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday fun experience that we’re excited tours will also be to share with held Memorial everyone.” City of Atascadero Day through Labor The new www.VisitAtascadero.com Day from 1 to 4 p.m. restaurants

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Going South on 101, take Five Cites Dr. exit. Going North on 101, exit 4th St./Five Cities Dr. Located next to The Pismo Beach Outlet Mall. To San Francisco

PISMO BEACH

To Los Angeles

555 Five Cities Drive, Pismo Beach

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Sushi - made fresh in-store daily Espresso Bar - fresh coffee roasted on site Organic Juice Bar USDA Choice and Prime meats Craft beers, fine wines and premium spirits Natural and organic selections throughout Salad bar, wing bar and olive bar Wine and Beer tasting calendar Full service scratch bakery

Fresh, Local and Organic Produce

Deli Department

BBQ Wood Propane exchange

Craft beers and Premium Spirits

Choice and Prime Meats

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It is our privilege to serve you for over 19 years. We make traditional Boiled New York style bagels. They’re crunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside. Our variety of cream cheeses are sensational, and we create our own seasonal flavors right here. What makes us special: Drive-thru service of espresso, fresh salads & sandwiches using Boar’s Head meat. Our New York style bagels and homemade cream cheeses are the best ever made! We’re proud to be locally owned!

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Plain • Egg • Sesame • Garlic • Poppy Seed • Works • Salt Chocolate Chip • Cranberry • Banana Nut • Blueberry • Honey Oat Cinnamon Raisin • Jalapeño • Cinnamon Apple • Cinnamon Sugar Sundried Tomato • Spinach Cheddar • Wheat • Mixed Grain Sesame Wheat • Onion • Sourdough

CREAM CHEESES

Plain • Low Fat Plain • Garlic & Onion • Cinnamon Raisin • Lox Sundried Tomato • Low Fat Strawberry • Honey Walnut • Chives Low Fat Veggie • Green Olive • Jalapeño • Plus seasonal specials

SANDWICHES

Made with Boarʼs Head Meat Turkey • New York Pastrami • Black Forest Ham Roast Beef • Salami Veggie, with Avocado and Cucumber Sandwich BLT - toasted with mayo, bacon, lettuce, and tomato

SALADS

Chicken Caesar • Chef Salad Oriental Chicken • Garden Salad

ESPRESSO & OUR FAMOUS BLENDED DRINKS Gourmet roasted, premium, flavored coffee of the highest quality. Mocha Java Frost • Tasty Espresso Drinks Delicious All Natural Fruit Smoothies

ARROYO GRANDE

1259 East Grand Avenue (805) 473-1500

Drive-Thru Window Hours: 6am-3pm Monday - Saturday 7am-2pm Sunday

Santa Maria Location Hours

194 Town Center East Santa Maria, CA 93454 (805)922-9900

Mon-Thurs 11am-9pm Fri-Sat 11am-10pm Sun 11am-9pm

PISMO BEACH

503 Five Cities Drive, #B (805) 773-9263

Hours: 6am - 3pm Monday - Friday 6am - 4pm Saturday 7am - 4pm Sunday

Grover Location – Sushi 805 All you can Eat

460 W. Grand Avenue Grover Beach, CA 93433 (805)489-3839

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Antipasti Affettati misti Piemontese salami, artisanal imported cheeses, bagnetto and nduja spread, for two people Bruschetta al pomodoro fresco e basilico grilled garlic bread, roma tomatoes, basil, and extra virgin olive oil Polpettine di anatra e tacchino Duck and turkey dumplings, onion confit marmalade Molluschi al guazzetto Manilla clams, black mussels, lightly spicy tomato sauce

Insalata Carpaccio del Monte Bianco raw beef filet, arugula, parmesan cheese, and celery root, horseradish mustard dressing Insalata del Dante baby spinach, roma tomatoes, pine nuts, red onions and gorgonzola cheese dressing Caprese mozzarella, roma tomatoes, red onions, capers, basil and extra virgin olive oil Insalata bella Cesare romaine lettuce, roma tomatoes, rosemary garlic croutons, parmesan cheese and caesar dressing

