What’s New & Hot in San Luis Obispo Summer 2021

Summer is here and California is OPEN! We are so happy to see people vacationing, eating, drinking, shopping and having fun. I’ve been out and about in San Luis Obispo and am happy to report that new businesses are opening everywhere. Here’s a short list of some delicious new eateries & drinkeries you must try.…

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Edna Valley Market

Motorists in search of a solution to their gas light typically pull through a station where, inside a small hut little by fluorescent lights, they are left to solve their own empty tank with the the likes of orange “cheese” dusted corn chips and rotisserie hot dogs. But in the lot of a gas station…

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What’s the Buzz about Breakfast?


Insert the word “burrito” into a story about any bad day and you automatically change the arc of the narrative from getting a flat tire and being late to work to a story about a time you savagely devoured a salty assortment of veggies, meat, and sauce enrobed in a soft tortilla. So what happens…

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Parisian pastries and eccentric espresso in San Luis Obispo

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You needn’t risk breaking the heel of your stiletto or threaten to dislodge a disk in your back while tottering down a cobble stone road in order to come across a flaky pastry, thin and fluffy crepe, or perfectly steamed latte. Paris is not the only place to offer such lavish mid-morning treats, they can…

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A big appetite at Big Sky Cafe

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Food is often considered the metaphorical fuel that powers our bodies and if that’s the case, the wholesome, locally sourced menu at Big Sky Cafe is an electric charging station. Upon entering the front door of the restaurant on Broad Street downtown, a sense of calm washes over as you find yourself surrounded by pastel…

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Firestone Grill Secret Menu

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What does secret menu make you think of? In N Out perhaps? Secret menus have become a tremendously trendy restaurant concept, and we’ve unlocked a few speciality items at San Luis Obispo’s Firestone Grill for you to try. Note: these items may not be super secret, but, they are delicious eating hacks for one of…

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5 Ideas to Jumpstart Your Vacation in San Luis Obispo

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Are you planning a vacation to San Luis Obispo? Here is a list of  5 “must do’s” in SLO. Add some of these into your vacation plans and you’ll never experience a dull moment! Stay over on a Thursday. San Luis Obispo’s farmer’s market is the only farmer’s market in the US that runs all…

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Favorite Finds at Thursday SLO Farmer’s Market


Evening is drawing near on a Thursday, the six o’clock bell is about to be rung, and the streets are alive with the pulse of anticipation. It’s farmers market, come all and search out what our local famers have to offer you. There is SO much to choose from at farmers market! Yes, of course…

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Best (and most FUN) Happy Hour’s in San Luis Obispo

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If you’re anything like me, the word DEAL really gets your heart racing. I am always searching for the best deals, the most delicious bites, and most thirst quenching cocktails in San Luis Obipso. The perils of a being food tour guide! It’s a hard job tasting everything, but someone has to do it. Here…

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