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Food Guide 2022

At Her Table Women's Week - March 6-13

Check out the At Her Table Food Guide for 2022, over 30 different food specials will be offered throughout International Women’s Week which takes place from March 6-13th. From special cocktails to great-grandma’s recipes, you’ll find a variety of unique – and very delicious – specials at many of your favorite local hang outs. Take a list at the extensive list below and go and visit a new SLO county location that has been on your “must try” list for some time now. 

GRAB A DRINK

(ATASCADERO) Chef and owner Monika Knapp’s culinary philosophy revolves around one word: fermentation. Constantly collaborating with Mother Nature results in unique products with flavors that represent our particular pocket of the central CA coast in its purest form. To honor this partnership and her passion, she is offering jars of 22-month aged amino (miso) paste made from sourdough rye bread she baked herself and began fermenting on her brother’s birthday. Flavors of caraway, salted caramel and rich umami make this product sing. Pick up at her permanent pop-up right outside her brother’s brewery, Colony Mash Brewing. $25/4 oz jar, extremely limited quantities.

(PASO ROBLES) Yes Cocktail Co X Her Table Cocktail Kit! This kit will feature a selection Lauren's favorite products, custom recipes created for Women's Week, and a link to a video showing how to make the drinks and hear more of the stories behind them. Each cocktail is inspired by a woman who influenced mixology in history!

(PISMO BEACH) Kulturhaus will be creating an offering of non-alcoholic shrubs, switchels and herbal tonics inspired by Spring flavors and fresh herbs. Jennifer fell in love with the art of fermentation and shifted her life path from teaching to follow this passion. She began teaching beer, cider and winemaking although her true excitement was for non-alcoholic fermentations and concoctions. Try out an artisan craft beverage experience you won't forget. Jennifer will create these "live-ations" with some of the traditional herbs, spices, roots and fruits that make up classic cocktails and they will be completely non-alcoholic, unique and delicious. Beer is also available too!

(PASO ROBLES) Alchemist Garden will be offering a special cocktail and have a space in their restaurant + bar where they will be building a “Juliette’s Wall”. They invite community members to bring photos, quotes, letters, and other mementos from/by the great women in their lives. The wall will be a way to celebrate, inspire, and remember great and powerful women of our time.

(SAN LUIS OBISPO) Celebrate women breaking barriers! The Granada Hotel & Bistro presents the Glass Ceiling Cocktail- Root Elixirs Strawberry Lavender Sparkling + Bubbles. Candy glass is made in-house and breaking glass ceiling is encouraged by all. Tiny hammers included. See their full by clicking on the link and going to "Happenings"

SPECIAL MEALS

(GROVER BEACH) Brooke of Spoon Trade will create a featured dish inspired by cooking with her mom. Chicken and dumplings will be the star dish which defined her love of food & cooking. This will offer be offered the entire week of March 6th - 13th (They are closed on 3.7 & 3.8). Epoch Estate Wines will be partnering to do a pairing of her food special with their 2020 Grenache Blanc Keg wine.

(PASO ROBLES) Join Paso Robles Wine Merchant all week long for a Special Menu Item featuring ETTO James Berry Vineyard Meyer Lemon Ravioli, serving for two, paired with a bottle of Giornata wine made by viticulturist Stephy Terrizzi. Available daily for lunch and dinner.

(PASO ROBLES) Jeffry's will be offering a Bahn Mi Inspired Wild Salmon Entree - Pan Seared Wild Salmon Filet with Hoisin BBQ Glaze, Siracha Aioli & House Pickled Vegetables, Served with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Sautéed Brussels Sprouts & Snow Pea Medley. Paired with Choice of Cambria Estate Winery's "Julia's Vineyard" Pinot Noir or "Kathrine's Vineyard" Chardonnay. They will also be featuring wines by the glass from some of our favorite local female winemakers on the Central Coast.

(SAN LUIS OBISPO) Shekamoo Grill will be hosting a special pop-up out of Benny's Kitchen in San Luis Obispo. Pre-orders will be accepted online through Shekamoogrill.com for unique menu options not generally seen around the Central Coast. The menu will consist of some of Lindsey's personal favorite Persian dishes such as Ghormeh Sabzi, Khoresh Bademjan, and Kotlet. To-go orders will be able to be picked up in SLO between 5:30-7:30pm on Tuesday March 8.

