It’s about cheeses on a rainy day

It’s been raining here in Northern California for the past several days. The skies have been dark, the breezes chilly, and the rain keeps coming and going as the storms roll by overhead. Perfect weather for enjoying some wine and cheese for a weekend lunchtime feast. We hopped in the car and went to our local Nugget Grocery…

Sandwich Goodness

A simple sandwich with few ingredients, which must be fresh, makes for a great lunch both at home and when traveling. Had this sandwich below at an Italian deli in London. Fresh sourdough baguette, parma ham, fresh tomato and lettuce – very tasty!

L’Orecchietta, London UK

Yes more pizza. I stopped by this bar/restaurant a few times for lunch while working down the street in London. At first appearance it did not look like they would have good food here, it was a dark, subdued bar, but they had plenty of table seats and a menu so… After finally figuring out…

Lunchcafe Blom, Amsterdam NL

One day for lunch I walked thru the streets for a while before I came upon a cafe who’s entire front of the restaurant was opened up making it a sort of inside/outside restaurant which was cool to see and made for a nice ambiance. The name of the place was Lunchcafe Blom and they…

Sandwich Simplicity at its finest

One of the things I found I enjoyed the most while traveling in Europe, was a simple deli sandwich. What made them exceptionally good was the fact that everything was very fresh, especially the baked breads.  A good fresh sourdough baguette always makes for one very delicious sandwich! This sandwich was one of my favorites,…

36 Handles Pub & Eatery, El Dorado Hills CA

Richard Righton has done it again! The owner of the successful Bidwell Street Bistro in Folsom, and Relish Burger Bar in El Dorado Hills has opened his 3rd restaurant (nearly next door to Relish) called 36 Handles Irish Pub & Eatery, and from our first visit I can tell you right now that Richard has…

Chinese Food in Folsom, Part 1 – T2 Yan

T2 Yan is a nice Chinese restaurant located in the city of Folsom on Riley Street at the Walmart shopping area in one of the outlying buildings. The ambiance is very cool and has a tropical Chinese theme to it with subdued lighting that makes for a nice dining experience. In addition to the good…

Spud Point Crab Company at Bodega Bay

Spud Point Crab Company, Bodega Bay While on a recent trip to Bodega Bay we decided to check out this tiny restaurant on the bay called the Spud Point Crab Company that we had read about on Yelp, figured it was worth a try. According to their website: Spud Point Crab Company, which opened its…

Breakfast in Old Town Folsom

Sutter Street Grill Review The other morning the misses and I woke up to a very nice sunrise and good weather and so we decided to hop on the Harley and go get some breakfast on Sutter Street in old town Folsom. We went to an old favorite of ours – The Sutter Street Grill…