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Primi Piatti Tortelloni di zucca alla salvia e mascarpone home made tortelloni stuffed with pumpkin and ricotta cheese with sage, mascarpone sauce and walnuts Orecchiette del campo hat shaped pasta with home made chicken sausages, rapine, sun dried tomatoes, garlic and tomato basil sauce Tortiglioni del buon gustaio wide ridged tube pasta with braised eggplant, garlic, roma tomatoes, tomato sauce and dry ricotta cheese

Teneroni Portobello veal scaloppini with braised portobello mushrooms, garlic and marsala wine sauce

Gnocchi al gorganzola homemade potato and pumpkin dumplings with a creamy gorganzola sauce

Pollo Scamiciato alla Vinaggia boneless chicken marinated and grilled, with garlic and herbs, and rosemary mustard sauce

Fettuccine al sugo di carni miste fettuccine pasta with braised chicken, duck, veal, and beef and herbed meat sauce

Timballo Valdostano baked layers of grilled eggplant, red and yellow bell peppers, green and yellow zucchini, mozzarella, and tomato sauce

Agnolotti di scampi allo zafferano home made half moon shaped ravioli stuffed with scampi, braised sweet onions and prosciutto with saffron sauce Linguine Fra Diavolo linguine pasta with Manilla clams, black mussels, shrimp, garlic, white wine and lightly spicy tomato sauce

Secondi Piatti

Minestrone saporito medley of vegetables, Tuscan beans, chicken broth and basil pesto

Tagliata di bue salutare 10 oz flat-iron steak, grilled, on fresh arugula with shaved parmesan and balsamic reduction sauce

Zuppa del giorno soup of the day

Petti di pollo Asiago chicken breast and wing stuffed with Asiago cheese, wrapped in Prosciutto di Parma with white wine sauce

20 Years of Wine Spectator Awards

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Pesce del giorno alla griglia Market Price fresh fish of the day

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TWO LOCATIONS! San Luis Obispo 1037 Monterey St, 545-8000 FULL Paso Robles BAR 943 Spring St, 237-0600 www.btslo.com

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Paso Robles

8390 El Camino Real, Atascadero M–F 9am–3pm or SHOP ONLINE at: www.AllePiaSalumi.com

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


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Old Town Orcutt Classic Pizzeria

Piemonte’s Italian Delicatessen is a family-owned and operated authentic Italian-style deli and market, located in uptown San Luis Obispo. We specialize in homemade sausages, sandwiches, pastas, meatballs, and sauces.

Come give one of our nearly 30 sandwich choices a try today! Served on wheat, sour, or french rolls. Most sandwiches include lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, wax peppers, mustard, mayonnaise, oil and vinegar. Pickles, onions, jalapeno peppers, pepperoncinis and avocado are also available.

— Some of Our Specialty Pizzas — Gino’s Combo Pepperoni, Sausage, Bell Peppers, Mushrooms and Black Olives Topped with Fresh Grande Mozzarella Cheese. Frankie’s Original Double Double Double Pepperoni, Double Canadian Bacon and Double the Cheese!

Alotta Meatza Pizza Patricio’s Own Meat Lovers Pie, Canadian Bacon, Pepperoni, Ground Beef and Bacon! Alfredo Chicken Rich and Creamy Alfredo Sauce Layered with B-B-Q Chicken Breast, Chopped Garlic, Sliced Mushrooms & Fresh Roma Tomatoes topped with Fresh Grande Mozzarella Cheese.

B-B-Q Chicken Pizza Tender Pieces of Chicken Breast mixed with our own Homemade B-B-Q Sauce, Cilantro and Sweet Red Onions Topped with Grande Mozzarella Cheese.

