My Favorite Food Recipes and the Stories Behind Them

Lola’s Bistro in Cheese Country – Patterson, CA

Originally published in 2016 Hilmar is my kind of town: located in the heart of foodland and boasting a sign that ...
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Glen Ellen Star and Lou’s Luncheonette

Fremont Diner is now closed, and replaced by Lou's Luncheonette. Napa and Sonoma are synonymous with great wine and spirits but ...
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Dumpling House in Arcadia CA

On our road trip from San Diego to San Francisco we stopped in Arcadia to see a relative. We planned to ...
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Summer fruit signals the heat is ON!

You know it's summer when... Peaches and nectarines pop up everywhereYou feel a need to fire up the grill...just becauseIt's ...
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