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Your new Monday morning fix: New Times Interim Editor Camillia Lanham is loving Sweet Pea Bakery in Arroyo Grande. Her eye-opening morning suggestion: A warm prosciutto and Gruyere croissant. Could anything be more decadent? (1200 East Grand Avenue; … Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. has crafted a pair of delicious hot sauces that amp up everything from breakfast burritos to pizza. Their fiery Danish Red Hot Sauce and tangy Hoppy Poppy Green Hot Sauce are packed with whole chili peppers and a whole lot of flavor (go to for more information) … Did you know you can order those healthy Bliss Café tempeh chipotle tacos online? Just go to and ditch the long line ($10 for four tacos) … Looking for a brownie to pair with your hot-weather tropical drink? Go for Heaven Squared Brownie’s Tequila Lime Brownie, bursting with lime zest, white chocolate chips, and a “shot” of real tequila (!

Farmer’s tan

Thursday Night Farmers’ Market continues its makeover! The Downtown Association has launched STEAM Alley on Garden Street, a weekly festival-within-a-festival offering hands-on experiences in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. “STEAM Alley will partner with local organizations and businesses to offer interactive displays for people of all ages to promote science, technology, engineering, arts, and math,” said Dominic Tartaglia, San Luis Obispo Downtown Association executive director. “That might include robotics, crafting, games, or displays featuring design and engineering projects.” Oh, and don’t forget to catch Diego’s Umbrella rocking the Harvest Stage this June 4 (For info, visit

Spring fun!

Wine, local jams, and so much sunshine: Moonshiner Collective, Girls & Boys, Captain Nasty, Zongo All-Stars, and The Kicks will take the stage at Vina Robles Amphitheater in Paso Robles this May 17 … In honor of May Bike Month, why not hop on your bike and head to Cycle de Mayo this May 17, a family friendly event in North County peppered with barbecue and local music. Enjoy a BMX stunt show, bike decorating, bike kitchen, and more (visit for more information, including details on bike breakfasts happening throughout the month) … The Paso Robles Wine Festival featuring four days of events across Paso Robles Wine Country is kicking off May 14 through 17 (get on the wine wagon at

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