A New Raliberto's Opens on Broadway

(July 9, 2020) Many a dirndl was rent in mourning over the closure of Stuft Potato, the sole local source of spaetzele, jaeger schnitzel and scores of other Austro-German delights. Now at least...

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Summer, Berries and Baking

Beautiful blackberry and rose tart

(July 9, 2020) The summer sun still shines brightly as it does every summer but this year is missing the sound of children laughing at the playground. Although I can hear the fireworks...

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Siren's Song Tavern Sings No More

(July 7, 2020) The red velvet curtains at Old Town's Siren's Song Tavern are coming down. Co-owner Phyllis Barba confirms the bar and music venue, which has been for sale for about a...

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Restaurant Mask Drama

Servers bear the brunt of mask resentment

(July 2, 2020) Manuel Martinez was only 20 minutes into his shift bussing tables at Golden Harvest last weekend when he spotted a customer walking in without a mask. When Martinez asked if...

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Mazzotti's Shutters in Response to Statewide Closures

(July 1, 2020) Following Gov. Gavin Newsom's order today shutting down indoor restaurants and other indoor businesses in 19 California counties due to rising COVID-19 infection rates, Mazzotti's on the Plaza owner Joseph...

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Oyster Fest Re-imagined

A virtual festival gives food for thought for future events

(June 25, 2020) For those of us who don't make it to the blocked-off plaza early enough, the annual Arcata Bay Oyster Festival begins with the distance event of hiking from somewhere in...

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Flavortown, Ohio? Look Out, Ferndale

(June 22, 2020) Ferndale, hon. I don't want to stir the chili pot here but somebody is moving in on your man. The city of Columbus, Ohio, in coming to terms with its...

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Oyster Fest 2020 Winners

(June 21, 2020) You wouldn't know it from looking at the plaza but on Saturday the Arcata Bay Oyster Festival held its 30th annual event. This time, due to the ban on mass...

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Drive-through Dinners at the Mateel

(June 18, 2020) SoHum is taking drive-through cuisine next level starting next week with a rotating roster of chefs creating Friday night to-go meals you can pick up at the Mateel Community Center....

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The Pots Smell Good

Jerk Kitchen opens in Eureka

(June 18, 2020) In Christiana, the rural town in Jamaica's Manchester Parish where his grandmother lived, Dell Bryan learned to cook from her. His wife of 35 years, Joanne Kerr, explains they...

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Le Monde Makes Way for Manzanilla

(June 17, 2020) On March 20, after the county's shelter in place order began, Le Monde owner Alex Begovic posted on Facebook that the Henderson Center restaurant would be closed until further notice....

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Online Oyster Fest's Menu

(June 16, 2020) Like the mollusk itself, much of the information about this weekend's Arcata Bay Oyster Festival developed in secret. But now, on the cusp of its opening, the slow rollout of...

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Jerk Kitchen Opens in Eureka

(June 11, 2020) The former Rita's Mexican restaurant on Harris is empty no more, festooned with black, gold and green Jamaican flags and filled with the smell of simmering oxtail. Jerk Kitchen, the...

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Playing with Tradition

Chicano Eats goes from blog to book

(June 11, 2020) As a homesick Humboldt State University student away from his Southern California family for the first time, Esteban Castillo called his mother for recipes to replicate the comfort foods...

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Old Town Nooner No More

(June 10, 2020) Lorrena and Joe Filgas, owners of Cafe Nooner, Cafe Nooner Too and their associated catering business, announced on Facebook that they will be closing the original Old Town location in...

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Reopening Dining ... Or Not

Humboldt restaurants wrestle with regulations, safety and slim margins

(June 4, 2020) Meredith Maier of Six Rivers Brewery had already put together a plan for her restaurant to follow not only state and OSHA guidelines, like masks for staff and tables 6...

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Arcata Main Street's Virtual Oyster Fest Kits

(June 3, 2020) As the rollout of details about this month's virtual Oyster Fest continues, Arcata Main Street has unveiled its kits for celebrating at home. The at-home festival packages are available for pre-order...

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The Takeout Menu

Where to get food to go in Humboldt

(May 28, 2020) At this stage of shelter in place, takeout is the name of the game. Scores of local restaurants have made the move to curbside, delivery and to-go menus, re-shuffling...

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A Virtual Oyster Fest

Shucking crowds for a socially distant event

(May 28, 2020) As the days grow warmer and COVID-19 lingers, bivalve enthusiasts have wondered what's to become of the 30th annual Arcata Bay Oyster Festival, née Oyster Fest. On Saturday, May 23,...

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Oyster Fest Shucks Crowds for Virtual Event

(May 23, 2020) As the days grow warmer and COVID-19 lingers, bivalve enthusiasts have wondered what's to become of the 30th annual Arcata Bay Oyster Festival, née Oyster Fest. Today the answer came,...

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In-N-Out is Opening, T-S reports

(July 14, 2020) In-N-Out is opening tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. for take-out and drive-thru orders, according to the Times-Standard. The long-planned burger and shake joint is the latest addition to a sequence...

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Food for People Launches Series of Free Drive-Through Produce Distributions

(July 11, 2020) Food for People will launch a series of free produce distributions that will continue through October in an effort to help expand access to healthy foods during the COVID-19...

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A New Raliberto's Opens on Broadway

(July 9, 2020) Many a dirndl was rent in mourning over the closure of Stuft Potato, the sole local source of spaetzele, jaeger schnitzel and scores of other Austro-German delights. Now at least...

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