The rise of a new GF at Melinda's Gluten Free Bakery
Reading by Jake Young highlights the lyric qualities of the local terroir
Pinot Noir 2016 with roots in the Santa Cruz Mountains
A look behind the scenes at Alta Coffee and Fruition Brewing
Plus a menu preview from soon-to-be-open Alderwood
Mercury Rising now available in growlers, and a notable Chardonnay 2016
Vinegar fit for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert
A primer on locally made gifts, from artisan wreaths to small-batch chocolate
A bold and vivacious Red Blend 2015 from Tass
La Placa Family Bakery serves up artisan Italian pastries in Ben Lomond
Plus a post-Thanksgiving wine pairing dinner at Persephone.
A peppery Grenache with serious personality pairs well with a wide variety of dishes
Fizzy fermented drinks are high in prebiotics and low in sugar
Wine pairing for holiday appetizers through desert, plus the quest for the best local pumpkin pie continued
Big finish, great price for Cabernet Franc 2014
Who needs your own million-dollar brewing system when you can share?
Plus a dining guide for a day trip in Davenport
The student standby is still closed 7 weeks later, even though the neighboring Red Restaurant and Red Room reopened in early October
The intriguing Fiano 2016 has roots that hail from Campania, Italy
Surfing chef Sergio Di Sarro plans for new Scotts Valley location
Plus Downtown Santa Cruz Fall Wine Walk on Nov. 11
Meet the chef behind local cannabis food company Cosmo D’s Outrageous Edibles.
A spectacular Chardonnay 2016 from Lester Estate
It's apple season in Santa Cruz
Plus a standout pasta at Gabriella Cafe and oil paintings at Cafe Iveta
Meet Cookie Cruz Owner Matt O’Brien.
Rosé of Pinot Noir 2017 is no simple sipper.
The fall transition is a powerful time to make these healthful adjustments
Scotts Valley confectioner details chocolate sourcing, new concoctions