Oakland | the cook and her farmer

Another impromptu yet fun Saturday date night. As the date night planner in the relationship, The Cook And Her Farmer definitely got my attention because of its name and location. The restaurant is located inside Swan’s Market. Swan’s Market is a registered historic building in Oakland that was built in 1917. It is 102 years old and an Eat, Live and Work establishment in Old Oakland.

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Pescadero, ca | an afternoon stroll in a rustic small town

Pescadero, CA is a farming and ranching community 2 miles from Pacific Ocean and 14 miles from Half Moon Bay. I just love Pescadero. If you mention Pescadero, I will answer you with “Artichoke Bread.” To me, a trip to this little town by Highway 1 is not complete without an indulgent stop at Arcangeli Grocery that is synonymous with its famous Artichoke Bread. Tourists in the know line up for and snatch these loaves from the shelves as soon as they come out of the oven.

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