Fresh Spinach Pie Patricio’s Original Creamy Ranch Dressing, Fresh Spinach Leaves, Chopped Garlic, Roma Tomatoes and sliced Mushrooms piled high and topped with Fresh Grande Mozzarella Cheese.

Kelly’s Green Valley Broccoli, Onions, Mushrooms & Black Olives with Fresh Grande Mozzarella.

Bianca Olive Oil, Grande Mozzarella, Parmesan and Romano Cheese, Garlic and Oregano.

Let us cater your p ar t y or c om e us e o u r ban qu et facil ities f ea t uring be ers on t a p & win e bar!

PIEMONTE SPECIAL Dry and cooked salami, ham, mortadella, and provolone cheese AIRCRAFT SPECIAL Salami, mortadella, and provolone cheese MARCO POLO Cooked salami and hot pepper cheese and Italian oil and oregano base SALAMI Plenty of Italian salami and provolone cheese PASTRAMI Made with lean flavored beef pastrami and provolone cheese HAM & CHEDDAR Chopped ham with cheddar TUNA SALAD Lettuce, tomatoes, and dill pickles

CHICKEN SALAD Lettuce, tomatoes, and dill pickles DOMESTIC PROSCIUTTO The finest Italian meat, combined with provolone cheese IMPORTED PROSCIUTTO Italy’s finest meat, with a more intense flavor CAPICOLLA “Old” Italian meat specialty with provolone cheese ROAST BEEF ITALIAN seasoned beef with provolone cheese and oil and vinegar TURKEY BREAST Turkey with provolone cheese TURKEY AVOCADO Plenty of mouth watering avocado and Swiss cheese CORNED BEEF Lean corned beef with swiss cheese ROMAN DELIGHT Salami, mortadella, and hot pepper cheese with oil and oregano base MEATS

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Dine In · Pick Up · Delivery

(805) 937-8976

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· Kasseri · Goat Cheese · Teleme · Provolone Balls · Mascarpone · Mizithra · Ricotta · Grated Parmesan · Stella Gorgonzola · Gorgonzola · Blue Castello · Imported Swiss · Domestic Swiss · Pepper Jack · Monterey Jack · Dry Jack · Horseradish Cheddar · Mild Cheddar

· Sharp Cheddar · Smoked Cheddar · Gouda · American · Smoked Mozzarella · Muenster · Peppadew Havarti · Havarti · Locatelli Pecorino · Romano · Fontina · Parmi · Domestic Parmesan · Imported Parmesan · Imported Provolone · Domestic Provolone

· Imported Italian Prosciutto · Domestic Prosciutto · Capocolla · Red Coppa · Black Coppa · Pancetta · Hot Sopressata · Imported Mortadella · Domestic Mortadella · New York Pastrami · Pastrami · Pepperoni · Cotto Salami · Genoa Salami · ToscanoSalami · Italian Salami · Chopped Ham

“Finally... an Italian Deli in San Luis Obispo! The sandwiches are amazing! The bread is soft, and the meat and cheeses are always fresh and yummy. They also have a bunch of Italian food on shelves, including pasta and sauces you can’t find anywhere else. I already have my office addicted to it.” –Dan S.

· Honey Baked Ham · Honey Baked Turkey Breast · Oven Roasted Turkey Breast · Herb Turkey · Roast Beef · Liverwurst · Thuringer · Olive Loaf · Bologna · Chicken Breast · Braesola · Headcheese

PEPPERONI Pepperoni with provolone cheese FULL O’BOLONEY Bologna with American Cheese HONEY BAKED HAM With provolone cheese CHICKEN BREAST With provolone cheese CHEESE COMBO With provolone, pepper jack, and Swiss cheese BUILD YOUR OWN Your choice of 2 meats and 1 cheese MICHAELANGELO Capicolla, Toscano salami, Genoa salami, and provolone cheese PIEMONTE’S HOT SPECIAL Choice of: Homemade Sausage, Meatball, Pastrami, Roast Beef, or Corned Beef

SAUSAGE

SALADS

· Sweet Italian · Medium Hot Italian · Extra Hot Sausage · Porcini Mushroom & Parmesan

· Red Potato · Regular Potato · Pesto Pasta · Home Style Macaroni · Regular Macaroni · Tri Pasta · Feta Orzo · Chicken · Asiago · Anti Pasta · Bean · SicilianOlives · MixedOlives · Mushroom · Artichoke · Tuna

PASTA DINNERS · Lasagna · Spaghetti and Meatballs · Ravioli · Penne Pasta · Eggplant Parmesan

WE CATER TOO! CALL US FOR YOUR NEXT PARTY.

