Comment Archives: stories: Eat + Drink

Re: “Fair Factor

Great writing, it does my tummy a whirl.

But just so you know, I have met chickens (roosters) that could "drag you into a death roll" easily enough. Remember, birds are rather recently descended from dinosaurs, while alligators have been evolutionarily comatose for 200 million years.

Still, they ALL taste like chicken.

Posted by Dwain1 on 08/23/2015 at 8:27 AM

Re: “Chile vs. Chile

Too bad La Barca didn't get nominated. It is my personal favorite. Their relleno has a subtle smokey flavor, great Mexican queso fresco, nice batter, and a very good sauce.

The local Facebook Chile Relleno Study Group thought Esmerelda's was good, though their marginal service ticked us off. The group very much liked the Fiesta special relleno (as opposed to their regular omelet style).

Posted by Solar Bozo1 on 08/19/2015 at 3:42 PM

Re: “Arcata's Best Chile Relleno, Determined

Food tasting is a very fulFILLing job.

Posted by Lynn Kelsey Leishman on 07/24/2015 at 6:07 PM

Re: “Chile vs. Chile: Fortuna Strong

I like the way Pam spreads the love.

Posted by Joel Mielke on 07/13/2015 at 8:33 PM

Re: “Chile vs. Chile: Fortuna Strong

You left out Las Casuelas. Also, I think Taco Loco wins, hands down. But best steak burrito? No contest! It's La Costa! Oh, and then let's not forget the best chicken mole....Gotta leave Fortuna on that one. Oaxaca Grill is #1!

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Posted by Pam on 07/13/2015 at 6:28 PM

Re: “Chile vs. Chile: Eureka

I've been away for 3 years, but Ricos in Arcata used to be the best relleno for my taste!

Posted by Joe ÒConnell on 06/29/2015 at 12:18 PM

Re: “How to Win at Oyster Fest

Beautiful picture!

Posted by Jeff Stroms on 06/28/2015 at 9:53 PM

Re: “Chile vs. Chile: Eureka

Ditto what Nico said.

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Posted by Eric Kirk1 on 06/28/2015 at 8:58 PM

Re: “Chile vs. Chile: Eureka

LaCosta in Fortuna has the best!

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Posted by Nico Kilmer on 06/28/2015 at 6:29 PM

Re: “Humboldt on Tap

Try the Bar-Fly. They offer 40 beers on tap. Great selection.

Posted by barfly on 06/02/2015 at 1:38 PM

Re: “Reubenesque

I just love your articles. Make's my mouth water every time. Tried to go to the Mexican restaurant last week and really want to bite this sandwich. Thank you,
Bill

Posted by Bill Herman on 05/23/2015 at 10:05 AM

Re: “Humboldt on Tap

I tried it just last night. I'm not really big on IPAs, but when I want one, I won't be ordering this one. It tasted more like hop Kool-aid. I felt like there was definitely something missing.
Your mileage may vary.

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Posted by Timothy Daniels on 05/07/2015 at 8:00 AM

Re: “A Sustainable Fish Fry

Sou f'd delicious. I'm in!

Posted by Brittany Stewart on 04/18/2015 at 5:47 PM

Re: “Just Searing Some Duck

I wonder...could one remove the skin, either before or after searing to crisp...to render off more fat and then put the crisp skin back on top of the duck to serve? I have some rabid anti-fat eaters here, more's the pity!

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Posted by Carolyn Filby Furman on 03/21/2015 at 12:23 PM

Re: “Bavarians at the Gate

I've often wondered about sanitation. I've seen her packing large dogs in the same vehicle with the food.

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Posted by mike man on 03/20/2015 at 1:35 PM

Re: “Bavarians at the Gate

Sadly I reported the business "Royal" Bavarian Brezen to the health department after getting a royal case of food poisoning. The premises where the food is prepared are uninspected and unregulated.

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Posted by charlotte on 03/20/2015 at 12:24 PM

Re: “Bavarians at the Gate

Simply the best! We buy them daily!

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Posted by Anthony Mantova on 03/17/2015 at 9:37 PM

Re: “Hum Plate Round-up

Yuck.best is packrat(a giant mouse)$1.50. Packed with purslane(purple from fertilizing with phytoplankton.the rat dies with stash of mesquite seed,left from honey mesquite.just that from rich climatic zone under bean tree. Nitrogen.unexploited soil.they think rat cures cancer.the elements in purslane make me
dream.alga powder to 3" wheatgrass makes thick green rounded,not pointed tip.that gave nightmare.overdose 72 so called micro element.is that made with Granulite?

Posted by Zoltan Welvart on 03/04/2015 at 6:18 PM

Re: “Funky Cold Medina

Nicely said! I believe I should hobble down to the bar and try these!

Posted by Jacquee Fiesler on 02/13/2015 at 9:01 AM

Re: “Apples by the Pint

I had a dry cider at 6 Rivers Brewery by Humboldt Cider. It was really good, can't wait for work to send me the 300+ Mikes next time when the tap room opens!

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Posted by Garrett Brockman on 02/05/2015 at 5:13 PM

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