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Central Coast Food and Wines

February 15, 2019

Joining us in studio is Michael DeRousse from the Palace Grill. We discuss the events coming up for Mardi Gras celebration at the Palace Grill March 5th. There'll be two seatings, a costume contest, live music and very special menus. Don't wait to make your reservations: (805) 963-5000.

Next we call Captain Jason Diamond. Jason runs Stardust Sportfishing out of the Santa Barbara Harbor. Among other things we discuss the absolute joy of catching your own dinner. Their season officially opens March 1st so schedule your trip at

After Jason, John Henigin and Michael DeRousse get into a great discussion about the nuts and bolts of running a restaurant. Jerome Bohnett joins in the conversation and he knows the business backwards and forwards. He operates Petrini's Italian Restaurant on Calle Laureles here in Santa Barbara. They've been in business for over 50 years. Tasty site at

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February 8, 2019

Jennifer Walsh from Mesa Produce joins us in studio. She's got all the flowers you'll need for Valentine's Day. Plus she'll be making chocolate dip strawberries. Jennifer also tells us about her new calf named Golda. Great pictures on Instagram.

Next we get Warren Butler on the phone. Warren gives us an update on The Flightline's Valentine's Day menu. Can you say great food and awesome desserts! Check out

Monte joins us from Lake Cachuma. Monte is the manager at Cachuma and he says the recent rains have made fishing and boating even better. Great info at

Stewart McLennan reminds us about the Garagiste Wine festival happening this weekend (Feb 8th and 9th). The festival is a place for the underground, the different, and the cutting edge of small production winemaking with no rules. Details at

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February 1, 2019
We open the show with winemaker Stewart McLennan. Stewart reminds us about the Garagiste Wine Festival. The Festival is dedicated to the undiscovered and under-recognized artisan ‘garagiste’ producers. The event takes place February 8th, 9th and 10th in Solvang. Details at

Joining us next is Tara Haaf from Eat This, Shoot That! Her company offers walking food and wine tours in Downtown Santa Barbara, The Funk Zone and Solvang. Their #1 goal is to support the local mom & pop eateries, tasting rooms, farms, and shops of Santa Barbara & Solvang while showing you a super good time. Great web site at

Quote of the day from Tara: "Wine is for some people, beer is for the rest."

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