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Being treated to a hearty brunch and mimosas or bloody marys at your favorite spot with your family is like a rite of passage for moms on Mother’s Day. Since families can’t wine and dine their moms in restaurants this year due to Covid-19, many local restaurants are offering takeout specials…

Wednesday, May 06, 2020
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Saturday, April 25, 2020

Beer and cider sales are up 20 percent across the country during this extended coronavirus lockdown, which makes sense considering that drinking is one of the few options for fun right now. But while the big corporate brands are doing well, many craft brewers appear to be struggling, accordi…

Wednesday, April 08, 2020
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New Brew…Yeast of Eden was named the Best New Brewery in California by the 2019 RateBeer Best Awards. A team of brewers from around the world sampled something like 640,000 beers to come to this conclusion, which sounds like a fun process (although how is one capable of rating beer after dow…

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Open and Shut…The popular Turtle Bay Taqueria in Seaside has closed. A new spot, Boiling Krab, is in the works in the same location at 1301 Fremont Blvd., with an anticipated opening in April. While we’re on that block It’s home to a new panadería. La Yaquesita has opened at 1450 Fremont Blv…

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Keeping Score…The restaurant count in Monterey County keeps changing. The Happy Anchor dropped—not gonna say it—last week and early reports are all good. The food truck specializes in grilled cheese, tomato bisque and tater tots. You’ll have to check online to find out where it docks next. M…

Thursday, February 13, 2020
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Shades of Blue…Business in Seaside is booming, and the newest addition is Deja Blue, with a soft opening this weekend, followed by a grand opening Feb. 22. (It’s at 500 Broadway, where the Dunes used to be.) They’ll dish New Orleans-inspired cuisine and host live jazz, blues and comedy—“some…

Wednesday, February 05, 2020
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Why would an adult wear a cardboard cutout crown on his head in the office? That might be a better question. Sure, the Weekly’s luxurious, I.M. Pei-designed editorial suite deserves a touch of royalty—but a printout of a coronet decorated with golden fleur de lis?

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Nothing says small-town local quite like a weekly farmers market, something which the Monterey Peninsula has in plenty, with farmers markets in various locations happening daily during peak summer season. But to the dismay of some of the farmers at nonprofit Everyone’s Harvest, which has hos…

Saturday, December 28, 2019
Tuesday, December 24, 2019

There is no pretense at the original Michael’s location. There’s no art in the presentation, either. Dump enough sauce over the enchiladas to cover the plate, throw down some rice and beans alongside the quesadillas and send it to the table.

Monday, December 23, 2019
Monday, December 16, 2019

In And Out…Things never stay the same, it seems. Boardwalk Sub Shop in downtown Monterey has closed and the space is up for sale, as is the Salinas location. Also in Monterey, the old Frutti De Mar Grill will soon be replaced by Sazón Express, a quick service Mexican place. Finally, Vince Po…

Friday, December 13, 2019
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Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Smelts Fishy…Local historian Tim Thomas hosts Monterey’s monthly Wharf Walks the first Saturday of every month. The upcoming Dec. 7 walk will be focused on the sardine industry of Monterey, enriching all Wharf walkers with information about an industry that has been crucial to the evolution …