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Guest Blog - Healthy Eating

by Coleen: I've been struck, recently, by the slow food craze that is taking over the bay area. Well, let me be more specific, it's taking over the foodies' hearts here in the bay area. Tom and I are interested in the concept, and the idea of slowing, savoring, bringing the family back around the dinner table and all it entails sounds mighty appealing to someone who values both food and relationships. And I just read an article in Sunset magazine which spoke of bringing people back to the farm (or close to where the food was produced) to (no pun intended) feed the hunger for reconnecting with the land, where food is actually produced. It's lovely, it really is. And then I read the fine print of both of these events...and my eyes pop a bit. Let's get back to nature, all right, but make sure you bring your credit card. Dinners al fresco in Soquel will run you about $180 a head, and the slow dinners in SF this past weekend were over $100 as well. I do understand that