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Central Coast Food and Wines

May 31

Randy Rowse from the Paradise Grill is our first guest. The Paradise is celebrating their 36th Anniversary June 2nd thru the 5th. They've rolled back prices on favorite drinks and dinners. Check out https://www.paradisecafe.com.

Co-host Jennifer Walsh from Mesa Produce joins us in studio to talk about her fishing trip to Lake Cachuma with her kids. Plus we get an update on the harvests from her farm. Follow all the Mesa Produce activities on Instagram and Facebook.

Then we get Henry Boulley on the line. He's the Marina Manager at Lake Cachuma which is now 81% full. Henry and his staff are the folks that make it so easy to get your gear, get your boat and enjoy the water. Details at https://countyofsb.org/parks/cachuma.sbc.

We wrap it up with the one and only Louie Lucas from Lucas and Lewellen Wine. He gives us the definition of "appellation" and we get a great overview of the latest Lucas and Lewellen Wine Club adventure on the Columbia River. More about the club at https://www.llwine.com/lucas-lewellen-wine-club.

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May 24

Joining John Henigin in studio is Michael DeRousse from The Palace Grill. Along with Michael we also have Mondo Salazar. Mondo is the Co-Manager of The Palace. We discuss New Orleans-style cooking and the special "Dads and Grads" menu The Palace is planning. 

Next we gt Ed Seaman on the phone. Ed operates Santa Barbara Blueberries on 101 between Santa Barbara and Buellton.  Fellow farmer Jennifer Walsh from Mesa Produce gets on the line too. 

We discuss the challenges and the rewards of successful farming.  Ed says the blueberry harvest is late this year but it's just a few days away so get ready. Jennifer gives us rundown of the fruits and veggies she's been harvesting from her farm. 

To wrap up the show we talk about some fun stuff to do over the holiday weekend, like having an amazing meal at The Palace Grill.  Cool web site at https://palacegrill.com.

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May 17

Our first guest is John Lane from Lane Farms. The Lane Family has been farming in the Santa Barbara/Goleta area since 1868. And they've had their produce stand running for 80 years. Great web site at http://www.lanefarmssb.com.

Joining us in studio is Les Clark, President of The Berry Man, along with his son Anthony. For 30 years The Berry Man has provided the best quality produce, friendly and fast service 7 days a week, 363 days a year. Check out https://theberryman.com/wordpress.

We're able to get Chef Craig Lingam on the phone. He just got approval to open the restaurant at Lake Cachuma. It's called Smoke on Water and they'll be open "pop up style" weekends during the summer. Gotta try their sirloin sandwiches!

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May 10

We're able to get Chef Marco Fossati on the phone. Marco is the Executive Chef at The Biltmore Santa Barbara. He let's us know what The Biltmore will be serving for Mother's Day. Plus, The Biltmore now has Saturday brunch as well as Sunday brunch. Go to https://www.fourseasons.com/santabarbara/dining.

Jennifer Walsh from Mesa Produce joins us in studio. Don't forget Mesa Produce for Mother's Day flowers and treats. They're at 2036 Cliff Drive in Santa Barbara. Check out the fresh cherries, peaches, asparagus and artichokes.

Finally we track down Henry Boulley at Lake Cachuma. Henry is one of the dock hands at the marina. He's got some great info on what's happening at the lake and especially what kids can do there. Call 805-688-4040.

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May 3

Our first guest is Jay Ruskey with Frinj Coffee. We have a great discussion about world-wide coffee production and Jay explains his very own coffee-brewing experience. More info at https://frinjcoffee.com.

Jennifer Walsh from Mesa Produce joins us on the phone. She has tons of beautiful, fresh flowers for Mother's Day. Plus, she's got some fantastic fresh strawberries and peaches for Mom too. Stop by 2036 Cliff Drive here in Santa Barbara.

We talk to Louie Lucas next. We catch him on a boat pulling into Portland, Oregon with members of the Lucas & Lewellen Wine Club. Join the club and take advantage of special discounts and cool trips. Go to https://www.llwine.com/lucas-lewellen-wine-club.

We wrap up the show with Michael Palmer from McConnell's Ice Cream. Michael tells us why McConnell's tastes so damn good. And what a great gift for Mother's Day. Mouth-watering web site at https://mcconnells.com.

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