08/19/2010 06:59 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Guide To Monterey Bay: The Little Bay That Could

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By Tracy Hepler

John Steinbeck had much to say about Cannery Row, and we have more to add for modern times from when YDT hit the sleepy coastal town of Monterey to see what all the fuss was about. Homebase of the Monterey Bay Aquarium (the peeps behind Seafood Watch) and situated next to rolling hills, organic farms and vineyards, we filled our hearts' desire with pristine California Coastlines and guilt-free, delicious, sustainable seafood, wine, cookies and the list goes on and on.