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Any new must try wineries or restaurants in Santa Ynez valley? It's my 50th birthday, looking for special!

by elizabetheatsfood 17 days ago

Hello everyone! We are heading up to Santa Ynez for the weekend, staying in Santa Ynez for the first time. We usually stay in Los Alamos. We have been many times but not in quite a few years. We ...

Grocery Outlet March 2019

by Sophie 14 days ago

South San Francisco Hickey: Bubbies mochi ice cream got new packaging. 6 pieces for 3.99 more than last time (4.99 for 8 pieces with the old box) Sakura, Chocolate Mint and Espresso. Teas' te...


Central Coast California road trip L.A-Salinas

by ixchel79eh 1 day ago

Hi all, in mid-April my family and I are traveling from Los Angeles to Salinas. Our plan is to take PCH and stay at Morro Bay the first night. That first day we will go to Santa Barbara, Pismo Beac...

Fromagerie Sophie | San Luis Obispo

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by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

One of the delightful finds of my January mini-vacation in SLO was spotting Fromagerie Sophie. I stopped in that first afternoon to scope things out and then returned on my way out of town to make ...

Anything recommended in Death Valley area?

by elizabetheatsfood 2 days ago

Hello, chowhounders! My husband and I and our 17 year old are making a trip out to death valley. Staying one night in Tecopa (Looking forward to Steaks and Beer!) one night in Beatty and one night ...

What's to eat in Ventura?

by curioussheridan 3 years ago

Baltimore hound and partner staying in Ventura AirBnb for a week in February. Carless, using Uber, looking for well cooked non-bland food and pleasant but not formal surroundings.(money is not the...

Who's got the best mexican food in Ca? LA, SF or SD?

by LuluTheMagnificent 7 years ago

I had a friend bring me a burrito from San Diego. OMG. Best Burrito ever! Way better than anything I have had in LA. What city has the best mexican food? Los Angeles, San Francisco or San Diego...

New York style bagels in Sacramento?

by alarash 1 month ago

what's the best bagel in Sacramento? My preference in New York style bagels which I ascertain have a balance of crispy exterior and chewy interior. I understand boiling them prior to baking and usi...

Grocery Outlet - February 2019

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 22 days ago

Cloverdale GO: Sir Kensington Classic Mayonnaise, $4.99/12 oz squeeze bottle Teton hardwood smoked sausage, grassfed beef, $2.99/10 oz - They're back. Someone had recco'd these a few months ag...

Princess Seafood Market & Deli - Fort Bragg (Mendocino County)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 17 days ago

In the course of reading everything I could find on social media for updates on last week's storms and disastrous flooding on California's North Coast, I came across the FB page for the F/V Princes...

Fresno Tostada Compuesta

by FAT Traveler 6 years ago

Long ago, Fresno had a Spanish restaurant called "Estradas" and they had, by far, the best salad on a tortilla that they called Tostada Compuesta. Anyway, I've tried a lot of comparable dishes at ...

Estrada's Spanish Kitchen, Daly City Recipes needed-

by alameda fats 12 years ago

Apparently the Estrada's branches in Fresno and Visalia are kaput, and I have acquaintances there that are now suffering from acute tostada compuesta, enchilada and Mexican macaroni deprivation...

Large Amount of Corned Beef

by kentolew 1 year ago

I'm desperate, My community is having an event this Saturday, we are cooking corned beef for 90 people I did a research about how many pounds of corned beef to buy, but what I don't know is if the ...

Paso Robles Dinner Recommendations

by LABeam 3 months ago

Heading to Paso Robles for a few days. Bistrot Laurent (now BL Brasserie) is a long time favorite. But stuck figuring out other nights dinners. Considering Mistura, The Hatch, La Consecha. Il...

Bakersfield - Are There Any Pączki To Be Had...?

by DarkRose 10 years ago

Ok, so I'll admit this is a massive long shot, but.... Does anyone know of anywhere that will be selling Pączki on Fat Tuesday? Any little bakeries? Even the grocery store bakeries...? I realize...

Townie Bagels | Palm Springs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Last week in Palm Springs, we made a stop at Townie Bagels as our first morning errand.

Ike's Sandwiches $6 on Valentine's Day

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

"On Thurs, 2/14 only, get your favorite Ike's Sandwich for only $6 by showing this coupon at any participating location" https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/02/12/one-day-only-ikes-selling-all-sand...

Looking for a canned ham with flavor like the 50's & 60's

by wilcom 1 month ago

For quite sometime canned hams have all advertised how lean they are, 96% fat free, 97.5% fat free. I'm looking for a ham that they used to make that was probably 80-85% lean. I remember that w...

29 Palms, Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree Options...

by DavyLeo 1 month ago

Hey All.. Moving to the area for awhile to help family member out... Im in LA, I'm a healthy eater. Grass fed meats, wild fish, organic veggies and fruits, I know the options are limited, Can driv...

Drive between SFO to Sacramento

by Yuv83 2 months ago

Hey, I have a drive from SF airport to Sacramento on Sunday. I’m looking for a casual olace to eat after a long flight that wont take me too far off route. I dont really have any preferences but i...