Best scandal, surf spot, place to eavesdrop and more.
Best clubs, bartenders, local artist, band and more.
Best restaurants by city, cheap eats and best restaurant of the county!
Best coffee shop, best bakery and more.
Best places to shop, best plumber and more.
Our picks for the sometimes less obvious winners.
Best Place to Eavesdrop (2012)
Various locations throughout Monterey County
Who is sleeping with whom and he did what with an immersion blender? Skip The Bachelor and head to Starbucks instead, where the real-life, caffeine-and-sugar-induced gossip beats reality TV any day of the week. Oh, and the 110-calorie skinny mocha ain’t bad, either. Now, imagine how the chatter’s gonna be if and when local Starbucks start serving beer and wine.