The ever-expanding Santa Cruz dining scene always has something new to offer, from debuting restaurants to the hottest seasonal dish. The latest buzz is all about new kitchen talent. With a bounty of fresh produce and seafood at their disposal, skillful new chefs are reinvigorating menus across the county. Here’s the scoop on a recent chef shuffle that’s perking up the local food scene.
The link between Santa Cruz and Hawaii extends beyond their share of sunny beaches and laid-back vibes. In 1885, three, vacationing Hawaiian princes dazzled Santa Cruz locals by riding waves on makeshift boards they had made from redwood planks. It marked the introduction of surfing to the mainland U.S., and sparked a nationwide craze that began here in Santa Cruz. Today, the region brims with other Hawaiian imports such as poke bowls and Kona coffee that will transport you to the islands. From ono grinds to ukulele melodies, here’s where to find aloha in Santa Cruz County.
They say the way to a loved one’s heart is through their stomach! From dramatic coastal views to hidden havens in the lush Santa Cruz Mountains, we’ve got you covered for wining and dining year-round at some of the most romantic eateries in Santa Cruz County.
Close out the decade in Santa Cruz-fashion with these NYE events happening county-wide! From lavish parties where you’ll be popping the bubbly to starting the new year off on the right foot, we’ve got you covered for all things 2020! New Year’s Eve New Year’s Eve Sail with Chardonnay Sailing Charters Sail into the New
Santa Cruz County is home to more than a few classics. The Giant Dipper at the Beach Boardwalk, the magical redwood groves at Henry Cowell, and the indelible S.S. Palo Alto are examples of the many Santa Cruz area icons that have an endearing quality to locals and visitors alike. The same can be said