Inside Carmel Magazine Holiday 2016


Publisher’s Note

Behind the Spotlight
By Dina Eastwood

Postcards From Home
By Sharon Randall

Local Knowledge
Big Sur Kate

Working Dogs
Tango and Boots

Cars We Love
Buddy Barreto and Dave Marotta

In Review
By Melanie Bishop

By Marjorie Snow

Admit One
By Mac McDonald

Take Your Best Shot
By Laird Small and Dan Pasquariello

Style Carmel
By Marjorie Snow

Peninsula Scene
A Veritable Who’s Where of Events
Around the Monterey Peninsula


Tackling The Next Chapter

“Gleason” Documentary Inspires and Educates

High Flying Design In the Carmel Highlands

Eric Miller’s Pelican House

Dogs To The Rescue

When Firefighters Feel the Heat, the Dog Squad from the SPCA for Monterey County Helps Soothe Them

A Blended Career

Actress Drew Barrymore Makes a Splash in the World of Wine


Healing, Relaxing & Revitalizing

Exploring the Spas of the Monterey Peninsula

Soaking It In

Refuge Beckons with Relaxation and Rejuvenation

Carmel’s Tequila Boss

Ryan Sanchez Launches El Jefe

Folktale Winery Charms
with Wine, Food and Music

A New Chapter in Carmel Valley Hospitality

A Passion for Preservation

Ted and Cindy Walter serve Sustainability at Passionfish

Eco Ambassadors Program
a Natural Teaching Tool

Creative Lessons Bring Schoolyard Science to Life

Out of the Ashes

Local Artists Assist Soberanes Fire Victims


The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain Tucson, Arizona



Carmel Confidential

Luxury Cars Benefit Charity; MMA’s New Exhibit; Celebs Love Big Sur; Clint Eastwood Celebrates Carmel’s Birthday; and MIIS Students Translate at Rio Olympics

Fisherman’s Wharf Hosts 7th Annual Whalefest

Celebrating the Migrating California Gray Whales

New Masters Gallery Showcases Fine Art In Reopened Space

After Surviving a Fire, Respected Business is Back on Track

Walking Tour Spotlights Carmel’s Diverse Art Galleries

A 90-Minute Guided Visit Explores the Local Art Scene

Modern Art Comes to Carmel Valley

EDGE Gallery in the Village Brings a Sophisticated Vibe

Painter Proves One Can Go Home Again

Pacific Grove Artist Warren Chang’s Monterey County Inspired Works

Carmel Teachers Add Music “Cool” to School

Featuring Bryn Loosley and the Back Pages

Madrigal Celebrates 40 Years of Retail Excellence

High-End Men’s and Women’s Clothing at Carmel Plaza

Clementine & Co. Brings Inspired Living to the Monterey Peninsula

Sisters Amanda Sherman and Emily Huss Offer Unique Home Décor

A Virtual Look at Carmel Valley

John and Shelley Aliotti Launch Local Business Website

Pacific Grove Showroom Features All Things Antique

Fat Willy’s Antiques Showcase a Collector’s Treasures

Salinas Company Crafts a Tasty Beef Jerky

Six Varieties, Plus an Ahi Tuna Version, Please Palates

Former Will’s Fargo Chef Transforms Himself Into Gourmet Grocer

Carmel Valley Market Offers Specialty Products

Whimsical Bird Houses and Décor in Carmel Valley

A General Contractor and His Wife Create Miniature Homes

New Rescue Group Helps Older Cats in Need

Former SPCA Employee Created Golden Oldies Cat Rescue

Nonprofit Builds Literacy Skills One Book at a Time

Read to Me Project Improves School Readiness




Good Taste


Food for Thought

Gourmet Ramen Arrives on Alvarado; Oaxacan Food and Drink in Carmel; and Mulligan Brings Old Faves to a New Locale