Easy summer salad made with crispy prosciutto, melon, olive oil, and mint
The Sierra Mar restaurant at Big Sur’s Post Ranch Inn occupies one corner of paradise; an expanse of hewn wood and plate glass expertly cantilevered over the crystalline azure Pacific Ocean. It’s the kind of place where you might run into Jon Hamm at dinner or Lucinda Williams and Lucy Wainwright at lunch, as we did, or have afternoon cocktails with the owners of Springfield’s best tattoo and piercing parlor, as we also did. Where you enjoy your meal at a table overlooking whales spouting in in the sea below. Click to see the food.
Having one’s head in the clouds is a evidently a good thing these days. It was obvious from the buzz, if not the signs, at this year’s Cisco Live convention in Las Vegas. Food is fuel for the soul and technology is fuel for the imagination – or is it the other way around? Find out more
Another happy food face.
I called my Dad (a.k.a. Downtown Tom) the other morning but he couldn’t talk – he was busy making bagels. Here is his story . . .
Torrential rains in San Jose did not deter the boys and I from a morning adventure to visit museums new and old: the Intel Museum and the Rosicrucian museum.
My twist on a face-plate, created to amuse Kid Two. What would you do with hard boiled eggs and shredded carrots?