Wine Trolley rolls in to the Santa Maria Valley

The Santa Maria Valley wine trolley will bring a whole new way of experiencing the wine region. An exciting new feature has rolled into the Santa Maria Valley. The wine trolley will be open for business Saturdays and Sundays, and run every 75 minutes from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with its starting point at Town Center…

5 Amazing West Mexico Vacation Destinations

By Merilee Kern, ‘The Luxe List’ Executive Editor   Dinner theater al fresco, adrenaline-pumping activities and luxe accommodations to-die-for For the throngs of people pondering where to go on vacation this year, Mexico may be a strong contender in your cache of options. If so, you’re certainly not alone. According to the U.S. National Travel…

Reimagine brunch with Seaspice’s Serrano Benedict

Welcoming spring’s culinary bloom, Seaspice reimagines brunch dishes and cocktails (some more outlandish, yet delicious, than others). Join us this week as they share a few of their brunch delights with you, our readers. Not your grandmother’s waffles, Seaspice’s Power Waffles made with quinoa, flaxseed and oats, hazelnut, almond butter, acai yogurt and honey topped with fruits take healthy ingredients in a savory…

Salt & Char’s Raspberry “Cartwheel”

Sip your way into spring with the Raspberry Cartweel. Made with Jameson, raspberries, raspberry & tarragon shrub, Punt e Mes, and egg white, this cocktail is light and refreshing and makes the most of seasonal flavors. Bright and tart, it’s great for sipping on the porch in a spring breeze.   Recipe and photo: Courtesy of Salt…