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Menu Please: Jaimitos Tacos – Where’s the Zsa Zsa Zsu?

It might surprise some folks to learn that the Redding strip mall known as Cypress Colony was once a Southern Baptist Church. When that congregation upped sticks and moved elsewhere, developers turned the Sunday school classrooms into shops and offices;… Continue Reading

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Menu Please: Dining and Drinks at Woody’s Brewing Company

The Brewers’ Journal Volume 34, published in 1909, said this about Shasta County beer: Kennett, Shasta County, Cal., is said to be the location of a new brewery to be erected by Portland, Ore., capitalists. We don’t know if this brewery… Continue Reading

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Menu Please: Humble Joe’s is a Senior Favorite

Some 20-odd years ago, Femme de Joie had a close gal pal who lived near the Perko’s in Westwood Village. If we were out and about doing Girl Stuff, she’d often say, “Let’s grab a bite at Perko’s.” The options… Continue Reading

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Menu Please: Start the Day at Arcata’s Golden Harvest Cafe

Even the most dyed-in-the-wool ardent Reddingites have to admit that it gets intolerably hot here in the summer. (You think it’s bad now? Imagine what it must have been like for the early settlers, clad in voluminous layers of heavy… Continue Reading

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Menuplease: Savory Spoon – the Price of Nonprofit

The phrase “tote-bag hell” was first coined during the 1970s for those interminable weeks when public television programming was interrupted every six minutes to beg the viewers to pledge money. In exchange, the pledger received a “token of appreciation” –… Continue Reading

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Menuplease: Fine Dining at Clearie’s

Femme de Joie only dined twice at Doc Clearie’s Skyroom, once on the occasion of her high school graduation and again a few years later for a reason she can’t recall now. She remembers nothing whatsoever about the meal itself;… Continue Reading