Category Archives: Links

Recipe: Aqua Terra Culinary’s sugar pie pumpkin soup

The latest issue of Aqua Terra Culinary’s Table Talk arrived in my inbox late yesterday, and immediately this recipe for sugar pie pumpkin soup had my mouth watering. The combination of the time change and cold weather has me craving … 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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The ticket to brisket

It’s a double-dose of Mike Hale today. In addition to today’s weekly Grub Hunter column, Mike gives us a story about brisket–giving us a little history about this iconic dish and where to get your hands on some brisket here … 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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Making it big

Checking out today’s San Francisco Chronicle, I came across Michael Bauer’s rather glowing review of Sons and Daughters in San Francisco. It’s nice to see a local(ish) kid making it big. Chef-owner Teague Moriarty grew up in Santa Cruz and attended … Continue reading

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The home stretch

Today’s Taste section of the Herald includes a look at the making of il Vecchio, the hotly anticipated Italian restaurant opening September 13 here in Pacific Grove. I’ve now been to two tastings at il Vecchio as they move into … 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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