SLO CAL Crafters: Negranti Creamery

Negranti Creamery, based in Templeton, opened in 2011 and became the first creamery in the U.S. to offer 100% sheep’s milk ice cream at the wholesale and retail levels. Now expanded to retail stores along the west coast, and available for shipping throughout the U.S., this SLO CAL Crafted business…

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How to Celebrate Mother’s Day in SLO CAL

Bring mom to SLO CAL, and you’ll have everything you need to give her a Mother’s Day to remember. From hotel packages and brunch hot spots to wine tasting and workshops, these are the experiences guaranteed to make her feel like a queen for a day. Give mom the gift of a getaway! Located on a…

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8 Ways to Spend St. Patrick's Day in SLO CAL

Adventure lurks around every corner in SLO CAL, especially on Saint Patrick’s Day. Craving corned beef and cabbage or a jaunt over SLO CAL’s flush green Irish Hills. This is your guide to getting your Irish on in San Luis Obispo County. 1. Spin the Lucky Wheel at Atascadero Farmer’s Market You’ve…

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SLO CAL Crafters: Harmony Valley Creamery

Harmony Valley Creamery is a hidden gem along Highway 1 that offers a big piece of SLO CAL history in a small vicinity. The creamery lives in the small town of Harmony, which is a great place to stroll, see local artisan goods, and try SLO CAL Crafted products like freshly made ice cream. Harmony…

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Top Winery Restaurants in SLO CAL

Taste More than Wine at These SLO CAL Wineries SLO CAL is renowned for its world-class wineries. What many people might not know is that many local tasting rooms feature stellar culinary experiences as well. Whether the ambiance trends towards an upscale restaurant or a casual café, you can enjoy…

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Top Seafood Restaurants in SLO CAL

Fish Is the Dish at These SLO County Seafood Spots With its proximity to the Pacific, it’s no wonder that SLO CAL serves up such high-quality seafood. The ambiance of the Central Coast’s fish-centric restaurants runs the gamut from casual to upscale, but all of them reel in the finest catch…

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Top Farm-to-Table Restaurants in SLO CAL

When I set out to create The San Luis Obispo Farmers’ Market Cookbook it was equally important to showcase simple seasonal recipes that any home cook could easily reproduce after a trip to a local farmers’ market AND uplift our incredible SLO CAL chefs and restaurateurs that believe in the…

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Top Sandwich Shops & Delis in SLO CAL

Before I wrote The San Luis Obispo Farmers’ Market Cookbook, one of the first things I noticed was the abundance of excellent sandwich shops. Some SLOcals feel a hardcore loyalty to align themselves with one sandwich joint only: the 2 main rivalries (if you must know) within SLO City limits are High…

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Maximize Your Vacation Days with the Perfect SLO CAL Trip

Did you use all your vacation days last year? Chances are you didn’t. According to a Glassdoor poll from 2017, the average American employee takes only half of their vacation days each year. Maybe it feels like it’s easier to keep working than it is to plan a vacation that maximizes the time you…

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