Welcome additions: Allegretto Vineyard Resort's Cello Ristorante & Bar has announced its new chef, Justin Picard. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in New York, Picard has worked in some of the most renowned kitchens in San Francisco and Aspen, and is now crafting culinary delights at the Paso Robles hotel and restaurant, which features a swank pool and 20 acres of vineyards (allegrettoresort.com) ... Cass House Grill will host a weekly community night that's yummy and casual. Expect lawn games, live music, and wood-fired foods like pizza topped with garlic cream, shaved zucchini, red onion, and cremini mushrooms. Interested? Check out this Cayucos-based grill, bakery, and venue each Monday from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Δ
Hayley Thomas Cain loves anything wood-fired, but pizza crust is her ultimate charred-weakness. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.