Kim said it had "lots of peach, but not as refreshing as the first two." Alex thought it tasted more like a white. Brian called it exceptional at the price. It also scored about three stars and sells for $17.
After the doors opened in 2008, he would ask his dad each month how much money he could afford to spend. Every penny went into buying the best equipment he could afford. He now owns more than a million dollars worth of equipment, all paid for.
Everything served is minimally processed with no hormones, antibiotics, sucralose, aspartame or MSG. We savored Santa Maria Tri Tip sandwiches, Tuscan chicken with basil aioli, roasted veggies on multi-grain, a coastal croissant with turkey, bacon and avocado and a mouth-watering tri tip chili.
Most are on a first-name basis with Mel and to boot, seem to know the names of other patrons. And if they don’t, it doesn’t take long before everyone is talking, laughing and comparing notes on the wines.