Historic Sites

Julia Child's Copper Pots Come Home

by drrayeye 3 hours ago

This is an article with pictures that revisits the Julia Child home kitchen used for her shows: "Bring out the bra...

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Tadich Grill or ... after Hamilton matinee

by Cheesy Oysters 27 days ago

I haven't gone to Tadich Grill before so I thought it might be fun to go after we see Hamilton next Wednesday for the...

toitoi commented 18 days ago

Big Sur & Central Coast Hwy 1 Closures [and Updates]

by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Due to the damage to Pfeiffer Bridge and landslides in recent storms, Highway 1 is expected to remain closed at Big S...

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Gunn House Hotel | Sonora - Gold Country

by Melanie Wong 29 days ago

My home base for my May visit to Sonora was the historic Gunn House Hotel. A bit quirky and decorated with vintage fu...

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Legends Books, Antiques & Old Fashioned Soda Fountain | Sonora

by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

As the afternoon heated up, I ducked into Legends Books, Antiques & Old Fashioned Soda Fountain in Sonora's historic ...

Chinese Laborers Built Sonoma's Wineries

by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

"Workers literally dug the caves by hand," says Tom Blackwood, general manager of Buena Vista Winery. "They still hav...

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JoMa's Artisan Ice Cream | Murphys - Gold Country

by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

JoMa's writes excellent copy for the names of its creative ice cream flavors, e.g., Salty River of Gold or Crunch Tim...

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Columbia Kate's Bakery | Tuolumne County - Gold Country

by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Two months ago I took a quick look around the historic Gold Rush town of Columbia http://www.visitcolumbiacalifornia....

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Knights Ferry General Store, Saloon & Grill | Stanislaus County

by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

On a recent visit to the foothills, I made a rewarding detour through Knights Ferry. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

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Knights Ferry Creamery (and Espresso Bar) in Stanislaus County

by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Last month I took a slight detour off the highway to take a look at the Knights Ferry Historic District and find some...

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Edinburgh, Scotland

by 3MTA3 3 months ago

Will be staying 2night/3days and wondering what I need to see/eat,...First of many I hope !

Windmill Market's Date Shake | Desert Hot Springs

by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

After years of reading "glbtrtr" recommend the date shakes at Windmill Market in Desert Hot Springs, last week it was...

Melanie Wong commented 4 months ago

Julian for Apple Pie

by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

After visiting Anza-Borrego, I exited the park and headed to nearby Julian, the tiny and charming village famed for i...

Melanie Wong commented 5 months ago

NYPL's historical menus show how drastically the way we eat has changed

by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

" . . . What’s interesting is that even though American palates are more receptive to ambitious and unorthodox flavor...

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The Inn at Tres Pinos?

by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Driving through Tres Pinos a couple weeks ago, whatever was cooking over that smoky fire smelled good. No reports on ...

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Monte Cristo @ Steinbeck House in Salinas

by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

The occasion of chowhound visitors to Salinas finally got me in the door at the Steinbeck House. Though volunteers ha...

Wenzhou Noodles | San Jose

by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

Intrigued by the Merc's account of a new Chinese noodle house in a renovated historic building, William and I met for...

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