Monday, August 12, 2019

Beep, beep: Car Week is here. The influx of car aficionados will keep local restaurants busy, so here are some good tips for dining out this week. Call ahead for reservations and wait times, especially if you’re dining in a group of four or more. If you do manage to snag a reservation and ca…

Friday, August 09, 2019
Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Salinas Valley Food & Wine arrives this weekend. Festivities start with the kick-off party on Friday, Aug. 9. Sample beer from local home brewers and wines from local wineries. Food trucks will also be on hand with food for sale (5-8pm, Salinas City Center, $20). Saturday sees a lively s…

Monday, July 29, 2019
Friday, July 26, 2019
Monday, July 22, 2019
Friday, July 19, 2019

Historians are still grappling with the fallout—the human agony, the cultural damage, the vast fields of destruction—left by the bloody and terrible Clam Chowder War. The horrific Saving Private Ryan scenes (“The area before the house was paved with clam-shells.”)? How America’s “greatest ge…

Monday, July 15, 2019

Chopstix has opened its fourth location, this one in Carmel Rancho Center. The opening brings popular Vietnamese concept’s signature pho, banh mi sandwiches, rice bowls and of course boba beverages to Carmel. The restaurant is offering a limited-time 15 percent discount for grand opening fes…

Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Tuesday, July 02, 2019

The popular Golden Tee Restaurant and Bar will soon be under new ownership. Carmel’s Pepe International, helmed by veteran restaurateur Rich Pepe, has been approved to lease both the Monterey Regional Airport restaurant and the Flyaway Cafe, the latter of which is located in the secure area. 

Monday, July 01, 2019
Friday, June 28, 2019
Thursday, June 27, 2019

Gin. Campari. Sweet vermouth. All in equal portion. There’s not much to a Negroni, really. Yet this crimson cocktail has captured the hearts of bartenders and their patrons for 100 years, even earning a weeklong celebration with Negroni Week underway now.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Friday, June 21, 2019
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Friday, June 07, 2019

Sherlock Holmes would give up. The Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew? They’d whimper a bit and then crawl home in defeat. Scooby-Doo and the gang? This one is way out of their league. Alan Turing wouldn’t even come close.

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Foodies around town and throughout the state have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of the Michelin Guide’s coveted list of stars. The dining guide released its inaugural California guide—the first regional guide in the United States—at a ceremony in Huntington Beach on Monday evening and …

Monday, May 27, 2019

The countdown to the release of the famed Michelin Guide’s inaugural California guide is on. The gastronomy guide will drop its star selections next Monday, June 3, recognizing standouts across the state for food and service. To whet palates for the main event, the guide’s Bib Gourmand recom…

Friday, May 24, 2019
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Friday, May 17, 2019
Monday, May 13, 2019
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Friday, May 10, 2019
Monday, May 06, 2019
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Friday, April 26, 2019
Monday, April 22, 2019
Friday, April 19, 2019
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Friday, April 12, 2019
Tuesday, April 09, 2019
Monday, April 08, 2019
Friday, April 05, 2019
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Friday, March 29, 2019
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Monday, March 25, 2019
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Friday, March 15, 2019
Tuesday, March 12, 2019