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6 California Firsts You Can Find in Monterey

Monterey, like many of the cities in California, has a lot of history many people overlook. From its original days as a port city in Mexico to being the backdrop of one of HBO’s biggest shows, we here at the Monterey Bay Food Tours wanted to share a couple of California firsts that Monterey gets to claim. Even better, we take you through a few of them on our Old Monterey Food Tour, so if you’re hungry, come check some of these out with us!

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5 Killer Wine Sips on Monterey Bay Food Tours

If you know anything about us at the Monterey Bay Food Tours, you’ll know we love wine! And hey, when you live in wine country, who can blame you? Whether you’re a Monterey local or visiting the area, check out these local wineries. We promise you won’t regret it!

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11 To-Die-For Products You HAVE To Try From Gil's Gourmet

If you’ve been on our Old Monterey Food Tour, you’ll know we try out a lot of local products at our first stop, the Joseph Boston Store. We know it can be overwhelming to remember everything you’ve tried, so we’ve compiled a list of the best products from our partner, Gil’s Gourmet.

If you haven’t been on the tour, these options are still available in the Joseph Boston Store, or at the Gil’s Gourmet shop in Sand City. Regardless, any of the following products are sure to be a hit at your next hosted party.

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5 Cannery Row Stops You Don't Want to Miss!

Cannery Row is a staple to the Monterey area. From Steinbeck writing about the area to the aquarium attracting millions of visitors throughout the years, Cannery Row has come a long way since its original days as a tin cannery.

There’s no shortage of restaurants, quick bites, shops, and things to do here, but we recommend checking out any of the following five stops to get the most of your Cannery Row experience.

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6 Incredible Whiskey-Based Drinks in Monterey Bay

Summer is here once again, which means it’s time to kick back, relax, and enjoy the salted air of the Monterey Bay. There’s plenty of places to eat, and being in wine country also provides a plethora of options there, but what about specialty drinks in the area?

We love wine, but we also love whiskey, and if you are, too, we’re certain you won’t be disappointed by any of these drinks!

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3 Awesome Tours to Check Out This Summer in Monterey Bay

Let’s face it: There’s a lot to see in the Monterey Bay, and people travel here for a wide array of reasons. Literature lovers come here for the Steinbeck experience. Marine lovers come here for the aquarium and whale watching. Others come to see the ocean for the first time in one of the most beautiful spots in the whole world, but how can you see the best of it?

Unless you’re lucky enough to live here, you might have to face some time constraints. Check out these tour options to make the most of your time in the Monterey Bay!

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Get Ready for "Something Wild" at the Monterey Bay Food Tours...

Monterey Bay Food Tours and Monterey Bay Meditation Studio have something wild in store for you…

Experience… all of your senses.
Reflect… on your surroundings.
Grow… your inner knowledge.

When it comes to eating, most of us don’t spend time in a period of meditation beforehand — in fact, the idea is wild to some.

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Monterey County Film Commission Hosting 'Big Little Lies 2' Red Carpet Premiere

It’s no secret that a show about some pretty Big Little Lies has taken the world by storm — and put Monterey Bay back on the map as a go-to vacation spot. Filming from the first season brought in an estimated $2.5 million in revenue to the Monterey County, roughly $3.7 million from the second, and tourism has also seen an increase from travelers wanting to see the town for themselves.

Season one may have been full of twists and turns, but season two looks even bigger, better, and far more scandalous:

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Monterey Bay Food Tours Changes How to See Monterey

by Andrew J. Stillman

Looking for something to do in Monterey Bay? How about a food tour?

Trudging through the lists of Monterey Bay eateries is a job within itself, and picking the right food options can make or break a vacation or night out.

Most people stick to review sites like TripAdvisor and Yelp to make their assumptions based on customer reviews. However, a mix-and-match of customer voices can make the right choices harder to come by. Thankfully, people out there like Casey Aguilar of Monterey Bay Food Tours take it upon themselves to show you your options.

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Farmer's Markets on the Monterey Peninsula

Did you know that you can attend a farmer's market everyday of the week on the Monterey Peninsula?

Monday

Pacific Grove Certified Farmers Market• 3-7pm, 3-6pm winter • Central and Grand

 

Tuesday

Old Monterey Marketplace• 4-8pm summer, 4-7pm winter • Alvarado Street

Carmel Farmers Market • 9am-1pm (May-September) • Barnyard Shopping Center

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