Category Archives: Grub Hunter

Your Thanksgiving survival guide

It’s that time of year again, Thanksgiving is just days away. Are you ready for the holiday? The Grub Hunter, Mike Hale, offered up a good rundown of local Thanksgiving dinner options, whether you’re staying in to dining out. Read it here, … Continue reading

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Top 100 Bites: local dishes you have to try before you die

This week, The Grub Hunter and I put together a list of the top 100 best bites to eat around town. It was great fun, but actually quite challenging to think of the best bites here on the Monterey Peninsula–there … Continue reading

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Grub Hunter: October 5, 2011

It’s Wednesday and this week’s Grub Hunter column is here. This week, Mike takes a look at his favorite spots for cheap eats in Seaside. Stay tuned soon–very soon–for my favorite spots to find good eats in Seaside. And don’t … Continue reading

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Grub Hunter: September 28

It’s Wednesday, and that means it’s time to check in with the Grub Hunter for the latest roundup of local restaurant news and events. This week, Mike tries out lettuce soup for lunch at the Steinbeck House in Salinas. Yes, … Continue reading

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Grub Hunter: September 21

It’s Wednesday and that means another installment of The Grub Hunter in the Monterey Herald. This week finds Mike waxing philosophical about Vietnamese food in Seaside and trying out Seaside’s newest Vietnamese eatery, Taste of Vietnam, which opened last week. … Continue reading

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Grub Hunter: September 14

This week’s Grub Hunter column looks at local happy hours, including Mike’s favorite in town. I’ll second his vote for Vesuvio’s happy hour–it’s a great deal for food with half-off appetizers. It was a welcome treat when I popped in … Continue reading

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Grub Hunter: September 7

Today’s Grub Hunter tackles a number of restaurant news stories from around town, including the controversy with David Fink (the brains behind Cantinetta Luca and L’Auberge in Carmel) and his plans to open a burger shop in the Carmel Plaza, … Continue reading

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Grub Hunter: August 31

I was pleasantly surprised when I was scrolling through my Twitter feed this morning and saw the return of the ever-entertaining Mike Hale to the Monterey Herald. Mike previously authored the weekly Food Bites column, and of course was my … Continue reading

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