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Artisan is proud to have received the following accolades and mentions. For media inquiries, please contact Jannis Swerman at 323-646-7981 or


Esquire Network
ilan hall’s name game with chris kobayashi 


Los Angeles Times
Artisan offers sharp urban style in homey Paso Robles

The Tribune, San Luis Obispo
Dining Out: Modern times, modern food

Central Coast Magazine
Artisan Restaurant Gets a Flawless Review

New Times, San Luis Obispo
It’s an art. Taste the new talent in Paso Robles

Paso Robles High School’s Crimson Chronicle
5 Sense Food – The Chronicle Visits Artisan


Wall Street Journal
Grills Gone Wild

The Guardian
Holiday Hotspots: where to go in 2014

Los Angeles Times
So many wineries …

Los Angeles Times
Old Vines New Destinations … get there before the crush

San Francisco Chronicle
Paso Robles: Outstanding food scene for a small town

Wine Spectator
A Red Discovery for an All-Paso Meal

Huffington Post
13 Chefs’ 5 Favorite Kitchen Tools

The Daily Meal
Chefs’ 5 Favorite Kitchen Tools

San Francisco Chronicle
Post-quake Paso Robles pairs olives, beer, new hotels
with wineries

San Francisco Chronicle
Modern Luxury – Drink Like a Wine Pro in Paso Post

Chicago Sun-Times
‘New Napa?’ Not

The New York Times
Sipping Through the Next Great Wine Region
in California

The Oakland Tribune
Paso Robles wine country ripe and ready for visitors

New Times
My Favorite Brunches!

The Huffington Post
My Most Memorable Bits of 2009

Virgin Australia Voyeur (June 2014 Issue)
Book dinner at the restaurant credited with kicking off the foodie boom in Paso!


bon appétit
“An incredible Cuban sandwich”

San Francisco Magazine Modern Luxury|Drink Wine Like A Pro in Paso Robles
Editor Top Pick – Artisan is chic, lively, farm-to-table, and the area’s most popular spot

San Francisco Chronicle
Paso Robles – Outstanding food scene for a small town

bon appétit
America’s Foodiest Small Towns

Wine Enthusiast
His Favorite Farm-to-Table Finds

The Tasting Panel (January 2014)
Wine, Dine, Recline – Lingering Longer (Pg. 82)

805 Living (Nov. 2013)
Turkey Redux Deluxe

The Complete Guide to America’s Hottest New Wine Country

Food 52
Kitchen Letters – From My Kichen To Yours….

Wine Spectator
Destination Paso Robles …

Winemakers’ Favorite Restaurants

W Magazine
See You Later Sonoma

Santa Barbara Magazine
Heading North

Central Coast Magazine
Ultimate Chef

Conde Nast Traveler – Central Coast Feature
Road-Tripping Along California’s Central Coast

National Geographic Traveler
The Next Napa?

San Francisco Magazine

Los Angeles Magazine
The Hidden Coast

Wine Enthusiast
If You Go

20 Best Towns of the Future

Ask Sunset

A Profile of Artisan

Los Angeles Magazine
Napa Can Wait

San Francisco Magazine
Highlighting Paso

Taking Orders …

Touring & Tasting
Taking Orders in Paso Robles

Cottage Living
It’s the undiscovered wine country

The Grapes of Our Content

The Anti-Napa

Santa Barbara Magazine
A testament to the eternal pairing of wine
and food

Celeb Life
Sourcing locally is the mission of chef Chris Kobayashi

Touring & Tasting
Paso’s Secret? The People

Color And Aroma
“Synergistic Magic”

Luxury Las Vegas
Paso Robles’ enticing lifestyle

A gentler, quieter California

805 Living
The New Look of Old Paso Robles

Brentwood Magazine
The Perfect Place for Passion: Paso Robles

Central Coast Magazine
Iron Chef Central Coast