Food & Drink

Food & Drink

We tried Starbucks’ Unicorn Frappuccino (so you don’t have to)

Tribune staffers curious about Starbucks’ colorful Unicorn Frappuccino headed over to the South Higuera Street location in San Luis Obispo on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, to find out what all those Instagram photos were about. (The pinkish-purple-and-blue drink topped with sweet and sour sprinkles will only be available until Sunday.)

Food & Drink

When life gives you lemons, bake a cake

Lush, lovely, fragrant yellow lemons can be used for many things, as ingredients in both sweet and savory dishes and dressings, in beverages, or for a snappy puckish garnish. The juice, the pulp and also the zest can be utilized in any number of ways. Is there anything this little vitamin C-packed orb can’t do? And don’t forget, when you are finished with the fruit, drop the remnants down the garbage disposal and run it to freshen up the kitchen.

Wine & Beer

Pairing cider with food? Try these ideas

Hard ciders are all the rage, and gone are the days when “cider” always meant cloying and sweet. At the core of most ciders’ current appeal is a dry, refreshing, gluten-free effervescence. Here’s how best to pair cider with food.

Wine & Beer

5 new craft beer spots in SLO County

Here’s a quick look at five new spots for craft beer in San Luis Obispo County: Silva Brewing and Toro Creek, both in Paso Robles; Libertine in downtown San Luis Obispo; Three Stacks and a Rock in Morro Bay; and SLO Brew by the SLO County airport.

Videos

The story behind Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

Take a look inside Firestone Walker Brewing Co's main brewery in Paso Robles as co-founder David Walker talks about the beginnings of the business and the craft beer revolution in the United States.
David Middlecamp The Tribune
The story behind Firestone Walker Brewing Co. 2:09

The story behind Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

We tried Starbucks' Unicorn Frappuccino (so you don't have to) 2:38

We tried Starbucks' Unicorn Frappuccino (so you don't have to)

What is Trappist beer and alcohol by volume?
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What is Trappist beer and alcohol by volume?

Taste Buds Best Chef competition smokes out the finest culinary artists 0:41

Taste Buds Best Chef competition smokes out the finest culinary artists