SUMMER 2012 TABLE OF CONTENTS January 25, 2017May 30, 2012 by Edible Monterey Bay 4 GRIST FOR THE MILL 7 EDIBLE NOTABLES Picnic Basket 2012 EDDY Awards Local Heroes The Jewish Food Festival Companion Bakeshop 16 WHAT’S IN SEASON SUMMER SQUASH AND SQUASH BLOSSOMS Rediscovering one of summer’s most plentiful offerings 20 URBAN FOODSHED MARKET MANIA Reinventing the farmers’ market 24 ON THE FARM MIXED BLESSING Living in the land of the “super fruit” 30 OUT TO SEA FRESH SARDINES Catch them while you can 36 EDIBLE COMMUNITY REIMAGINING SAN BENITO COUNTY A foodie frontier seeks its seat at the table 44 ON THE VINE LABOR OF LOVE Talbott Vineyards’ Robb Talbott and Dan Karlsen 49 THE PRESERVATIONIST CHERRIES AND APRICOTS Capturing summer’s arrival 52 EDIBLE EVENTS CHARLIE HONG KONG AND LOKAL Edible Monterey Bay’s first two Pop-up Supper Clubs 59 MONTEREY BAY SUMMER FARMERS’ MARKETS 63 DINE LOCAL GUIDE 67 MAP OF THE REGION/ LOCAL SOURCE GUIDE 71 LOCAL LIBATIONS OOGA MOOGA! The Tiki revival is in full tilt at Hula’s COVER PHOTOGRAPH: Blueberries at Le Cigare Volant restaurant, by Ted Holladay CONTENTS PHOTOGRAPH: Olive trees in San Benito County, by Ted Holladay About the author Edible Monterey Bay + posts At Edible Monterey Bay, our mission is to celebrate the local food cultures of Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey Counties, season by season. Edible Monterey Bay https://www.ediblemontereybay.com/author/ediblemontereybay/ Why Advertise in Edible Monterey Bay? Edible Monterey Bay https://www.ediblemontereybay.com/author/ediblemontereybay/ Subscribe Now to Edible Monterey Bay magazine! Edible Monterey Bay https://www.ediblemontereybay.com/author/ediblemontereybay/ Contact Info Edible Monterey Bay https://www.ediblemontereybay.com/author/ediblemontereybay/ Get your appetite ready!