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Cheese Tasting @ Rancho Cortes | Valle de Guadalupe - Ensenada

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 minutes ago

In our quest to find Misiones olive oil at the source, we spent a lot of time trying to find Rancho Cortes in Valle d...

Stone Fruits 2018 @ Andy's Orchard in Morgan Hill

by Melanie Wong 3 months 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 ...

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Melanie Wong commented 43 minutes ago

Sunset Sessions @ Salt Wood Kitchen & Oysterette in Marina (Monterey Bay)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 hour ago

In May a visiting friend joined us for happy hour, dubbed Sunset Sessions, at Salt Wood Kitchen & Oysterette in Marin...

The Red Grape | Sonoma

by Melanie Wong 24 hours ago

In November 2017, a chow pal and I had a leisurely lunch meeting at The Red Grape, off Sonoma Plaza. My previous visi...

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El Pinar de Tres Mujeres | Valle de Guadalupe - Ensenada

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 days ago

In June 2017, dinner for our final evening in Baja was at Cocina de Ismene in El Pinar de Tres Mujeres in Valle de Gu...

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11th Hour Coffee | Santa Cruz

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 days ago

Last month I spent a few days in Santa Cruz around meetings. One morning, I had the pleasure of starting my day at 11...

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Twist Eatery | Forestville - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 days ago

During Sonoma County Restaurant Week in March, I had my first visit to Twist Eatery for the two-course lunch, $15. Th...

Range Life in Livermore

by Multifoiled 2 months ago

A little background, courtesy of Eater: “A couple of SF restaurant industry veterans have settled down with Range Li...

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Multifoiled commented 17 days ago

Dinner and Brunch in Cleveland and Cleveland Heights

by elizabetheatsfood 2 months ago

Hey Everyone! We will be arriving in Cleveland Heights a Saturday night in August exhausted from the airport and wou...

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elizabetheatsfood commented 18 days ago

Diavola Pizzeria & Salumeria, Geyserville

by tom246 8 years ago

My wife and I are from New Jersey so our standards for pizza are pretty high. Most of the recommended pizza joints ou...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 20 days ago

Della Fattoria . . . The Café

by Melanie Wong 14 years ago

The café and retail bakery outlet for Della Fattoria opened in downtown Petaluma two weeks ago. On Thursday, the thi...

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Melanie Wong commented 27 days ago

Plenty on Bell | Los Alamos

by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Though I had little appetite that Friday morning, I had promised myself that I'd patronize Plenty on Bell for breakfa...

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Melanie Wong commented 27 days ago

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Della Fattoria Cafe | Petaluma - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 27 days ago

When my plans in Petaluma fell through, I headed over to Della Fattoria Cafe for a solo lunch. A few months ago, it e...

Bell's Restaurant | Los Alamos

by Melanie Wong 5 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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Le P'tit Restau in Loches, Loire

Kurtis
by Kurtis 1 month ago

This is a restaurant that is not really as one hope to find in the country; husband and wife team, with one server, l...

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 2 months ago

Chef Mark Malicki's Bodega Oyster Cult | Sonoma County

by Melanie Wong 5 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 2 months ago

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Happy Hour @ Valle Eatery & Bar | Lompoc

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months 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 3 months ago