‘Eat the City’ Author Robin Shulman


A city is a living natural place. You may not think it to look at it, but the City, New York, teems with more naturally sustained life than some of our Central Valley farmland. And if people take anything away from her new book Eat the City (subtitled A Tale of the Fishers, Foragers, Butchers, [...]

Deep Fry My Disappointment And Call It Forcella


I was ready to be blown away. I grabbed a wad of fried dough with my fingertips, twisted, and yanked the fluffy softness from the pie. It was delicious, soft, chewy. Unfortunately so was the entire crust.

The Basest of Baselines: Pizza Means Never Having To Say You’re Sorry

MMmmm, DiGiorno

I have long been a pizza addict. It has gotten so bad that at one point I could be found drooling over a pepperoni pizza Lean Pocket, fake cheese guilt dripping from the corner of my mouth. I live in the pizza capital of the country, so you would think I wouldn’t have to resort [...]

Through A City Darkly

Artist Jeremy Mann

Artist Jeremy Mann’s Urban Realism at The Christopher Hill Gallery Perched above St. Helena’s quaint Main Street, The Christopher Hill Gallery has, for ten years, served as an oasis. For urban expats craving contemporary, international art and intelligent conversation, Hill’s gallery on the second floor (above a shop that somewhat inexplicably sells exclusively Kokopelli jewelry) [...]