Archive for the ‘California’ Category

Finch & Fork Dining Featuring Corner Grill Cocktails

Finch & Fork Dining Featuring Corner Grill Cocktails

A visit to the Finch & Fork Corner Grill in the Kimpton Canary hotel in the heart of Santa Barbara is really a must for visitors to this city by the sea, where...

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Chaplin’s Love of a Good Steak Lives on at Montecito Inn

Chaplin’s Love of a Good Steak Lives on at Montecito Inn

Chaplin opened the Montecito Inn in 1928 to accommodate his Hollywood friends and associates during his years working with Flying A Studios in the Santa Barbara...

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NOVO Restaurant & Lounge: Plates To Please Every Patron

NOVO Restaurant & Lounge: Plates To Please Every Patron

Located in the middle of a ‘foodie’ feasting area on Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo you will find NOVO Restaurant & Bar. This is a venue with...

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Cadillac Bar & Grill: Authentic Mexican Cuisine’s Triumphant Return to SF

Cadillac Bar & Grill: Authentic Mexican Cuisine’s Triumphant Return to SF

The Cadillac Bar & Grill is back in San Francisco. Most of the new Mid-Market crowd would be perplexed since they never knew it was gone. Now located on 9th...

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Chef Alexander La Motte Star of Hotel Californian

Chef Alexander La Motte Star of Hotel Californian

The famed Hotel Californian, designed by local architectural firm DesignArc and developed by Michael Rosenfeld sits on the site of the original Hotel Californian...

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New Brunch at Eureka! In Santa Barbara

New Brunch at Eureka! In Santa Barbara

Eureka! In Santa Barbara, a favorite haunt for the Burger & Beer crowd, located in Passe Nuevo Shopping Center is now serving brunch, and I stopped by to check...

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Whaling Station in Monterey: A Steak Lovers Tradition

Whaling Station in Monterey: A Steak Lovers Tradition

Old World Steak House Traditions live on at the internationally acclaimed Whaling Station, perched just above Steinbeck’s Cannery Row. Named Monterey County’s...

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Il Palato Italiano Shines at GBK

Il Palato Italiano Shines at GBK

It was charming to meet Executive Chef Filippo Sinisgalli of Il Palato Italiano who provided guests with outstanding bites of authentic and delicious Italian cuisine...

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Los Arroyos Restaurant: Home to Fine Mexican Food & Hospitality

Los Arroyos Restaurant: Home to Fine Mexican Food & Hospitality

During what seems the rainiest week in history in Santa Barbara I spent an afternoon with local restaurateur Tony Arroyo, who began his restaurant dynasty in the...

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SLY’S: Hometown Comfort & Impeccable Tastes

SLY’S: Hometown Comfort & Impeccable Tastes

Sly’s Restaurant on Linden Street in Carpinteria was created by Chef James Sly and his delightful wife Annie Sly in 2008, and has become a home-away-from-home...

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