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Ampersand in Fresno Serves Up Tasty Goodness

Sep 27, 2015 ● By Brandi Barnett

Ampersand. Ampersand. Say it out loud, slowly: am-per-sand. The way the sibilant follows the stop, how it just flows? Beautiful.

Marinated Shrimp

Jul 27, 2015 ● By Brandi Barnett

As in one of my favorite movies of all time, Forrest Gump, I’ll quote Bubba: “Shrimp is the fruit of the sea."

The Hallowed Halls of Valhalla Restaurant

Jul 27, 2015 ● By Brandi Barnett

Some institutions have been around so long that anniversaries only suggest what otherwise is too difficult to conceive: a time before they were.

Flying High With Richard's Lunchbox

Jun 25, 2015 ● By Brandi Barnett

Richard’s Lunchbox has the kind of magic that cooks have when they can remind you of life’s simplest pleasure: mouthwatering, down-to-earth food will never judge you.

Watermelon and Arugula Salad

Jun 25, 2015 ● By Brandi Barnett

This month, another birthday rolls around – this time a big “0” birthday for my twin sister, Leah, and me. Although we live miles apart, one thing we enjoy is sharing recipes.

Key Lime Pie with Coconut Whipped Topping

May 28, 2015 ● By Brandi Barnett

To say that this Key Lime Pie is delicious is an understatement.

Going Au Natural at Café Tommy's

May 28, 2015 ● By Brandi Barnett

It might not be Main Street, but don’t let the warehouse fool you. Café Tommy, the latest brainchild of chef Tommy Chavez, offers gourmet food in a laid-back atmosphere.

Family Time with the Jessen's at Visalia Tazzaria

May 28, 2015 ● By Brandi Barnett

“My whole career is 30 years of basically going from construction to kitchen, back and forth,” says James Jessen, owner and chef at Visalia’s Tazzaria.

Orzo, Veggies and Chicken Salad With Lemony Basil Dressing

Apr 27, 2015 ● By Brandi Barnett

This bright, colorful orzo pasta and chicken salad is packed with an assortment of chopped fresh vegetables and tossed with a refreshing lemon dressing.

Adventurous Fare at Char-cu-te-rie in Visalia

Apr 27, 2015 ● By Brandi Barnett

If you’ve set foot in Visalia’s Char-cu-te-rie, you’ve probably caught a glimpse of owner Catherine Heaney.
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