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ST. HELENA, Calif.
Fire pits adjacent to grape vines at a vineyard? It must be time for Heritage Fire by Cochon 555.

This annual food event brings together 50 chefs cooking more than 3,500 pounds of whole animals, from pigs to ducks to cows, to create tasting dishes served with wine in […]

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Review of Homestead in Oakland

On February 9, 2014 By

The warm Homestead on Oakland’s Piedmont Avenue is among the restaurants playing with fire – that is, cooking all their dishes over a wood-fueled flame, typically in a brick oven.

Mastering the fire can be tricky since heat can be inconsistent, but when done right you have a meal rich in flavor and color. It’s […]

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