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This Cheese-Stuffed Juicy Lucy Burger Lives Up to Its Name

If you're honoring National Cheeseburger Day on September 18—or just hungry for a cheesy burger any time—you can't do better than a Juicy Lucy. Invented somewhere in Minnesota (exact origins continue...
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Jack's premiers in Eastchester...

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by gutreactions 12 months ago

They were ready to open last March, but due to the Covid crisis they had to delay. After a major renovation to the former Edmondo's (Yefsi) space on Main St. in Eastchester, Jack's Bar & Restaurant...

Salinas Juneteenth Celebration, June 19, 1pm to 4pm

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"Salinas Time to Shine! Food, Vendors and Music Rodeo Grounds Salinas 1PM to 4PM Masks and COVID Guidelines Enforced" https://www.instagram.com/salinasjuneteenth/ 1034 N Main St, Salina...

Seaside Juneteeth, June 19, Laguna Grande Park

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"Monterey Peninsula College UMOJA and A2MEND are co-sponsoring Seaside's Juneteenth Celebration on June 19, starting at 1:00 pm at Laguna Grande Park Juneteenth celebrates African-American's cl...

Santa Cruz Juneteenth, June 19

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"Saturday, June 19th from 1:00 - 4:00 pm at Laurel Park Enjoy music, poetry, dance, delicious soul food, arts & crafts, basketball skills contest, and the annual sack race! Our line-up currentl...

Juneteenth Los Altos, June 19

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"Los Altos Juneteenth Learn and Celebrate Freedom Food - Vendors - Wine - Music - Poetry - Auction - Speakers - Art June 19th Saturday 2021, 1- 5pm 199 University Ave - Lincoln Park, Down...

5th Annual Marin City Juneteenth Festival, June 19

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"THIS SATURDAY COME CELEBRATE JUNETEENTH AT MARIN CITY’S 5th ANNUAL JUNETEENTH FESTIVAL!! 11am - 6pm Theme: IT TAKES A VILLAGE Collaboration between old school and new school organizers to b...

40th Annual Juneteenth in the Park, June 19, San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"This is the African American Community Service Agency's 40th year producing the Juneteenth in the Park Festival in San Jose. For over 39 years, the Juneteenth Festival in San Jose/Silicon Valley h...

Juneteenth on the Waterfront, June 19, San Francisco Ferry Building

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"Join us for Juneteenth on the Waterfront this Saturday, June 19 from 8am-2pm! Celebrate local Black-owned businesses and commemorate this historic holiday with a day of community and delicious ...

WaPo: Juneteenth celebrates ‘a moment of indescribable joy’: Slavery’s end in U.S.

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

" . . . Celebrations of Juneteenth — which combines the word June with Nineteenth — began in 1866, a year and a day after Granger’s announcement. Black men, women and children dressed in their f...

Cozy in Alexandria or Arlington

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by fieryredhead 3 months ago

It's my anniversary and I need to pick a cozy/romantic restaurant in Alexandria or Arlington on the double. I would like something nice but not "fine dining" -- entrees in $18-32 range. Cuisine: fl...

Daddy's City Diner | Breakfast All Day in Marina

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

Daddy's City Diner in Marina is the reincarnation of Seaside's City Diner, a much beloved short order cooking institution. It moved to Marina about three years ago to a much larger location in a do...

Why are baked beans for breakfast popular in the UK, but no longer popular in the US?

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by bismarck88 6 years ago

Fro my understanding the tinned baked beans were originally imported from the US. Heinz is the most popular brand for baked beans in the UK, even though its American company. Many beans are native ...

Woody’s at the Airport | Monterey

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

On Friday, December 11, two days before restaurants would be shut-down for on-site dining again, I decided to check out the newly opened restaurant, Woody’s at the Airport. Chef/owner Tim Wood lan...

The Powerful Unsung Legacy of Edna Lewis

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

" . . . I think Lewis shows Americans something about themselves that some of the broader American culture—even white culture, with all its blinkered ignorance and denial about the persistence and ...

Odd BBQ in Chantilly

Mississippi Snopes
by Mississippi Snopes 6 months ago

Toni and I ate this afternoon at Odd BBQ in Chantilly. It's located in the back of an industrial park in a space shared with a high tech brewery (Ono). It was not the usual barbecue place decor, bu...

Santa Rosa: Changes for Willie Bird Restaurant

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by tre2012 6 months ago

Joe Castro, who bought the iconic Willie Bird Turkey in 2020 when owner Willie Benedetti died, is moving the restaurant – not the retail store – to a new location. The restaurant-bar will shift to ...

Pack Jack BBQ | Sebastopol - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

After too long away, I headed to Pack Jack BBQ in Sebastopol on Sunday. I called ahead to make sure lamb ribs would be available. Good thing, as I snagged the last half-rack of lamb, $14. The p...

How to recreate your lost family recipes

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

" . . . You, too, can use sensory memory, oral history, and historical detective work to better understand, or to recreate, family or cultural dishes that you connect with. Whether you have a trove...

Estero Cafe | Valley Ford - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

Way back in February, in the before times, I started my day with brunch at Estero Cafe in the hamlet of Valley Ford. My mission was to indulge in the chicken fried steak, prepped in-house using Ste...

Lazy Bear To Go | Mission District - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

Today is the final day for Camp Commissary, the take-out option at Lazy Bear. I managed to follow up on TPK's lead https://www.chowhound.com/post/meals-michelin-stars-1089805?commentId=10250888 at ...