A Look Into Persephone

I recently had an opportunity to chat with two of the owners of Persephone, the hottest new restaurant in Aptos. I wanted to check in with them and see how their new venture is going, and to learn more about what has made Persephone such a success right out of the gate. I sat down […]

Best of Good Times 2015 in Aptos

Good Times Magazine is back with its Best of Santa Cruz Issue for 2015. Unsurprisingly, the Best of Good Times 2015 in Aptos is a long list. Congratulations to all the Aptos winners – the recognition is well-deserved! The Best in all of Santa Cruz Best Farmers Market: Farmer’s Market at Cabrillo Best Place of […]

Hideout for History

The good folks at the Aptos History Museum are teaming up with the newest Hot Spot in Aptos to bring you the Hideout for History! Technically the event is called “Dining for History” but given that the discussion will be about the history of the house that The Hideout occupies, Hideout for History seems apt. […]

Gourmet Grazing on September 27 in Aptos Village Park

Get ready for Gourmet Grazing on the Green on Saturday, September 27 from 12:00 to 4:00 PM at Aptos Village Park! This event is in its 11th season, and it’s a fantastic day of excellent wine, delicious food and, of course, live music! While away the day savoring the rich flavors from dozens of the […]

Dinner and a Movie in Aptos

The owners of the fabled Nickelodeon Theater and Del Mar Theater in downtown Santa Cruz also have the good taste to own the Aptos Cinema in the Rancho del Mar Shopping Center. They have partnered with a number of local restaurants to create Date Night Santa Cruz, which is a Dinner and Movie Special. For just […]

Good Times finds Best in Aptos 2014

Every year, Good Times magazine has a Best of Santa Cruz County poll. Readers can vote for their favorite local businesses, and for 2014, a large number of Aptos businesses and professionals have won awards.  It shouldn’t come as a surprise to folks who live in Aptos – we know that Aptos is Best in Santa Cruz, […]

Bittersweet Bistro

When it comes to fine dining in Aptos, Bittersweet Bistro has to be near the top of the list. Located near the Deer Park Marketplace Shopping Center, Bittersweet Bistro specializes in what they call American Bistro cuisine with Mediterranean influences. They have a full bar, and also have an extensive wine list and a rich […]