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Winners & Losers in the Food Retail Landscape

Winners & Losers in the Food Retail Landscape

Today’s consumer food purchases span a continuum of transactional to experiential. Successful retailers, manufacturers and food service operators will offer a balance of both extremes, said Christina Bowden, senior director of Consulting Services...

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Frankland’s Crab & Co Opens in the Montecito Inn

Frankland’s Crab & Co Opens in the Montecito Inn

Following the tragic mud slides in Montecito, Frankland’s was rebuilt on the Montecito Inn property, and had its 2nd opening on April 6. Guests attending the opening were delighted with the authentic recipes and inviting atmosphere....

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Winery of the Week: Hunt Cellars – Paso Robles

Winery of the Week: Hunt Cellars – Paso Robles

When The Hunt Family decided to pursue their dream, they were uncertain where they would choose to build their vineyard. The Hunts spent exhaustive days and weekends traveling to various premium wine regions from Oregon, Washington, and throughout...

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Nigel Slater’s Really Good Spaghetti Bolognese

Nigel Slater’s Really Good Spaghetti Bolognese

Some may call this a winter recipe. But I say, a good pasta dish takes place all year long. Here is a wonderful explanation for all the needed steps to make this recipe work for you, the great home cook. Author Notes: A bolognese that works...

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Chocolate & Fine Wine Reign at Grand Velas Festival

Chocolate & Fine Wine Reign at Grand Velas Festival

Guests who where at the Grand Velas Resort Puerto Vallarta in late March were treated to a beyond sweet experience during the hotel’s Festival Del Chocolate, featuring the star of Mexican Chocolatier’s Jose Ramon Castillo, founder...

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Winery of the Week: Hunt Cellars – Paso Robles

Winery of the Week: Hunt Cellars – Paso Robles

When The Hunt Family decided to pursue their dream, they were uncertain where they would choose to build their vineyard. The Hunts spent exhaustive...

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Nigel Slater’s Really Good Spaghetti Bolognese

Nigel Slater’s Really Good Spaghetti Bolognese

Some may call this a winter recipe. But I say, a good pasta dish takes place all year long. Here is a wonderful explanation for all the needed...

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Winners & Losers in the Food Retail Landscape

Winners & Losers in the Food Retail Landscape

Today’s consumer food purchases span a continuum of transactional to experiential. Successful retailers, manufacturers and food service operators will offer a...

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Frankland’s Crab & Co Opens in the Montecito Inn

Frankland’s Crab & Co Opens in the Montecito Inn

Following the tragic mud slides in Montecito, Frankland’s was rebuilt on the Montecito Inn property, and had its 2nd opening on April 6. Guests attending...

Read Full Story »

Winery of the Week: Hunt Cellars – Paso Robles

Winery of the Week: Hunt Cellars – Paso Robles

When The Hunt Family decided to pursue their dream, they were uncertain where they would choose to build their vineyard. The Hunts spent exhaustive days and weekends...

Read Full Story »

Nigel Slater’s Really Good Spaghetti Bolognese

Nigel Slater’s Really Good Spaghetti Bolognese

Some may call this a winter recipe. But I say, a good pasta dish takes place all year long. Here is a wonderful explanation for all the needed steps to make this...

Read Full Story »

Chocolate & Fine Wine Reign at Grand Velas Festival

Chocolate & Fine Wine Reign at Grand Velas Festival

Guests who where at the Grand Velas Resort Puerto Vallarta in late March were treated to a beyond sweet experience during the hotel’s Festival Del Chocolate,...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Bayou Rum

George’s Rants and Raves: Bayou Rum

Yes, Virginia, you can have your cake and eat it, too! Okay, okay, so I might be mixing a few metaphors in that previous sentence, but it all rings true. Right around...

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Laetitia Vineyard & Winery: A Perfect Harbor From A Stormy Highway

Laetitia Vineyard & Winery: A Perfect Harbor From A Stormy Highway

During one of my trips up the 101 during a torrential rain storm I wandered in from the storm to an amazing and comforting wine tasting room at Laetitia Vineyard...

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Refreshing, Herbal Vodka Cocktail Recipes

Refreshing, Herbal Vodka Cocktail Recipes

Grow a cocktail garden right outside your door and be prepared for lots of fun and amazing scents all season long. Part of growing useful organic gardens is finding...

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Asparagus and Prosciutto Puff Pastry Pillows

Asparagus and Prosciutto Puff Pastry Pillows

Have you ever thought about what happens behind-the-scenes at a catered event or dinner party?  Have you ever thought you could do it better?  Founder of Food...

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26th Taste of Solvang A Delicious Weekend

26th Taste of Solvang A Delicious Weekend

The annual Solvang walking and tasting extravaganza celebrated 26 years in March and offered delicious delights and savory flavors to passport holders who were...

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