Ralph Chavez. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Pinnacles Brewing Company selected beers go public

Brewers give a nod to first responders with beer names.

Raziel Silva took a leap of faith by leaving medical school to follow his passion. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Hollister chef makes a splash with shrimp 

Raziel Silva’s Klamaronzitos food truck is a Hollister Farmers’ Market destination.

Nat Wong with 2021 Blade & Talon Falanghina. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Blade & Talon’s Nat Wong is quickly building a resume

He is also the general manager for Siletto Family Vineyards in Tres Pinos.

Alejandro Ceja with El Guapo Bao Bun Taco. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: The Hollister Farmers’ Market is a foodie’s delight

The yearly event hosts almost 70 vendors and will run until Oct. 11.

Julianna Figone and Erica Pirnik at BR Farms. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Small production beef distributor brings meat to Hollister Farmers’ Market 

BR Beef sources locally from ranches near Pinnacles National Park and Henry Coe Park.

Tasting room pourer Nichole Nijmeh with 10 week old Everest and Kristen Damm. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Damm Vineyard tasting room to open May 7

Family wine and beer makers provide entryway to the Cienega Valley Wine Trail.

Dulce Montoya at the Baler 10th anniversary. Photo by Dulce Montoya.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Dulce Montoya’s wonderland of beautiful desserts 

San Juan Bautista home baker with no previous experience builds successful and delicious business.

Casey Shaffer and Mike Kirschmann. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: The beers of the Poppy Jasper Festival are now available

Mad Pursuit in Hollister is showcasing four of the five special Hazy IPAs brewed for the event.

Jarad Gallegher and the Texas-style smoker. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Meats and sauces of Smoke Point BBQ

Owner Jarad Gallegher shifts focus to indoor dining. 

Kris Waller, member of the BenitoLink Board of Directors, with Erin Herendeen Hill. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: I. Brand & Family wines highlighted at recent tasting

The pick of the event is sourced from Brigantino, Wheeler and Tres Pinos Creek vineyards.

Erik Ehn, Giovanni Albanese, Alex DeLeon, Sean and Fran Fitzharris. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Poppy Jasper Film Festival inspires five new beers

Beer makers from Hollister and San Juan develop base recipe for a special Hazy IPA.

Alessio Carli. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Complexities of wine blending

How Alessio Carli creates a worthy wine from a merely pleasant one.

From left: Mike Kohne, of Crave Wine Company, with Ryan Kobza. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Kobza Wines are a nod to San Benito County’s great wine traditions

Ryan Kobza maintains his hold on the historical old vine wines with new releases.

“Hazy Until Proven Otherwise,” “Just the Trip,” and “Dude, Where's My Sled?”. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: New beers from Mad Pursuit

The brewery continues to expand and develop beers as it nears its second anniversary.

Sean Shelton says he will keep the keep Dunneville Market's soul intact. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Sean and Sophia Shelton carry on Dunneville Market tradition

Burgers, chicken sandwiches and house-made sausage join the market’s legendary tri-tip on the menu