Posts tagged "Dining"

Nostalgia and Beef along I-5

Zipping along the monotonous drive between Los Angeles and the Bay Area on Interstate 5 is a fun place loaded with nostalgic lunch boxes to bring back memories of gone by school days.  Located right off the freeway on Panoche Rd in Firebaugh, California, the Apricot Tree Restaurant has hundreds of old lunch boxes and...
Wine and Ancestry in Slovenia

Wine and Ancestry in Slovenia

Each page crackled as the village priest opened centuries old church birth records and my anticipation heightened when the page fell to my great grandfather’s name. The discovery of a hand written family tree led me to this “old country” village of Metlika, Slovenia, Old Yugoslavia. Soon I would find the working vineyard where my...

The New York Pickle Guys

Snap the crunchy New York pickle in half and bite into the flavors of a real dill pickle! If you have been raised eating pickles from jars purchased in a grocery store, the pickles from Pickle Guys in New York City brings pickle eating to a whole new level. My San Diego transplanted Jewish friend...

Phil’s Fish Market, Moss Landing, California

Catch this! If you’re on a constant search like I am for tasty cioppino, head to Phil’s Fish Market in Moss Landing, Monterey County, for delicious seafood using old-world family recipes. Phil’s Fish Market, in the heart of an enriched marine area with sport fishing and a wetland preserve, is a scenic side trip from...