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Thoughts of Labor Day and 230 Forest, Laguna Beach.

Kale Salad at 230 Forest in Laguna. It doesn’t get much better than that! Yesterday, my daughter and I drove up the coast to celebrate Labor Day. Now, for me Labor Day has always meant just that: I had 2 or 3 dozen people to the house, ‘prepped’ for DAYS, with stuffing dates with bleu cheese, slicing pickles, creating Mac ...

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Bringing to your attention ~ the March Against Monsanto

A March Against Monsanto in San Diego? Yes. And No. It’s worldwide! lol This wasn’t my idea….. I didn’t think of it (wish I did)…. but it makes sense to share this blog and this information with everyone you know. I have been blogging about Monsanto forever…. telling you how they have genetically modified our food, putting farmers out of business ...

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Carlsbad Irish Pub is the worst experience evah!

Wholly crap Batman! What is going on? I’m not going to get good SEO on this article, but I’m writing it anyway, just to express myself and give you the ‘heads up’. We went out to our  St. Patrick’s Day Dinner at a Carlsbad Irish Pub…. at a place we could have called O’Spit (or that other word that begins ...

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True Food kitchen Review ~ From Chef Marian

You know how life works….. one thing leads to another….. And my trip to Brooklyn Girl the night before (see blog review on this site) led me to the discovery of True Food kitchen in the Fashion Valley Mall, yesterday. “Combat the trend toward processed food and fast food”. That’s our man Andrew Weil talking there…. (Did I mention you’re ...

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Brooklyn Girl Review ~ from Chef Marian

Hey! I’m a New Yorker! But I’m not Brooklyn. I’m not the Bronx. I’m not Queens. I’m not even Westchester! I’m Long Island…. and you can count on an upbringing that knows good food! And so does Victoria, the Brooklyn Girl for whom this restaurant is named! I thought I remembered her from what San Diego Magazine calls a ‘recession ...

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