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Dining on the Daily Catch in Morro Bay

September 6th, 2018|Categories: Producers & Purveyors, Regions, West Coast|Tags: |

In Morro Bay, California, an ancient 581-foot-tall volcanic plug known as Morro Rock presides over the quaint fishing village. The odd-looking landmark is the essence of this place. The rock's very existence speaks to these exceptionally nutrient-rich estuary waters where a longtime small fleet commercial fishing industry retains its sturdy sea legs.

Honey Hotels

July 10th, 2018|Categories: Midwest, North, Northeast, Northwest, Producers & Purveyors, Regions, South, Southeast, West, West Coast|Tags: |

Choosing overnight accommodations that keep bees on the property can have some sweet benefits: You might get a taste of the honey those bees produce when you order a breakfast biscuit, salad dressed with house-made vinaigrette, glazed veggies or meats, or even a cocktail at the on-site restaurant or bar.

Five Spectacular Spots for a Picnic

June 30th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Midwest, Northeast, Regions, Southeast, West Coast|Tags: , |

A picnic is a small pleasure. Even if you just grab a blanket and head for your own backyard, there's a simple joy in eating in the fresh air. Some destinations take outdoor dining to another level of scene-setting and memory-making. Whether you pick up local sandwiches or burritos, or just tote some fresh bread, cheese and wine from home, don't miss the chance to picnic at these five spectacular spots.

48 Hours in Los Angeles, California

June 29th, 2018|Categories: Regions, Trends & Trails, West Coast|Tags: |

If pleasant weather and diverse food and culture are the sorts of things you enjoy in a destination, put Los Angeles, California on your must-go travel bucket list.  Even if you can only visit L.A. for a weekend, there is a ton of stuff that you can do in just 48 hours.  The sprawling city reaches from the San Fernando Valley on its north side all the way south to Long Beach, so each time you visit the City of Angels you can get a different experience.  Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a making a return trip, here’s my advice for a fun-filled luxurious weekend in L.A. with a foodie focus.