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Passionfish: This Monterey Seafood Restaurant is Making a Difference, One Order at a Time

This restaurant’s passion for sustainable Monterey seafood has helped to create change across the industry. Passionfish is a small seafood eatery with a big reputation. The Pacific Grove...

From Health Challenges to Sweet Success: Sweet Laurel

Sweet Laurel Bakery is a gluten-free, grain-free, and refined sugar-free bakery in Los Angeles, California Sweet Laurel is a bakery in Los Angeles, but founder and baker Laurel Gallucci knows it...

Finch & Fork – Celebrates the Bounty of Santa Barbara

Originally opened within the Kimpton Canary Hotel in downtown Santa Barbara in 2013, Finch & Fork, with Chef Chris Riker at the helm, has been totally reinvented with a new concept, menu, and...

The Most Delicious Places Near Monterey County

The historic seaside town of Monterey, California is most famous for its Cannery Row, Old Fisherman’s Wharf, and world-class Monterey Bay Aquarium. But what you may not realize is that farms in...

Coastal Kitchen – Where Farm to Fork Meets Fine Dining

At Coastal Kitchen in the Monterey Plaza Hotel, Chef Michael Rotondo has created a tasting menu that leans heavily on local produce and seafood. This new, upscale hotel dining option is located next...

The Penny Ice Creamery: Churning up the most adventurous flavors in California!

Not only is The Penny Ice Creamery in Santa Cruz, California home to the most delightful artisanal ice cream we've ever tried, it is also a full-fledged dairy! Plus, they use produce from local...

Take a walk back in time: Napa Valley’s Oakville Grocery

For those in the know, a trip to JC Boisset's Oakville Grocery is on their Napa Valley "must do" list. Let's take a look at the Napa landmark's rich history, and why Boisset was determined to add it...

This chef helped champion Sacramento’s Farm to Fork movement.

Sacramento is a cool place to live. California’s capital, widely known as the Farm to Fork Capital, has gained quite the reputation as a foodie paradise - but it wasn’t always that way! Patrick...

Support Local Restaurants- Dine Out to Help Out

It's more important than ever to support local restaurants. The last two years have been tough on everyone, but they've been particularly difficult for local dining establishments. Between forced...

CA GROWN Holiday Gift Guide

Can you believe it's already time to start thinking about gifts for the Holiday season? It seems to roll around quicker every year and with a vengeance! Can we get a little slack? I feel like we just...

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