March 2, 2021 – Scotts Valley chef and cooking instructor Jocelyn Denson enjoyed the “adventure of a lifetime” as part of the Meatball Mamas team competing on the new season of The Great Food Truck Race, hosted by celeb chef Tyler Florence. Taped last year over
March 2, 2021 – Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch, which turned 20 in 2019, has made big, loud and visible progress in sustainable sourcing worldwide. A galaxy of star chefs like Thomas Keller, Carla Hall and Sam Choy long ago signed
March 2, 2021 – Have you seen the sign? Scratch is on the move. Folks in Carmel Valley Village will notice a new addition to the sign board at the old dairy barn that used to house Testarossa. It looks like
February 23, 2021 – Between its active docks, beautiful beaches, famous fish house and world-class marine research lab, Moss Landing packs a disproportionate amount of intrigue into a city with an official population of 54. A similar thing happens with its
February 26, 2021 – Some might remember the Aptos Vineyard label, begun in 1974 by popular Aptos resident Judge John Marlo. He was a gregarious community member, according to his friends, and he had one thing that helps build relationships and
February 16, 2021 – After decades in the restaurant game, Bill and Teresa Lee have survived just about everything the industry can dish out, from properties that appear doomed to private parties that appear destined for arrests. So when they started
February 16, 2021 – Janice Gali looks fondly back on the era of blueberries, when she and her husband, Dr. Joseph Gali, a pediatrician by trade, and a farmer at heart, cultivated eight varieties of blueberries on their farm in Watsonville.
February 9, 2021 – The landmark property that was Gallatin’s, Stokes Adobe and Restaurant 1833 has a new tenant. Just don’t ask what the name is, who the chef is or what’s on the menu. All that will come in time.
February 9, 2021 – What’s more romantic than the perfect bottle of wine for Valentine’s Day? You know if one is good, then two might be better and three might even be the guarantee of a really fun evening of pairing
February 2, 2021 – The age-old question, “What should we do for Valentine’s Day?” should be easily answered by browsing through this compilation of local happenings. While by no means exhaustive, this compendium should provide you fodder for planning the perfect