Shrooming: Plan to attend the Mushrooms of SLO County lecture at the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden this Jan. 26 and experience a photo-filled lecture on mushroom identification and current research. On Jan. 27 you can even go on a field exploration with mushroom author and researcher Christian Schwarz! Call 541-1400, Ext. 303, for info ... Where do you plan on celebrating the New Year? Maybe you're taking the frigid Polar Bear Plunge or perhaps you're heading to Madonna Inn for its iconic pink festivities and bubbly. In Paso Robles, Allegretto Vineyard Resort is offering up a night of dancing, drinks, and live music by the Martin Paris Band (allegrettovineyardresort.com). Δ
Hayley Thomas Cain is grateful she has no known food allergies. Send bites to firstname.lastname@example.org.