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As Immigrant Farmworkers Become More Scarce, Robots Replace Humans

by Melanie Wong 22 days ago

" . . . California’s $54 billion agricultural industry cannot afford to wait. As the country’s epicenter of both tech...

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medlar commented 21 days ago

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Dec 1 & 2, 15th Annual Native American Christmas Market, Spreckels

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by Melanie Wong 21 days ago

15th Annual Native American Christmas Market Dec 1 & 2 Food booth offering Indian tacos, fry bread & rez dogs. Spr...

Jugueria La Tropical: Oaxacan in Salinas

by Melanie Wong 9 years ago

Salinas has another Oaxacan kitchen. Opened last year, Jugueria La Tropical is located in the strip mall behind Chas...

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Melanie Wong commented 28 days ago

Gutierrez Drive-In, Salinas

by Melanie Wong 14 years ago

A couple weeks ago my mom and I stopped at Gutierrez for a quick lunch. We shared a carnitas taco, adovada taco, mar...

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Melanie Wong commented 28 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...

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Melanie Wong commented 29 days ago

Aguachile at Bankers Casino in Salinas

by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

In March, a friend and I tried our luck at the restaurant at Bankers Casino in Oldtown Salinas. This was the fir...

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Melanie Wong commented 29 days ago

Saltillo Tortilleria and Mexican Deli in Salinas

by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

Recently Mom and I dropped into this small tortilleria and deli on the north end of town in the Boronda Plaza sho...

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Melanie Wong commented 2 months ago

T & A Cafe in Salinas [Spreckels Historic District]

by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

Today's the last day of the season for T & A Cafe in Spreckels. Open right now until about 2pm or the food runs out....

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Melanie Wong commented 2 months ago

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Alisal Certified Farmers Market | East Salinas

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by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Hmmm, a long time since I've said anything about my favorite farmers market in Salinas. https://www.chowhound.com/pos...

Menudo @ El Zacatecano, Salinas

by Melanie Wong 11 years ago

A few months ago a friend and I dropped in here for dinner. This was our first time, and frankly, chosen because it...

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Melanie Wong commented 3 months ago

Garden Hearts Iceberg Babies | Boggiatto Produce, Salinas

by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Star Market in Salinas promoted Boggiatto Produce's Garden Hearts Iceberg Babies in its weekly flyer. These are a spe...

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carlhensler commented 3 months 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...

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Melanie Wong commented 4 months ago

Dole Whip @ Bravo! Frozen Yogurt | Toro Park - Salinas

by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Recently I noticed that the 'net does not turn up anywhere in Salinas to enjoy Dole Whip. Since today in National Sof...

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Ttrockwood commented 4 months ago

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Temple Beth El Picnic Pak, August 17, Salinas

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by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

"Your choice - 1 lb.of corned beef or pastrami, a large loaf of special rye bread, & 4 dill pickles - to make your ow...

2018 Salinas Taco & Music Festival report

by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Last month was the second annual Salinas Taco & Music Festival held at Northridge shopping center. When I first heard...

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Melanie Wong commented 4 months ago

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Tlaxiaco's Pizza | San Jose, Salinas

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by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

At last month's Taco Festival in Salinas, the stand I was most excited to discover was Tlaxiaco's Pizza. It's a mobil...

Wednesday Certified Farmers Market at Natividad Medical Center (Salinas)

by Melanie Wong 8 years ago

Starting up this year, the Natividad Medical Center and Monterey County Health Department have sponsored a certified ...

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Melanie Wong commented 5 months ago

La Fogata, Old Town Salinas

by Melanie Wong 15 years ago

Chibi and her husband swung by Easter Sunday on their way back to Tokyo to have lunch with my brother and me in Salin...

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Melanie Wong commented 5 months ago

San Jose, Gilroy, or Salinas -- World Cup on Wednesday 7/11

by Dave MP 5 months ago

I'm looking for a restaurant that has some good lunch food and that will also be showing the World Cup game between E...

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Melanie Wong commented 5 months ago

Culturas Hidalgo y Oaxaca | Alisal - Salinas

by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

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

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Melanie Wong commented 5 months ago