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By Mike Hale The full opening of Crema Espresso and Wine Bar brought good cheer to Pagrovians who really lack quality joints to sip and sup. Caterer Tamie Aceves has launched her new gig in stages, beginning with the catering component run from the historic Victorian home...

By Dorothy Maras-Ildez     Following the outstanding Edible Monterey sponsored Pessagno Wine Pop Updinner at La Crème a couple of weeks ago, I decided to give their off-shoot,Crema, Pacific Grove a try for coffee one morning last week. Arriving at around11 a.m, I jetted up...

By Mark C. Anderson Crema Espresso and Wine Bar (375-1300) is not your typical Pacific Grove foodie enterprise, and not just because Manager Katie Minafo believes coffee should be its own food group (though that helps). The just-opened locale, which occupies the victorian where Pasta Miaonce sat at the corner of Lighthouse...

By Mike Hale If a building could suffer from an identity crisis, the historic Victorian at 481 Lighthouse Ave. in Pacific Grove has spent the last few years anguishing about its role in the hospitality world. The two-story home-turned-restaurant had its hey-day in the 1990s as Pasta...