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Chef Mark Malicki at Bodega’s Casino Bar & Grill

by Melanie Wong 7 years ago

Three weekends ago, we made the foggy drive for a first visit to the Casino Bar & Grill in Bodega since Mark Malicki ...

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Melanie Wong commented 5 days ago

Chef Mark Malicki's Bodega Oyster Cult | Sonoma County

by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Bodega Oyster Cult opened today, Saturday March 31, a new project from Chef Mark Malicki. I'd heard rumors about it a...

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Melanie Wong commented 5 days ago

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Happy Hour @ Valle Eatery & Bar | Lompoc

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 days ago

Valle Eatery & Bar opened in a few months ago in Lompoc's Hilton Garden Inn. It's an offshoot of the popular Valle Fr...

Paso Almond Brittle | San Luis Obispo

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Andy's Orchard in Morgan Hill had samples out of Paso Almond Brittle to try. https://www.chowhound.com/post/stone-f...

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Mul commented 18 days ago

Bay Area Bites Taste Test: Local, Sustainable Whole Milk

by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

A taste-off by KQED's Bay Area Bites of six top California dairies whole milk along with info on pasteurization, homo...

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Civil Bear commented 18 days ago

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Stone Fruits 2018 @ Andy's Orchard in Morgan Hill

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 19 days ago

Andy's Orchard in Morgan Hill opened for the season on May 15. I had a chance to visit last weekend to buy the first ...

Mix Garden | Healdsburg

by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Not having any gardening ambitions, I've driven past Mix Garden store on the north end of Healdsburg hundreds of time...

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Melanie Wong commented 1 month ago

Happy Hour @ Artisan | Paso Robles - SLOCo

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

My drive home from Palms Springs took a break at Artisan Restaurant in Paso Robles for happy hour on April 2. The aft...

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Melanie Wong commented 1 month ago

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May 26, Our Community, Our Voice | Watsonville

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by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Co-host Charlie Hong Kong food truck http://www.charliehongkong.com/ will be providing free food for a community disc...

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Hip Chick Farms - The Kitchen - Sebastopol | Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

During last month's Sonoma County Restaurant Week, I checked out Hip Chick Farms The Kitchen Chicken Nugget Restauran...

The Penny Ice Creamery Pleasure Point | Santa Cruz

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

In the handful of years since The Penny Ice Creamery opened in Santa Cruz, a few times I've failed to drop in when pa...

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Melanie Wong commented 2 months ago

Bell's Restaurant | Los Alamos

by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Cool! Speaking of the closed Bell Street Farm cafe, I'd read this piece that the new owners plan to reopen March ...

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Melanie Wong commented 2 months ago

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Almighty Kombucha | Monterey - Pacific Grove

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Noticed on Almighty Kombucha's FB page that it has returned to the Monterey Peninsula's farmers markets as of a month...

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Scoop of Sonoma | Forestville - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

A couple Saturdays ago I finally had a chance to check out Scoop of Sonoma in Forestville. It opened last fall. The i...

Eater: Whole Foods' Relationship with Small Purveyors Is Not Going Well

by ratgirlagogo 3 months ago

Oh-oh. And how can WF get away with breaking a contract like that? BTW this is of course a national story but the s...

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MikeG commented 3 months ago

Sarasota: Best Seafood - Shrimp and Fish

by princess00 6 years ago

Okay, Chowhounds! Who has the best seafood in the Sarasota area? Particularly locally sourced fresh fish and/or shr...

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Indy 67 commented 3 months ago

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Monterey's The Wharf Marketplace Closing March 15

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Sad to see today's announcement that The Wharf Marketplace will close as of Thursday, March 15. This flyer is good fo...

Olde Port Inn | Avila Beach - SLOCo

by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Fueled only by carbs and sweets in the morning, soon I was feeling peckish for some real food and protein on my Presi...

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glbtrtr commented 4 months ago