Restaurant Gossip 12.9.18

MCCONNELL’S FINE ICE CREAM opened down on Monterey in SLO where kinda next to where Muzio’s used to be. Next door to JUNK GIRLS and by MINT + CRAFT.  No relation to the fine, upstanding writer of these scribblings but thanks for asking almost DAILY.  It IS wonderful ice cream though.  Pretty much the only…

Resty Gossip v.12.3

OLD SAN LUIS BBQ is opening a new location in Marigold Center by Tuesday Morning. Yay! TWO locations for their dry meat, powdered Parmesan and flavorless beans for people who have never had real food–all served gloriously in clamshell with plastic forks. I can’t wait. Speaking of Marigold, popped into SHALIMAR‘s new location there to…

RESTAURANT GOSSIP 4.25

LA BODEGA Pismo Beach is open. Jenna Congdon installed as wine director at SLO PROVISIONS and BLUE MOON OVER AVILA. Drove by the new DEL’S PIZZERIA in Pismo and there were tables with tablecloths on the floor, which seems crazy. EDIT 4.30: First week of May–straight from Darren Delmore’s mouth. GROVER BEACH SOURDOUGH, Spoon Trade’s…