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California Restaurant Month

January 2018

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Discover the Central Coast

Vampires beware: this is one garlic-infused weekend that creatures of the night may want to miss. Everyone else—go, at least once, to this unforgettably odiferous and one-...

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Spotlight: Santa Barbara

An astounding 200-plus wineries populate the mere 3,789 square miles of Santa Barbara County. What makes this area so suitable for viticulture? The West...

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8 California Food Trends

Try the regional flavors, surprising ingredients, and classics with a twist that made our list of Golden State culinary trends

California has always been a trendsetter when it comes to the culinary arts—from its extraordinary array of ethnic fare to its...

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Make your way to theses seven ranches, mills, and storefronts to sample the state’s best olive oils

Spanish missionaries planted California’s first olive trees in the late 18th century, at missions from Sonoma to San Diego. It was no divine intervention; the savvy padres knew that...

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The legendary chef and food pioneer sheds light on her home-state favorites and her mission to change how we eat

Internationally acclaimed chef and cookbook author, successful restaurateur, inspiring teacher, and mentor—Alice Waters has done enough in her lifetime to make anyone pull up a lawn chair and...

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