Ultimately, food experiences in 2020 were more about taking joy where I found it, rather than seeking the newest, hottest, or best-of. Following are my top-five eats of this year.
A look back at the opening night of Nam Vietnamese Brasserie—when dining out was still a thing.
I don't know about you, but I am freezing this winter! (And here's a sobering thought: we're only 10 days into the season, which means El Nino likely has more extremes in store for us.) I keep telling my friends and family on the East Coast that they need to send our weather back. Hard to believe … Continue reading #TBT: Fifth Crow Farm’s Farm Field Day
This is the final of a three-part series covering my food adventures during a roadtrip to California's Central Coast this past summer. Need to catch up? Check out #TBT: Central Coast Food Tour, Going SLO and #TBT: A Walking Food Tour of San Luis Obispo. Generally I don't like to bring my personal stuff to … Continue reading #TBT: SLO to the Coast
The tiny town of Pescadero (pop. 643, as of 2010) in southern San Mateo county is probably best known for Duarte's Tavern, a long-standing institution established in 1894 and lauded in Sunset Magazine for its now-famous artichoke soup. But there's so much more to experience in Pescadero, as I learned this past summer. Historically important … Continue reading #TBT: Visiting Harley Farms Goat Dairy in Pescadero
We're back -- and throwin' it back for #TBT! Betcha thought 650Food had drifted away to the Land of Forgotten Blogs, but not so my friends! Way back in June I made the decision to take the summer off for a much-needed and long-overdue creative and lifestyle reboot. (On the blogging front, it's hard to … Continue reading #TBT: What I Did This Summer