Pacific Tapas infuses the compact cuisine of Spanish tapas with the zinging flavors of the Pacific Rim to create plates full of mix and match delicacies. The rotating menu bewilders noshers with hypnotic swirls and a plethora of choices, which may include the gambas con pancetta, composed of grilled prawns wrapped in spanish bacon and served with a side of sherry dipping sauce ($10.50). Carnivores and horribly confused sea turtles can enjoy the chuletas de cordero, which pairs lamb shoulder chops rubbed in a coating of garlic with cucumber slices and a heap of grilled peach and corn salsa ($10.50) or the empanada turnovers featuring swirling serrano ham and manchego cheese topped with roasted red pepper and sautéed onions ($10.50). While sipping on the two glasses of sangria ($8 value each), watch a breathtaking sunset over the Pacific Ocean or defiantly challenge the moon to a staring contest.
In Point Arena, a coastal hamlet inhabited by about 450 people, New Age shops rub shoulders with old-fashioned family grocers on the tiny main street. Surfers and deep-sea divers share the wharf with fishermen unloading their daily catch of urchins and salmon. Endangered mountain beavers and giant salamanders round out the town's natural inhabitants. Point Arena lies within Mendocino County, known as "America's greenest wine region" for the eco-friendly methods area vintners use to create their celebrated pinot noirs and gewürztraminers. The Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association is comprised of numerous vineyards easily accessible from the inn via car or pogo stick. Many wineries host year-round tastings and tours.From December through April, the Point Arena Lighthouse provides an ideal vantage point for whale watching. Near the grounds of the lighthouse, dozens of walking trails wind through a forest filled with towering redwoods, pines, and cypresses and, in spring, a dazzling palette of coastal wildflowers.
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Mammoth portions of sandwiches, comfort fare and classic breakfasts test table strength within the log-cabin interior of Lumberjacks Restaurant. After perusing the lengthy menu, patrons can gaze up at the towering façade of roasted turkey clubs ($8.99), whose three layers of toast house bacon, american cheese, lettuce and tomato. A chili burger ($8.99), topped with cheddar and onions, doffs its uppermost bun to chivalrously greet suiting mouths. A slow-braised post roast with vegetables and gravy ($12.99) assumes its honored position among dinner entrees, arriving at tables with a choice of a side as well as soup or a custom-made lettuce amalgamation from the salad bar.
Sea Ranch Golf Links takes after the old style of Scottish links-style course design, from the slender fairways and sandy dunes to the swirling saltwater mist that blows over the course with each ocean breeze. The latter may not have much to do with the creative genius of architect Robert Muir Graves, but the site selection alone elevates the experience above most inland courses.
The 18-hole layout flanks Gualala Point, making rocky shorelines and revenge-seeking seagulls as much hazards as the long, amoebic fairway bunkers, grassy dunes, and small, hard-to-read greens. If this all sounds otherworldly, you're not alone: writers from Travel & Leisure and the San Francisco Examiner have also been taken by the balance of rugged oceanside terrain and sleekly-shorn emerald fairways.
"Ancient Chinese wisdom makes me realize my modern education and intellect, although excellent, [are] not enough to understand the mystery of life," Victor Cheng explains. Coming from a highly educated medical professional, it's an astonishingly humble statement, but Victor and his wife, Sewon Kim, pride themselves on delving deep for answers when treating their patients.
Striving to deliver comprehensive and personalized treatment plans, Victor and Sewon specialize in traditional Chinese medicine such as acupressure and acupuncture. They also turn to Chinese herbs to treat myriad problems, from digestive issues to growing pains caused by an abnormally large pair of wings.