Since 1906, Carmel Bakery has been a local tradition. Today that tradition continues as the best place in Carmel to satisfy your sweet tooth with our hand-made cookies, pastries and baked items made fresh daily. From Scottish scones, English scones, Italian Biscotti, giant soft Bavarian pretzels to flaky pastries, muffins and turnovers with powdered sugar abound.
Come on in, the neighborhood hangout is waiting for you!
Pèppoli was introduced in 1988, with the first vintage being 1985, and represents a wine that is both complex and well-structured yet has a fruity character which is full of aromas. This style of wine is possible thanks to a very unique microclimate in the region where it is grown. The vines are grown in a valley with particularly favorable conditions. The soil is rich in minerals, ideal for the cultivation of Sangiovese grapes which are vibrant and contain lovely fruity characteristics. The Pèppoli Estate, located in the heart of the Chianti
There is something timeless about the vineyard named Pèppoli — the slow passing of the seasons, the whisper of the breezes blowing through the olive groves, the quiet sounds of the farmers tending the vines. Pèppoli, located about 15 miles south of Florence, was originally built as a monastery and records show that vineyards have been kept there since the middle ages by Vallombrosan Monks. This 14th century estate was purchased in 1985 to celebrate the Antinori family’s 600th anniversary as Chianti wine producers, dating back to 1385 and spanning 26 generations. A total of 136 acres of grapevines are planted
Two guys from Jersey Back in their childhood days in the 50’s in Hoboken, Richie Pepe and Joey Pantoliano would sit around the kitchen table with their big Italian families. Over a bowl of macaroni, they’d always be trying to figure ways to get rich and “live the American dream” their immigrant grandparents sought when they came to America from Southern Italy. During high school Pèpe worked at the bakery down the street and Joey took acting classes on the side. Over the years, they tried many attempts to make an extra buck. Until one day, again over a bowl of macaroni, they
Legend has it that Jackie O. ordered Penne alla Vodka whenever she visited Italian restaurants in America and in Europe, helping make it all the rage in fashion-conscious circles by the mid 70’s. Try our recipe by clicking on the READ FULL STORY link below.
Hello Friends, On March 20, Garcia Boxing hosted its third annual “Celebrity Boxing for Charity” at the Hyatt Regency in Monterey benefiting the Kinship Center of Salinas. A few months ago, famed boxing trainer Max Garcia asked if I would jump into the ring again and be one of the celebrity boxers at his fundraiser. My experience in last year’s match was memorable and I was honored to be asked fight again. This year there was a catch though, as Max asked if I would box against my own son in a specially featured match. Gian (we call him G) was originally
Vino Napoli is the wine bar, wine shop and tasting room affiliated with the legendary Pepe’s Little Napoli, Bistro Italiano. The wines featured at Vino Napoli are specially selected from partners and close friends of mine. All wines offered are available for retail sale and for tasting purposes. Light appetizers are offered also on a daily basis. Vino Napoli is fast becoming a locals hangout after work where friends meet up before dinner. The tables at Vino Napoli are communal, and our guests sit together and converse about wines and other topics of interest. Grazie &