Mushroom Scotch duck egg with duck tartar and cherry gastrico, paired with Ridge Vineyards Geyserville 2014.
(Lookout Santa Cruz)
Lookout PM Archive

Lookout PM: The challenge of wine-pairing dinners, and drought-conscious gardening

Hello, Lookouters!

Hope you had a wonderful week and have some fun plans lined up for the weekend. Fear not if you don’t, though: We have you covered with our BOLO calendar and Wallace’s Weekender below.

Multiple heat waves have scorched a wide swath of the country over the last couple weeks, but we’ve managed to steer clear of them in Santa Cruz. Expect more of the usual summer weather this weekend: 70s and some of that oh-so-common cloud cover.

Also, we’ll be on #corpsewatch this weekend as we wait for the stinky flower to bloom at UCSC’s Arboretum.

The corpse flower prepares to bloom at the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum.
(Hillary Ojeda / Lookout Santa Cruz)

Let’s kick off today’s headlines with some food news and a review from Lily ...

Faultline Brewing nears Scotts Valley opening, and the challenge of wine-pairing dinners

Inside Faultline's Scotts Valley location.
(Kevin Painchaud / Lookout Santa Cruz)

Eaters Digest: In Scotts Valley, a long-delayed opening for Faultline Brewing in the Hangar complex approaches next month. And Lily Belli muses on the difficulties in pulling off an exclusive, one-night-only dinner event. Read her latest here.

Daily Recap

That’s a wrap for Friday, folks. Enjoy your weekend!

Giovanni Moujaes
Lookout Santa Cruz