Pink champagne cake, a popular dessert at the Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo, California, is the right color again after a seven month-long pink chocolate shortage. Guittard Chocolate Co. was experimenting with its recipe.
Morro Bay, California, restaurant owner Jorge Milanes serves Cuban food at new Milanes Cuban Cafe, open since June 2018 at Thai Bounty. The lunch menu features beef, pork, arroz con pollo and cubano sandwiches.
Ember in Arroyo Grande was named one of 38 essential restaurants in California by the food critic and review website Eater. The South San Luis Obispo County restaurant was the only Central Coast business to make the list.
San Luis Obispo, California, restaurant Mint + Craft Cafe and Mercantile serves gourmet food such as salads and sandwiches in a fast casual setting. The business belongs to owners of Novo and Luna Red in downtown SLO and Robin’s Restaurant in Cambria.
Paso Robles CA restaurants La Cosecha and II Cortile got Wine Spectator magazine's 2018 Award of Excellence. SLO County businesses like Lido at Dolphin Bay in Pismo Beach, Novo in SLO and Robin's Restaurant in Cambria also won honors.
New dessert shops are opening in downtown SLO. Ice cream stores Rolld and Nite Creamery are already open, Downtown Donut Factory is coming in July and Negranti Creamery plans to open in San Luis Obispo, California, in summer 2019.
The Costco store in San Luis Obispo, California, has shaken up its highly popular food court menu in favor of new, healthier options. Acai bowls and a new salad have joined favorites like the hot dog combo and pizza.
New San Luis Obispo, California, ice cream store Nite Creamery opened in the downtown SLO Creamery on Memorial Day weekend 2018. The shop and a Santa Maria location use liquid nitrogren to freeze desserts.
A new speakeasy bar, called 1122 Cocktail Lounge, opened in Paso Robles, California. The first-come, first-served lounge is good for groups seeking cocktails, drink variety and whiskey options. It's located near Pappy McGregor's Irish Pub.
Craving Indian food? San Luis Obispo, California, restaurant Taj Palace serves up a buffet of authentic Punjabi cuisine from northern India such as chicken tikki masala, lamb vindaloo, tandoori shrimp, naan bread and basmati rice.
Negranti Creamery, the family-owned sheep's milk ice cream business based in Paso Robles, will open a shop at the SLO Public Market, located at the corner of South Higuera and Tank Farm Road in San Luis Obispo, California.
New Blue Heron restaurant in Los Osos, California, serves seafood, chicken, burgers, barbecue and other from-scratch, farm-to-table food in a modern fine dining setting. It's located near Back Bay Inn and Back Bay Café in Baywood Park.
Blaze Pizza celebrates the opening of its new restaurant at the Enos Ranch Center in Santa Maria, California, with free pizzas for customers on Friday, June 1, 2018, who follow the pizzeria chain on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.
Il Cortile Ristorante and La Cosecha Bar and Restaurant chef Santos MacDonal has launched a mobile catering service, The Truck, to offer gourmet meals and customized experiences around North County, California.
Love brunch? We review the best breakfast (and bottomless mimosas) in SLO County, California. Here's our list of top spots, like Ventana Grill in Pismo Beach, The Spoon Trade in Grover Beach and Libertine Brewing in San Luis Obispo.
The Paso Robles, California, restaurant Artisan will close at the end of May, the owners announced in a statement on Friday, May 4, 2018. The San Luis Obispo County restaurant was famed for its Central Coast wine selection.
Which now-defunct burger joints do longtime San Luis Obispo residents miss the most? Here's a look at 4 of the most-loved, long-gone hamburger restaurants in the city of SLO. Is your favorite former burger joint one of them?