Wine as an expression of a specific locale or terroir is what countless skilled winemakers strive to achieve. A noble goal to be sure, but one winery has taken the task a step further, specifically 22 miles further, offshore on Santa Catalina Island. Buffeted by salty ocean air, the island makes for ... More >>
In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
"Yes, a paleta is an ice pop, in the same way that a square is a rectangle, which is to say it's frozen and has a stick." 10 Best Paletas in Los Angeles.
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If you haven't been to Catalina Island -- 22 miles out into the Pacific from the second most populous city in America and a mere 70-minute boat ride away -- lately, you might consider it, particularly now that we're having another run of triple digit temperatures. Snorkeling. Parasailing. A night-ti ... More >>