5 New Restaurants You Need to Try in Monterey & Carmel

By: Allyson Ryan Blog Monterey Monterey County has seen an explosion of new restaurants in some of the area’s most popular hot spots. Whether you’re looking for fresh seafood, good old comfort food or an uber-authentic Mediterranean meal there is a new tasty addition here that is sure to please the palate. Melville Tavern:… Read more »

Gilroy Garlic Fries Now at Select McDonald’s Locations!

In May 2016, McDonald’s began offering Gilroy Garlic Fries at select locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. Using a purée made with world-famous garlic from Gilroy, California – the Garlic Capital of the World – the fries are being served in four restaurants in San Jose and Santa Clara. The new fries are made-to-order… Read more »

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… Read more »

Vote Travel in 2016!

As the 2016 presidential election season progresses, heated debates will ensue from cable news to the kitchen table. While partisan politics may get divisive, there’s one thing that anyone—blue, red or purple—can get behind this year:  the power of travel in America. That’s why, as part of National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) 2016, May… Read more »

Do the SLO County Bucket List

It’s like Lincoln said: It’s not about the years in your life — it’s about the life in your years. Which was probably what those guys were thinking when they made “The Bucket List,” a movie about two dying men who want to live life to the fullest before they “kick the bucket.” Since then,… Read more »