San Luis Obispo boasts a dynamic food scene with everything from innovative food trucks to upscale eateries. While it would be impossible to try all of the tastes and flavors available in the area, there are a few "must have" menu items that are sure to please even the pickiest palette. For a taste of SLO's best, here are a few stops to make on the culinary tasting tour:
MAPLE BACON BAR AT SLO DONUT COMPANY
It is often said that everything is better with bacon and that holds true with the Maple Bacon Bar at SLO Donut Company. Known around town as SLO Do Co, this bakery serves up incredible flavors both traditional and unique. While choosing one may be hard to do, the Maple Bacon Bar makes the top of the list with a perfect pairing of sweet maple flavoring with the salty goodness of the bacon topping.
AVOCADO-SHRIMP SPRING ROLLS AT NOVO
With a menu filled with bold flavors, Novo Restaurant is a diner's delight in San Luis Obispo. Located downtown along the San Luis Obispo Creek, Novo Restaurant sets the stage for a great night of dining. The first order of business should be the avocado shrimp spring rolls from the appetizer menu. Packed with rice noodles and an array of vegetables, this spring roll has the ideal blend of ginger, soy, and chili spices.
FRESNO FIG BURGER AT EUREKA!
Served by many, but done well by few, a great burger is always a much sought-after menu item. The boutique chain of burger joints, Eureka! has created a winner with its Fresno Fig Burger. This San Luis Obispo hotspot tops its mouth-watering hamburger with a sweet fig marmalade, the perfect amount of melted goat cheese, and a few other toppings to serve up one of the city's finest.
When you call The Academy Chorro home, great SLO food favorites like these are right on your doorstep. Please contact us for more information and to schedule a visit.