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THE FOOD PARTY!

To Write or to Rome?

If you were here last week, you know we are Food Partying! in Italy. Surrounded by gods, angels, and voluptuous female statues, I thought the words would just...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 8, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jun 11, 2016 at 11:13 am | 7 comments | 20140 Views

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Grill Baby Grill

It’s Memorial Day? I keep thinking it’s somewhere around late March, early April. You know where this is going, right? Hold on tight; summer always...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 29, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jun 1, 2016 at 7:50 pm | 2 comments | 21529 Views

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Caesar Pleaser

With all the talk about Caesar Salad last week, I decided to put up my own recipe this week....

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 21, 2016
Last comment by Sheri Furman, on May 24, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 7 comments | 18304 Views

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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 to the Adriatic....

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 1, 2016
Last comment by Italiano, on May 5, 2016 at 1:15 am | 5 comments | 20229 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; if...

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 | 19049 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 Different....

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 | 21102 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 called...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Apr 21, 2016 at 10:44 pm | 8 comments | 19566 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 | 27528 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 | 19120 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 | 22636 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 | 19561 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 | 22105 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 | 21241 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 a bottle...

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 | 19272 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 of a...

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 | 17456 Views

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Ingredients to Watch For in 2016

The Top Ten and Best of lists hit the papers this week, as we prepare for the arrival of 2016. Yesterday's Associated Press list made me smile because...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jan 4, 2016 at 12:52 am | 12 comments | 22598 Views

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Trespass Picnic on Martin’s Beach Part 2

A deadline looms on the fate of public access to Martin’s...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 20, 2015
Last comment by y_p_w, on Dec 29, 2015 at 10:49 am |
9 comments | 26887 Views

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Sitting is the New Smoking

"The fact that the average adult spends 50 ? 70% of their day sitting is no surprise to anyone who works in an office. But few realize the health consequences...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 23, 2015 at 4:13 pm | 10 comments | 38189 Views

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Peace Through Hummus

What are you thankful for? That’s the question many of us will discuss this week around the Thanksgiving table. I was thinking about it last week. The first...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 21, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Nov 27, 2015 at 8:18 am | 17 comments | 20455 Views

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Feeling Crabby About The Season?

Feeling crabby about the season, or should we say the non-season? On November 6, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) made an emergency ruling...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by D. Lish, on Nov 21, 2015 at 5:55 am | 33 comments | 21345 Views
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