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JUN
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Farmers' Markets of the 805 Ventura County Edition

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What is a Farmer Market?
Merriam- Webster defines it as "a market at which local farmers sell their agricultural products directly to consumers".
Did you also know that the first farmers' market opened in 1634 in Boston, Massachusetts, but one can trace farmers' markets back 5000 years to Egypt where farmers along the Nile would gather and sell their fresh produce. In ancient times farmers' markets served as the historical-version of grocery stores.
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MAY
01
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Psst, did you hear? May 2018

Happy 1 Year Anniversary!!!!!
Psst did you hear It’s Open House at The Bear and Star in Celebration of Turning One  with an Evening of Complimentary Barbeque and Live Music

THE BEAR AND STAR, serving “Refined Ranch Cuisine” inspired by the Parker family at the eponymous Fess Parker Inn and quickly embraced by locals and visitors, announces the celebration of their one year anniversary with a BIRTHDAY BBQ bash and the return of BACKYARD BBQ on Thursday, May 3, 2018.
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MAR
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Psst, did you hear? March 2018

Psst did you hear This week we have 3 amazing restaurants serving Easter Brunches in the Funk Zone on Sunday, April 1st, 2018. (Am I the only one who thinks it wierd that Easter is on April Fool's day??
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Guests Can Indulge in Chef Weston Richard’s Sweet and Savory Dishes,Craft Cocktails, Beers and Fine Wine Selections for a Holiday in the Funk Zone
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FEB
06
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Psst, did you hear? February 2018

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THE BEAR AND STAR TEMPTS CUPID WITH A ROMANTIC VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER-
Los Olivos’ The Bear and Star, serving “Refined Ranch Cuisine” inspired by the Parker family hospitality at the eponymous Fess Parker Inn, celebrates Valentine’s Day Dinner on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, with a holiday menu created by Chef John Cox and his team. The Bear and Star has quickly been embraced by food-conscious diners applauding the restaurant’s sustainable menu program. The restaurant is a pioneer in Santa Barbara County in its true ranch to table philosophy, with a commitment to sourcing most of its meats, fowl and produce from the Parker ranch and organic farm or nearby purveyors, built on Santa Barbara County’s rich ecosystem.
 
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JAN
16
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Psst, did you hear? January 2018

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Did you hear the city of Camarillo is having their first ever Camarillo Restaurant Week to showcase their local culinary scene. 
 
During this citywide one-week dining event, restaurants will showcase their best dishes and/or add a special item to their menus. Participating restaurants will offer dishes priced under $20 for lunch and $33 for dinner. Menus for participating restaurants can be found at VisitCamarillo.com/RestaurantWeek with more to be added. 
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NOV
14
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Psst, did you hear? November 2017

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Here is a list of restaurants in the 805 that are offering Thanksgiving menus, a perfect opportunity to get out of the kitchen this year.
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OCT
24
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Psst, did you hear?-October 2017

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The Bear and Star, Los Olivos' newest restaurant, continues their collaborative Chef's Table Dinners with Chef Robert Perez and The Black Sheep restaurant on Tuesday, November 8, 2017.
 
The six-course tasting dinner championing local restaurant talent staged in the Chef's Room blends products raised on the Parker ranch with ingredients and inspiration from Santa Barbara County.
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NOV
18
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Thanksgiving Recipes : Roasted Brussel Sprouts

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This is a simple side dish recipe that my mother-in-law gave me.
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NOV
12
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Thanksgiving Recipes : Broccoli Chowder

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This is normally served on Christmas eve at my home, last year we added it to our Thanksgiving menu and it was such a hit!!!
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NOV
05
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Thanksgiving Recipes: Savory Pork Roast

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I started cooking this roast a few seasons ago and it is such a big hit at Thanksgiving, I actually crave it!

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