Megan Gordon

Megan Gordon is originally from Eureka, CA although she's lived in numerous college towns around the country (another story altogether). A freelance food and travel writer, Megan has written for publications like Ready Made Magazine, The San Francisco Examiner, Edible SF and Edible Marin & Wine Country, Olive Oil Times and The San Francisco Bay Guardian. She writes regularly for Apartment Therapy's The Kitchn and maintains her own local food blog, A Sweet Spoonful. Yes, Megan even tweets @meganjanesf. In addition to writing and photographing food, Megan is the founder (and head baker) of Marge, a Bay Area baking company specializing in classic American pies and nostalgic desserts.

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Farmers Market Profile: Kidding Around With Chocolate’s Maggie Foard

Farmers Market Profile: Kidding Around With Chocolate’s Maggie Foard

| July 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon chats with Maggie Foard, author of the book Goat Cheese, and owner of Kidding Around With Chocolate, crafters of fine goats milk fudge.

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Farmers Market Profile: SF Pops’ Rebecca Rouas

Farmers Market Profile: SF Pops’ Rebecca Rouas

| July 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon chat with SF Pops’ Rebecca Rouas about her new successful seasonal popsicle company, SF Pops.

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Adesso: Oakland’s Best Happy Hour

Adesso: Oakland’s Best Happy Hour

| June 27, 2011 | 2 Comments

Megan Gordon reviews Adesso’s fantastic happy hour on Piedmont Avenue in Oakland.

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Natalie Galatzer Packing up Bike Basket Pies

Natalie Galatzer Packing up Bike Basket Pies

| June 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon chats with Natalie Galatzer about her decision to leave her business, Bike Basket Pies, and what might be next.

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Cherished Family Recipes: Oh, the Joy and Bewilderment

Cherished Family Recipes: Oh, the Joy and Bewilderment

| June 13, 2011 | 2 Comments

Megan Gordon shares her family’s old recipe for a soft, spicy chocolate cookie you’ll never forget.

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Farmers’ Market Profile: Ambatalia

Farmers’ Market Profile: Ambatalia

| May 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon interviews Molly de Vries of local business, Ambatalia, about her burgeoning business and how she sees it impacting the environment and local community.

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Southern Marin Welcomes Bar Bocce With Open Arms

Southern Marin Welcomes Bar Bocce With Open Arms

| May 9, 2011 | 1 Comment

Megan Gordon has a good feeling about Southern Marin’s Bar Bocce. In her informal review, she tells us why.

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Mornings at Oakland’s Cana

Mornings at Oakland’s Cana

| April 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon shares her morning at Oakland’s new Cuban restaurant, Cana.

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5 Beautifully Photographed Food Blogs

5 Beautifully Photographed Food Blogs

| April 13, 2011 | 4 Comments

Megan Gordon shares her current take on some of the most beautifully photographed food blogs.

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Becoming a Farmers’ Market Vendor

Becoming a Farmers’ Market Vendor

| April 2, 2011 | 3 Comments

Megan Gordon shares her experiences breaking into a few of the Bay Area’s farmers’ markets.

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Sol Food’s La Bodega

Sol Food’s La Bodega

| March 24, 2011 | 2 Comments

Megan Gordon stakes out Sol Food’s new annex, La Bodega.

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Oakland’s Southie Converts a Sandwich Skeptic

Oakland’s Southie Converts a Sandwich Skeptic

| March 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon details how she turned one sandwich skeptic into a believer at Oakland’s Southie.

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Adapting Recipes to Keep Up With the Times + Dark Chocolate Pecan Pie

Adapting Recipes to Keep Up With the Times + Dark Chocolate Pecan Pie

| March 7, 2011 | 2 Comments

Megan Gordon discusses how she goes about adapting a dessert recipe and why it even matters.

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Kings of Pastry: Determination, Persistence, and Spun Sugar

Kings of Pastry: Determination, Persistence, and Spun Sugar

| February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon reviews Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker’s documentary Kings of Pastry.

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