Drooling Over 2016 and Anticipating 2017

2016 was an exciting year of dining around the Central Coast, presenting itself with many new spots opening, some well publicized and eagerly anticipated, some barely noticeable and some just discovered by me for the first time.  2017 also is shaping up to be a banner year of eating out–the economy is providing many with…

San Luis Obispo: 5 Towns 5 Restaurants

Spring has SPRUNG, and whether you are local or out-of-town, it is prime-time to take a drive up the Central Coast of California.  Living where people vacation has its plusses, but the best part is knowing where to eat a bit off the path of the visiting hordes.   As someone who travels throughout California…

2 Re-visits and a Grand Opening 11.21.15

FULL Soifeats RESTAURANT LIST HERE RAKU RAMEN San Luis Obispo.  Was not terribly impressed when first opened.  But a re-visit after almost 5 years of still being there (there’s a feat in itself!) told me I had been a little too hard on them.  Ordering logistics are still awkward and lines can be long.  Not much…

New and Re-Visits SLO PISMO CAMBRIA + WINE

THE FULL RESTAURANT LIST Central Coast Restaurants Additions and Re-visits. CHIPWRECKED in Pismo Beach has been on my radar for several years and I just rarely make it down there into the full-on tourist-trudge by the pier.  Menu overly-complicated for what it is, I’m sure a second or third visit would streamline my understanding of…

Resty Additions 7.16

THE CENTRAL COAST RESTAURANTS LIST CENTRALLY GROWN added at  ♦♦   Nice remodel and always a lovely location.  Quite popular and busy.  Did not eat dinner, just lunch from the deli and market downstairs and taken upstairs to eat with a glass of wine and the fabulous views.  Ridiculously expensive.  $45 for a sandwich, a salad…

Updates 6.30

THE CENTRAL COAST RESTAURANTS LIST Although it is also on THE TACO LIST, I am including PAPI’S GRILL on the Restaurant list because it just really isn’t classic taqueria fare and is REALLY REALLY good.  The Asada-chipotle taco is mind-boggling.  ♦♦ Two more successful dining experiences at HARMONY CAFE at its new location in Cambria…

Edits and Additions

THE CENTRAL COAST RESTAURANTS LIST HARMONY CAFE added at  ♦♦  even though *closed because he is a very talented chef and opening a new resty soon in Cambria.INDUSTRIAL EATS Buellton added at  ♦♦  Really one to watch.  Great service and excellent house-prepared food-stuffs.  Innovative menu and interesting wine.  I don’t think I’ve ever given a…