Cutting the ribbon: Oki Momo Asian Grill will celebrate a grand opening at 2256 Broad St. in SLO this Oct. 9 from 5 to 9 p.m. Enjoy food samples, dance performances by the Cal Poly Lion Dance Team and special giveaways (for more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org) ... Kreuzberg Lounge will host a party celebrating the second anniversary of its open mic night this Oct. 9. Grab some local beer or wine, grub on a batch of vegan chicken wings, and watch the stars rise ... On Oct. 17, don't forget to head down to this local hangout for a fun Oktoberfest celebration filled with beers, German food, and music. The first 30 people will get an extra 1-liter beer refill! (685 Higuera St.; kreuzbergcalifornia.com) ... Speaking of Oktoberfest, Madonna Inn will host its own Oktoberfest party this Oct. 2 and 3 at the Madonna Inn Expo Center featuring Firestone Walker Brewing Co. and German eats (for tickets and information, go to madonnainn.com).
Record Family Wines of Paso Robles is ready to debut its 2012 Reserve Syrah (2012 was a good year) and they want everyone to taste it! Miss this fine wine at SAVOR? Head to the San Miguel tasting room nestled in the newly-minted Estrella District AVA and taste for yourself. This Best in Glass Sunset International Wine Competition winner is "floral with perfumed violet and a strawberry compote character." Sounds good to me (recordfamilywines.com)! ... After several vintages as vagabond winemakers, ONX Wines has opened its own facility and tasting room located in the buzzing Tin City hot spot of Paso Robles. Try the winery's new cabernet sauvignon and check out the indoor/outdoor tasting room at an open house celebration free to the public this Oct. 16 through 18 during Harvest Fest Weekend. A gaggle of Paso Robles area wineries will also be hosting parties, tastings, and dinners. For more information, visit pasowine.org.
The word is out
The Northern Chumash Tribal Council is working toward solutions for the future with sustainable urban farming within the SLO community. Chumash Farms is currently looking for property to lease or purchase with five-year terms. Got a lead? Email email@example.com ... Have you tried Alle-Pia fine cured meats? Located in Atascadero, this artisanal company produces top-notch sausages, salamis, pancetta, guanciale, 'nduja, and more, and you can even order gift boxes with tons of fatty goodies ready to share! (allepiasalumi.com) ... Ancient Peaks just opened up a café in Santa Margarita with a menu crafted by Jeff Jackson of The Range. Stay tuned for more new nibbles—you will not want to miss out on this new epicurean hot spot in the heart of cow country.
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