1234 Monterey Street, Suite 120, San Luis Obispo

(805) 548-8518 · www.piemontesdelislo.com Please visit our other location at 616 E. Olive Street in Fresno, California! · (559) 237-2038

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IN BUSIN E FOR 5 SS YEARS0 !

HAPPY HOUR EVERY DAY FROM 2-6PM

Manuel & Teresa welcome you!

Flauta Dinner

SUPER LUNCH MENU FROM 11-2PM

Enchiladas Banderas Famous for our Award Winning Menudo and Chile Verde

MARIACHI

Every Friday from 6-9pm

TACO TUESDAY All Day

WE DELIVER AND CATER!

DISCOUNTS

for Military and All First Responders

MONDAY-THURSDAY 8AM–9PM · FRIDAY 8AM–10PM · SAT & SUNDAY 7AM–9PM

110 S. Lincoln Street • Santa Maria

(805) 287-9920


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Enjoy a local, casual cafe that believes in wholesome food made with fresh ingredients, along with a feeling of being at home.

The BEST Santa Maria Style BBQ in San Luis Obispo

FRESH • LOCAL • AUTHENTIC Open Daily at 11am · Serving Lunch and Dinner

Phone Orders: (805) 285-2473 MealClub Delivery: (805) 543-8210 or go to MealClub.com

Now Selling Zorro’s Salsa

ENTRÉES Tri-Tip Sandwich $9.25 Our certified Angus tri-tip is hand-trimmed, perfectly seasoned and grilled over a red oak pit. Served on locally made artisan sourdough or French roll and served with fresh homemade salsa or BBQ sauce. Chicken Sandwich $7.75 Grilled chicken breast thinly sliced and served on ciabatta bread, topped with sautéed red onion, melted jack cheese, and served with our homemade salsa, BBQ, or cilantro lime creme sauce. Pulled Pork Sandwich $7.25 Slow roasted pork shoulder served on a locally made ciabatta roll. Paired with our homemade cilantro garlic BBQ sauce. Linquiça Sandwich $6.50 A locally made Portunguese style sausage grilled and served on artisan French roll with sautéed peppers and onions. Pit Plate Tri-Tip $10.75 • Chicken $9.50 • Pulled Pork $9.50 Served with garlic bread and your choice of an additional side from the sides menu. Slider Tri-Tip $2.95 • Chicken $2.45 • Pulled Pork $2.45 • Candied Bacon Tri-Tip $4.00 A tasty serving of our BBQ meat on a mini sourdough roll served with your choice of sauce. BBQ Chef Salad $6.95 Locally farmed mixed greens topped with thinly sliced red onions, peppers, crumbled blue cheese, bacon, and hard boiled eggs, served with housemade ranch, blue cheese, or roasted garlic vinaigrette dressing. Strawberry Field Salad $6.95 Locally farmed mixed greens topped with crumbled Gorgonzola cheese, fresh strawberries, candied pecans, and dried cherries, served with a blush wine vinaigrette dressing. Add Chicken or Pork $2.00 • Add Tri-Tip $4.00

SIDES Fresh Cut French Fries Reg $1.70, Lg $2.85 Fresh cut potatoes, seasoned with sea salt. Cowboy Corn Pie $2.25 A savory family recipe with diced jalapeños and cheddar cheese. Santa Maria Pinquito Beans $1.95 Locally farmed pinquito beans prepared ranch style with bacon, ham, and spices. Garlic Bread $1.50 Locally made artisan roll dipped in butter and topped with a Parmesan garlic blend.

