Breakfasts are big in Bakersfield! Literally and figuratively. Biscuits and gravy? Gotcha covered. Pancakes? Some great ones here. Omelettes? Now we’re talkin’!
It may be an odd name—Red Grill Onions—but that’s the only thing odd about this delightful addition to Bakersfield’s downtown dining scene.
In a city stuffed with good Mexican restaurants, Red Grill Onions Mexican Café & Bar stands out, judging by Yelp and Facebook reviews.
The recent Central Coast Wine Competition showed both the rapid growth of wineries in the Central Coast American Viticultural Area (AVA) and high quality of wines produced there.
“You know, I could not have envisioned this. A winemaker is just a glorified farmer. I just thought I’d make great wine and make a decent living, and work hard, I never saw things going like this. Like the old saying goes, I believe in luck: the harder I work the luckier I get.” —Justin Meyer
A dining trend that emerged five years ago or so has hit Bakersfield with the opening of The Kitchen at 1317 20th St., in downtown Bakersfield. The concept is that diners come for a gourmet meal that they help prepare themselves, then enjoy while staff serves it.
I remember when the closest thing to a wine bar in Bakersfield had so little business that it only opened the three months before Christmas, selling more gift baskets than wine.