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Come On Get Happy

The Portola Hotel & Spa and its two dining hot spots, Jacks Restaurant & Lounge and Peter B’s Brewpub have always been known for innovation. Whether it is achieving LEED®-EB certification for the hotel’s commitment to environmental stewardship, Jacks focus on sustainable and locally sourced ingredients or Peter B’s creative on-site craft brewery, there is…

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Locally Inspired

Executive Chef Jason Giles, doesn’t only talk the talk, he walks the walk.  Committed to incorporating as many locally sourced and sustainable ingredients as possibly in his menu development at the Portola Hotel & Spa’s two onsite restaurants, Peter B’s Brewpub and Jacks Restaurant & Lounge, Chef Giles is definitely making it happen. I was…

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The Fourth Annual Monterey Beer Garden – Brews, Views & More!

It’s beer at its crafty, sudsy and tasty best; outdoors and all over! The Monterey Beer Garden is back for its fourth annual installment and this year is shaping up to be best yet. The hop-based festivities start at high noon and run until 4pm this Saturday, September 27, 2014. The event features 15 of…

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Peter B’s Brews & Bites Contest

And the Winner Is…IPA Braised Carnitas Over Polenta Cakes by Camilla Mann Peter B’s Brews & Bites Contest During the month of July Peter B’s Brewpub held one of the coolest contests around town! Rookie chef’s where challenged to design an original recipe for an appetizer incorporating one of the brewpub’s original craft beers. Three…

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Live Music By The Bay

The Monterey Peninsula has always been known for its musical roots. Festivals have been an integral part of Monterey Bay culture since the 1950’s and the region is quickly becoming a must-visit for some of the biggest names around!  With headliners playing nearly every single weekend, why not make the trip to Monterey and not…

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas – Monterey Style

Surrounded by the beauty of nature ready to be explored, adventures waiting to be had and tasty meals at your fingertips, there’s no reason to look any further than the Monterey Bay for the perfect Father’s Day celebration.  Treat your father right this Father’s Day and give him the day of appreciation that he truly…

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Peter B’s Craft Brews – The Best In Monterey

Fire Pits at Peter B’s Brewpub, behind the Portola Hotel & Spa. Whether you’re a local or a visitor enjoying a luxurious Monterey getaway at the Portola Hotel & Spa, you won’t be disappointed when you walk through the doors of Monterey’s original craft brewery, Peter B’s Brewpub.  Serving house-made, craft beer created by Head…

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