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A Super Bowl


Dip it good: Super Bowl Sunday (Feb. 5) is just around the corner, which means it’s a good time to figure out where to watch the big game! Here’s two downtown SLO spots that will fill with chanting, cheering, and jeering: Woodstock’s Pizza opens at 10 a.m. and will be serving hot and sizzling pizza, wings, and happy hour drinks throughout the day … Eureka! is also offering up scores on grub, too. Grab a choice of one of the many brews on their long and illustrious beer list and an order of their signature Eureka! wings for a ten spot (1 to 5 p.m.). That means you can lose even more money betting on your favorite team!

Romance on tap

A manly V-Day gift for the hunk in your life: Stuff a beer cooler with local brews! Stop by Lincoln Market in SLO and pick up some BarrelHouse, Firestone Walker, Reef Points Hard Cider, and more (496 Broad St.; the selection is fantastic). We promise he’ll like this gift way more than flowers! … For the thrill seeker: Enjoy fine wine, sweet treats, and high-flying thrills with your sweetheart on the weekend of Feb. 11 through 12 as Margarita Adventure zipline tours offers its Love Is an Adventure package in honor of Valentine’s Day. P.S.: This deal includes a zipline canopy tour for two as well as two desserts and two glasses of wine from the estate list at the affiliated Ancient Peaks Tasting Room & Café located across the street from the Margarita Adventures tour office (

Nom nom!

Hot stuff: Have you had Poke Chef’s fresh and fabulous sushi burrito yet? OMG, why the heck not? Now is the time to jump in if you’ve missed the sushi boat, because the hot lunch spot just added a new sushi burrito with your choice of fish, sauce, rice, and other fillings wrapped in nori, and now, with a crumble of spicy hot Cheetos, too (also check out their awesome new mural; 580 California Blvd., SLO)! ... Making summer plans now? The Central Coast Oyster & Music Festival has announced its sixth year lineup at The Avila Beach Golf Resort this July 8! The all-day event offers up live music, lounge areas, performance artists, and lots of oysters prepared raw and every which way you could ever want them ( Slurp! 

Hayley Thomas Cain is all about the Super Bowl wings. She can be reached at

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