Dinner Feed

San Jose, California is home to the Poor House Bistro, PHB, one of the best places for New Orleans-style food and blues music. Jay Menduri, proprietor of PHB, has created an environment that is comfortable, exciting, and fun. The restaurant is in a neo-classical house built in the early 1900s... Read more →


We love pasta. What would life be like without this wonderful food? We also try to cut back on carbohydrates. One of our favorite discoveries is the spiralizer, a tool that creates noodles from zucchini and other vegetables. By making noodles from zucchini you gain the nutritional benefits of vegetables,... Read more →


Discovery While shopping at the Campbell farmer’s market my wife and I discovered the Corralitos Brewing Company tent. It was the first time we ever saw beer tasting at a farmer’s market. We were impressed with this local brew and decided to go visit the brewery. A mural in historic... Read more →


Cinco de Mayo is a hot topic this week. In our house we look to Mexico for inspiring flavors all year. One of my favorite flavors from Mexico comes from the chipotle pepper. This wonderful pepper is made from smoked jalepeño peppers, smothered in adobo sauce. The word “chipotle” comes... Read more →


Why the Carson Valley, you ask? The answer is simple. The Carson Valley is located in northwestern Nevada, just south of Lake Tahoe at the bottom of Kingsbury Grade. This valley offers a wealth of outdoor experiences, expansive vistas and a relaxing atmosphere. When I’m in the area every summer... Read more →