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Book Review: Plum Gorgeous, by Romney Steele

Book Review: Plum Gorgeous, by Romney Steele

Summer fruit season is in full swing, perfect timing for Romney Steele’s new fruit book, Plum Gorgeous: Recipes and Memories from the Orchard. But it is too sweet for its own good?

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Eating Lunch at Big Sur Bakery

Eating Lunch at Big Sur Bakery

| September 16, 2010 | 2 Comments

It’s been well over two years now since the hungry writers at Bay Area Bites mentioned Big Sur Bakery. I figured it was time. Now, I can’t quite pin down the exact moment I became obsessed with Big Sur Bakery. It was well before the recent Bon Appetit mention and even before the stunning My Nepenthe cookbook came out. I feel like it’s always been this legend-like place that I’ve been trying to get past relationships, friends, and family to tag along and try. But most folks always have the same reaction:

You want to drive 5 hours round-trip to go to a bakery? In one day?

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The Big Sur Bakery and Restaurant

The Big Sur Bakery and Restaurant

| April 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

I stupidly made our reservation for 7:15pm, not even considering the fact that we might have wanted to see the magnificent Big Sur sunset from our perch at Nepenthe. (Sunset is currently at 7:27pm). I know, I know, kind of a cliché Big Sur “thing to do” but it was my husband’s very first trip […]

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