Posts Tagged ‘ Watsonville ’

The hunt for the best burrito

February 19, 2014

My colleague Jacob Pierce at the Santa Cruz Weekly has boldly taken one for the team and in the interest of intrepid gustatory reporting, has put together a guide to the best local burritos.  Coming in at the top of JP’s list: 1. Taqueria Delicias 2, Watsonville Super pollo burrito, $4.29 It doesn’t even matter…

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Former owners of Bikini Coffee spot not thrilled by changes

December 17, 2013

Apparently the now-former owners of the Daily Perk Express in Watsonville are none too happy about the fact that their spot has now been taken over by Bikini Coffee.  They reached out to Santa Cruz News recently about the change-up: “As the previous Owners of the Daily Perk Express, we would like to take this…

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Bikini baristas sought in Watsonville

December 11, 2013

Apparently there’s a new coffee shop opening in Watsonville and they are seeking some scantily clad employees…. From Craigslist:  Friendly Bikini Baristas needed ASAP at new drive thru (watsonville)  A new drive thru coffee stand is open in Watsonville and we need friendly baristas to come serve great coffee! All baristas serve in bikini tops…

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The Borinas of Watsonville

December 5, 2013

Apparently it’s Book Day here on Santa Cruz News. Earlier we told you about a local author’s new science-fiction novel. Now for something completely different… The Museum of Art and History this week announced the publishing of a new book focused on one of Watsonville’s historic families, the Borinas. “The Borina Family of Watsonville” is…

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Watsonville carjacking suspect arrested

October 16, 2013
Watsonville carjacking suspect arrested

That Watsonville carjacking suspect who kept evading police? Yeah, he’s been arrested and taken to Santa Cruz County Jail. Anderson is alleged to have taken a 53-year-old woman’s car from her as she was getting into the parked vehicle just before 11 p.m. last Wednesday on Riverside Road in South County. He fled from authorities…

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Watsonville carjacking suspect still on the lam

October 15, 2013
Watsonville carjacking suspect still on the lam

The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office sent out a press release this morning with more information about the man suspected of dragging a woman several feet during a carjacking. Last Wednesday – Oct. 9 – deputies responded to Riverside Road in the Watsonville area just before 11 p.m. for the report of a carjacking. A…

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The annual Testicle Festival promises balls of fun

August 19, 2013

There are some things that are just too hilarious to be real…and then you realize they really are. That’s how I felt about discovering there is an annual Testicle Festival held in Watsonville. Yup. It’s a festival dedicated to testicles… from a culinary perspective. In many parts of the country — and the world —…

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Calling all local food bloggers

July 17, 2013
Calling all local food bloggers

California Giant Berry Farms in Watsonville is seeking food bloggers for  a new contest the company is holding. Food bloggers are invited to enter to win an all expenses paid trip to a national blogging conference and serve as an official brand ambassador for the company for six months, representing the company and its products…

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Wienerschnitzel in Watsonville

June 25, 2013
Wienerschnitzel in Watsonville

How about some frankfurters with your fuel? The new Wienerschnitzel restaurant in Watsonville is almost ready to open, the Register-Pajaronian reports today.  The sausage house is located within the Chevron Gas Station and Convenience Store on Highway 1 and Riverside Drive. Erik Chalhoub reports: “We hope to get things rolling in a month,” said owner…

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Food in Jars visits Driscolls

June 3, 2013

The darling of the home canning blogosphere and author of an excellent book of the same name, Marisa McClellan of Food in Jars, paid a visit recently to Driscoll’s Berries in Watsonville. “One thing I heard over and over again during the time I spent with the Driscoll’s folks was the importance of delight (in…

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