Category Archives: Best Bites

Savoring the summer harvest

Here on California’s central coast, we’re fortunate to have a great bounty of fruits and vegetables year-round, but it’s during the summer that the best come to harvest. Ripe red tomatoes and sweet summer corn, succulent strawberries and juicy stone … Continue reading

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Best Bites: January 13, 2013

Well this is a little awkward—for the first time, there’s a veritable tie for this week’s Best Bite. Two dishes really wowed me this week, and try as I might, I simply cannot pick just one to take home the … Continue reading

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Best Bites: January 6, 2013

It’s here! The first Best Bites of 2013. Let’s see who made the cut for the new year? Best bite: Truffle gnocchi in sage brown butter at Bistro Moulin (Monterey) Chef Didier Dutertre’s signature spinach gnocchi has won the hearts … Continue reading

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Best Bites: December 30, 2012

A little late, but no less tasty! Who made the cut for my holiday Best Bites, the tastiest nibbles I enjoyed over the Christmas holiday. Let’s take a peek . . . Best bite: Bûche de Noël at Parker-Lusseau Pastries … Continue reading

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Best Bites: December 23, 2012

It’s that time again. Who made the cut for the best bites I’ve tasted all week? Let’s take a peek . . . Best Bite: Pork ramen at Cafe Lumiere (Monterey) Of all the delicious dishes I’ve had this week, … Continue reading

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Best Bites: December 6, 2012

I may no longer be writing for The Herald, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to end. You can continue to follow my foodie follies here on my blog. To kick us off, let’s find out who made the … Continue reading

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Best bites: August 9, 2012

For those of you who missed my column in Thursday’s Go! section of the Monterey Herald, I’m reposting the stories here on my blog. Check out this week’s Best Bite–a recap of the week’s tastiest treat! As an added bonus, … Continue reading

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Best bites: July 26, 2012

For those of you who missed my column in Thursday’s Go! section of the Monterey Herald, I’m reposting the stories here on my blog. Check out this week’s Best Bite–a recap of the week’s tastiest treat! As an added bonus, … Continue reading

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Best bites: July 19, 2012

For those of you who missed my column in Thursday’s Go! section of the Monterey Herald, I’m reposting the stories here on my blog. Check out this week’s Best Bite–a recap of the week’s tastiest treat! As an added bonus, … Continue reading

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Best bites: July 12, 2012

For those of you who missed my column in Thursday’s Go! section of the Monterey Herald, I’m reposting the stories here on my blog. Check out this week’s Best Bite–a recap of the week’s tastiest treat! As an added bonus, check out … Continue reading

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