By Deborah Grossman
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About this blog: Here are my views and vignettes on the food scene in the Tri-Valley. I will hunt down good food, interesting restaurants and eateries of all types. I'll go behind the scenes at the occasional bar, brewery and distillery and also s... (More)
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Pop open the beer at the holiday table
Dec 4, 2023 1:19 pm
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During the holidays, websites, social media and stores push wine pairings.
This year I’m swapping wine glasses for mugs and considering beer as a holiday... More
Go gourmet vegan at Blossom & Root Kitchen
Nov 20, 2023 1:21 pm
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At Blossom & Root restaurant in Danville, you can jumpstart a New Year’s resolution to stay healthy by tasting upscale vegan food.
After we indulge... More
Saving money at the grocery store
Nov 5, 2023 3:08 pm
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Grocery stores are hungry for our money at holiday time.
Ads pop up in our mailbox, emails, apps, and TV. Buy our frozen turkey! Order table-ready turkey dinners... More
Finding Italy at Gianni's in San Ramon
Oct 16, 2023 10:59 am
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I recently acquired an addiction to pasta. Last month I visited Italy twice on wine press trips and averaged twice daily pasta consumption.
Returning home, I... More
Making wine for 140 years merits celebration
Oct 2, 2023 11:19 am
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How does a family honor the 140th continuous year of operating their business?
For the fourth and fifth generation of the Wente family, a casual harvest dinner... More