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Eat + Drink, Outdoor + Recreation

SLO in the News: January 2016

SLO is making headlines left and right! Can’t keep up with all the buzz? Here are a few highlights from January 2016. San Francisco Chronicle The new craft-brew artisans in San Luis Obispo County  San Luis Obispo County’s booming craft beer scene is making headlines in the Bay Area. Whether you enjoy sipping on barrel-aged ...
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Chef Series: Valentine’s Day at Madonna Inn

Meet Chef Jacqui Hanover Jacqui Hanover is a San Luis Obispo native.  She graduated from the California Culinary Academy and spent 11 years working in notable San Francisco restaurants.  After returning to San Luis Obispo, Jacqui accepted a position at Madonna Inn as Pantry Chef in 2002.  Since that time, Jacqui has worked her way ...
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Chef Series: Granada Bistro

Meet Chef Justin Casey Chef Justin Casey started out washing dishes when he was 17 in his hometown of Bakersfield and eventually worked his way up to cooking.  In 2003, Justin moved to San Francisco to attend the California Culinary Academy, which he graduated from in 2004.  He worked at many kitchens in the city ...
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Chef Series: SLO Provisions

Meet the Chefs of SLO Provisions SLO Provisions is lucky to have two outstanding chefs, Chef Elijah Blackburn and Chef-Consultant Jensen Lorenzen, who have taken Steve Bland and Dwyne Willis’ vision and developed hardy, natural recipes for “all-day gourmet take-out or eat-in.” Meet Elijah Blackburn from SLO Provisions Originally born in San Luis Obispo, Elijah ...
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Chef Series: Kacey Cakes

Meet Kacey Skinner from Kacey Cakes Kacey Skinner is a self-educated chef in San Luis Obispo. She specializes in creating desserts and cuisines without the use of meat, dairy, gluten or refined sugars. Kacey is experienced using healthy ingredients, whole foods and organic products. She is also knowledgeable in nutrition and diet for specific dietary ...
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Chef Series: Madonna Inn

Meet Chef Rob Osborne Rob Osborne, Madonna Inn’s first Director of Food and Beverage, is a self-taught chef, whose experience includes Sous Chef and Executive Chef positions for celebrity Chefs such as Wolfgang Puck and Levi Mezick. He has also worked with Food Network Celebrity Chefs Tyler Florence, Guy Fieri and Ann Burrell. Osborne’s culinary ...
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Chef Series: Apple Farm

Meet Chef Pat Dawson I started working in kitchens and restaurants just before I turned 19 at the Daily Grill at LAX. My first job was a dishwasher and a busboy. After years of hard work, travel, and practice, I was promoted to Executive Chef at the age of 24. I have spent the last ...
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Harvest on the Coast 2015

The weekend started off on Friday night with Crafted on the Coast, a collaborative winemaker dinner that was hosted at the beautiful Biddle Ranch Vineyard House in the heart of Edna Valley. Acclaimed chef, Julie Simon, from Foremost Wine Co. was serving up delicious bites for everyone in attendance. On Saturday, attendees were encouraged to ...
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Kreuzberg Oktoberfest

Copious amounts of bratwurst, schnitzel, dirndls, and “Prost!” You guessed it… We are talking about Oktoberfest in SLO town. If you were Downtown this past weekend, you couldn’t have missed the massive balloon arch that adorned the front of Kreuzberg or the sweet sound of the Oompa band, Trio Internationale, floating out the door and into the ...
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Downtown Walking Tours: Cafe Style

Caffeine addict or not, San Luis Obispo is full of cafes and hidden gems. Take this walking tour and explore coffee shops in San Luis Obispo. Enjoy some delicious drinks and yummy food while experiencing the charm of these unique spots. Linnaea’s Café  Located on Garden Street, Linnaea’s is my personal go to. A little ...
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