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edible Monterey Bay Winter 2016

50 edible MONTEREY BAY WINTER 2016 CARMEL VALLEY Cachagua General Store/Lokal 13750 Center Street 831.659.5886 (Lokal)/831.659.1857 (CGS) www.lokalcarmel.com Father and son Michael and Brendan Jones are now under one roof with the relocation of Michael’s legendary Monday-night pop-up, the Cachagua General Store, to Brendan’s Lokal restaurant in Carmel Valley Village. e two restaurants will continue to operate independently, both of them emphasizing local and organic ingredients but each remaining the exuberantly creative and distinct foodie oasis it has become known for. CGS is open 10–12:30 on Sundays and 6pm–Midnight on Mondays. Lokal’s hours are 10–2:30 and 6pm–closing –Su. Lucia Restaurant & Bar Bernardus Lodge & Spa 415 W. Carmel Valley Road • 831.658.3400 www.bernarduslodge.com/wine-cuisine Where once there were walls, glass panels now can be folded back to bring the outside into the new Lucia Restaurant & Bar. Named for the Santa Lucia mountain range and wine appellation that beckons to the south of the lodge, the expansive restaurant replaces what once was Wicket’s Bistro and Marinus. Renowned chef Cal Stamenov is still in the kitchen, serving both his signature tasting menu and dishes à la carte. Wine list is equally notable. Open daily 7am–2pm and 5–10pm. ROUX 6 Pilot Road • 831.659.5020 • www.rouxcarmel.com Chef Fabrice Roux opened his namesake restaurant ROUX in Carmel Valley in December, creating a charming European atmosphere with a romantic, contemporary interior and sun-drenched patio. e popularity of his small plates and paella just might be surpassed by his housemade French beignets with local fresh-fruit filling, served with Illy coffee as early as 7:30am for those who stop in. Monthly wine dinners and extensive wine list. Open daily 11:30am–10pm, Sa–Su 10am–3pm for brunch. Trailside Café and Beer Garden 3 Del Fino Place • 831.298.7453 www.trailsidecafecv.com ose needing to refuel after a day on the trail can head to Trailside Café for home-cooked meals in Carmel Valley. Beer lovers get to choose from 16 on tap, and sports fans can watch games on the HDTVs. Locals are treated to specials on Mondays and Tuesdays. On the weekends enjoy live music in the dining room. Check out the calendar on its website for more details. Dogs are welcomed on the patio. Open daily 8am–9pm. DAVENPORT Whale City Bakery 490 Highway 1 • 831.423.9009 www.whalecitybakery.com Davenport’s artistic charm and oceanside location make it hard not to slow when you pass through on Highway 1. ose in the know always stop at the historic Whale City Bakery. e bakery tempts with housemade breads, pastries, muffins and pies—and that’s only the beginning! Whale City also offers a full restaurant that serves up comfort classics and other hearty dishes. e bar and live music every ursday attract a loyal local following. Open daily 6:30am–8pm.


edible Monterey Bay Winter 2016
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