Just opened: Joliene Bakery is now baking its little heart out in downtown SLO's Creamery. Open from Wednesday through Sunday starting at 6:30 a.m., Joliene is pushing out European style baked goods. Get ready for freshly baked bread, original breakfast pastries, lunch sandwiches, and European style sweets (570 Higuera St., suite 180) ... Cal Poly's Campus Health and Wellbeing department hosted the first Cal Poly Farmers' Market from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., May 7 on Mustang Way. The market will occur on the first and third Tuesdays of the month from May through November featuring SLO County farmers and Cal Poly vendors ... The 1865 Craft House and Kitchen on Monterey Street is now open. I've been watching its progress as I head to the freeway for my daily commute home. Judging from its Facebook page, the restaurant is serving up all the things you would associate with a craft kitchen, plus dishes that are a little bit different. A post from May 6 introduced the world to the Banh Mizza, a twist on a classic banh mi sandwich. Odd, but I'm totally intrigued. There's also a video of one of the spot's signature cocktails: peach vodka, muddled strawberries, and fresh lemon—plus dry ice! It's called The Smoking Gun, and it definitely smokes. Δ
Camillia Lanham is a fan of cocktails that smoke and banh mi. Send your newsy nibbles and bites to [email protected].