Restaurants – OMG! Yummy http://omgyummy.com Recipes and stories that nourish and satisfy Thu, 08 Sep 2016 17:00:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.6.1 36595977 Out Standing in the Field http://omgyummy.com/2016/04/28/watsonville-strawberry-farm/ http://omgyummy.com/2016/04/28/watsonville-strawberry-farm/#comments Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:16:12 +0000 http://omgyummy.com/?p=9215

An idyllic day at Miguel Ramos’ Watsonville strawberry farm followed by an all strawberry lunch enjoyed with fellow food bloggers at Ella’s at the Airport, all sponsored by the hard working California Strawberry Commission.]]>
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Fifteen Highlights from BlogHerFood15 http://omgyummy.com/2015/11/18/fifteen-highlights-blogherfood15/ http://omgyummy.com/2015/11/18/fifteen-highlights-blogherfood15/#comments Wed, 18 Nov 2015 14:00:13 +0000 http://omgyummy.com/?p=8740

15 highlights from BlogHerFood15 in Chicago where I was a tourist, a panelist, a little starry-eyed about Sarah Michelle Gellar and always hungry.]]>
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Talking Story – Food Adventures Hawaiian Style http://omgyummy.com/2012/04/17/talking-story-food-adventures-hawaiian-style/ http://omgyummy.com/2012/04/17/talking-story-food-adventures-hawaiian-style/#comments Wed, 18 Apr 2012 02:23:48 +0000 http://omgyummy.com/?p=2941

We just returned from a magical week on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu. From a four-generation family gathering to a beachfront hotel used as the set for two recent Hollywood movies to a chance encounter with the Dalai Lama (really!), it was a wet, wild, wacky, wonderful seven days. Of course we were constantly on […]]]>
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A Blogger’s Bite of the Big Apple http://omgyummy.com/2012/04/04/a-bloggers-bite-of-the-big-apple/ http://omgyummy.com/2012/04/04/a-bloggers-bite-of-the-big-apple/#comments Wed, 04 Apr 2012 19:37:21 +0000 http://omgyummy.com/?p=2836

This time last year, I was heading to New York City with two hungry teens and @dormantchef for a food-filled vacation. This year, much to their dismay, I left the family behind and headed to the the Big Apple alone for the International Association of Culinary Professionals Conference. I’m back chock full of stories and inspiration […]]]>
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A Happy Holiday Dinner at Radius in San Francisco http://omgyummy.com/2011/12/28/a-happy-holiday-dinner-at-radius-in-san-francisco/ http://omgyummy.com/2011/12/28/a-happy-holiday-dinner-at-radius-in-san-francisco/#comments Wed, 28 Dec 2011 17:25:18 +0000 http://omgyummy.wordpress.com/?p=2292

Lest you think I dropped off the face of the earth this holiday season, I bring you a fabulous restaurant find in San Francisco. Radius, located in SOMA (South of Market), is a relaxed bistro-like restaurant offering outstanding local-sourced food (within a 100-mile RADIUS) with warm and caring service. Deciding last minute to head to […]]]>
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Celebrating California’s Central Coast http://omgyummy.com/2011/08/08/celebrating-californias-central-coast/ http://omgyummy.com/2011/08/08/celebrating-californias-central-coast/#comments Mon, 08 Aug 2011 14:35:50 +0000 http://omgyummy.wordpress.com/?p=1654

When you are lucky enough to live in California, occasionally you have to jump in the car and revel in the reason that you pay so much money to reside here: sumptuous scenery, beautiful beaches, wonderful weather, all accented by fabulous food and wine in one quaint or quirky town after another. On the long […]]]>
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Bloggers as Agents of Change For Our Own Community http://omgyummy.com/2011/05/25/bloggers-as-agents-of-change-for-our-own-community/ http://omgyummy.com/2011/05/25/bloggers-as-agents-of-change-for-our-own-community/#comments Wed, 25 May 2011 14:43:45 +0000 http://omgyummy.wordpress.com/?p=1506

Reflections on BlogHerFood 11 BlogHerFood 11 crept up on me so quickly. With the move from October to May, it seemed like just yesterday I was in San Francisco at BlogHerFood 10 inundated by swag, food bloggers, and enough enthusiasm and education to overwhelm any mere mortal. So it was with great anticipation that I […]]]>
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A Hungry Teen Eats Manhattan http://omgyummy.com/2011/05/01/a-hungry-teen-eats-manhattan/ http://omgyummy.com/2011/05/01/a-hungry-teen-eats-manhattan/#comments Sun, 01 May 2011 15:20:26 +0000 http://omgyummy.wordpress.com/?p=1359

My family just returned from a 6-day spring break trip to Manhattan, indulging in all the expected tourist activities including Broadway shows with a once-in-a-lifetime backstage tour of Phantom, 5th Avenue shopping, and a gut-wrenching visit to Ground Zero. But as a family of foodies, eating was always a priority. My 16-year old son is […]]]>
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OMG! BlogHerFood http://omgyummy.com/2010/10/11/omg-blogherfood/ http://omgyummy.com/2010/10/11/omg-blogherfood/#comments Mon, 11 Oct 2010 23:15:24 +0000 http://omgyummy.wordpress.com/?p=664

As I dive head first back into my real life in the suburbs of San Jose, I want to share some of the enthusiasm (and SWAG) I was saturated with at the BlogHerFood conference held this weekend in San Francisco.     Besides this outrageous spread of free stuff I brought home (thanks dormant chef […]]]>
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Mobile Food Truck Mania at the Eat Real Festival http://omgyummy.com/2010/09/02/mobile-food-truck-mania-at-the-eat-real-festival/ http://omgyummy.com/2010/09/02/mobile-food-truck-mania-at-the-eat-real-festival/#comments Thu, 02 Sep 2010 23:36:34 +0000 http://omgyummy.wordpress.com/?p=529

After such an overwhelming response to my blog post about pop-up restaurants and gourmet food trucks (thanks to my freshly-pressed feature on the wordpress.com homepage and of course my fabulous and insightful writing), I felt compelled and inspired to do some hands-on research into the trends, starting with the gourmet food truck or mobile food […]]]>
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