Archive for October, 2012

Sol Food Makes the CBS Evening News!

| October 31, 2012 | 3 Comments
Sol Food Makes the CBS Evening News!




Check out Sol Food Mobile Farm’s debut on CBS Los Angeles evening news!

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Buk Kyung: TidBit of the Day

| October 30, 2012 | 1 Comment
Buk Kyung: TidBit of the Day




Buk Kyung is an understated place where the decor is so understated, you would think the food was mediocre. Oh, its not. It has two locations near Boston, and the food is so good that you don’t care a bit about the clean but unfussy furnishings. Its name means “Beijing” in Korean, signifying the northern […]

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Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 81-85: Washington

| October 29, 2012 | 2 Comments
Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 81-85: Washington




We had to backtrack a bit to give you a more in-depth look at our days in Seattle, Washington! What an incredible feeling it has been to finally have reached the West Coast in our mobile farm! There was an immediate mental shift for our crew of four as we pulled into the hills of […]

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El Picoteo, San Juan: TidBit of the Day

| October 29, 2012 | 0 Comments
El Picoteo, San Juan: TidBit of the Day




Of course, Old San Juan is a must stop for those visiting the island. Located in the heart of Old San Juan is the Hotel El Convento. Just as its name suggests, El Convento is a former convent which now houses a boutique hotel and the loveliest veranda for its tapas restaurant. El Picoteo serves up phenomenal […]

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Urban Agriculture Basel: Class Act

| October 26, 2012 | 3 Comments
Urban Agriculture Basel: Class Act




It is no surprise that Switzerland is home to many urban gardens. Basel has been called a “magical jewel” of microfarms and gardens. Urban Agriculture Basel is one of the organizations working to honor traditional form of Swiss agriculture by making farming “mini.” Supporting growers in urban areas, it seeks to support locally- and ecologically-grown […]

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Mission Chinese Food: TidBit of the Day

| October 23, 2012 | 4 Comments
Mission Chinese Food: TidBit of the Day




Mission Chinese, with two locations (one in New York City and one in San Fransisco) is known for its inventive and daring take on Chinese food. The food is fresh, flavorful, and clearly just made with care and love from the kitchen’s wok. Folks who only know “Chinese” food to be greasy General Tsos and […]

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Jose Enrique, San Juan: TidBit of the Day

| October 22, 2012 | 1 Comment
Jose Enrique, San Juan: TidBit of the Day




If you read the Yelp reviews about Jose Enrique, you might think that someone was making things up about how good this place in. Located in San Juan, Puerto Rico, this is not only probably the best restaurant on the island, but arguably, one of the best in the world. Yet, you might miss it. […]

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Western Growers Foundation: Class Act

| October 19, 2012 | 4 Comments
Western Growers Foundation: Class Act




Western Growers Foundation seeks to “create an edible garden in every interested Arizona and California school.” Can you imagine why a school would not be interested? For over 80 years, Western Growers has been compromised of farmers in the two states. The foundation is the association’s outreach program, having given over $700K to over 500 […]

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Public House, Chattanooga: TidBit of the Day

| October 16, 2012 | 2 Comments
Public House, Chattanooga: TidBit of the Day




Ch-Ch-Ch-Chattanooga. Public House in Tennessee, located in the funky warehouse district, has classic Southern dishes. Their deviled eggs with candied bacon – yes, candied bacon – are perfect. Of course, in the South, a restaurant’s pimento cheese is a good indicator of what is to come – and theirs, along with fried pickles, are a […]

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Versailles: TidBit of the Day

| October 15, 2012 | 2 Comments
Versailles: TidBit of the Day




Versailles, know as the “World’s Most Famous Cuban Restaurant” earned its accolades. This Miami hotspot is a must – its food is flavorful, authentic, and deeply delicious. From its Cubans (of course) to it moist-beyond-belief-carne asada, this is the real deal.  Don’t forget to order the plantain soup – it might not seem like much, […]

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