(PASO ROBLES) Órale Taqueria will be featuring Queso Fundido con Chorizo and pairing it with a glass of Verdejo produced by local winemaker Nancy Ulloa of Ulloa Cellars. A traditional Mexican appetizer typically shared with amigos, the dish consists of grilled onions & roasted poblano peppers, ground chorizo and a blend of three cheeses all melted together and topped with roasted jalapeno slices with flour tortilla chips on the side.

SWEET TREATS

(SAN LUIS OBISPO) Sheila Kearn's Chocolate & Confections is creating a special limited edition hand painted " Girls Do It Better" bonbon collection. Look for brand new flavor profiles; Confit of Rose Petals, Confit or Lavender Flowers. Pistacho Curd, Preserved Lemons and Cloudberry layered bonbons.

(CAYUCOS) Owner Jeniece Grimshaw will create a special Almond Granita & Brioche in honor of her love for Mediterranean and French cuisines. This light, refreshing traditional Sicilian breakfast is perfect for our temperate Central Coast climate. Proceeds will be donated to At Her Table.

(SAN LUIS OBISPO) "Beaking Barriers Brulee Tart",-Owner Chloe Fertel's mother's favorite dessert IN THE ENTIRE WORLD is creme brulee. Youll have a chance to taste her family recipe of Creme Brulee Tart - pate sucre sweet tart dough, a vanilla bean and grand marnier infused cream base, and finished with whipped chantilly cream, strawberries, and of course, a bruleed sugar crust which you break just as you would a "glass ceiling". Individual tarts will be available all week for $6/ each and 100% of the sales of these tarts going towards the SLO Women's Shelter. Available - March 9-13, 8am-1pm

(SAN LUIS OBISPO) In Italy women’s day on the 8th of March is extremely serious and important. We celebrate women giving them the mimosa flower which they receive wherever they go. This tradition began after the second world war, when hundreds of women were killed in a textile production site. This flower is our symbol in Italy till this day. To honor, women a special mimisoa dessert and chocolates will be available all week long,

(PASO ROBLES) As a tribute to Kathryn and Judy Aron's Portuguese heritage, they are excited to feature a special dessert pairing of their Vinho Doce, port style dessert wine made from traditional Portuguese Varieties and house made biscotti with a Callebaut chocolate drizzle

BREAKFAST TIME

(SAN LUIS OBISPO) Mariah of Bread Bike will be debuting a new product called the "Our Bar". Its a cookie-like bar that is gluten free and vegan making it inclusive to most; it's made with tahini, oat flour, dried cherries, coconut flakes and toasted pecans. It was one of the first recipes she ever developed when she started her own farmer's market baking stand in 2019 so it represents her stepping out and creating on her own. It also represents her baking style -- not too sweet, nourishing and filled with care. Its perfect for breakfast w/ coffee, as a snack when out for a hike or bike ride or for dessert!

(SAN LUIS OBISPO) Louisa's Place presents the Impossible Breakfast Burger- Impossible burger patty, topped with a fried egg, hash brown patty, lettuce and tomato. Women can do anything they put their minds to- like running a restaurant you just took over during a pandemic 😉and nothing is impossible! $12.95

(ATASCADERO) In honor of owner Emilie's mother, who passed away in October, they will offer her favorite items. The "For Mama" honey & lavender green tea latte, as a nod to her favorite scent & flavor--lavender. "Mama's Favorite" Cheddar & Rosemary scone, her favorite 'til the day she passed.

(SAN LUIS OBISPO) Libby of Broad Street Giant Grinder will debut a new menu item for Women's Week: Grandma Sue's Granola! Jars of this homemade granola will be available at the shop as a tribute to Libby's mom and the recipe they used to make together. With oats, wheat germ, bran, walnuts, sunflower seeds, and honey it's perfect for snacking or to add to yogurt as a yummy breakfast! Sue was a teacher at SLOHS for 30 years in Early Childhood Education ("Tiny Tigers") and loved to make this granola to share with family and friends. Libby will be using the original recipe for At Her Table for all to try!

(SAN LUIS OBISPO) For Women's History Month Active Coffee Co will featuring a Strawberry Vanilla Matcha for Women’s week. You'll love the flavor, the color, and the way it makes you feel. This Strawberry Vanilla Matcha is infused with hints of vanilla and is topped with a strawberry cloud for the flavor! This superfood packs some serious benefits that every girl needs to experience for themselves.

