Dads and grads: This Father's Day, June 17, the Cliffs Hotel & Spa in Pismo Beach will offer spa guests a complimentary Firestone beer (for drinking) and an amber ale (for soaking). Fun fact: The beer softens the feet and has antiseptic properties! So, technically, Dad can immerse himself in beer from head to toe on Father's Day (plus, there will be cucumber melon popsicles, too) ... Former chef/Owner at Arroyo Grande-based Comfort market, Kari Ziegler has combined forces with STAX Wine Bar of Morro Bay. Located on the Embarcadero, STAX Wine Bar & Bistro will now have expanded culinary offerings, including charcuterie, crab cakes, salads, desserts, and a crostini/panini menu (for more info, go to staxwinebar.com) ... Silva Brewing has written the next chapter in the highly acclaimed saga of their award-winning barrel-aged imperial stout, Silva Stout. The new brew goes by the name Ouroboros (the Greek symbol of rebirth). Aged for 14 months in rye whiskey barrels, expect hints of molasses, dark chocolate, and roasted cacao. Get your cork-finished bottles at at 525 Pine St., suite B, Paso Robles! ... SLO Donut Co. plans to open a second location in Colony Square in Atascadero (so mornings are going to get a whole lot more fun). Δ
Hayley Thomas Cain is soaking her feet in beer right now. She can be reached at email@example.com.