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November 27, 2007 2

Shellfish Company (Santa Barbara)

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More Santa Barbara, this time it’s for our family vacation. It’s those times when you treat your parents for the fresh local seafood or that bowl of amazing clam chowder at the wharf or pier. We lined up at this very crowded (usually a sure sign?) Shellfish Company at the Stearns Wharf. We waited for […]

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November 25, 2007 3

Cold Spring Tavern (Santa Barbara)

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On our way back from the Santa Ynez valley getaway, Jon took me for dinner at the historic and rustic Cold Spring Tavern. Originally a stage coach post that was established back in 1865, it has been serving food and drinks for travelers for more than 100+ years. The bar is in a seperate house […]


November 25, 2007 1

The Ballard Inn (Santa Ynez Valley)

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My boyfriend and I had a weekend getaway at Santa Ynez Valley for wineries/vineyard hopping. Locate at north of Santa Barbara county, the area got a lot more well known due to the movie Sideway. We had dinner at The Ballard Inn Restaurant. The Inn is very charming, we didn’t have the budget to stay […]

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December 24, 2006 Off

Big Sky Cafe (San Luis Obispo)

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Jon and I went on a 5 days trip to San Francisco and Mendocino. On our 6-7 hours drive to SF we stoped by San Luis Obispo that’s about halfway in between for brunch. Big Sky cafe is a favorite among the locals, especially their brunch. Portobello Mushroom Benedict: roasted mushrooms and tomatoes over holland […]


September 19, 2006 3

Hawaiian Hot Sauce

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We got these Hawaiian hot sauce at Maui, haven’t figure out what they compliment best yet. The Guava Hibiscus is very sweet, Yan told me it went well with scramble egg.