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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 5 days ago

Bell's Restaurant | Los Alamos

by Melanie Wong 1 month 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 12 days ago

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Almighty Kombucha | Monterey - Pacific Grove

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by Melanie Wong 14 days 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

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by Melanie Wong 24 days ago

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

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 24 days ago

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Chef Mark Malicki's Bodega Oyster Cult | Sonoma County

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by Melanie Wong 24 days ago

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

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

by ratgirlagogo 1 month 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 27 days 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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Monterey's The Wharf Marketplace Closing March 15

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by Melanie Wong 2 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 2 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 2 months ago

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Cachagua General Store Reincarnated as Kitchen at Douglas Ranch in Carmel Valley

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by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

After two closures, I was among those who did not hold out much hope for Chef Michael Jones to reopen his Cachagua Ge...

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Sonoma Cnty/Cloverdale: Trading Post restaurant

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by tre2012 2 months ago

There's an older thread for when the Trading Post bakery opened (linked below), but nothing was posted about the rest...

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Min-Hee's Seoul Kitchen | Santa Rosa

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by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

A few Saturdays ago, I shopped the Santa Rosa original farmers market at the Burbank Center and noticed Min-Hee's Seo...

Next Door to Mulvaney's B&L | Midtown - Sacramento

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Wednesday evening I was a guest at a reception at the "Next Door" event space operated by Mulvaney's Building & Loan ...

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Squash Blossom Enchiladas @ Cheeky's | Palm Springs

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Wednesday's breakfast was indoors at Cheeky's in Palm Springs, marking week #426. This was my second time, visiting b...

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Melanie Wong commented 2 months ago

TrasLomita | Valle de Guadalupe - Ensenada

by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Our June 2017 visit to TrasLomita, the seasonal restaurant associated with Lomita winery, was my first encounter with...

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Melanie Wong commented 3 months ago

Osho Restaurante | Las Playitas - Ensenada

by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

My friends have enjoyed breakfast at Osho Restaurante (at Hotel Quintas Papagayo) many times and invited me to join t...

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Melanie Wong commented 3 months ago