DRINKS Soft Drinks $2.25 Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Root Beer, Iced Tea, or Dr. Pepper. Free refills. Fresh Strawberry Lemonade $2.25, Lemonade Refill $1.00 Root Beer Floats $2.95

Hand-Scooped Milkshakes $3.95, Add Malt $0.50 Vanilla, Strawberry, or Chocolate. Chocolate-Bacon Milkshake $5.50

Featuring Sustainable Organic Produce · Gluten-Free Options Available

670 Higuera Street • In Downtown SLO

People’s Choice Award 1st Place

Clam Chowder

Blueberry Pancakes Salmon Salad Fish & Chips Burgers & More! “Great food, excellent service and a comfortable and warm atmosphere. Great friends and good times. ¡Gracias! and thank you.” —Cindy and Family

WHERE THE LOCALS GO! Traditional American Cuisine and Mexican Specialties B R E A K FA S T • L U N C H • D I N N E R

ZORRO’S CAFE & CANTINA I N D O O R & O U T D O O R PAT I O S E AT I N G

NEWLY REMODELED • OPEN DAILY: 7:30AM - 9PM 927 Shell Beach Rd • Shell Beach 805-773-ZORO • zorroscafe.com


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Bianchi Winery & Tasting Room

The exceptional wines of Bianchi are the product of great estate and select central coast vineyards, artisan wine making and our family’s dedication to producing premium wines. Bianchi offers a full menu of different varietals.

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3380 Branch Road, Paso Robles Visit our tasting room daily 10am to 5pm on Branch Road off 46 East in Paso Robles.

Hwy 46 East, 3.5 miles east of Hwy 101, Paso Robles Winter hours 10am to 5pm, Summer hours 10am to 6pm 805-238-9607 · eberlewinery.com

805-226-9922 · bianchiwine.com

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Brecon Wines Brecon Wines is a truly welcoming boutique winery in the beautiful, rolling “westside” hills of Paso Robles where unique terrain and microclimates become an intricate canvas for Damian Grindley, Brecon’s international award-winning Welsh winemaker. Brecon’s unique collection of Bordeaux and Rhone style blends are handcrafted and sold exclusively through their inviting tasting room. Historic vines and shady majestic oaks make Brecon Wines the perfect spot to relax, picnic and taste some extraordinary offerings.

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Calcareous Vineyard 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.

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Castoro Cellars Celebrating over 32 years of Dam Fine Wine, Castoro Cellars showcases a vast selection of both white and red varietals. The grounds include large picnic areas, an art gallery, and plenty of breathtaking views. Come play the Central Coast’s premier 18 hole disc golf course in our organic Whale Rock Vineyard! Also, the love of music is obvious with our annual Beaverstock Festival and several other concerts and shows year round. Browse the gift shop for artisan food products, gifts and wine accessories. Home of Dam Fine Wine, come discover why we think so! 1315 N. Bethel Road, Templeton • Open daily from 10am to 5:30pm 805-238-0725 • 888-DAM-FINE • 805-544-2842 • www.castorocellars.com

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Chronic Cellars The concept of Chronic Cellars came about in the midst of harvest in 2004. We had used the term “The Chronic” to describe likable objects before, but we had never considered it a suitable descriptor for wine. We sat alongside the crush pad one evening in our wine stained clothes and wet boots laughing about the idea of a wine that targeted a casual lifestyle. From dream to reality, our first wines went public in 2008. Stop by Chronic Cellars and try our handcrafted wines in a fun and casual atmosphere. 2020 Nacimiento Lake Drive, Paso Robles · Open daily 11:30am to 5:30pm 805-237-7848 · www.chroniccellars.com

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, vineyard-focused wines including J. Lohr Estates, the Vineyard Series, the Cuvée Series and the Rhône-inspired Gesture series.