SPECIAL SANDWICHES

(PASO ROBLES) Don't miss out on this special Katsu Sandwich. Co-Owner Brittney Yracheta is doing a delicious katsu sandwich. This special was inspired by her passion of baking. Being a baker by trade this was the last dish she worked on before Heirloom. Both pork and vegetarian options will be available. This was also the last dish she was working on prior to Heirloom. This special wil be available March 9-13 from 11a-3p & 5-8p

(PASO ROBLES) The Vreamery Vegan Cheese Shop and Melt Bar at The Paso Market Walk will be showcasing a warm Artichoke Garlic Vegan Cheese Dip served alongside a toasted baguette. Inspired by The Vreamery's early days at SLO area Farmers Markets, this recipe is a hommage to The Vreamery's flagship product that won the hearts of many. This offering has been elevated in to a true superfood free from oil, gluten, soy and loaded with wholesome and healthy ingredients.

(PASO ROBLES) Red Scooter Deli will debut a delightful Afternoon Tea experience featuring an assortment of Finger “Tea” Sandwiches and scones paired with our special blend of teas. Relax at a table overlooking the park, downtown Paso Robles. Created as a way to take a moment to slow down the pace us women keep and be pampered. $15

(PASO ROBLES) The first business Jody Storsteen owned in Paso Robles was the Berry Hill Bistro. It opened on on Dec. 12, 2003 featuring sandwiches, panini’s, salads, steaks and seafood. The most popular panini was the chicken raspberry chipotle panini. 10 days after they opened the San Simeon earthquake occurred, devastating Paso Robles and Berry Hill bistro. Jody was making the panini when the earthquake struck and it remained on Berry Hill menu for 17 years. This sandwich will come back for all to enjoy!

(PASO ROBLES) Owner Danika Gordon wants to pay homage to her lifelong love of all things cheese. March 6-13th she will feature a special panini on the menu called, “The Ultimate Grilled Cheese”. Oooey gooey deliciousness oozing out of the middle of toasted local panini bread. This sandwich should only be enjoyed by the serious cheese lover. $15. Cheers to cheese!

OFF THE MENU

Women's Day with Winemaker Melani Harding: Enjoy a curated wine tasting with Bon Niche's winemaker Melani. She will give you a behind-the-scenes look at her sustainable vineyard and winery, and you'll have a chance to barrel taste with her. She will be offering apparel that celebrates women entrepreneurs by Artist Julia Padin available for sale. There will also be a special reading from local author Linda Reed - signed books will be available for purchase.

(CAMBRIA) Luna Red & Robin's Restaurant will have a dish/entree called Moqueca (Brazilian Fish Stew) that co-owner Shanny loves to make and one of her personal favorites that is not offered on their regular menu. This dish is paired with Alban Vineyards Central Coast Viognier. For every glass purchased $2 will go to women's shelter and for every bottle purchased $10 will go to women's shelter. Available during dinner only.

(PASO ROBLES) Barton Family Wines will be creating a special dish inspired by Jenny Barton for Women's Week. They will be serving a braised crispy duck tostada with duck off of Jenny's family poultry farm. Crispy Corn Tostada, Braised Duck, mashed sweet potato, shaved cabbage slaw, beets, pickled onion and blood onion Vin. They will have a different wine special each day inspired by the many women of Barton Family Wines.

(SAN LUIS OBISPO) On Friday March 11 Corazon 805 Tacos will have a pop up at Liquid Gravity Brewing in SLO and have a vegan taco called “Tres Hermanas”, three sisters, which makes reference to the native agricultural practice of growing beans, squash and corn together. They will be joined by local baker Maria Coronado of Preciously Baked. A percentage of sales will be donated to SLO Undocusupport.

(PASO ROBLES) Spice of life will be serving "Mother's Love Minestrone Soup Recognizing the strength, love and compassion of our mothers. There two dishes bring back beautiful memories of Lori's mother.

In celebration of Women's Week we will be hosting a Women in Wine pop up series. Local, female-owned wineries Symbiosis Wines, Arianna Wines, and Zanoli Wines, will each be be hosting an evening at Fossil, pouring through tastings and offering wine for sale by the glass and bottle.

Check out our list of events for the week!

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7-day county-wide event featuring inspired menu items, virtual classes, discussions amongst female industry leaders, and more.

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March 6 – 13, 2022

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Our mission is to bring awareness to women-owned and co-owned businesses in the food and beverage industry on the central coast. We are committed to creating a space of celebration, education, diversity, and inclusivity within our community.

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