If you are like me, you are always looking for the next great place to eat and drink in Santa Cruz. I’ve heard if you want to know what’s going on, hang out where the chef’s eat. One place that comes to my mind is Cafe Cruz on 41st Avenue. I know firsthand. I’ve been there after hours and got some great tips. Another great source of information is the Thrill List. Check out their “ultimate” guide to exploring the Santa Cruz food and drink scene.