Edible Monterey Bay


October 12, 2020 – Don’t call it a comeback. No, really. Flavors of Pacific Grove 2020 is not the comeback that diners and restaurant owners alike ache for, but it is a number of things: a welcome step in that direction,

October 13, 2020 – While most were glued to their televisions last Wednesday for the vice presidential debate, many local foodies turned their attention to their computer screens instead. They logged into Zoom and eagerly awaited resolution on a different sort

October 6, 2020 – Greg Hill has a saying when things get tough, “tira nanza.” It means “pull forward”—a family motto passed down from his grandmother, Olympia, that speaks to resilience in the face of obstacles. It’s the guiding principle—and namesake—for

October 6, 2020 – Apéro is French slang for an alcoholic beverage served before a meal, formally known as an apéritif, but the recently opened Apéro Club in Santa Cruz expands the term to include community, connection and fun times. “It’s that mellow,

October 6, 2020 – Some who may have visited their tiny spot on Cannery Row pre-Covid, already know about this little gem with the cobalt blue bottles. Winemaker/owner, Edward Lovaas, whose heritage is Norwegian, named the brand, which he started in

September 29, 2020 – Talented Santa Cruz chef Santos Majano will leave his restaurant The Kitchen at Discretion at the end of January and owners of the Soquel brewery where it is located are searching for someone to replace him. “I

September 29, 2020 – There are a number of crucial ingredients that go into a Holey Roller bagel. Those ingredients are helping turn the pop-up treasure into a Surf City institution. Like the flour from Keith Guisto Bakery Supply in Petaluma,

September 22, 2020 – The violent and racist events that transpired at Alderwood Restaurant in Santa Cruz last June left a bad taste for all those involved. Now Alderwood leadership is ready to re-engage with its customers and staff with renewed depth—and

September 22, 2020 – Popular late-night spot Nacho Bizness is on the move. Owners Steb Montez and Brittani Reid-Bristol are relocating their cheesy concept to downtown Monterey. Next month, the new Nacho Bizness will start slinging its signature chips and cheese—and

September 22, 2020 – Whoever thought that blue skies would actually excite Californians who are used to seeing them pretty much year round? After weeks of smoke, it surely was a relief to have the skies clear last week, enabling many