Category Archives: Good Food

Best Bites: August 10-16

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. But wait–there’s more! That’s right, you’ve read about the best thing I ate all week, but … Continue reading

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I ♥ pie

For those of you who missed my column in Thursday’s Go! section of the Monterey Herald, I’m reposting the stories here, complete with some photos that didn’t appear in the printed article. I love pie, and I love pie in … Continue reading

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Recipe: Aqua Terra’s heirloom tomato tart

Along with news from the Point Pinos Grill, this month’s Table Talk included the recipe for their signature heirloom tomato tart. This was one of my favorite menu items during Dory Ford’s tenure at the Portola Restaurant, so I’m thrilled … Continue reading

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News from the Point Pinos Grill

My friend forwarded me the monthly newsletter, Table Talk, from Aqua Terra Culinary this weekend, and I couldn’t help but share this nugget on recent goings-on at the Point Pino Grill: As Chef Dory mentioned – summer’s in full swing … Continue reading

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Best Bites: June 15-21

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. But wait–there’s more! That’s right, you’ve read about the best thing I ate all week, but … Continue reading

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Best Bites: June 1 to 7, 2011

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. But wait–there’s more! That’s right, you’ve read about the best thing I ate all week, but … Continue reading

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A fancy feast

Last weekend was the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s tenth annual Cooking for Solutions event. This three-day event celebrated sustainable seafood bringing in celebrity chefs from around the country and county. The highlight of the weekend is a strolling dinner gala at … Continue reading

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Happy Coq au Vin Day!

Heading out this morning, I was reminded that summer is here. As the calendar turns to June, the Monterey Peninsula is packed with tourists here to enjoy the sunny weather. (Ha! Little do they know it’s only sunny like three … Continue reading

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Happy Escargot Day!

I’m always looking for an excuse for a holiday, especially one related to food. So needless to say, I was thrilled to hear today was National Escargot Day! (As if I really needed any excuse to eat escargot?!?!) Alas, I … Continue reading

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It’s peanut butter jelly time!

Remember this? Ah, a classic no? And lately my mantra. I don’t know why, but I seem to be eating a lot of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches lately. I mean A LOT. I’m probably eating them more often now … Continue reading

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