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Coming Soon: “Can I Live” dinner at Casanova

On August 5, Carmel’s Casanova restaurant will be hosting a special dinner with chef David Baron and aspiring chef Klaus Georis. The duo is preparing a five-course dinner for the evening, with wines from Carmel Valley’s Talbott Vineyards. Take a … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Aubergine hosts a Day with Helmut Dönnhoff

Next Thursday, July 18, Aubergine—the fine-dining restaurant inside L’Auberge Carmel hotel helmed by Food and Wine magazine’s “Best New Chef” Justin Cogley—is hosting legendary Rieseling producer Helmut Dönnhoff. The occasion brings together powerhouses in food and wine—Aubergine’s chef Cogley and … Continue reading

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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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Coming Soon: Hashi Hotto Ramen pop-up

When it comes to Japanese cuisine, most diners think of delicate bites of sushi and sashimi. But for me, noodles really steal the spotlight of Japan’s culinary culture. My heart is particularly sold on ramen, with tender egg noodles in … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: van Gogh’s birthday dinner at Casanova

Carmel’s Casanova Restaurant is throwing a birthday party for Vincent van Gogh on March 30. This quaint restaurant actually hosts the very table from the Auberge Ravoux, where van Gogh dined the summer of 1890 before his death. (Visit Van … Continue reading

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Timewarp Tuesday: Pizza party on

In case you missed it, I’m reposting reviews from my time at the Monterey Herald every Tuesday. Here’s my review of Carmel’s Vesuvio that appeared in the Go! section of the Monterey Herald on September 27, 2012. It’s been a … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Luca Late Nights

Who knew that Carmel would be the spot for late-night drinks and dancing? Mundaka has emerged as a staple of the late-night scene, offering late-night food, drinks and DJs over the weekend—on Thursdays, DJ Hanif Wondir always attracts a crowd … Continue reading

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