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Soft Madness

When romantic meets sophistication for dinner, they can only decide on one place; Folie Douce. Folie literally translates to “madness,” and Douce means “soft.” This perfectly describes Folie Douce, which has perfected the fusion of comfort and boldness into fine dining. Located on the north end of G Street in Arcata, Folie Douce has succeeded […]


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. […]



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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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