We all scream! McConnell's Fine Ice Creams, a Santa Barbara-based ice cream company that uses organic ingredients, will open a new shop on Monterey Street in San Luis Obispo. The business also boasts locations in Los Angeles, Los Feliz, and Studio City—and has garnered plenty of fans across the West Coast and the country (this food writer is a mega fan, to be sure) ... Apparently Atascadero loves dinosaurs as much as you did when you were 6 years old! A new dinosaur-themed wine bar is slated to open on Entrada Avenue, and we are freaking out about the idea of fine wine and fossils. Stand by for more details and T-Rex sightings ... Pacifica Hotels has announced the opening of The Kinney hotel in San Luis Obispo, which also features a restaurant geared toward the Cal Poly set. Leroy's serves up grub like a strawberry Nutella croissants, "hangover steak and eggs," chicken and waffles, smoked bacon mac and cheese, and more (learn more at thekinneyslo.com). Δ
Hayley Thomas Cain thinks tacos can probably lead to world peace. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.