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Farm to Table is Alive and Well in Monterey, California

Bringing the bounty of the garden to the plate is a little easier in Monterey County. This region is ideal for growing all manner of fruit and nut trees, rows upon rows of vegetables of every color and shape imaginable, as well as delicious wines that have long been making a splash on the vintner […]

The Dirt on the Farm: Going Beyond Farm to Table with Monterey Bay Aquarium Executive Chef Matthew Beaudin

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Executive Chef Matthew Beaudin goes far beyond traditional farm to table principles to get as close as possible to the process and people who grow and harvest wholeness ingredients. His success is based on a desire to showcase everyone’s talent in the process from the farmer, fisherman, rancher to beekeeper. “My Executive Sous […]

Fantasy Comes to Life at the Oregon Country Fair

Often our anticipation exceeds imagination, but when imagination exceeds expectations, the fantasy becomes real. The Oregon Country Fair has captivated my imagination for nearly ten years. I have often wondered what could possibly make people simply light up when they thought of their days on the fairgrounds and whether or not I would feel the […]

What’s Cookin’ in Downtown Santa Ana

Chef Dave Larsen, of the locally famous C4Deli in Downtown Santa Ana is a natural cook and storyteller. He grew up learning how to be a skilled fisherman and home-brewer and paired those talents into a passion for cooking with authentic ingredients. Dave’s cooking style salutes classic dishes while adding a few innovative twists that […]

Meet Your Seoulmate this Valentines in Downtown Fullerton

Orange County foodies are flocking to Downtown Fullerton this week for the long anticipated opening of Seoulmate, a Korean fusion joint specializing in Mexi-style burritos. Having opened their first shack sized location in Long Beach three years ago, co-owners Jason Kang and Sean Butler’s Korean food with a Cali twist has become a local hit. These […]