Peggy Triplitt and Chef Antonette Wood opened SwingTime Café in 2004. It was a natural extension of Wood and Triplitt’s existing partnership, SwingTime Golf, devoted to event management for Clint Eastwood’s Mission Ranch in Carmel.
Peggy, a swing coach and an accomplished golfer herself, has an impressive 5 handicap.
---from a Santa Cruz Sentinel review by ANN PARKER, Sentinel Restaurant Critic
Chef Antonette Wood worked for Hog’s Breath Inn in Carmel for 27 years and has worked with many bed and breakfasts. She brings that bed-and- breakfast sort of menu to the restaurant.
They feature a rotating menu of international cuisine including a Vietnamese sandwich called bahn mi, which is grilled pork or tuna or tofu and a mixture of julienne vegetables, special sauce and bread made especially for them at a local bakery. The menu features as many organic ingredients as possible and includes morning muffins, special recipe scones, soups, salads and sandwiches. On the open house menu was torta rustica, turkey-cranberry pita sandwich, humus pita salad and shrimp avocado salad. They also have an assortment of bubble tea, cappuccino and espresso,
---from a Santa Cruz Sentinel review by JULIE COPELAND, Sentinel Staff Writer