3430 Peachy Canyon Rd, Paso Robles · Food & wine pairings Sat & Sun 12-3 805-239-0289 · www.calcareous.com

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J&J Cellars J&J Cellars is a small family-owned winery and vineyard in historic San Miguel, California. Let the J&J Cellars staff take the intimidation of wine tasting away, as you explore their wines. Bring a picnic and relax with a glass of wine on our outdoor patio, which overlooks the rolling hills covered in vines. At J&J Cellars, we want everyone to know visitors are an extension of the family, a place you will always feel “we’ve been expecting you.” 2850 Ranchita Canyon Road, San Miguel Open 11am to 5pm Friday through Sunday, 11am to 4pm Monday 805-467-2891 • www.jjcellars.com

7450 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles Open daily 11am to 5pm 805-239-2200 • breconestate.com

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Eberle Winery A top ten gold medal award-winning winery in the U.S.A. Enjoy complimentary Cave Tours and Tastings. Visit us and celebrate 37 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!” Weddings and special events. Open daily.

Airport Road off Highway 46. 6169 Airport Road, Paso Robles 805-239-8900 · www.jlohr.com · Open daily 10am to 5pm

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Penman Springs Vineyard Penman Springs is a peaceful destination where guests may enjoy spectacular views of the vineyards and the stunning large oak trees. Inside the tasting room, visitors are welcomed with warm hospitality from knowledgeable staff. Tasting through the line of estate wines takes the palate from dry white to refreshing rosé and then into the bold reds for which the winery is known. The tasting ends on a sweet note with a dessert wine. 1985 Penman Springs Road, Paso Robles Tasting room open 11am to 5pm Thursday through Monday 805-237-7959 · penmansprings.com

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Pomar Junction Winery

As a family with an agricultural heritage dating back 8 generations, the Merrills pride themselves on producing premium wines through sustainable practices. As a SIP certified winery, these beliefs are shared by Pomar Junction’s Head Winemaker, Jim Shumate, who is involved every step of the way. Together, they choose the finest blocks of grapes from the Pomar Junction Estate, as well as from vineyards located in Santa Barbara and Monterey Counties. Jim is known for creating award-winning wines that are elegant and food-friendly. These wines can be enjoyed in their renovated farmhouse turned tasting room located on the back roads east of Templeton. 5036 S. El Pomar Rd, Templeton · Open 7 days a week 11am to 5pm 805-238-9940 · www.pomarjunction.com


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Twin Coyotes Winery is owned and operated by twin brothers Steve and Stu Thompson and their families. We believe in good wine, fun times, and environmental sustainability. Our wines are handmade in small batches, using hand-picked grapes that are at their fullest flavor. We sometimes work late into the night and can often hear the local coyotes howling, so, of course, we howl along with them—wine is meant to be fun. We welcome you to our tasting room in the heart of Cambria to sample our award-winning wines and join us for our fun events—we’d love to get to know you. 2020 Main Street, Cambria • Fri-Sat 12-6pm, Sun-Mon 12-5pm, or by appt. 805-927-9800 • www.twincoyotes.com

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Vista Del Rey Vineyards

Get off the beaten path and experience the many styles of Zinfandel, Barbera and more, while enjoying the panoramic view of the Santa Lucia Mountains from this acclaimed dryfarmed vineyard. Gourmet food products, barrel products, private label goodies and Oliveto Olive Oils available. 7340 Drake Road, Paso Robles Open most Sundays 11am to 5pm, special event weekends and weekdays by appointment. 805-467-2138 • www.vdrvineyards.com

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Wild Horse Winery and Vineyards

A favorite on the Central Coast for over 30 years, Wild Horse Winery produces a diverse selection of wines reflecting the unique growing conditions of this region. Known for exceptional Pinot Noir, we also offer a wide variety of small lot reserve wines that are only available at the winery. Pack a picnic and enjoy our patio or stop by for a tour on the weekends. 1437 Wild Horse Winery Court, Templeton Winery open daily 11am to 5pm 805-788-6310 • www.wildhorsewinery.com

