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13 Side Dishes Perfect for Your Next Cookout

These sides just might steal the show the next time you fire up the grill.

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The Way it Never Was: A Parenting Fairy Tale

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My daughter Darcy and I have a nice little routine when I pick her up from first grade. I let her play around the school yard with her friends for a half an hour or so and on…

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SF Rejoice! LA’s Lemonade Lands in the Bay Area

Beloved by celebs and salad aficionados, this casual LA eatery with a very serious fan base has come to SF. Meet your family’s new favorite restaurant.

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3 Herbs and Spices Vastly Improve Flavor

It is amazing how easy it can be to add a lot of flavor to food. That may sound obvious, but we often eat the very same food, prepared the very same way, over and over again. Yet, with the…

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3 Ways with Spaghetti Noodles

Aside from your usual jar of sauce, change up your spaghetti routine with these three delicious ideas.

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Walk Up to the Drive-In: The New Roadside Eats

This new spot hits the spot when you need something homemade & healthy, fast & tasty and is perfectly located for dinner and a movie with the kids.

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Just Opened: Lemonade at Fashion Island

Do we dare put a pile of green anything in front of our little ones at the dinner table? Nothing says anxiety like serving up healthier cuisine to our picky little eaters. Thank goodness for Lemonade at Fashion Island. Recently…

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A Greener Fast Food Option

When you’re busy with shuttling the kids to and from school, soccer practice, and playdates, sometimes it’s hard to resist giving in to the temptation of fast food. It’s nearly impossible to find a healthy, organic fast food option, so…

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Talking Kids (and Food) with Gayle Pirie & John Clark of Foreign Cinema

Located in the heart of San Francisco’s colorful Mission district, Foreign Cinema has become a premier go-to destination for Bay Area residents looking for a lip-smackin’ good meal out in a fun and chic atmosphere. Foreign Cinema chefs and co-owners …

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Garden Vegetable Pasta & Fresh Salad

When it comes to getting kids to eat their fruits and veggies (grape flavored candy does not count!) it’s totally necessary to get creative. We love this pasta recipe because it takes advantage of seasonal garden vegetables (you can sub…

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Kids Love to Dine at Pisces California Cuisine

When the kids are ravenous after a day out at Ocean Beach or at the San Francisco Zoo, stop at Pisces California Cuisine at Judah and 38th Ave. Here’s a place where you can just walk in and enjoy good…

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The Most Unusually Divine Sandwiches in San Diego

Devine Pastabilities is truly, well, divine! The concept behind the eatery’s menu is that it appeals to a kid’s sensibilities, which means that the food is not only delicious, but the entire dining experience is fun as well. Whether you…

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Celebrate Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month With These Easy Recipes

Summer is here, and although we are still bundled up most mornings, one reminder we have of the warming weather is the increased variety of fruits and vegetables at the farmers’ markets. Strawberries, asparagus, zucchini, fava beans, stone fruit, and…

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Mission Pie’s Treats for a Cause

The Pies Have It
More than a neighborhood meeting spot or a warm bakery for sweet and savory fare, Mission Pie is truly a café with a mission. Partnered with Youth Advocate Programs, Mission Pie offers organic eats often made…

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