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Kid Friendly

Bringing the little ones along? Don’t panic: Chowhounds know where to go for the best kid-friendly restaurants and shops, plus brilliant ideas for cooking food that'll make your toddlers come back for seconds (even vegetables!).

6 Kid-Friendly Recipes That Double as At-Home Art Class

Looking at a long summer with the kids at home? They'll need snacks and they'll need entertainment—and these kid-friendly food crafts pull double duty. Schools are closed, childcare has been suspended...
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Pandemic-EBT for eligible California families

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 24 days ago

"Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals at school will get extra food benefits. These food benefits are called Pandemic EBT or P-EBT benefits. P-EB...

Zhong Shan Hakka Restaurant

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by Thomas Nash 10 months ago

From the former owners of the Hakka Restaurant in the Richmond District which they sold some time back, this newly opened place has many familiar dishes. As good or better than I remember. In Parks...

Op-Ed: California Budget Boosts Healthy Food for Kids and Markets for Farmers

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

" . . . This vision focuses on upgrading food quality and freshness, serving more climate-friendly, plant-based and organic food, supporting local farmers, developing food and garden education prog...

Communion Bakehouse | Sellwood - SE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

The absolutely best food I had in Portland was on the first day of my visit, Aug 21, 2019, at Communion Bakehouse. So much more praise dancing in my head to heap on this spot beyond my IG post of t...

Save a Seed by Carli Piccirillo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

From Food for Thought Ojai: " . . . Piccirillo’s passion for seeds resulted in a beautiful book she authored for elementary-school students explaining the how and why of seed saving, accompanied b...

Free kids meals @ Chevy's

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"As of Monday, March 16th our restaurants will be offering free meals for kids 12 & under, in response to news of many school district closures. We hope this offering, without any contingencies, he...

Free Little Amigo Burritos for Kids @ Tommy's Salsa in Novato

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"Tommy’s Salsa would like to help kids that are missing school who may need some extra meals. We will be providing rice, beans and cheese little amigo burritos (kid size) on school days to kids who...

California Ends School Lunch-shaming

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

" . . . The new legislation, authored by state Sen. Robert Hertzberg, makes it so schools are no longer allowed to serve cheaper, 'alternative' lunches to students whose parents are unable to pay. ...

L'Orygine or Chez Boulay for Quebec City lunch?

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by nferlan17 4 months ago

We will be traveling with our 8 month to Quebec City in July and would like to have one nice lunch sit down lunch while there (our version of a date). The little one is well behaved and easily whis...

Restaurant recommendations

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by aucwai 4 months ago

I’m traveling to San Francisco Bay Area, would anyone recommend some popular must go restaurants? Kids friendly, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, California...

Leatherby's Family Creamery | Elk Grove

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Last month I was back in the Capitol for meetings, and stayed in Elk Grove. For a night cap, I made a first visit to the local branch of Leatherby's Family Creamery to try the famous Alan's Black &...

Recommendations for two "special lunches" in Montreal?

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by nferlan17 5 months ago

DH husband and I will be traveling to Montreal this July and are looking for recommendations for restaurants to have one or two nice lunches while there. The catch is that we will have our 7 mo...

Kid friendly in Osaka

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by gemster 5 months ago

I'm bringing my 3 year old and 5 year old kids to Osaka in a month or so - would love suggestions on kid friendly restaurants! The kids are quite good - we had a pretty successful Tokyo trip recen...

Plates Com Tam | Seaside - Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

Opened a year ago by the owners of the established Chopstix restaurant, Plates Com Tom offers a more authentic look at Vietnamese homestyle cooking. When I first saw the menu, I was dubious that th...

Family friendly seafood

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by Rahoolio 6 months ago

My family and I are traveling to the Seattle area for the weekend. We are from a very small town and are very interested in finding some really good local seafood similar to red lobster. We’ll be ...

Foodie Kids Menus in Boston area?

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by acketon 2 years ago

Can anyone share any good restaurants that either have good kids menus with real food, or that is happy to do smaller portions of main entrees for small children? I don't mean "kid friendly." Ki...

Los Angeles, Dana Point and Anaheim Food trip with Children

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by josephml1 10 months ago

Hi, I need your advice about your best place to eat In Los angeles, Dana Point and Anaheim, this food choices..with children. Steak House could be a hole in the wall. Chinese Restaurant I wil...

NYC Oct 11-13 with foodie tweens

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by aja1223 9 months ago

We're traveling to NYC for a long weekend in Oct. with our 9 and 10 year old sons. Hubby and kids first time in NY. Staying in midtown. Plans are open Friday, Bronx Zoo Sat and Broadway early Sunda...

MEarth Carmel Valley: U-Pick Community Harvest Market (ongoing through Nov 25th)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

"SHARE IN THE BOUNTY! Join us in the bountiful Organic Gardens for a U-Pick Community Harvest Market on Monday afternoons! Pick your own produce and pick up some delicious recipes to cook up what...

Balboa Block Party, Nov 9, 11a-6p, SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

WHAT: The PlumpJack Foundation and president Hiliary Newsom are proud to introduce the first annual Balboa Block Party to take place on Saturday, November 9, 2019, with the goal of rais...