Posts Tagged ‘California’

The Best of Slow Living on the Central Coast

There’s a lot to love about the Central Coast, from its lush natural scenery to its vibrant culture. Unlike other metropolises, it isn’t as fast-paced or hectic, allowing its residents to take a breather whenever they want to. It’s no surprise that this part of sunny California has been attracting new residents from all over the…

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Branzino!

In the heart of Downtown San Luis Obispo, we cast our nets and found Branzino!  Fresh off the Grand Opening in March 2019, Branzino! specializes in Spanish seafood-themed, culinary creations and is sure and soon to be a local favorite! Owner and Proprietor Jeremy brings the taste of Barcelona to the Central Coast. Jeremy Pemberton, Owner…

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Raving About Riverbench, Santa Maria Valley, CA

riverbench winery, santa maria, ca

By Donna Polizzi My lot in life is to seek and discover the best places to wine, dine, explore and more for Keys2theCoast.  The Santa Maria Valley is definitely a Keys2theCoast favorite.  Have you ever walked into a place and immediately thought “Ohhh, I’m so glad I came here?” Riverbench is that kind of place.…

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Olive Oil Roundup, San Luis Obispo County, CA

olive oil experience

By Donna Polizzi Olio Nuevo Ranch in Paso Robles is one of the finest tasting room and olive groves to visit, especially if you would like to learn the proper way to “taste” olive oil. Many find it interesting to know that there is a right and wrong way to do an olive oil tasting…

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A Monterey County Discovery: Scheid Family Wines’ District 7

district 7 winery

By Cindy Rynning- Guest Blogger One of my favorite endeavors is to discover a wine that’s new to me. Whether it’s from an off-the-beaten-track region, a winery of which I’m not familiar, or a varietal that I haven’t fully explored, the first taste is always an adventure. And recently, I had more than a few memorable…

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Off the Grid in Cambria, California

cambria painting

Guest Blogger-Cindy Rynning Thirty miles west of Paso Robles, on the Central Coast of California, lies the charming resort town of Cambria where ocean sunsets, eclectic shops, terrific restaurants, and comfortable inns are waiting for you.  Prior to this summer’s Wine Blogger’s Conference in Santa Barbara, I spent two days in Cambria with my daughter, Stephanie, who is a resident.  My…

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Head on over to Monarch Butterfly Grove!

monarch grove

At North Beach located off of Highway 1 in Pismo Beach. High season goes from November through February and highlights the millions of monarch butterflies that make their way to this area each year. Click on the video below for more information.  Thank you to our sponsor:  Home Motors!

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Bob Jones Trail in Avila Beach, CA

bob jones trail

By Donna Polizzi Where on the California Central Coast is the best place to hike, bike or take a stroll in the beautiful San Luis Obispo County?  The well-known and well-traveled Bob Jones Trail is most certainly a contender.  The Bob Jones is paved and it takes you on a visually delightful journey from the…

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I Love the Danish in Solvang, Ca

solvang theater fest

By Donna Polizzi One of the most charming areas on the California Central Coast is the little Danish town of Solvang. Located roughly two hours north of Los Angeles, and 30 minutes north of Santa Barbara, situated in the heart of the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley. Solvang is home to some of the world’s most…

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