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Grocery Outlet - October 2018

by Melanie Wong 7 days ago

What are your latest Grocery Outlet finds? * * * * * * * * Santa Rosa GO: Coconut Moravian cookies, $1.99 - A...


DavidT commented 1 day ago

Alps Village | Palm Desert

by Melanie Wong 3 days ago

Anyone tried Alps Village in Palm Desert? It promotes itself as "Oktoberfest Every Day". What makes me especially cu...

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Melanie Wong commented 1 day ago

T & A Cafe in Salinas [Spreckels Historic District]

by Melanie Wong 6 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....

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Melanie Wong commented 2 days ago

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Heritage Roasting Company | Shasta Lake

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by Melanie Wong 3 days ago

During my time in Redding during the Carr Fire in August, another fabulous coffee house and roaster with a mission th...

Ein Brathaus | Palm Springs

by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Has anyone tried this spot? A simple menu of sausages, apple strudel and ice cream. It's closed on Tuesdays and Wedne...

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Melanie Wong commented 3 days ago

Townie Bagels | Palm Springs

by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

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

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Melanie Wong commented 3 days ago

Ice Cream & Shop(pe) | Uptown Palm Springs

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Ice Cream & Shop(pe) opened last summer at Arrive Hotel in Palm Springs. I admired the cute aqua-colored ice cream pe...


larochelle commented 3 days ago

Santa Cruz Wharf: Riva vs. Gilda’s

by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

Flashback to autumn 2011 . . . our family spent two weeks in a Santa Cruz beach house. A friend who grew up here...

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Melanie Wong commented 7 days ago

Olive Picking in Fresno?

by BananaBirkLarsen 7 years ago

I hear tell that there are a number of olive trees on city property around the Sunnyside district that are well water...


MarleneHall commented 8 days ago

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 t...


Sidtex commented 8 days ago

Menudo Mornings in Salinas

by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

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

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Melanie Wong commented 10 days ago

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121st Annual Merchants' Luncheon at William Saroyan's Boyhood Church

by filian1900 15 days ago

California’s oldest Armenian Congregation will mark the silver anniversary of a congregational cookbook at its annual...

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Alisal Certified Farmers Market | East Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 17 days ago

Hmmm, a long time since I've said anything about my favorite farmers market in Salinas.

Grocery Outlet, September 2018

by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Please share your Grocery Outlet finds. 9/5, Santa Rosa GO: Mason canning jars and extra lids Evian bottled wa...

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Melanie Wong commented 17 days ago

Menudo @ El Zacatecano, Salinas

by Melanie Wong 11 years ago

A few months ago a friend and I dropped in here for dinner. This was our first time, and frankly, chosen because it...

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Melanie Wong commented 18 days ago

Sacramento: niche ethnic food?

by SimSportPlyr 5 years ago

I'm looking for less common (that is, not Italian, Mexican, German, Greek, etc) ethnic prepared food in the Sac area,...


alarash commented 19 days ago

Laili Restaurant: Seriously good food in Santa Cruz

by mastrude 1 year ago

Billed as Mediterranean/Afghan, the cuisine is nothing like what I expected. Seriously subtle, delicious flavors. Not...

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Melanie Wong commented 1 month ago

La Michoacana Paleteria y Neveria | Watsonville

by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

In March I noticed an ice cream shop, La Michoacana Paleteria y Neveria, on my way to the freeway. The ice creams and...


carlhensler commented 1 month ago