La Locanda Restaurant Review | San Luis Obispo, CA

all images via lalocandaslo.com Off a quiet side street in downtown San Luis, La Locanda provides a quaint and relaxed dining experience. The restaurant is small and leaves you feeling you've had an incredible meal at a close friend's house. We visited on May 12 (Mother's Day) as a family outing. The pizza oven was…

Flour House Restaurant Review | San Luis Obispo, CA

Authentic Italian with a Coastal Vibe. all photos via http://www.flourhouseslo.com Flour House is unassuming -- it's name and decor is simplistic, sleek and modern. A stark contrast to the food, which is, as a whole, vehemently steeped in Italian tradition, executed with compassion, care and obvious knowledge of the cuisine. This place does not look…

Creative Essays by a Hungry Writer

Where do you begin to tell a story as expansive, diverse and culturally pertinent as the story of food? Through history, tradition, or family heritage, there is infinite significance entwined in all cuisine. The story of food is deeply personal, be it a social phenomenon or the reverence with which one dish is passed down from generation…

Ricotta Vegetable Quiche | Baking

It's the weekend. You are busy doing laundry, cleaning the house and laying on the couch catching up on Netflix (the most important chore of all). You want to serve up a show-stopping breakfast with minimal effort. Never fear: the Ricotta Vegetable Quiche is here! This recipe was born from a tub of ricotta cheese…