Dining Delights

January 10, 2019

The beginning of a new year marks the annual pledge many of us make for healthier eating habits after the long gluttonous run from Halloween thru New Year’s Day. With the heft of the holidays weighing in both body and mind comes the desire for clean, simple, lighter eating. Cue popcorn. Popcorn is a simple […]

December 6, 2018

Tis the season of decking halls and trimming trees, and we’ve got a delicious way to do both—in the kitchen. There’s no chance of breaking heirloom ornaments when you’re decorating miniature Festive Popcorn Trees from the Popcorn Board. Roll up your sleeves, gather the kids, and pull out your prettiest decorating sugars and sprinkles. Then […]

October 4, 2018

Popcorn lovers rejoice: October is National Popcorn Poppin’ Month, a seasonal celebration of one of America’s oldest and most beloved snack foods. As farmers head into the fields to harvest crops, families and friends gather to honor this ever-popular treat. Whether stovetop, microwave or ready-to-eat, we consume 13 billion quarts each year of this wholesome, whole […]

Galen Patterson July 26, 2018

By Galen Patterson On a recent trip to “America’s Dairyland,” my sister Hanni expressed an extreme and undying interest in visiting her post-high-school home: Milwaukee. Having not spent much time in Milwaukee I agreed to go, as did her husband, twin sister and her spouse. To maximize nostalgic value and seize the absolute most out […]

Galen Patterson July 5, 2018

By Galen Patterson This year’s opening night of the 626 Night Market appeared to be a great success. A massive crowd was streaming into the Santa Anita parking lot shortly after opening, and by 8 p.m., the parking lot was nearly full. Below the glow of the beacon-like Dave and Buster’s sign on the eastern […]

June 27, 2018

Jennie Cook creates a menu honoring a fusion of Japanese and Californian cultures Dining al fresco is one of the great delights of summertime in Southern California but rarely can we experience the joy of a delicious dinner with friends in the setting of a Japanese garden. On Saturday, July 21, the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden […]