Nature Cooked Right

Nature Cooked Right

For those that have yet to experience The Other Place, know that it isn’t your traditional Humboldt County restaurant. This opulent establishment provides their guests with a high-end experience by cooking food that is locally grown and raised in Humboldt County. For a night not soon to forget, call in and reserve the Chef’s Table. Located in the kitchen, you will be served by the owner Luke himself. With his skills on full display, every…

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POLENTA NIGHT

POLENTA NIGHT

POLENTA NIGHT Chef Hughes makes cooking polenta look like a piece of cake. Story by Shannon Perkins | Photos by Michael Batty & Shannon Perkins What is polenta? Polenta is the delicious result of boiling cornmeal and then typically either frying it, baking it, or punching it up with vegetables, spices, cream, milk, cheese, maple syrup, meats, or almost anything else you can find. With roots in Northern Italy, polenta is gaining spotlight attention. At…

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Bless My Soul Cafe

Bless My Soul Cafe

Bless My Soul Cafe Story by Daniel Urtnowski | Photos by Katherine O’ Callahan EUREKA, CA Sweet Mama Janisse has earned a devoted following, from musicians and movie stars to locals and tourists, through a love and dedication toward her craft. With the help of her team, the art of creating Creole dishes is combined with passion and an eye towards implementing progressive and delicious new approaches, resulting in us all being kept well fed….

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Shakefork Community Farm

Shakefork Community Farm

Tierra to Table with Shakefork Community Farm An interview with Shakefork Community Farm Founders, Kevin & Melanie Cunningham By Dave Feral When Kevin and Melanie aren’t living the dream on their farm, you can find them at farmer’s market, providing nourishing produce straight from the earth to your table that’s both organic and sustainable, with love to you! Q. What inspired you to farm organically? A. “Both Kevin and I were called to farming from an…

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Eureka’s Ethiopian International Café Brings the Goods

Eureka’s Ethiopian International Café Brings the Goods

Eureka’s Ethiopian International Café Brings the Goods Authentic • Local • Organic By Banjamin Fordham | Photography by Bob Doran Nolawi Temesgan is quick to smile, and quick to laugh. He is also passionate about his Rastafarian religion and his Ethiopian roots, and it’s this combination of lightness and drive that he brings to his restaurant, Eureka’s Ethiopian International Café. As the café approaches its one-year anniversary, Temesgan sat down with the Emerald to discuss…

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The Woodrose Cafe

The Woodrose Cafe

The Woodrose Cafe Please wait to be greeted & seated, read the sign on the glass door to the Woodrose Cafe located on the southern end of Garberville. Masked in Tiffany-blue paint with white trim, this cafe is an ideal stop for some good ol’ organic eatin’. From their fresh fruit to their veggies, Woodrose Cafe puts quality first before everything else. Established in 1977 and named after the original owner’s father, Woodroe, the inside…

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Roll Out The Dough

Roll Out The Dough

Home Cooking, located on Briceland Road in Redway, is Southern Humboldt’s very own take-and-bake pizza shop. Laura Eldridge and her two children, Jesse and Lindsay, have been hard at work rolling out the pizza dough and covering it with fresh, local, organic ingredients for your enjoyment. “One of our goals (at Home Cooking) is to bridge the gap between local organic farmers and consumers by offering healthy, convenient ‘grab & go’ entrées that cater to…

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The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse Trinidad, CA Photography by Bob Doran I’ll have one ice cream cone topped with mashed potatoes, brisket and gravy please! You may be familiar with these incredible cones being held in the hands of hungry go-getters at Arcata’s Farmers’ Market. What once started off as a Saturday stand has now branched out into its own restaurant, The Lighthouse Grill, located at 355 Main Street in Trinidad and open Thursday – Tuesday from 11am-8pm….

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Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos By Jeri Vigil   October marks the beginning of the holiday season. With the last day of summer passing a few weeks ago it’s time to fall back. Like clockwork, I’m ready to run through the pumpkin patch, get chased by zombies in the corn maze at Christies Ranch in Blue Lake, and start dreaming up a costume for my personal favorite American holiday, Halloween. Besides Sugar Daddies finding their place…

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Destination: Hopland

Destination: Hopland

Destination: Hopland By Jasmine Lang Your weekend passport to the heart of Mendocino wine country has arrived.     Hopland Passport for two, please! If you are a wine lover looking to explore the northern West Coast, here is your chance to experience beautiful Mendocino County. In the heart of the Russian River, your next getaway awaits you as you enjoy beautiful scenery, the finest wines, delicious cuisine, and live music. The only thing you…

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