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26 March, 2019

Absinthia Blanche

Absinthia Blanche
Posted in : Absinthe, Spirits on by : becca
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Absinthia Blanche Organic Absinthe Supérieure San Carlos, CA ABV 55% I have been keeping this elegant bottle of absinthe by my side for about a year now. Just look at that wormwood sketch on the glass! Exquisite. I bought Absinthia from Alchemy down the block, a high-end purveyor of quality alcoholic beverages. They were doing
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15 August, 2017

Gott’s Roadside Summer Menu

Gott’s Roadside Summer Menu
Comments : 2 Posted in : Dining in Palo Alto - CA, Restaurants on by : becca
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Obligatory disclaimer: The food I’m about to review from Gott’s Roadside summer menu was entirely free to me. I love when restaurants add new menu items to celebrate a change in seasons. I love it even more when they invite me out to taste them. You might think mid-August a little late to write up
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21 November, 2016

Highlights of the Livermore Valley Wine Country

Highlights of the Livermore Valley Wine Country
Comments : 3 Posted in : Port, Red Wine, Rose Wine, Tasting Rooms in Livermore - CA, Travel Guide for Livermore - CA, White Wine, Wine, Wine Bloggers Conference 2016 on by : becca
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It’s been a few months since I visited the Livermore Valley Wine Country on a pre-excursion to the 2016 Wine Bloggers Conference (WBC), but my memory has not faded at the impressive wines being churned out by this little known region. With its close location to the San Francisco Bay Area where I live, it’s
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26 September, 2016

Bay Area Foodie News – Late September 2016

Bay Area Foodie News – Late September 2016
Posted in : Announcements, Events on by : becca
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Hello readers! On occasion, I learn about upcoming or ongoing food or drink events that I think may be of special interest to you and share them. This is one of those occasions! So grab the scheduling device of your choice and get on these opportunities to eat, drink, and maybe help a worthy local
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29 July, 2016

Matthew Accarrino’s Roast Beef Recipe

Matthew Accarrino’s Roast Beef Recipe
Posted in : Dining in San Francisco - CA, Recipes, Restaurants on by : becca
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Consider this post bonus material from the Pure Leaf Travelling Teahouse event I went to in June. In case you missed it (write-up here),  Pure Leaf is touring the country to promote their new Teahouse Collection, and for the Bay Area, they partnered with Matthew Accarrino, the acclaimed, Italian-leaning chef at Michelin-starred SPQR in the Fillmore.
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12 July, 2016

Scratch

Scratch
Posted in : Dining in Mountain View - CA, Restaurants on by : becca
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Scratch, not to be confused with the Scratch I reviewed in Durham a few years back, bills itself as a purveyor of American comfort food in an elegant style, a common trend among restaurants these days–upscale comfort food is the new American bistro. And who can blame them, as restaurants dare much if they don’t
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1 July, 2016

Lemonade Invades the Bay Area!

Lemonade Invades the Bay Area!
Posted in : Dining in Palo Alto - CA, Restaurants on by : becca
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  Northern Californians have never had a better reason to welcome a southern invader. By southern, I mean Southern Californian, of course, as Lemonade is a SoCal cafeteria chain with 23 locations. Those have all been concentrated in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Orange counties before now, but the Bay Area has six Lemonade openings
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18 April, 2016

Come to the Work Local Awards Banquet, 4/28!

Come to the Work Local Awards Banquet, 4/28!
Comments : 1 Posted in : Announcements, Events on by : becca
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As one of Localwise’s social media partners, you may have noticed me writing, tweeting, or Instagramming about their first ever Work Local Awards. Well, the finalists have been announced, and the banquet is coming up! On 4/28, will you join me in seeing which Bay Area employers are the best of the bunch, as voted
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14 March, 2016

Localwise’s Work Local Award Nominations Open!

Localwise’s Work Local Award Nominations Open!
Posted in : Announcements on by : becca
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You may have noticed the contributions I’ve made to Localwise’s blog? Well, they are contributing to the Bay Area community by doing more than hosting the best local job board in the area — they already have that down. Now, they’re introducing the Work Local Awards, meant to honor the best employers in the area.
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23 February, 2016

Localwise Post: Starter Bakery

Localwise Post: Starter Bakery
Comments : 2 Posted in : Bakeries, Grab and Go on by : becca
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Starter Bakery, have I loved. So much so that I focused on them for my post last month at the Localwise blog. In it, I talk with owner Brian Wood about the wholesale bakery business, and just what he thinks makes his pastries and his employees stand out. For it, I got to try several
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