Admittedly, I am a rosé or white wine drinker in the warmer months, which happen to be 7 of the 12 here in Paso, but there are some evenings when a bottle of red is necessary. When I need more pizzazz, flare, depth, body and spice to match my meal or mood, I turn to a Paso Robles “summer red”.
The Downtown Main Street Association hosts one of the tastiest days you’ll have all summer, bringing together regional olive producers who specialize in high-quality, artisan olive oils and products.
From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. olive specialists will offer free olive-oil tasting, free olive-oil ice cream, tasting seminars, cooking demonstrations, and a head-to-head chef cook-off in an outdoor kitchen stadium. There’s no admission charge.
The idea for one of the most-buzzed-about new events in recent memory, the Gourmet Mac and Cheese Festival, came from a random epiphany at a local radio station.
The radio group had been mulling over ideas for a new event for over a year. They were looking for ways to give back to the community while helping their advertisers, but couldn’t seem to find the perfect radio-friendly idea.