Spectacular Saturday

It’s a beautiful fall-like morning, sunny and dry. After an invigorating beach walk (OK, maybe caffeine helped) I’m pretty sure the huge bird I just saw perched on a tree top was a golden eagle. What a way to start the weekend.

First thoughts for Thursday

Was that Ted Cruz thing real or just a nightmare? Quick. Go open the doors and windows, it’s fall out there. Great event last night at Island View – Know your farmer, know your food. Delicious food, all locally grown/caught/baked and deliciously prepared.

Four new restaurant openings

Ready to try some new restaurants? Here are the newest ones given the OK to open by the state Health Department. Alcove Eatery at 100 Jeff Davis Ave. in Long Beach offers some interesting sounding items including short rib nachos, pulled pork sliders, pulled pork egg rolls, short rib club, Southwest chicken, pizza, burgers, Reuben…