Drink your calories: Looking for a cozy holiday cocktail? Put a twist on the traditional eggnog delight: Mix that yummy eggnog with fig puree, bourbon, almond milk, nutmeg, and a sprig of thyme. Bring on the figgy pudding and holiday guests! ... Eureka! in SLO has brought on the winter flavors, including spiced caramel popcorn, cauliflower bites, smoked salmon dip, shaved Brussels sprouts, a short rib kimchi burger, and a house-made pimento grilled cheese with seasonal soup ... The Vegetable Butcher is now offering Sunday brunch! Get ready for chilaquiles, fried chicken breakfast tacos, strawberry avocado toast, and more (712 Marsh St., SLO) ... Scout Coffee on Garden Street in SLO is offering a butterscotch latte that is what holiday dreams are made of (@scoutcoffee on Instagram). Δ
Hayley Thomas Cain is always looking for new and exciting bites. Send ideas, suggestions, and hot nibbles to firstname.lastname@example.org.