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Holy Un-Cow! Delicious. Healthy. Naturally Dairy Free.
Choosing to be dairy-free no longer means you have to give up luscious yogurt! The Media Owls team discovered Yoconut Yogurt at this year’s Winter Fancy Food Show, Savor California Booth. We always head straight for this booth to find the most innovative specialty foods and beverages, and as usual this year included a treasure […]More
Looks good enough to eat, right?
By Angela James For notable restaurants like Birk’s in Santa Clara that focus on an exceptional culinary experience, highlighting food through photography is a must. I had the distinct pleasure of attending Birk’s Spring seasonal menu change photo shoot session recently. I should mention that I started out my career as a photographer and spent many hours in […]More
Kreuzberg Coffee & Cafe-Paso Robles Grand Opening
by Angela James There are warm welcomes and positive customer experiences brewing in downtown Paso Robles! We had the distinct pleasure of being a part of Kreuzberg, Ca Coffee’s Grand Opening Celebration and company expansion! The event included coffee lovers and afficionados from near and far being introduced to Kreuzberg’s unique cafe offerings and culinary rituals. They are serious about the coffee and […]More
Cosmos Creations Divine Premium Corn Puffs
by Angela James Each year my business partner and I show up the Winter Fancy Food Show with empty stomachs and high expectations. Long ago we learned that it was best to go lightly at the onset to avoid over-indulging and losing focus. Our goal is to seek out unique new products, flavors and trendy food […]More
Uniquely Southeast Asian Sweet Treats from Hey Boo!
by Angela James I actually started out at this year’s Winter Fancy Food Show with a road map and a plan. In the past I have made the mistake of tasting everything that is offered to me but this year I was determined not to slip into my typical food haze, stay strong and remain focused! I […]More
Pop. Burst. Wow. Meet the Citriburst Finger Lime, Caviar Citrus
After discovering “Citrus Caviar” a few years ago at the Shanley Farms’ booth within Savor California at the Fancy Food Show, I was hooked. Its high-profile flavor accents anything it accompanies to the nth degree. Samples were served with yogurt as well as on their own. The pop on one’s tongue is reminiscent of the small orange sushi roe, but the taste is citrus, green, sweet and tangy all at once.More
Curiously sweet tasty flames from Little Bird
By Jackie Flaten Another great find at this year’s Fancy Food Show – Little Bird Curious Confections of Long Island City, New York. This award-winning chocolate with candied jalapenos is unique, deliciously super-hot and sweet. I started with the milk chocolate-covered jalapenos. Once owner Sara Meyer (pictured) determined for sure that I had survived that […]More
Chocolate-Covered Salted Crickets and Spicy Superworms, Oh My!
By Jackie Flaten We had a great time exploring the businesses under incubation by the non-profit La Cocina at this year’s Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco. Suzanne (pictured) gave us an enthusiastic rundown of Don Bugito, a Pre-Hispanic Snackeria. Don Bugito has two new exciting products — Chocolate-Covered Salted Crickets and Spicy Superworms. […]More
Elegant Brie wins Sofi Gold!!
Congratulations to Elegant Brie who has just won its first gold Sofi Award for their decadent Mushroom, Garlic, and Scallion baked brie! Media Owls first discovered Elegant Brie last year at Los Gatos Farmer’s Market one lazy Sunday morning. I was in search of a special treat to bring to a housewarming open house. I, […]More