BLOCK PULSE: Where old is new – DESTINATION: 2900 BLOCK OF GRAND AVE., LOS OLIVOS

For a little town Los Olivos has a lot to offer. While the wine industry has put the picturesque Santa Ynez Valley firmly in the sights of travelers and day trippers alike, an array of galleries, boutiques, specialty stores, restaurants and hotels gives them plenty of reason to linger.  … Lauren Danson, co-founder and chief product purveyor at Mizuba Tea Company, recently set up at the store, offering samples of her fine Japanese green tea. While attending Westmont College, Ms. Danson hosted a twice weekly tea gathering. A subsequent visit to Japan found her in the Uji region, and a frothy cup of Matcha revealed the depth of tea’s complex and nuanced flavors. more

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