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Regional policies should nurture direct-market food producers

by Melanie Wong 2 days ago

"Sacramento-area farmers and ranchers who sell their products directly to consumers generate twice as much regional e...

paulj commented 20 minutes ago

Ethnic food options in fresno? Vietnamese, others?

by lexvegas 14 days ago

dear chowhounds - will be in fresno overnight for work and would love suggestions about good markets/delis/restaurant...


lexvegas commented 1 hour ago

Lunch at Wool Grower's in Los Banos

by Gordon Wing 11 years ago

Stopped for lunch at Wool Grower's on the way home from Yosemite Valley. We arrived just after Noon and found just a...

Melanie Wong commented 1 hour ago

Fresh Blenheim Apricots from Bertuccio's Market in Hollister

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Final apricot purchase of the season was two boxes from Bertuccio's Market in Hollister. These were picked a bit less...

Melanie Wong commented 3 hours ago

Thoughts on Santa Barbara choices

by Property manager 7 days ago

We will be visiting Santa Barbara in the next few weeks and have selected these choices. We like creative, good food...

glbtrtr commented 5 hours ago

Green Tea Soft Serve

by tifflopinsky 2 months ago

Does anybody know where I can get green tea soft serve ice cream in the San Francisco area or the Sacramento area?

hhc commented 18 hours ago

Menudo Mornings in Salinas

by Melanie Wong 7 days ago

Recently I've returned to the weekend ritual of menudo as the morning meal for its restorative powers and leisure tim...

Ttrockwood commented 1 day ago

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Oyunaa's Mongolian Cuisine | Santa Cruz

by Melanie Wong 1 day ago

Traditional Mongolian food seems to be one of the up and coming trends in the hunt for new flavors by jaded eaters wi...

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La Mariposa Bakery & Deli in Salinas

by Melanie Wong 2 days ago

A few months ago I had a taste of rajas tamales from the new La Mariposa in north Salinas. This week I had a chance t...

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Suncoast Organic Farm in Hollister

by Melanie Wong 2 days ago

Regulars to Sunday's Mountain View farmers market have recommended the breads and olive oil from Suncoast Organic Far...

Recommendations for Lunch near UC Davis and UC Santa Cruz

by Bookwich 6 days ago

It's time to tour some colleges. I'm taking two 18-year-olds on college campus tours at UC Davis and UC Santa Cruz. W...

Ttrockwood commented 3 days ago

El Oaxaqueño, Salinas

by Melanie Wong 11 years ago

Recently my mom and I had dinner at the original Salinas location of the Oaxacan eatery I tried last summer in Gonzal...

Melanie Wong commented 3 days ago

Santa Barbara Anniversary Dinner - advice please!

by stephendLA 6 days ago

Hi All – first post here. I’m surprising my girlfriend with a trip to Santa Barbara this weekend for her birthday...

glbtrtr commented 5 days ago

Hollister Mexican - Progresso Tamale

by Pork Butt 11 years ago

After a long day at the Pinnacles and Chalone Peaks, I stopped by Progresso Tamale Parlor in Hollister on the way bac...

Melanie Wong commented 7 days ago

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Me and Z's - Arroyo Grande

by mike0989 7 days ago

Me and Z’s – Arroyo Grande The Mrs has been having lunch here on and off with a coworker. We were looking for a p...

Cornflower Creamery | Downtown Sacramento

by Melanie Wong 18 days ago

The explosion in Sacramento's food scene continues to amaze and delight. During my March visit to the Capitol, I dash...


gooster commented 8 days ago

Lafayette Kitchen & Cafe | Carmel-by-the-Sea

by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Lafayette Kitchen & Cafe, an off-shoot of Lafayette Bakery in the Barnyard, opened eight weeks ago. It serves breakfa...


mary623 commented 9 days ago

San Juan Bautista

by Trish 13 years ago

La Casa Rosa - Last Wednesday, my mother and I had lunch at this delightful restaurant. It was a beautiful day and w...

Melanie Wong commented 9 days ago

T & A Cafe in Salinas [Spreckels Historic District]

by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Today's the last day of the season for T & A Cafe in Spreckels. Open right now until about 2pm or the food runs out....

Melanie Wong commented 11 days ago

Crescent city / Del Norte County

by hyperbowler 2 months ago

Del Norte County lies along the Oregon border, and has some great views of the Pacific Ocean. We visited there on Mem...

hyperbowler commented 11 days ago

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