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Central Coast Food and Wines

January 31

We call Jennie in the bait and tackle shop at Lake Cachuma. There's nothing like catching your own dinner so give it try at Cachuma. Check ou http://countyofsb.org/parks/cachuma.

Next we get Warren Butler on the phone. He's at Chase Restaurant these days. The Chase would be perfect for your Valentine's celebration. Call (805) 965-4351 or go to  https://www.chaserestaurant.com.

Jennifer Walsh joins us after Warren. Jennifer is the "Produce Guru" at Mesa Produce. Mesa always has the freshest produce and goodies in our area. And she's got new stuff on the way from her farm. Call (805) 962-1645.

And congrats to our gift certificate winners, Steve and Charlotte.
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January 24

Joining us in studio is Michael DeRousse from the Palace Cafe. We cover everything from the restautant biz in Santa Barbara to Fat Tuesday. Stop by and visit Michael at The Palace. Call (805) 963-5000.

Up next it's Louie Lucas from Lucas and Lewellen Vineyards. Louie explains what he learned from his recent trip to the UC Davis Winemaking Program. And we discuss the trend toward machine grape picking.

Then we track down Budi Kazali from The Ballard Inn. Chef Budi Kazali artistically melds Asian and French cuisine. Go for Valentine's Day and find out why The Ballard Inn is so special. Call (805) 688-7770

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January 17

Joining us in studio is Greg Gorga from the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum. The museum is celebrating it's twentieth anniversary, it was named one of the top ten maritime museums in the country AND it's the Santa Barbara non-profit organization of the year. Check out https://sbmm.org.

Next we check in with Warren Butler at Chase Restaurant. Don't forget Chase when you plan your Valentine's Day celebration. Or stop by and have a drink or a great meal anytime. The web site is https://www.chaserestaurant.com.

Our final guest is Louie Lucas from Lucas and Lewellen Vineyards. We learn more about the wine clubs that Lucas and Lewellen offers. You get special pricing on wines, invitations to parties and access to amazing tours. More info at https://www.llwine.com.

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January 10

Jennifer Walsh from Mesa produce opens the show for us. She's just back from her annual trip to Texas. So Mesa Produce is open again and everything is FRESH as always. Follow Jennifer and the gang on Instagram and Facebook. Or call (805) 962-1645.

Next we get Brian Colgate from The Santa Barbara Fish Market on the phone. The Santa Barbara Fish Market has been providing the community with fresh seafood for over 15 years. To find out what's fresh and what's on special go to https://www.sbfish.com.

Then we track down Doug Bush from The Cultured Abalone Farm. They offer clean abalone, delivered live and straight from the tank all year long. To learn more about this unique operation, watch their videos or arrange a tour,  go to http://culturedabalone.com.

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January 3     
We open the show with Craig Lingham from HOOK'd Restaurant at Lake Cachuma. HOOK'd is well worth the trip to Cachuma. The lake is beautiful and the food is FANTASTIC! More about HOOK'd on Facebook and Instagram. Call (805) 350-8351.

Next we bring on Steve Gerback with Rusack Vinyards. Rusack is located among the oak-studded rolling hills of Ballard Canyon. Plus they also grow grapes on Catalina Island. Steve tells us how they create such amazing wines. Go to https://www.rusack.com.

Then we track down Greg Gorga from The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum. It's the 20th Anniversary for the museum. Greg gives us an update on the activities and exhibits including "Fishing with Paper and Ink." Gotta see it. Check out http://sbmm.org.

Our buddy Drew Wakefield from Ramada by Wyndham Santa Barbara joins in. Drew and Greg talk about using the Maritime Museum as a site for non-profit fundraisers, corporate events and other celebrations. It's always fun when we get Drew and Greg together.

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