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THE FOOD PARTY!

Abruzzo for Work, Amelia for Family, Rome for Love

It started off as a casual fling. Friday night Appy Hour at the Vatican. An "early" 8 o'clock Bucatini Amatriciana dinner. A weekend drive...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 1, 2016
Last comment by Italiano, 15 hours ago | 5 comments | 1573 Views

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An Earth Day Toast

It’s Earth Day, April 22nd. Time again to celebrate how lucky we are to live on such a beautiful planet. Sometimes I am critical of human looks;...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on Apr 26, 2016 at 1:40 pm | 5 comments | 2120 Views

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Let Men Pay

I was at Rossotti's for Friday happy hour last week, along with all the Apple 40-year anniversary folks running around the backyard, acting all ==I Think...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Apr 22, 2016 at 11:00 pm | 21 comments | 3530 Views

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Local Flavor

The Food Party! has been keeping it local lately. Rendezvous Café and Catering Hidden away east of 101 is a relatively new café...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Apr 21, 2016 at 10:44 pm | 8 comments | 2093 Views

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Eat Anything You Want Except For Two Days A Week Diet

Happy New Year! Here we go again. Let me guess, your New Year's resolution is to: 1) Exercise more (OR) 2) Lose weight No news there. 80%...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by dewas, on Apr 9, 2016 at 5:49 am | 9 comments | 29438 Views

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There's Nothing Polite About This Game

So you've had your fill of shopping and wrapping, cooking and eating, and now all that's left is to sit around and argue with the family? Turn that holiday...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by dewas, on Apr 9, 2016 at 5:41 am | 11 comments | 9427 Views

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Picnic Pleasures

The pleasure of a picnic lies somewhere between genteel society and raw nature. Pepper-crusted salmon, watermelon radish and Humboldt Fog dot plaid blankets laid...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Apr 5, 2016 at 3:43 pm | 8 comments | 3007 Views

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Woodside Bakery is Closing?

What a surprise to learn that Woodside Bakery, located...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 28, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 27, 2016 at 10:49 pm | 40 comments | 8805 Views

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Eggs for Vegans

Watch out! Easter is sneaking up behind us. We’ve Food Partied!

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 20, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Mar 26, 2016 at 9:16 pm |
4 comments | 2603 Views

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Help Define “Natural” on Food Labels

The FDA has extended request for comments on what “natural” means on food labeling. The Food Party! took a field trip to a grocery in Michigan...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 13, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Mar 17, 2016 at 8:46 am | 7 comments | 2887 Views

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Losing My Vino Virginity and Other Cheesy Fun

Lots of Food Parties! happening around town this week. ZinEx 2016 Can someone go to a tasting of 500 wines and like every bottle? Yes I learned,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 6, 2016
Last comment by Brighton, on Mar 12, 2016 at 6:12 am | 5 comments | 3421 Views

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I’ve Never Had Turnips Before

This week we Food Party! at a Mountain View grow & taste class at Monta Loma Elementary where the students are cultivating vegetables on school property...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Mar 6, 2016 at 5:17 pm | 14 comments | 2331 Views

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Roadkill I280 – Definitely No Food Party

Approximately 1.3 million deer are hit by vehicles each year in the US., including one every three days on Interstate I280, according to the

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 15, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Feb 20, 2016 at 10:10 am |
23 comments | 3323 Views

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Souper Bowl 2014

HAH! Gotcha! This is a reprint of Miso Sick with some additional edits. I just had to change the title. Besides, it's a perfect name for the...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by essays-shark.net, on Feb 18, 2016 at 6:15 am | 28 comments | 18874 Views

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Foods of Love

Sit down at the table. Breathe in the sight and smells. Senses engage. Mouth starts to water. Eating is the most intimate experience we have with most people....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Feb 9, 2016 at 8:58 pm | 3 comments | 3751 Views

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Please Peas Me - Sriracha’s Sultry Sister

If you are into the many uses for Thailand’s Sriracha like we are, here’s a new one for you: Korean Gochujang Chili Sauce. I got a hold of...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Feb 2, 2016 at 8:17 pm | 12 comments | 3187 Views

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Holidays That Go Clunk In Your Stomach. Or Not.

We leave many a holiday party feeling bloated and yucky. One reason is because today’s buffets are filled with an over abundance of fried food, beef,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 13, 2015
Last comment by ashley, on Feb 2, 2016 at 8:54 am | 6 comments | 3709 Views

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Humboldt Grown

I love a January road trip. Misty, grey, open roads calling you to drive onward into the alluring abyss. It’s the perfect time to travel because few...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Lauralies, on Jan 25, 2016 at 10:06 pm | 10 comments | 3376 Views

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Japanese Hot Pot with Carrots and Kudzu

We are an equal opportunity Food Party! Last week was beef and salmon, this week it’s totally tofu. Japanese Hot Pot with Carrots and Kudzu is a perfect...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jan 22, 2016 at 12:06 pm | 2 comments | 3357 Views

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Dancing Cows, Spending Bills, and Slipping Ludes to Legislators

Cows are back in the news, or as we say…in the moos. The Rose Bowl, New Years Day, Half Time Show…. Stanford band takes the shape...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jan 13, 2016 at 5:04 pm | 9 comments | 2609 Views
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Mountain View's Liquid Menu is reborn as The Phoenix
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 1,968 views

Some Impacts of Driverless Cars
By Steve Levy | 18 comments | 1,857 views

Abruzzo for Work, Amelia for Family, Rome for Love
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 1,573 views

How are Exotic Animal Training and Learning in Marriage Related?
By Chandrama Anderson | 3 comments | 1,334 views

No Plans
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 504 views