Taking inspiration from a classic Italian espresso bar [esc] adds a fresh California twist. The alluring scent of fresh brewed Caffe Umbria coffees and baked goods tempt you to browse the day’s selection of morning nourishment from 6:00 am – 11:00 am. Plug-in at the communal work table while you power up with a craft cappuccino personalized to your liking. Fresh pastries line a sleek glass display case or choose from a selection of warm breakfast sandwiches, overnight oats and granola parfaits.
Browse the lunch menu from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm and pick from a selection of tartines, french-style open face sandwiches, fresh farmers market salads and cold pressed juices. Each tartine and salad can be conveniently packaged if you’re on-the-go or stay plugged in and enjoy your lunch at [esc] as you work on game changing ideas.
Monday through Friday evenings from 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm, [esc] transforms into an elegant wine bar abuzz with energy. Featuring fresh salads, warm skillets, toasts, charcuterie, local cheeses and rare California wines available by the glass. Conversations over shared nibbles fill the atmosphere and an energetic musical vibe permeating throughout the space. Mondays through Thursdays from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm enjoy Happy Hour at [esc] with Champagne cocktails, sparkling wines & Champagne and Sangria.
6:00pm – 11:00pm
Every Friday evening [esc] hosts a weekly culinary event featuring the finest selection of oysters with a musical backdrop curated by the hotel’s resident DJ. In addition to the evening offerings of tartines, charcuterie and local cheeses, SHUCK. highlights the finest domestically cultivated oysters and selected seafood in the area. Oysters are available in servings of one, three or six and shucked to order with specialty house made sauces while ethically produced caviar is offered by the ounce with traditional accompaniments. A selection of fine Champagne and sparkling wines are available to compliment the delicate flavors of this elegant pairing or try [esc]’s own Blend 122, a unique red wine exclusively created by Byington Vineyard and Winery, located in the nearby Santa Cruz Mountains. Groove along to an eclectic yet sophisticated mix of cutting-edge sounds by the hotel’s resident DJ to kick-off the weekend ahead.