Nana knows best: The Riboli family has been making wine for 100 years, and they’ve been grubbing on Italian eats for even longer. Check out the winery’s authentic Old World recipes served up now at the bistro at the San Antonio Winery tasting room in Paso Robles (See what’s on the menu and plan an excursion at sanantoniowinery.com) … The Paso Robles Wine Festival is kicking off this May 18 to 21, so get hydrated now and pack a tube of sunscreen (tickets are still available for the main event as well as a few of the other offerings; go to pasowine.com to snag your place now) … Seven Oxen Winery in Paso Robles is offering a killer wine and cheese pairing this June 4 featuring an array of fine cheeses from SLO-based Fromagerie Sophie (get more info on Instagram @sevenoxen).
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Love the lake, love the community: Atascadero’s family friendly Lake Fest will commence this May 20 with boat races, paddle boards, train rides, and a rainbow of local food and beer vendors to explore (go to visitatascadero.com for more information and don’t forget to hit the Atascadero Farmers’ Market on May 24 at the Sunken Gardens) … Waves and suds! Beer at the Pier is back this May 29 with live tunes at Back Bay Cafe in Baywood Park. Enjoy free live music, local beers, and plenty of fantastic food and drink nearby, including offerings from Noi’s Little Thai Takeout and Baywood Ale House (tunes start at 5 p.m.; visitlosososbaywood.com).
A healthy choice: There’s a new meal prep service in town that allows locals to come in to a brick-and-mortar location, prep meals for the week, package them, and take ’em home for refrigeration or freezing. Plus, you can even have meals delivered! How easy is that? Check out this nifty new business at mealprepslo.com and get geared up for the week, month, or entire season! … Gather, learn, and discover what’s fresh at the Paso Food Co-Op’s next Local Bites event happening this May 25 at The Grove on 41 in Templeton. This olive oil wonderland will serve as a scenic setting for a range of local food vendors seeking community support (find out more at pasofoodcooperative.com).
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