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THE FOOD PARTY!

Local Flavor – Berries and the Riviera

U-Pick Berries It’s time to head back to Webb Ranch in Portola Valley for U-Pick berry season....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 7, 2019
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Summer Cooking Classes - Free!

San Mateo County Libraries are sponsoring a free series of 1-hour cooking classes, taught by yours truly. Contact the individual library to RSVP. Join us and learn...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 8, 2019
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Japanese Hot Pot with Tofu and Kudzu

Anyone make it to Eating Green on the Green last Sunday? Send us a report...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 27, 2019
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Lights Out! Foods to Snuggle With in the Dark

It’s the big brace tonight as we find out what’s going to happen. Power on? Power off? The St Mary’s wellness fair in Moraga (where I thought...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 8, 2019
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Dry January Last Week? LOL

How’s Dry January going Food Partiers!? I blame no one for wanting a drink last week. Nevertheless, she persisted. A tough week of wildly different...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 11, 2021
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More Holiday Hoopla – City and Peninsula

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Here’s a few more places we’ve been Food Partying! at lately. Both fit well for New Years and beyond,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 16, 2021
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Idaho Hot Springs and Yellowstone – Travelin’ Solo

Hello Food Partiers! and Courageous Travelers all from Yellowstone National Park. I am happy to report the park is open, at least the southern loop, even after...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 28, 2022
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Local Flavor– Highland Noodles and Aurum

Have you taken advantage of eating out post pandemic? Thanks to all those still working hard to bring food to our tables. We’ve started Food Partying again...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 28, 2022
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Plant-Forward Future with the Culinary Institute of America

Lemony fields of flittering flowers make for happy road tripping. The mustard seed is still blooming as we time-travel back to mid-April in Napa Valley. {IMG...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 1, 2022
There are no comments yet. 7458 Views

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Food Partying! with iChina and Wild Onion

We’ve been Food Partying! a little more at neighborhood hot spots, taking advantage of new menus and openings. Maybe you have too? Do tell. Here’s...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 7, 2022
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Dry January, The Farm Bill, and ZinEX

Happy New Year Food Partiers! I hope your December was filled with good food and friends. It turned out to be my busiest holiday season (work-wise) in many...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 2, 2023
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Free Market Farm Bill or Farce?

"The nine most terrifying words in the English language are I’m from the government and I’m here to help." Ronald Reagan hit a resonant...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 19, 2023
There are no comments yet. 2652 Views

AD LIBS

Ad Libs: More trucks and cheese, please

This is one of those Fridays when I'm left with several interesting tidbits that I wish could've made it into the print edition this week. Paper stretches only so...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 25, 2011
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Ad Libs: 'Mapping Edo'

In our young country, it seems inconceivable that a span of 200-plus years could be just "a period," a fraction of our history. But that's Japan (and most other...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Aug. 22, 2013
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ON THE PAGE

The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer

I just finished reading (belatedly) Meg Wolitzer's 2013 bestseller The Interestings. I want to break the long silence...

Original post made by Nick Taylor on Jul. 7, 2015
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What to do when half your book is dead

(continued from "A Pantser Brought to Heel") In an hour-long phone call, my...

Original post made by Nick Taylor on Jan. 19, 2016
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Forget You're Reading This

My wife was skeptical when I showed her the Advance Reader Edition of my new novel,

Original post made by Nick Taylor on Feb. 9, 2016
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SENIOR FOCUS

Stanford Assistive Technology Course – Open to the public – A Rolling Opportunity

One of the hidden gems happening every January – mid-March on Stanford campus is David Jaffe’s Perspectives in Assistive Technology (ENGR110/210) course....

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Apr. 8, 2016
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Radio Show, Katz's Corner, Focused on Men's Health Particularly Prostate Health

You (men) hit 50/55/60 and you are getting your PSA checked to see if you have prostate-related issues, particularly prostate cancer. According to the ACS, men should...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Aug. 10, 2016
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Beyond the Nightly Walk – Power Walking

pow•er walk•ing noun A form of cardiopulmonary exercise consisting of fast walking with exaggerated swinging of the arms. As someone with osteoarthritis...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jul. 25, 2017
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