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A reviews of specific favorite dishes around town

San Carlos Adds the Block Party

San Carlos Adds the Block Party

San Carlos has a strong traditional of community events throughout the year, including the Art & Wine Faire, Hometown Days, and the weekly Farmers’ Market. Now the City of San Carlos and the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce have announced what will hopefully be a new annual tradition as an end-of-summer community event: the San Carlos Block Party. Taking place Sunday, September 8th from 4-8pm on the 600 and 700 blocks of Laurel Street, the Block Party will include takeout…

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San Carlos Wine Trail

San Carlos Wine Trail

For a while now, San Carlans were able to brag that for a town of only 30,000 residents, it boasted both a brewery (Devil’s Canyon) and a winery (Domenico), both of which are excellent. Well, success breeds success, and now the City of Good Living (and Eating) is the home of no less than three breweries and five wineries. So, although a trip to California’s wine country is always fun, one can avoid the 75 mile drive and follow the…

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Deep Dish Battle

Deep Dish Battle

San Carlos has six — yes, six — pizza places (not counting the three Italian restaurants where you can also order Neapolitan-style pizza or the many places where there is some sort of “flatbread” on the menu). Among this group, San Carlos is blessed to have two deep-dish pizzerias in Blue Line and Patxi’s, approximately 500 feet away from each other on Laurel Street. They both also serve thin-crust pizza, and we have many friends who go to each specifically…

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The San Carlos Tunaverse

The San Carlos Tunaverse

We’re big fans of tuna, particularly ahi Poke, the marinated raw tuna (or other fish) dish served often with onions and other spices. We have a few favorite tuna dishes in San Carlos that stand out, and interestingly these are all dishes that serve tuna or poke in non-traditional ways. Ahi Tuna Poke Sliders at Blind TastingĀ – one of our favorite bites in San Carlos. In each order you get two marinated poke sliders with a little cabbage and aioli…

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