green_pattern

ORCUTT

Lighting Up Old Town Orcutt…Parable Candle Company

Strolling down the street in Old Orcutt recently, I caught a whiff of amazing, soothing aromas, wafting from a storefront and I had to pop inside!  The owner of Parable Candle Company, Elaine, greeted me warmly and invited me in…and what a delight! Lovingly hand-poured, aromatic candles, homemade gourmet and luxurious soaps, lotions and bath…

Old Orcutt-The Perfect Place to Wine-About

Owner’s Kurt and Dawn make you feel like family at Vino et Amicis. Old Orcutt is a place to Wine-About. Step out of the hustle, bustle and busyness of life, to enjoy all that Old Orcutt has to offer.  Experience fine, award-winning wine from our world class wine region, or taste delicious food from one…

cuban coffee and pastries

Cubanissimo Cuban Coffee House and Cafe in Orcutt, Ca

I recently stopped at a new coffee shop in Orcutt and was treated to not only a heartwarming, and inspirational story, but a quintessential American success story. Before I go onto just how fabulous the coffee is, allow me to take a quick detour. Once upon a time on the small island of Cuba, a…

naughty oak sign

What’s Brewing on the California Central Coast?

  Breweries and Tap Rooms are popping up all over the Central Coast. According to California Craft Brewers Association, more than 850 craft breweries call California home. That’s more than any other state in the nation.  Locally, you can experience some of the best. Personally, I have always been a wine connoisseur or tequila fan.…

tnt's yogurt

What’s cool In Orcutt, Ca? TnT’s Yogurt, Smoothies and More

What’s cool In Northern Santa Barbara County? That would-be TNT’s Yogurt, Smoothies & More located at 1102 E. Clark Avenue, at the corner of CLARK and Bradley in Orcutt California. Are you ready for fall? Have you ever tasted pumpkin spice yogurt? If you haven’t, you’re missing out. It is a burst of delicious sweet…

blast 825 brewery

New Things are Brewing in Old Orcutt…and it’s a “Blast”!

By Pam Adkisson Some exciting changes are afoot just in time for summer in Old Town Orcutt. About an hour north of Santa Barbara, and 35 minutes south of San Luis Obispo, this small town enclave is experiencing a renaissance, yet maintains its small–town spirit. This month, Rooney‘s Irish Pub will become Blast Brewery at…

naughty oak sign

What’s brewing in Santa Maria Valley and on the California Central Coast?

Did you know that according to California Craft Brewers Association, more than 850 craft breweries call California home? The good thing is that right here in Santa Maria, some of the best can be experienced. Keys 2 the Coast is always on the lookout for great places to explore. We found great breweries right here…

Orcutt, Ca is a Gem of a Destination Hiding in Plain Sight

Take an East Clark Avenue excursion into charming Old Town Orcutt and visit some of the best places to wine and dine in Santa Barbara County. For those who enjoy the finer things in life, visiting California’s Central Coast is truly an adventure. For the past 15 years, my family and friends have had a…

presquile wine orcutt, ca

With Wines, Vines and Bucolic Vistas, Santa Maria Valley Is a Sight to See

Having lived on the Central Coast since the mid-1980s, I’ve come to realize that every city in our region has treasures to be enjoyed. That is if you know where to look. Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo have always received favorable recognition for many reasons, and justifiably so. What many people don’t realize, is that Santa…

Good Times at Rancho Maria Golf Course

Ranch Maria Golf Course by Robert L. White Just a few weeks ago I had the pleasure of playing in a golf tournament celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Rancho Maria Golf