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edible Monterey Bay Summer 2015

All of these restaurants emphasize local ingredients, and they also advertise in Edible Monterey Bay! Stop by for a free issue, www.ediblemontereybay.com 63 APTOS Carried Away 7564 Soquel Drive • 831.685.3926 www.carriedawayfoods.com A cozy, green-certified, take-out or eat-in café, Carried Away has a menu that changes weekly and features primarily organic, locally sourced ingredients. Owner/chef Tom McNary worked for many years at Chez Panisse, and his dishes reflect the seasons. Soups, salads, entrées and desserts are all made freshly daily. Thin-crust pizzas available on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. Open M–F 11am–7pm, Sa 11am–5pm, Su closed. BIG SUR Sierra Mar at Post Ranch Inn 47900 Highway 1 • 831.667.2800 www.postranchinn.com Executive chef John Cox has taken an iconic restaurant and made it both more imaginative and more accessible. The nine-course “Taste of Big Sur” prix-fixe dinner delivers an inventive take on the Big Sur experience through exceptional ingredients grown on site or procured from local foragers, fishermen and farmers. Lunchtime guests can enjoy breathtaking views from Sierra Mar’s floor-to-ceiling windows and a five-course tasting menu comparable to the restaurant’s evening fare at a fraction of the price. Open daily for lunch 12:15–3pm, dinner 5:30–9pm. and tell them that we sent you! Dine Local Guide BOULDER CREEK New Leaf Community Market 13159 Highway 9 • 831.338.7211 • www.newleaf.com The perfect place to stop for made-to-order sandwiches, trail mix and picnic supplies for hikers on their way up to Big Basin or Castle Rock State Parks. All ingredients are fresh and natural, meats are hormone free, produce comes from local growers. Open daily 9am–9pm. CAPITOLA New Leaf Community Market 1210 41st Avenue • 831.479.7987 • www.newleaf.com The Beet Café at the entrance offers great alternatives to fast food, serving economical daily specials, wraps, pizza and homemade soup and smoothies—with free wi-fi in the dining area. Inside, a full deli has made-to-order sandwiches, healthy takeout salads and entrée items. Open daily 8am–9pm. The Penny Ice Creamery 820 41st Avenue • 831.204.2523 www.thepennyicecreamery.com This outpost of The Penny’s flagship shop in Santa Cruz offers the same small-batch, made-from-scratch, organic ice cream as the original. Under the direction of Chef Kendra Baker, expect inventive flavors made with local, seasonal ingredients as well as friendly, engaged service. Open Su–Th noon–6pm, F–Sa noon–11pm. Pappardelle with Baked Devil’s Gulch Ranch Pork Meatballs at Ristorante Avanti in Santa Cruz Photo by Michelle Magdalena


edible Monterey Bay Summer 2015
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