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Troia's is a locally-owned food market and deli in the heart of Old Monterey. In addition to selling a wide selection of groceries, we also offer Monterey County wines, cold beer, liquor, and a variety of popular Asian snacks.

Our deli, serving sandwiches made to order and cold deli-style salads, is open 8am-7:30pm, seven days a week. We invite you to stop by and grab lunch or dinner to go! Party trays are available upon request.

At Infusion Candles & Bath, we have a true passion for creating high-quality, environmentally-conscious products that benefit the body, mind, and spirit. To that end, we sell handcrafted, all-natural candles, lotions, soaps, bath salts, and pet care products, made right here in our Monterey workshop.

Our palm wax candles with cotton wicks are clean burning and soot free, using custom-blended scents made from premium fragrances and essential oils. Lead free, paraben free, and eco-friendly, these candles come in a variety of colors and have an exquisite hot and cold scent throw. Available in pillars, containers, travel tins, melts, and repurposed bottles.

In our bath and body collection, we offer scented and unscented goat's milk soaps and body lotions, healing beeswax-based or vegan balms for intensive moisturizing, and scented bath salts using certified Dead Sea salts exclusively from Israel.  All of our bath and body products are free of alcohol and parabens.

And inspired by our canine mascot, Jade, Infusion has created The Shampooch Collection, a plant-based, chemical-free line of pet products in various scents. We offer Shampooch pet shampoo, Waggin' Tail natural pest repellent, Paw-Sitivly Healing Salve for all-purpose first-aid, and a Moisturizing Massage Goat Milk Soap Bar as well as colorful woven pet collars.

In 1980, Rosine's Restaurant was opened by Jim and Rosine Culcasi and their children in Monterey. It was an instant success and the family shared in the work, from cooking and baking to serving and greeting. Rosine's quickly gained notoriety for their delicious homemade soups, hearty meals and sumptuous array of homemade, award-winning desserts. The third generation has now joined the family business.

Voted 'Best Family Restaurant' and 'Best Desserts' and more since 1992. They are featured on The Food Network show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, hosted by Guy Fieri. Episode name is 'Stuffed and Twisted', Guy and owner Jim Culcasi prepare their famous Minestrone Soup and Lasagna together. You can now catch them in re-runs often! They were also featured on 100 Mile Meals, a local show highlighting the Monterey Peninsula.

To this day, Rosine's continues a fine tradition of homemade food, generous servings, daily specials, and desserts. Open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and wonderful weekend brunches. Offering local wine, beer and spirits. Enjoy your meal!

Twisted Roots is a Rasta, Reggae, and Roots shop that offers culture, tools, and one love.  Open since 2006, we advocate for world peace by encouraging love and unity among people.

We carry clothing, hats, and shoes for men and women (including a wide selection of Bob Marley t-shirts) as well as tobacco, pipes, hookahs, e-cigarettes and e-liquid, and tools for people who medicate.  With the spirit of one love, we welcome you to Monterey and to Twisted Roots.

Monterey Foot Spa offers foot massage, therapeutic body massage, deep tissue massage, and reflexology to promote circulation and decrease muscle pain and tension. We invite you to leave your cares at our door and relax in our well-lit and peaceful space, where soft music and soothing video images are available upon request.

We strive to create a beautiful, open, clean, and calm environment for women and men. In addition to our foot massage room, we also have a couple's massage room and private massage studios.

Kindness, good customer service, and our good reputation are important to us, and we want all our clients to feel safe and well cared for.  All staff members are highly skilled, professional massage therapists.

Ainsley House Seeks Christmas Decorators

Posted on July 7th, 2014 by DCBA in Downtown Campbell

This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the Ainsley House's annual winter holiday celebrations. For the past twenty years, organizations and businesses have partnered with museum staff and volunteers to decorate the historic Ainsley House. We invite you to help us celebrate the holidays and our anniversary by decorating an Ainsley House room in a theme inspired by the 1920s and 30s.
 
Visit www.CityofCampbell.com/Museum for decorating information and guidelines, decorator registration form, and some ideas from the 1920s and 1930s to serve as inspiration....Read More

Here at Om Studios in Old Monterey, we believe the real secret to overall wellbeing is a regular practice. We help you achieve that consistency by offering a variety of classes including Yoga, Barre, TRX, and Pilates Fusion.

We have a variety of membership options that give you access to this studio as well as our sister studio in Carmel, and we do our best to accommodate everyone's needs. We encourage you to try out our Intro Special, a one week, $20 investment that allows you to experience all of our Barre and Yoga classes during those 7 days.

In addition to fitness, we also specialize in R&R, with a full-service spa featuring some of Monterey's best massage and skin care specialists. We offer massage therapy, nutrition consulting, custom facials, waxing services, and more, all under one roof!

Om Studios is an energizing, inspiring space with natural light, bamboo flooring, and a boutique brimming with the newest Lululemon Athletica trends. The moment you walk through the door, it's our goal to make you feel at home. Come in and be inspired!

Ocean Sushi Deli, a family run business, has been serving the Monterey Peninsula for over 25 years, specializing in take-out sushi and custom sushi platters. We invite you to come dine with us at our casual, cafe-style deli in Old Monterey, where we offer healthy Japanese fare, including vegetarian and vegan options.

Try our popular teriyaki chicken or teriyaki salmon donburi (rice bowl) or bento (lunch/dinner set). Or come enjoy nabeyaki udon or a hot bowl of ramen on a chilly day. Our teriyaki sauce and salad dressings are all made in-house, and all our gyoza (potstickers) are handmade.

At Ocean Sushi Deli, we also offer a selection of chilled sake, Japanese beer (including Echigo, a rice beer made in Japan), sake sets, rice crackers, Japanese sweets, mochi, mochi ice cream, and Japanese beverages such as Pocari Sweat, Ramune, and UCC Coffee.

Looking for a good deal? Monday through Friday we offer a lunch special for $9.95 and a dinner special for $11.95. Call ahead to place your pick-up order or, if you want to dine-in but are in a hurry, call us in advance and place your order before you arrive.

Lighthouse District Big Splash 2014

Posted on July 6th, 2014 by lighthouseave in Lighthouse District

The New Monterey Business Association and Green Chalk Contemporary present Big Splash!

In July and August, businesses up and down Lighthouse Avenue in New Monterey will present aquatic-themed activities and specials just for you. We'll have art exhibitions, outdoor films, talks about aquatic life and the ocean shore, great sales, and more!

Dip your toes in the water and have fun with us this summer at the Lighthouse District.  To view a complete list of events, please click here....Read More

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