Tricycle Pizza is back in business. The popular food truck closed up its brick-and-mortar location in Monterey at the end of April and has moved to a delivery-only model. Order Tricycle’s signature wood-fired pizzas via Grubhub, Postmates and Uber Eats 4-8pm Monday-Friday. Given the short span they are open, you need to play your day around pizza.
Nancy Dean’s in New Monterey is now serving beer and wine. Look for two beers on draft with additional selections by the bottle and can, with wine coming soon.
PS. Nancy Dean’s has teamed up with Green Pedal Couriers for delivery. Get burgers, sandwiches and more delivered by bicycle to your home, office or hotel room. Visit nancydeans.com or call 920-1940 to order.
Keith Potter has been named as the new executive chef at Ventana Big Sur. He brings 15 years of experience in Chicago. He was named Hyatt’s Rising Star of the Year in 2013 and earned a Bib Gourmand from Michelin. Potter replaces Paul Corsentino at The Sur House, which is known for exquisite tasting menus and a stunning view.
The new season of HBO’s Big Little Lies is underway and the Monterey County Vintners & Growers Association has a way to make it watchable for those not into the Monterey-based soap opera (and even more enjoyable for the many who love the show). They’ve come up with bingo cards. Spot a local wine or beer on the show and fill out the card. For more info go to montereywines.org.
The Annex now serves brunch on Sundays from 11:30am-3pm. Look for a haole plate brunch featuring traditional Hawaiian favorites for $10. Each week will feature a different Hawaiian specialty, like poke, Spam musubi, laulau pork, loco moco and more. And of course there are bottomless mimosas too for $17 or grab both for $25.
If you’re willing to brave the crowds for the US Open, Stave Wine Cellar has a flight night with Williams Selyem Winery on Tuesday, June 11. Taste the Napa Valley winery’s Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, plus Stave’s exclusive bottling of the Williams Selyem 35th Anniversary Pinot Noir from the Sonoma County Barrel Auction. Seatings at 5 and 6pm, $40, reservations recommended, 644-7997, 21+ only.
Aubergine’s next cooking class takes students on a culinary adventure to Hong Kong. On Wednesday, June 19, Executive Chef/Director Justin Cogley will share secrets to Chinese barbecue, pickles, fermented sauces and other elements of Chinese cookery. 11:30am-1:30pm, $145, 624-8578 to sign up.