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
Plus seasonal dishes at La Posta and a Paint Night at Sotola
First rule of Tacos El Chuy: do not talk about Tacos El Chuy
Looking back on a decade of dining, and ahead to this year’s menus
A local fixture reimagines a vintage Fotomat
Jeff Emery’s Quinta Cruz label showcases grapes of the Iberian Peninsula
Owner Austin Towne aims to go whole-hog with a full restaurant and bar.
Plus local beer and wine highlights of the week
Acclaimed winery works its magic with a new grape
Owner Daniel Aguirre says you should put a condiment on that wiener
The Fall Harvest Festival shows off UCSC’s organics
A master of wood-fired pizza experiments with octopus, beer and more.
Mark Hoover’s 2014 Napa Valley is everything a Cab should be
Hearty lunch entrees and relaxed ambiance make for a marvelous midday
And the wharf gets a new wine-tasting destination.
Jun is a different approach to the fermentation craze
Plus a preview of fall benefit dinner season
The sparkling Brut Ultra is made from an Italian grape just beginning to gain popularity in California
The ribwich is one of Aptos and Mission St. BBQs’ best kept secrets
Plus a screaming wine deal at Shopper’s Corner, and an update an upcoming openings
Made from grapes in the Sierra Foothills, this wine is easy on the palate and dangerously refreshing
Rockers replacement promises fresher ingredients, pizza and a side of junk food
Plus ahi crostini at Oswald, and nectarine buttermilk cake at Iveta
Sparkling Rosé 2015 made from Sangiovese grapes from Machado Creek Vineyard
Fresh Italian and traditional recipes from owner of Lago di Como Ristorante
Plus several new openings to look forward to in Santa Cruz