Tag Archive: food and wine

More than a dozen ways to celebrate with mom in Santa Cruz County

We all know taking care of mom is important… and with Mother’s Day just around the corner (it is THIS Sunday, May 8) you hopefully have your plans nailed down. But if you don’t, no need to panic – we’ve compiled an amazing list of ways you can treat mom to the very best. Whether…

Where to Find Santa Cruz’s Best Margaritas

Days are getting warmer, flip-flops are replacing rain boots, and colorful patio umbrellas are being raised all over town. Yep, it’s Margarita season here in Santa Cruz and, with Cinco de Mayo happening this week, we’re craving this zingy, refreshing drink. In Santa Cruz, you can sip the world’s most popular drink poolside, beachfront, or…

B&B Featured Recipe: Goat Cheese Frittata from Historic Sand Rock Farm

You’ll feel your endorphins start to tingle as you wind your way up to Sand Rock Farm, a bucolic overnight destination set in the Aptos countryside. The idyllic property is lined with paths that meander through magnificent acacia trees, flowering gardens, and past a romantic old barn and ivy-covered winery ruin. Birdsong and trickling fountains…

Santa Cruz Restaurant Week is Here!

Santa Cruz Restaurant Week (SCRW), from Wednesday, Oct. 14 through Wednesday, Oct. 21, is an opportunity to partake in some fun, specially designed three-course menus at nearly 40 restaurants across the county. Here are the basics: participating restaurants offer SCRW prix fixe menus (they still offer their regular menus, too). Dinners cost $25 or $35…

Eat & Drink Like a Local in Santa Cruz: Your Guide to the Best Deals

We’ve shared some of our favorite places to grab a drink at Happy Hour in Santa Cruz – but let’s face it, there’s so much more! And this time around, we’re not going to stop at those discounted beers and margaritas. Take a look at these great food and drink specials happening all around town…

Eat…Drink…Wine! Our top 3 places to enjoy food & wine downtown

Downtown Santa Cruz is loaded with great places to stop in for a delicious meal or enjoy a nice glass of wine. But there are a few notable gems that have a real knack for crafting a menu and wine list that will pair perfectly on your palate. In honor of California Wine Month, we collaborated with…

Head to Santa Cruz County for a “Happy New Year”!

Only a few more days until we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one. If you want to be out and about and welcome 2015 with dining, dancing and maybe even some fireworks, you’re in the right spot. Our round-up has venues and occasions from A to Z allowing you to…

Here’s to Many Happy Returns at Seascape Beach Resort

When you check in at Seascape Beach Resort– Monterey Bay, chances are good you’re a returning guest, but even if it’s your first visit, you’ll still be treated like an old friend. Warmth, hospitality and attention to detail at this four-diamond resort ensure you’ll have a memorable stay and beach getaway…one that leaves you wanting…

Best Western Seacliff Inn – Designed for Your Perfect Vacation

Switching to vacation mode is pretty easy at the Best Western Seacliff Inn in Aptos, California. As you make your way to a well-appointed guest room or spacious suite, your senses will come alive. Maybe it’s the smell of homestyle-cooking at Severino’s Bar & Grill where the only decisions you’ll be making are whether to…

What’s a POPUP?

One of the more unique additions to the Santa Cruz food + drink scene is POPUP, a new concept from Zach Davis and Kendra Baker, the team behind the beloved Penny Ice Creamery and The Picnic Basket. POPUP is tucked into a petit space adjacent to their newly opened Assembly Restaurant. It’s a charming spot…

Tag Archive: food and wine

More than a dozen ways to celebrate with mom in Santa Cruz County

We all know taking care of mom is important… and with Mother’s Day just around the corner (it is THIS Sunday, May 8) you hopefully have your plans nailed down. But if you don’t, no need to panic – we’ve compiled an amazing list of ways you can treat mom to the very best. Whether…

Where to Find Santa Cruz’s Best Margaritas

Days are getting warmer, flip-flops are replacing rain boots, and colorful patio umbrellas are being raised all over town. Yep, it’s Margarita season here in Santa Cruz and, with Cinco de Mayo happening this week, we’re craving this zingy, refreshing drink. In Santa Cruz, you can sip the world’s most popular drink poolside, beachfront, or…

B&B Featured Recipe: Goat Cheese Frittata from Historic Sand Rock Farm

You’ll feel your endorphins start to tingle as you wind your way up to Sand Rock Farm, a bucolic overnight destination set in the Aptos countryside. The idyllic property is lined with paths that meander through magnificent acacia trees, flowering gardens, and past a romantic old barn and ivy-covered winery ruin. Birdsong and trickling fountains…

Santa Cruz Restaurant Week is Here!

Santa Cruz Restaurant Week (SCRW), from Wednesday, Oct. 14 through Wednesday, Oct. 21, is an opportunity to partake in some fun, specially designed three-course menus at nearly 40 restaurants across the county. Here are the basics: participating restaurants offer SCRW prix fixe menus (they still offer their regular menus, too). Dinners cost $25 or $35…

Eat & Drink Like a Local in Santa Cruz: Your Guide to the Best Deals

We’ve shared some of our favorite places to grab a drink at Happy Hour in Santa Cruz – but let’s face it, there’s so much more! And this time around, we’re not going to stop at those discounted beers and margaritas. Take a look at these great food and drink specials happening all around town…

Eat…Drink…Wine! Our top 3 places to enjoy food & wine downtown

Downtown Santa Cruz is loaded with great places to stop in for a delicious meal or enjoy a nice glass of wine. But there are a few notable gems that have a real knack for crafting a menu and wine list that will pair perfectly on your palate. In honor of California Wine Month, we collaborated with…

Head to Santa Cruz County for a “Happy New Year”!

Only a few more days until we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one. If you want to be out and about and welcome 2015 with dining, dancing and maybe even some fireworks, you’re in the right spot. Our round-up has venues and occasions from A to Z allowing you to…

Here’s to Many Happy Returns at Seascape Beach Resort

When you check in at Seascape Beach Resort– Monterey Bay, chances are good you’re a returning guest, but even if it’s your first visit, you’ll still be treated like an old friend. Warmth, hospitality and attention to detail at this four-diamond resort ensure you’ll have a memorable stay and beach getaway…one that leaves you wanting…

Best Western Seacliff Inn – Designed for Your Perfect Vacation

Switching to vacation mode is pretty easy at the Best Western Seacliff Inn in Aptos, California. As you make your way to a well-appointed guest room or spacious suite, your senses will come alive. Maybe it’s the smell of homestyle-cooking at Severino’s Bar & Grill where the only decisions you’ll be making are whether to…

What’s a POPUP?

One of the more unique additions to the Santa Cruz food + drink scene is POPUP, a new concept from Zach Davis and Kendra Baker, the team behind the beloved Penny Ice Creamery and The Picnic Basket. POPUP is tucked into a petit space adjacent to their newly opened Assembly Restaurant. It’s a charming spot…