Taste of PASO

Stop by and say hello to our 2018 class Taste of PASO, featuring some of the best food and wine in North, East, and Downtown Paso Robles.

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Winemakers’ Cookoff: A Judge’s Perspective

The Winemakers’ Cookoff tops the list of my favorite Paso food and wine events. So I was honored to be invited by Gary Eberle, the event’s mastermind, and his wife Marcy to join the judging panel for the second time.

Borrowed & Bleu, August 2018

et’s talk about trends and traditions. When planning a wedding there are tons of decisions to consider when it comes to traditions. Many options are just trends, but some have been around since ancient Roman times. Every few years the shift changes...

Robert Hall Winery showcases Paso Robles diversity

obert Hall Winery’s founding winemaker Don Brady is crafting exciting new wines under the Cavern Select label, available through the tasting room only. This portfolio of small lot production includes impressive Rhône style wines, cabernet...

Borrowed & Bleu, June 2018

The Big 3 You’re engaged! You called all your family and friends, you posted your bling on Instagram and you found the perfect coordinator… now what? It’s time to start working on the Big 3; venue, date & budget. Your venue is the backbone of your event, it will set...

entrée, a PASO dining experience: Berry Hill Bistro

Featuring a Special Mother's Day Lunch in Paso Robles Welcome to a special Mother’s Day edition of entrée! I couldn’t think of a better place to celebrate Mother’s Day than Berry Hill Bistro in downtown Paso Robles. The perfect mother-daughter duo was invited along as...

WiVi Central Coast 2018 Features Industry Leaders

Nearly 200 wine symposium exhibits expected on March 21 WiVi Central Coast Conference & Tradeshow returns this month to the Paso Robles Event Center on Wednesday, March 21. Considered the premier wine and viticulture symposium and largest south of San Francisco, the...

Zin Weekend Celebrates Paso’s Heritage Grape

Zinposium and Z After Party Provide Fun and Intimate Events Every March, the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance singles out zinfandel as the focus of an entire weekend of wine-related events during Vintage Paso: Zinfandel Weekend. While the majority of the events...

entrée – at Thomas Hill Organics

A PASO Dining Experience with Debbie Thomas, Chef Kurt Metzger, and Paso Robles Mayor Steve Martin Guest List :: Nic Mattson, PASO Magazine Publisher Hayley Mattson, PASO Magazine Co-owner Millie Drum, PASO Magazine Columnist & Ad Consultant Special Guests :: Steve...

Entrée – Featuring Chef Chico of Catch Seafood Bar and Grill

Welcome to our first Entrée column. Each month, PASO Magazine will enjoy lunch or dinner with a notable community member at various restaurants around town and share the experience with our readers. Enjoying great food, restaurant owners, chefs, and community...

Red Scooter Deli — Taste of PASO

Stephanie Johnston opened Red Scooter Deli in Downtown Paso Robles in December 2010 boasting an expansive menu and delivery provided on signature Red Scooters throughout town. Come on down, or order delivery, and get a Taste of PASO.

Paso Robles Casino — Taste of PASO

The Ezzell family opened Paso Robles Casino Bar & Lounge on Oct. 6, 2017, at its new location at 1144 Black Oak Drive — the only live gaming, bar and full restaurant combination on the Central Coast. Real Poker. Real Blackjack. Real cool cocktails.

Oddette’s Creole Kitchen — Taste of PASO

Oddette Howard opened Miss Oddette’s BBQ Sauces and Catering opened on April 1, 2003, serving authentic Creole/Southern food: Fried Chicken and Waffles; Fried Catfish and Greens, Meatloaf and Cabbage, Shrimp Etoufee, Jambalaya, Chicken Creole, Macaroni and Cheese, RedBeans and Rice, Smoked Back Ribs.

Odyssey World Café — Taste of PASO

Dawn Gregory and John Hawley opened Odyssey World Café in 1997 — known for comfort food with a touch of an international twist. General managers, Jill Cook White and Wilbert Saucedo, bring variety to the menu with taste trends, soups, specials, stir-fry bowls, pastas, and fresh bread daily.

Touch of Paso — Taste of PASO

Bonnie Peterson opened Touch of Paso in 1987, and still operates the busiess today… 30 years later! Customers keep coming back because they love interacting with our employees including my granddaughter, Baily; our head chef, Victor and his assistant Oscar; and our head waitress, Bernadette.


Stephen and Carol Hoyt planted their first vineyard in 2001 in Malibu, and made the first wine in our kitchen in 2003. We started producing wine in 2004. Stephen handles farming and Carol the winemaking. Come downtown to the tasting room on Park Street for a Taste of PASO.

Thomas Hill Organics — Taste of PASO

Debbie Thomas, owner of Thomas Hills Organics, shared with PASO Magazine highlights from her ever-innovative menu of farm-to-table delights for the winter season and the bounty of ingredients that draw people, near and far, to her restaurant on a daily basis.

Good Times Cafe — Taste of PASO

Al and Dee Anna Knauer opened Good Times Café on October 9, 1998. It is a full-service, family-owned “walk back into the 50s” café. Come in and get a Taste of PASO.

Golden Oak Grill — Taste of PASO

Lorena Lopez and Jorge Quintero opened Golden Oak Grill in March 2015, the same year their son Tristan was born. Tristan is 2 1/2-years old, and the Grill is coming up on its third birthday. From pork carnitas chilaquiles to cinnamon roll French toast, stop by and get a Taste of PASO.

Berry Hill Bistro — Taste of PASO

Jody Storsteen opened Berry Hill Bistro on Pine Street in Dec. 2003, a few weeks before the big earthquake. Now entering her 15th year on Pine Street, the menu, venue, and atmosphere has adapted to meet the needs of hungry patrons and define the Downtown Paso Robles style.