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15 Destinations to Get Your Wine Fix on the Central Coast of California

It’s been nearly two decades since “Sideways” put the Central Coast wine scene on the map, but like a fine pinot noir, the area has only improved over the years. There are dozens of spots between chic...

Grocery Outlet - September 2021

by takuhead 9 days ago

Palo Alto GO Marin Grassfed Smoked Butter $2.99 for same size 16 ounces - never seen this before so had to get it - quite nice on sauteed mushrooms. Might go back for some more

sunday dinner in the delta? - moved from San Francisco board

by essvee 12 years ago

Going to drive to Galt to walk in the Cosumnes River Preserve this Sunday. Any recommendations on a decent joint for dinner? Been to Al's Place in Locke, which was not good. Thanking you!

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Estrada's Spanish Kitchen, Daly City Recipes needed-

by alameda fats 15 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...

Horn Barbecue in Oakland (split from NYT: In Search of CA BBQ)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Which meats did you order? I've not been to Horn's yet, due to the waiting times. I understand that advance ordering is available. Though ordering a full rack of ribs for $120 gives me pause. http...


Help Buying American Bresse Chicken Ready To Cook!

by Gubbins 7 days ago

Hi - I'm a newcomer. On searching this site I see that this topic has come up in the past - but on threads that are too old to add new posts Put simply - I'm a fan of the Bresse chicken - having...

Grocery Outlet - August 2021

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 28 days ago

What are your Grocery Outlet finds this month? Santa Cruz GO: John Wm. Macy's Cheese Sticks, $2.99 - Happy to see these on the shelf again, same price as last year. Sierra Nevada Creme Kefir...

California 2022

by Chadsie 6 months ago

So any rumours for 2022 Michelin Guide 2022? I am sorry to any ventures that closed due to covid-19.

Bishop -- Pino New Zealand Meat Pies

by j mather 17 days ago

We spent a week in Bishop to explore the eastern Sierra. Had very good sandwiches and cookies (try Sierra Mud) from Great Basin Bakery https://greatbasinbakerybishop.com/, and good burritos from Me...

Priedite BBQ pop-up in Los Alamos?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 20 days ago

Priedite Barbecue has been popping-up behind Bell's in Los Alamos. Who's tried it? @ Bell's, 406 Bell St, Los Alamos, CA 93440 https://www.lastpeach.com/priedite-bbq-1 https://www.instagra...

Spaans Cookie Company in Galt

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 years ago

This morning I read this piece in the Sacramento Bee about the rush for holiday pies at Spaans Cookie Company in Galt, still owned by the same family for nearly 100 years. http://www.sacbee.com/...

Krispy Kreme free doughnuts to the vaccinated

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

" . . . The chain says it will offer a free original glazed doughnut to anyone who shows their vaccination card for the rest of 2021, starting today. And the offer is not a one-time deal. Custom...

Corralitos foodshed

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Do you shop at the Corralitos Farm & Garden market on Sundays from 11 to 2? I just learned about it. Mariquita's flowers are there. https://www.instagram.com/p/CBs-Ac2hgSQt6Ql20O8yWN432seysnGc7nLq...

Wine Cellar in the Sea

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

News on an experiment to store wine in the ocean. interesting comments from Raj Parr on textural changes. The rocking motion would be of concern to me. Also that none of the bottles displayed h...

Wild Fish Sources, Grass Fed Butcher?

by DavyLeo 25 days ago

Hi All.. Was wondering if anyone knew of places that serve wild fish as opposed to farmed in Palm Springs, or even the surrounding areas? . Or places one can buy good quality fish? I have been to p...

Sunny's Donuts | Ukiah - Mendocino County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Last week I stopped by Sunny's Donuts in Ukiah, a Cambodian-owned, 24-hour donut shop. I asked for recs from the engaging proprietress and bought two of those suggestions. She comped on a handful o...

Tico's Tacos (Salinas)

by Melanie Wong 17 years ago

Last weekend my brother needed a quick snack and pulled into Tico's Tacos on South Main St. Unbeknownst to me, he's been eating here since he was in high school. I'd never been in, assuming it wa...

Weekend Tri Tip | Nipomo, Santa Maria, Orcutt

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Sunday morning, April 2, "toodie jane" joined me in Santa Maria to see what might be left of the weekend tri tip barbecue culture here. In 2006, the Santa Barbara County health authorities cracked ...

2021 Monterey Bay Salmon Season

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

After a two-week pause, Monterey Bay salmon season started up again on June 16 and continues till June 30, and is joined by the opening of the season northward up to Point Arena. https://wildlife.c...

Oaxaca by the Sea, Sunday Aug 8, Seaside

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

"The City of Seaside says it will be hosting a traditional Oaxacan celebration called "Oaxaca by the Sea" this coming Sunday. This is the first time the City has held the event, and it is set to...

The various Schat's bakerys

by nakni 9 years ago

I visited the newest bakery in El Segundo. An employee told me that the one there, while not a franchise, is on good terms with the original Bishop location. They also mentioned, and I recall readi...