Book Buzz – DARK SURF news & goings-on

You’re invited to the RISING Book Release Party on Sept. 17th in Monterey, Calif.! The RISING Book Release Party will be held Saturday, Sept. 17th from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Pierce Ranch Vineyards Tasting Room, located at 499 Wave Street in Monterey (between Cannery Row and Lighthouse Avenue). During the event: Get … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – DARK SURF news & goings-on

T.C. Zmak to be featured tonight on KRML Pub Talk! I’m excited to announce that tonight, Sept. 14th, I’ll be a featured guest on KRML Pub Talk! Hosted by renowned beer travelers Merideth Canham-Nelson and Chris Nelson, the live radio program airs Wednesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. on KRML 102.1FM/1410AM, and … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – DARK SURF news & goings-on

Mark your calendars!  The Monterey Bay Book Signing Party for RISING will be Sat., Sept. 17th from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Pierce Ranch Vineyards Tasting Room, located at 499 Wave Street in Monterey, Calif. In RISING, the second book in the DARK SURF series, several characters come to the Monterey … Read Entire Post

Crave – food & drink

The 2005 Tempranillo. That’s what got me hooked on Pierce Ranch Vineyards wines. Until that wine, I didn’t even know Iberian varietals could be successfully grown in Monterey County. For decades, Monterey County has been widely known for its Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays. But when it comes to reds, I generally … Read Entire Post

Crave – food & drink

Peter B’s Brewpub, Monterey’s original craft brewery, is a regular stop of mine when I’m in downtown Monterey, Calif. The brewpub offers a wide range of house styles, seasonal styles, barrel-aged beers and cask ales. Like many talented brewmasters, Kevin Clark began his career in beer as a homebrewer. He joined Peter … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – DARK SURF news & goings-on

I’m so excited to announce that I’ll be a featured guest on Pub Talk Oct. 1, the day after DARK SURF is released! Hosted by renowned beer travelers Chris Nelson and Merideth Canham-Nelson, the live radio program airs Wednesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. on KRML 102.1FM/1410AM, and streams worldwide … Read Entire Post

Crave – food & drink

I’m stoked to see that Coronado Brewing Co. topped Coastal Living magazine’s May 2014 list of the 6 “Best Coastal Breweries”! (Wanna know my favorite beer there? Check out this post from last February.) But if you’re reviewing the best coastal breweries, why stop at 6? I can name several others that … Read Entire Post