Nino’s Grill in Templeton, CA

Mmmonday

We love supporting local businesses during the holidays, and year-round.  It is so cool how a simple meal, or a purchased gift can make such an impact on your community.  That is why when even taking a working lunch, we try to stay as small and local as possible.  Sure, it’s easy to fall into the doors of a chain restaurant, but it is so much more impactful and intentional to break bread at a local restaurant owned by people in your own community….people who frequent the same parks, beaches, trails, schools, shops, churches, synagogues, and the like.  I think it is just awesome!

Such is the case with Nino’s Grill in itty bitty Templeton, CA.  Local and yummy, they make for a great midday meal or a fun night of local music and eats!!

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The decor is simple, clean and spacious…perfect for getting cozy and enjoying a longer lunch (albeit with a laptop open on the table and a “TO DO” list handy…I told you, a “working lunch” right?  It’s not a lazy Sunday today peeps! LOL)

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After feasting all week, I was in the mood for some greens.  Their salmon salad was on pointe!  The fish was cooked tender and moist, just the way I love it.

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But, apparently I was really craving my seafood, cuz we had to dive into their crispy Ahi Wontons as well.  YUM! YUM!

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Nino’s Grill is definitely worth a little explore, if you find yourself near Templeton.  Heck, if you are a local, I hope to see you there!

Cheers to eating local, healthy and fresh this lovely Monday after Turkey Day!!  And cheers to avoiding the extra holiday poundage!! LOL  Good luck!!!

xoxo

Chanda

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