Edible Monterey Bay

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EDIBLE NOTABLES: SHARING IS CARING
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EDIBLE NOTABLES: ART & BEER
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EDIBLE NOTABLES: PERMANENT PARKLETS
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EDIBLE NOTABLES: TEA TOME
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WHAT'S IN SEASON: APRICOTS
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EDIBLE PROVISIONS: LOCAL CHEESES
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IN SEARCH OF MONTEREY BAY BARBECUE
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EDIBLE ENTERTAINING: BBQ SAUCE AND TIPS FROM A PRO
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EDIBLE ENTERTAINING: CHARRED CORN SLAW
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ON THE HOOK: JUST FOR THE HALIBUT
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BACK OF THE HOUSE: DIGITAL DINING
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EDIBLE D.I.Y.: FERMENTED GREEN TOMATO CHUTNEY
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LAST CALL: DRINK YOUR JAM
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June 29, 2021 – This year’s Sunset Wine Competition crowned a totally appealing, back porch friendly Grenache-Syrah blend from Mendocino, as Best Red and Best of Show. The 2019 Miro Cellars Sasha’s Cuvée from Chevalier Vineyard easily beat out the winning

June 25, 2021 – For its relative remoteness and modest population, Big Sur enjoys a wealth of one-of-a-kind foodie finds. There are enough gems like, say, Treebones’ Sushi Bar, Ripplewood’s scalloped potatoes, Nepenthe’s magic, Big Sur Bakery’s bacon scones, and Deetjen’s

June 25, 2021 – There’s an amazing vineyard property on Kennedy Road above Los Gatos, with a sunny Mediterranean clime and a feeling of serenity. As you climb towards it, the sky becomes increasingly blue, accentuating the contrast with the verdant

June 22, 2021 – Paella on the beach? That’s what chef Gus Trejo has in mind. He’s currently spending his first summer as exec chef at the Dream Inn in Santa Cruz and they’ve just obtained permission from the city to

June 22, 2021 – Sometimes there’s too much on the plate.  So it went with our summer feature on local barbecue, titled “In Search of Monterey Bay Barbecue.”  (It was accompanied by some clever guidance on grilling from chef-hospitality star Matt

June 22, 2021 – Fruition Brewing in Watsonville thrives on serendipity, and so it was in finding just the right person to take over its kitchen.  For the past two years, Fruition has depended on rotating food trucks and pop-ups to

There are few meals, no matter how good, for which I will wait in line. In fact, I can count them on two fingers, and they both call San Francisco home: 1) visionary State Bird Provisions, back in the days after

June 18, 2021 – Hamdog is exactly the kind of name you’d expect on a craft beer bottle, right? Not so much on a bottle of wine. Which is exactly why winemaker Jason Robideaux opted for something fresh, innovative and fun.

June 15, 2021 – It’s not a holiday. It’s not your birthday. And it’s not the end of COVID. But it is Reopening Day in the Golden State, which—given how long the anticipation has lasted—deserves capital letters.  For those emerging from 5G-proof bunkers, today

June 15, 2021 – Herencia. It means “heritage” and it’s always been a vital ingredient at Villa Azteca in Oldtown Salinas. Now chef-owner Susana Alvarez and her family will bring their signature slant on Mexican cuisine to Carmel with the arrival

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