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Windward Vineyard

Visit Paso’s only Exclusively Pinot Noir Winery, open daily! Home of SLO County’s Winemaker of the Year, Marc Goldberg has 20 yrs experience producing 100% Estategrown Burgundian-style Pinot Noir. Our 15-acre vineyard is located in the cool, breezy Templeton Gap and has proven that Paso Robles CAN make a fantastic Pinot Noir! Join us for a unique vertical tasting of 4 vintages. Enjoy our cheese, salami and tapenade offerings, picnic in our newly-revamped picnic area or play a game of Bocce ball! 1380 Live Oak Road, Paso Robles • Open daily from 10:30am to 5pm 805-239-2565 • www.windwardvineyard.com

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Casa Cassara Estate Vineyards The Casa Cassara Estate Vineyards are located in the Santa Rita Hills just between Buellton and Lompoc. It is here that our Estate Pinot Noir is grown along with some newly planted Grenache and Syrah. We source grapes for other varietals from many vineyards throughout the Santa Ynez Valley and Santa Barbara County from which we handcraft the non-estate wines. All of our wines are produced at the winery. Casa Cassara is family owned and operated. Owners Dan and Bridget normally pour in the Tasting Room. 1607 Mission Drive, Suite 112, Solvang (parking lot behind building) Open Sun–Thurs 12–6pm, Fri & Sat 12–7:30pm, closed Tues & Thurs until Memorial Day weekend • 805-688-8691 • ccwinery.com

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Foxen Vineyard & Winery

The Foxen Boys’ winery and tasting room features Pinot, Chardonnay, and Rhone-style wines. Visit the historic Shack “Foxen 7200” for Cal-Ital and Bordeaux-style wines. Picnic tables and views at both locations.

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LaMontagne Winery

LaMontagne is our family name. We focus on small lot Pinot Noirs and Chardonnay from premier vineyards in the Sta. Rita Hills. Kimberly Smith, winemaker and owner of LaMontagne wines believes in wines that have fruit and acidity that touch the whole palate with a happy ending. Wines that are truly multi-layered and food friendly. 1509 E. Chestnut Avenue, Lompoc · Open 12-4pm Saturday and Sunday. Please call for a private appointment. 805-291-6643 · lamontagnewinery.com MAY EACH SIP BRING YOU JOY! 2 FOR 1 WITH THIS AD

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Lions Peak Vineyards Specializing in ultra-premium boutique Bordeaux and Rhone wines. 1659 Copenhagen Dr. Suite A, Solvang Tasting Room: 805-693-5466 Wine Club Direct: 805-550-4900 lionspeakwine.com Tasting room is open from 11am to 7pm daily

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Standing Sun Wines Standing Sun Wines focuses on Rhone varietal wines, handcrafted in small lots from some of the Santa Ynez Valley’s premiere vineyards. The fruit is sourced as vineyard specific varieties, each with its own characteristics and diversity. The resulting wines are pure, unmanipulated wines in the true sense of wine making. The tasting room and winery also serves as a live music venue and has a modern art gallery located next door. Standing Sun’s goal is to have people enjoy great wine with friends and family through music and art. This is what makes Standing Sun Wines not your typical winery. 92 Second Street, Unit D, Buellton • Open Thursday–Sunday 11am–5pm 805-691-9413 • standingsunwines.com

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Turiya Wines Turiya Wines is an ultra-boutique red wine producer from the Central Coast of California. Turiya is determined to create rare, fine wines, both blends as well as extremely small releases of single cultivars. Turiya Wines extend beyond the latest trends, circling back toward a reasoning intended to remind those collectors of passion that wine is meant to be wine, a class of its own, with flavors that reflect the earth from which it came, and the nuances of each berry. Specializing in Bordeaux Varietals: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Malbec and Merlot. 316 North F Street, Lompoc · Open Thurs–Sun 11am–4pm · turiyawines.com 805-478-7016 · Private winemaker-led barrel tastings by appointment


