Posts tagged Downtown Monterey
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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7 Spectacular Coffee Shops in Downtown Monterey

We all need a caffeine boost every once in a while, but coffee shops, like restaurants, sprout up around every corner, and mixed reviews always bless and curse non-corporate chains.

When you’re in Monterey, don’t waste your time looking for a Starbucks or a Peet’s. Below, we’ve put together the best (and locally-owned) coffee options the downtown area offers.

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Revival Ice Cream Gives Back as it Shapes Ice Cream’s Future

Ice cream is something you can find in any country, unlike specific foods that can only be enjoyed in certain regions. Making ice cream is simple and something that can be done easily at home, but nowadays has been commercialized and filled with so many additives and artificial flavors that we don’t even know what proper ice cream tastes like anymore.

Enter Revival Ice Cream.

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