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edible Monterey Bay Summer 2016

www.ediblemontereybay.com 61 Stone Creek Kitchen 465 Canyon del Rey Boulevard • 831.393.1042 www.stonecreekkitchen.com A glass-walled kitchen in the middle of a spacious cookware shop turns out imaginative Mediterranean deli treats and sweets to take away or eat under the market umbrellas outside. Petite baguette sandwiches—like grilled chicken, artichoke hearts and Boursin cheese— are little works of art. Don’t miss the pistachio/cherry chocolate bark or the paella Fridays. Open M–F 10am– 7pm, Sa 10am–4pm, Su closed except during November and December. TusCA Ristorante Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa 1 Old Golf Course Road • 831.657.6675 www.tusca.com/hpr/tusca/en/monterey.html Blending the beauty and bounty of Tuscany and California, and inspired by the hearty appetite and abundance of southern Italy, TusCA serves up seasonally sourced menus made from fresh, local produce, meats and fish. Focused on foods that are “good for their guests, good for their community and good for the planet,” TusCA chef Steve Johnson delights diners with meals both intriguing and indulgent, particularly those baked in his wood-burning oven or served with the housemade pastas. Open daily for breakfast and lunch 6:30am–1:30pm, dinner 6–9pm Tu-Sa. e Wharf Marketplace 290 Figueroa Street at Wharf No. 2 and Del Monte Avenue 831.649.1116 • www.thewharfmarketplace.com e Wharf Marketplace is Monterey’s newly remodeled, go-to fresh, local market with free 24-minute parking. Features e best-grown Salinas Valley lettuces and vegetables, artisanal cheeses, wines, draft beer, and other tasty food and drink options from Monterey County. e Café & Grab-n-Go selections are designed to satisfy your cravings for every meal. Catering made easy for any staff breakfast or lunch and ready-to-take home dinners are sure to delight. Comfortable indoor/outdoor seating available. Open daily 5:30am–7pm; Taste It ursdays offer complimentary wines and beer tasting with one-bite wonders 4:30-6:30pm. MOSS LANDING e Haute Enchilada 7902 Moss Landing Road • 831.633.5843 www.hauteenchilada.com Gourmet Latin fusion dishes await those who venture off Highway 1 and into this fanciful restaurant with its new entertainment venue out back. Fiesta-colored walls are crammed with enormous gold leaf paintings by coowner Luis Solano. Try dishes like Peruvian Ceviche, Squash Blossom Empanadas, Crab and Huitlacoche Enchiladas or the popular Pescado Cubano—line-caught red snapper in a pistachio/pumpernickel crust served with tomatillo avocado sauce. Ingredients are organic as much as possible. Open daily 11am–9pm. PACIFIC GROVE Happy Girl Kitchen Co. 173 Central Avenue • 831.373.4475 www.happygirlkitchen.com e menu changes daily at Happy Girl’s airy and bright Pacific Grove café, but the food is always delicious, organic and reasonably priced. e sandwich of the day is $6.50, and a bowl of the soup of the day is $6. To drink, you’ll find kombucha on tap and freshly roasted Four Barrel coffee brewed to perfection. Homemade baked


edible Monterey Bay Summer 2016
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