Sea of Sunflowers Bloom at The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch

May 02, 2023

If you're looking for a beautiful and unique outdoor experience this May, head over to The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch. With the arrival of May comes the peak bloom of 50 acres of beautiful ranunculus, as well as the stunning 5-acre Sea of Sunflowers.The Sea of Sunflowers patch features sunflowers of all colors, shapes, and sizes and is included in the price of entry. Visitors can hop on a brand-new Tractor Wagon Ride and get dropped off right in the heart of this sunflower sanctuary. Some sunflowers are as big as small moons, while others tower over 12 feet…

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Pendry Hotels & Resorts to Open The Elwood Club, a Modern Members Club in Newport Beach

April 28, 2023

Pendry Hotels & Resorts, known for its luxurious hospitality offerings, is set to introduce a new members club, The Elwood Club, in late summer 2023. The Elwood Club will be located within its own private wing at the Pendry Newport Beach, a landmark hospitality asset in the heart of Fashion Island that was purchased by Eagle Four Partners, LLC in February 2022.The Elwood Club will offer an array of original venues and exceptional experiences in music, art, travel, fashion, food, drink, wellness, and sport. Members will have access to a private restaurant and bar with a garden terrace, a glamorous…

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Michelin-Recognized Ox + Anchor Hosts Winemaker Dinner with Award-Winning Paul Lato

April 12, 2023

Ox + Anchor, the Michelin-recognized modern steakhouse helmed by renowned Chef Ryan Fancher and located within the luxury, boutique property Hotel San Luis Obispo, has partnered with award-winning winemaker Paul Lato of Paul Lato Wines to present a world-class winemaker dinner at the restaurant on Tuesday, April 25 at 6 pm. Paul Lato’s story is as exceptional as his wines. Born in Poland, he was a successful sommelier in Toronto, but harbored a dream of becoming a winemaker.  After short stints working for Jim Clendenen, proprietor of famed California Pinot pioneer Au Bon Climat, and as a cellar-rat at Bien Nacido, Lato began making…

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SLO’s Popular Midweekend Package Returns Through March 30 & Receive $100

March 08, 2023

San Luis Obispo is bringing back its Midweekend escape through March 30, 2023. Book a two-night stay, Sunday-Thursday at a participating hotel will go home with Ben Franklin or, more precisely, a crisp $100 bill.  Once the hotel reservation is made, guests must send their confirmation to - certain restrictions apply. Travel must be completed by March 30, 2023 – blackout dates and certain restrictions apply. For a list of participating hotels, go to visitslo.comSLO, as it's commonly referred to by locals, offers an abundance of crowd-free, car-free activities during the off-season.   Book a Midweekend escape during February or March, and…

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Bachelor Star, Andrew Firestone Opens First Hotel in Santa Barbara

February 02, 2023

Santa Barbara just welcomed its newest hotel, Courtyard Santa Barbara Downtown, a Courtyard by Marriott hotel, and Saint Remy restaurant. Behind the reinvented hotel is Andrew Firestone, former star of ABC’s The Bachelor and co-founder with Jess Parker of StonePark Capital, a Santa Barbara-based hospitality development company. Following a complete transformation, the 122-room modern, coastal hotel is located in the heart of everything the American Riviera has to offer. Saint Remy will join the local dining scene, featuring a laid-back retro-inspired design and offering Mediterranean coastal cuisine with a locally-sourced menu. The property is managed by Azul Hospitality Group, a San Diego-based hospitality management platform focused primarily on…

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