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WINE TASTING · CAVE TOURS WINERY EVENTS & CONCERTS PRIVATE EVENTS & WEDDING VENUE BREATHTAKING VIEWS OUTDOOR GRASS AMPHITHEATER SCENIC PICNIC GROUNDS

Check out our events calendar online to see upcoming events! 3940 Dominion Road Santa Maria, CA 93454 www.cottonwoodcanyon.com · 805.937.8463

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Artisan winemaker Steve Autry is proud to welcome wine lovers to his boutique winery featuring 12 varietals and his latest exclusive offering, Autry Cellars Brandy. Get an intimate sense of the winemaking process as you view tanks, barrels, and press on your way to the tasting room, then enjoy spectacular views while enjoying award-winning wines inside or on the outside deck. Autry Cellars is tucked into the vineyards off Edna Road (Hwy 227) near Los Ranchos Road on the main wine trail.

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Wolff Vineyards is located on 125 acres of ecologically friendly property with sweeping Edna Valley views. The vineyard is one of the first established in the Edna Valley, planted in Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Petite Sirah, Riesling and Teroldego. Wine enthusiasts and families will feel at home in our inviting tasting room and outdoor garden. Enjoy a picnic lunch paired with our award-winning wines surrounded by the vineyard and the old world tradition of our family-owned artisan winery.

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J. LOHR PASO ROBLES WINE CENTER 6169 Airport Road (Off Hwy 46 East) | 805.239.8900

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This new nano-brewery started with 3 people, an appreciation for music, and a passion for well-made beer. With smaller batch sizes, you will find a new beer nearly every week to keep your taste buds entertained and satisfied. Come grab a glass, check out the great atmosphere, and become a part of the Bang the Drum family!

Follow us for new brews, events and daily happens, or visit: www.bangthedrumbrewery.com 950 Orcutt Road, San Luis Obispo · (805) 242-8372

2 Pismo Brewing Company Stop by the Pismo Brewing Company tap room which is open daily, located in this classic beach town. Enjoy a Sampler Tray of 6 constantly rotating line up of hand crafted brews or a mouth watering Root Beer Float! Catch a game on one of our flat screen TVs or take a Growler or mixed 6-pack to-go. We have a pet and family-friendly atmosphere. You have not lived until you’ve experienced a famous Pismo Beach sunset... relax on the patio with a “Beer by the Pier”!

500 Cypress St Ste S2, Pismo Beach · (805) 295-6200 www.PismoBrew.com · Serving lunch & dinner daily

3 SLO Brew Rock Located off Broad Street near the airport, SLO Brew Rock will expand our brewing capacity, house our new canning line, and feature a larger music venue and event space. Come tour the 30-barrel brewery and enjoy our outdoor beer garden and spacious tap room serving delicious craft beer and casual pub fare.

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OPENING JULY 855 Aerovista Place, San Luis Obispo · (805) 543-1843 www.slobrew.com

4 Tap It Brewing Company Tap It Brewing Company is a family owned and operated microbrewery known for fine handcrafted and awardwinning beers, brewed locally in San Luis Obispo. As a team, our goal is to produce fresh and distinguishable, all-American beers that are deliciously unforgettable. We like to take a laid-back approach to almost everything we do, but there’s one thing we’re absolutely serious about: our beer. Open seven days a week.

LOCAL. FAMILY. CRAFT. 675 Clarion Court, San Luis Obispo · (805) 545-7702 www.tapitbrewing.com


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Come enjoy our beautiful Café and General Store. Now proudly serving delicious meat and veg pies from “THE BRONZED AUSSIE” traditional Australian tucker. We also offer a variety of Panini, wraps & salads fresh to serve; along with unique gifts, décor and food. FOLLOW US ON

5625 HIGHWAY 46 EAST • PASO ROBLES, CA • 805.239.2562 • WWW.BROKENEARTHWINERY.COM Certified California Sustainable Vineyard • 100% Solar Powered Winery


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