The pandemic may well have pressured the cancellation of the annual Fifty percent Moon Bay Artwork and Pumpkin Pageant, but the superior eats will go on all thirty day period very long in this coastal Pumpkin Funds.
Get pleasure from some seasonal dishes at the local dining establishments, then — complete, and total of inspiration — halt at a pumpkin patch to buy a handful of for property cooking or decorating. Want to make it a mini-getaway? If you point out “Great Pumpkin Getaway” at any 1 of 11 area inns, you’ll acquire a bottle of wine and discount rates at area pumpkin farms particulars at VisitHalfMoonBay.org.
Here are some menu highlights:
— At It is Italia, a Principal Road cafe, you can get started with Farmer John’s Pumpkin Pageant Salad, which showcases the nearby grower’s pumpkins (the Cinderella range) with greens, smoked gouda, avocado and toasted pumpkins seeds, then move on to a major course of Pumpkin Ravioli or the properly named Highway 92 Pizza, topped with shaved pumpkin (the Sugar Pie wide range), cider-caramelized onions, honey-mustard bacon, cheese and herbs. For dessert, there’s Maile’s Butter Crust Pumpkin Pie.
— Sam’s Chowder Property is featuring Pumpkin Gnocchi with a brown butter and sage sauce and dishing up Lobster Bisque with the Pink Kuri wide range of pumpkin and Pumpkin Ice Product. The Pumpkin Time Cocktail blends Absolut Vanilla, Rumchata, Sailor Jerry Rum, pumpkin puree and pumpkin-seed basic syrup.
— Fifty percent Moon Bay Brewing Co. has produced its yearly specific, Pumpkin Harvest Ale, and they’re serving it on the patio with Pumpkin Soup, Pumpkin Cheesecake and other squash dishes.
— In nearby Pescadero, the goat cheese folks at Harley Farms are selling their seasonal Pumpkin-Spice Fromage Blanc.
— And if you are just one of all those individuals who utilised to arrive early on competition weekends for the pancake feed, head to the 50 percent Moon Bay Coffee Firm for Pumpkin Pancakes with honey-pecan syrup.