Break time: Do you work in the wine or food industry? Have you been to Baywood's own Blue Heron yet? Well, you might want to swing by on any given Monday, when industry night brings out the best bottles alongside fresh seafood and seasonal mushrooms galore! (blueheronbaywood.com) Plus, it's always fun to have a drink next door at the Merrimaker, which is literally the image that pops up if you look up "dive bar" on Wikipedia. It's true. Try it! ... Looking for an escape from the holiday buzz? Aren't we all? Get your buzz on at Full Moon Wine Bar in Cayucos, where a cranberry mimosa is calling your name and an ocean view awaits (805-995-0095)! Δ
Hayley Thomas Cain played her first local musical performance at The Merrimaker, where drinks are strong and the locals are soft-hearted. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.