Soif celebrates its birthday with a new twist, Sean Venus releases blue agave spirit, and summer wines
Top three snack bars, guilty pleasures at Soif, Santa Cruz Beer Week, and a Pop-Up breakfast
It isn’t all about cake and cookies, they serve breakfast and lunch too
Chef Didar Singh on Royal Taj’s reincarnation as Maharaja
Emily Freed’s sensuous salts, plus spirits and salmon
Local fruit harvests hit markets, Storrs Winery celebrates ‘Best White’, and a salt fix from heaven
Could cactus be the food (and energy) of the future?
Desserts at Seabright’s La Posta, a pop-up breakfast, local ethnic cuisine, and a long-lost varietal
Classic Thai dishes are boldly-spiced and cooked to order
Wine and soul music, local menu highlights, brewery wins and ice cream for Aptos
Kate Appel’s offbeat sodas quench thirst without the guilt
Capitola gets a taste of Cajun and Creole cuisine
Shopping to support Friend in Cheeses, sushi cravings and Chaminade’s Farm to Table series
When a good friend who lives in Greece came to stay at my house for a few days—it wasn’t difficult to drum...
Stone fruit sorbet and wild Monterey Bay salmon are both in season
Rachel Wisotsky explains the quirky, homespun vibe of the Mission Street spot
New spot brings ramen noodles to Pleasure Point
Santa Cruz Mountain wineries and Live Earth Farm welcome summer
As if growing choice and rare veggies and herbs for Michelin-starred Manresa restaurant wasn’t enough, Love Apple Farms’Cynthia Sandbergand her expert crew...
Taqueria’s manager on tortilla textures and celebrity sightings People know De La Hacienda Taqueria for its unique tortillas and salsa. We sat...
Cocktail of the Week: the Carraway’s Envy at Motiv.
Doughnuts are an American staple. But San Francisco’s Bespoke Doughnuts is completely flipping the whole idea on its head with flavors like...
So many of us loved last season’s pop-up breakfasts at the Westside Farmers Market that—you guessed it—there will be more.
Barbeque is the subject of much passion and debate. How does one best smoke meat? How long should it smoke? Mission St....
With the Felton and Scotts Valley farmers markets both happening every week into the fall, the summer fruit season is officially in...
Everett Farms kicks off series of dinners and tours
Jim Denevan opens his nationwide Outstanding in the Field tour in Davenport
Every year, the Santa Cruz Greek Festival draws more than 10,000 visitors. But not all Greek food fanatics like the big crowds;...
For a lot of people, beer food means nachos and jalapeno poppers. But Stuyvie Bearns Esteva and Noelle Marie Antolin, the owners...
Mother’s Day delights; plus, La Posta’s assist and Discretion advised