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Salinas

BEST QUESADILLA (Taco?, Burrito?) EVER (In Salinas)!! [moved from San Francisco/Bay Area board]

by mikus 9 years ago

OK, so Salinas is a little south of the Bay Area but not too far south...right? Upon the recommendations and rumors ...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 9 days ago

Menudo Mornings in Salinas

by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Recently I've returned to the weekend ritual of menudo as the morning meal for its restorative powers and leisure tim...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 9 days ago

Pacheco's Paleteria y Neveria y Agua | East Salinas

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Last week I spotted this storefront for Pacheco Paleteria y Neveria y Agua at 1033 E. Alisal St in Salinas. Very exci...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 1 month ago

Boardwalk Sub Shop | Salinas

by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Been keeping an eye on the build-out of Boardwalk Sub Shop in south Salinas that took over Red's Burger space. Drivin...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 3 months ago

Portobello's | Oldtown Salinas

by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Portobello's moved from South Main Street to the Taylor Building in Oldtown Salinas and reopened in August. https://w...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 6 months ago

Salinas City Barbeque Opens in Salinas

by Melanie Wong 8 years ago

For the last month, I've been watching progress on Salinas City Barbeque toward opening. The restaurant has taken ov...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 6 months ago

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Holiday Buñuelos @ Valdez Hot Dogs estilo Mexicali | Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

On the first sign of chill in October, I stopped by Sr. Valdez's Hot Dogs estilo Mexicali cart (Market Street @ Ivy S...

Culturas Hidalgo y Oaxaca | Alisal - Salinas

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

New restaurant, Culturas Hidalgo y Oaxaca, opened for business two days ago in East Salinas. The manager, Norma, expl...

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mike0989 commented 8 months ago

Blue Aces Bake Shoppe | Old Town Salinas

by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

This tiny little bakery is cute as can be and is celebrating its first anniversary. The decorated cookies look gre...

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Melanie Wong commented 8 months ago

Good "cheap"/ inexpensive eats in the Monterey area.

by thechez5 3 years ago

I will be going on a road trip from Los Angeles to Monterey next weekend. I'll be stopping at Big Sur Bakery for lunc...

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Ttrockwood commented 9 months ago

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Healthy Bev Bar @ Star Pharmacy & Gifts | Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

Star Pharmacy & Gifts opened in June. I was in there during the early days to check out the Healthy Bev Bar. The staf...

Green Garlic Season

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

'Tis the season of pungent, potent green garlic! The bunches illustrated were grown by Mua family farm in Fresno, pur...

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Melanie Wong commented 1 year ago

Limited Edition for Lent: El Charrito Market’s Friday Fish Tacos [Salinas]

by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

Located across the street from the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, El Charrito Market becomes fish taco central on ...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 1 year ago

Hot Cross Buns at Peninsula Pastries in Salinas

by Melanie Wong 7 years ago

A quick note to mention that I picked up some very nice hot cross buns from Peninsula Pastries in Salinas this week. ...

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glbtrtr commented 1 year ago

Frank's Fish Market - Still Open in Salinas

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Reading that Frank's Fish Market had sold its building in the face of eminent domain and would likely close in Januar...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 1 year ago

Islas Marietas | Oldtown Salinas

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

As noted at the time, Islas Marietas opened about a year ago in Paloma's old venue. I was very sad to see Paloma go, ...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 1 year ago

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Poultry & Rabbit Information Day (and Bake Sale & Swiss Sausage BBQ), 4/1, Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Spotted this flyer at the grocery store for Buena Vista 4H's poultry and rabbit information day, plus a bake sale and...

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La Salsa Mexican Restaurant | Oldtown Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

My first visit to La Salsa Mexican Restaurant in Oldtown Salinas was part of the menudo hunt. I was impressed by th...

"Van Gogh" Kent Mangoes @ Fresh Market Produce | Salinas

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Kent mangoes imported from Peru are among my favorites of the varieties available to us locally. Large and meaty in r...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 1 year ago