Articles Tagged ‘foodies’

Foodies in Paradise: Meat Lovers Unite!

Foodies in Paradise: Meat Lovers Unite! May 11, 2009 | Food Lovers | Read More
I’m all for vegetables and non-animal food; after moving to Northern California and reading Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma and the new James Beard award winner In Defense of Food, it’s hard not to be a vegetarian most of the time. But sometimes all you need is a big slab...

Adventures In Foodie Land: darkness, lasers, ninjas, and child labor

Adventures In Foodie Land: darkness, lasers, ninjas, and child labor April 13, 2009 | Around the World, Food Lovers | Read More
The word adventure, for most people, brings to mind visions of mountain climbing, safaris, rescuing damsels in distress, and Indiana Jones.  For me, I think FOOD.  Let’s face it, there are some places that (for better or for worse) require a certain sense of adventure to dine there.  Here are...

Passover Food for Everybody

Passover Food for Everybody April 6, 2009 | Food Lovers | Read More
Passover is this Wednesday. If you are or know a Jew and are lucky enough to be invited to a Seder, you could indulge in the following: eat a hard-boiled egg chew bitter herbs slurp matzo-ball soup enjoy gefilte fish drink four cups of wine But if you’re not Jewish, or you have no family or...

Off the Beaten Path in Northern California Wine Country

Off the Beaten Path in Northern California Wine Country March 30, 2009 | Food Lovers, Offbeat | Read More
It usually goes without saying that foodies are also winos.  For avoiding the hordes of tourists, my favorite off the beaten path wine escape in the Napa and Sonoma area is Dry Creek Valley. A 16 mile long, 2 mile wide strip of land with one of the longest growing seasons in California, DCV is known...