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Cast Iron Kitchen Pork Belly Is Living High on the Hog

Cast Iron Kitchen Pork Belly Is Living High on the Hog

Cast Iron Kitchen and Chef Josh Petty have changed the way the Port City thinks of breakfast and brunch but when they team up with Master Blend Family Farms for a “High and Low on the Hog” dinner, you KNOW it’s gonna be spectacular!

tacobaby has Arrived: Tastebud Nirvana

tacobaby has Arrived: Tastebud Nirvana

When I heard tacobaby was having their Grand Opening, I immediately scrapped the family’s dinner plans, scooped everyone up and set sail for the unveiling of what will undoubtedly become one of downtown’s coolest places.

Osteria Cicchetti Maintaining “O.C.” Status

Osteria Cicchetti Maintaining “O.C.” Status

Osteria Cicchetti is, and always has been predictably and consistently delicious. This awesome meal was no exception and yet another reminder why “The O.C.” is so popular.

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Cast Iron Kitchen: Worth a Quick U-Turn

Cast Iron Kitchen: Worth a Quick U-Turn

Seeing that Cast Iron Kitchen was open meant a quick U-turn and an awesome brunch were my new plans for the day!

Bento Box: Food as Glorious Art

Bento Box: Food as Glorious Art

I dropped into the Bento Box in the Forum and so glad I did! When the food came out I honestly felt guilty for eating it because it looked so good.

CHINGŌN! Taqueria: Awesome in Any Language

CHINGŌN! Taqueria: Awesome in Any Language

Tell ya what… CHINGON is worth the drive (and a story). I’ve stepped away from stories because it seems like people really just want a quick couple blurbs and a couple photos. But today’s lunch was yummy fo’ sho’, and merits some extra foodie props!

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Hungry Sparrow: Relief for Quarantined Taste Buds

Hungry Sparrow: Relief for Quarantined Taste Buds

Stuck in the house in full-on pandemic stay-your-butt-at-home mode, I felt my beloved taste buds dulling and dying with every day. Long gone were my romantic walks to the taco trucks and I felt that I’d do just about anything to enter the hallowed halls 

Lois Potratz, Social Media Influencer: Food for Thought

Lois Potratz, Social Media Influencer: Food for Thought

Five Minutes with Lois Potratz, Social Media Influencer: “Food is a connection to heart and home. Hopefully people will cook along with me on Zoom, focusing on healthy comfort food. It is indeed very therapeutic.“

Dave Wishon, Owner | Parchies Barbeque

Dave Wishon, Owner | Parchies Barbeque

Five Minutes with Dave Wishon, Parchies:

They told me I’d never make it, because nobody ever could. If they had told me I would be a big success, I’d probably have failed – that was my motivation.

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Real Foodies Don’t Arrive Empty-Handed: foodie gifts for the host or hostess

Real Foodies Don’t Arrive Empty-Handed: foodie gifts for the host or hostess

Are you invited to partake of New Year’s revelries at the home of your favorite foodie? Rejoice! There is nothing better than ringing in a new year with craft drinks, special bubbly, and gourmet edibles. But… don’t forget the foodie gift for that special host