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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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Epsilon Restaurant Brings Greek Flair to Fine Dining

A blue and white awning labeled “Epsilon” draws my attention, and as I enter the restaurant, I’m immediately transported into Greece. The high-beamed ceilings — which I learn have recently been part of a remodel —, Greek art, and color scheme feels like the building has been cut out of Athens and placed ever so gently in downtown Monterey.

On the other side of the door I find the owner, Christos Hix, busy preparing for the restaurant’s opening in just under an hour. Fortunately, I was able to grab a few minutes of his time to get the scoop on the creation of Epsilon Fine Greek Restaurant — a spot you can always enjoy on our Old Monterey Tour.

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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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