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Road Trip to San Luis National Wildlife Refuge

Last Thursday we went to the San Luis National Wildlife Refuge, which is one of six wildlife refuge areas down by Los Banos.  It’s just over an hours drive from our house.  We left early so that we could do our … Continue reading

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Road Trip to Sebastopol – Part I

We took a day trip to Sebastopol last week because I had seen an article about The Barlow, a refurbished factory area that is home to breweries, art galleries, and restaurants.  We thought that it would be fun to drive up there … Continue reading

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The Best Restaurant Breads in the Valley – First Place

First Place – Villa Napoli in Turlock This restaurant is in a little house on Geer, almost to Canal, and we drove past it many times before we ever ate there.  As you can tell from the name, it is … Continue reading

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The Best Restaurant Breads in the Valley – Second Place

Second Place – Vito’s in Modesto The original Vito’s is in Turlock, by the University, and it’s where my co-workers and I always had our celebration lunches.  It is close enough to walk to, and the food is great.  It’s … Continue reading

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The Best Restaurant Breads in the Valley – Third Place

Third Place – Surla’s in Modesto John Surla opened this restaurant about 4 years ago in the old Hazel’s location, and we have been eating there regularly ever since.  This is the perfect restaurant, it has a large parking lot, … Continue reading

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The Best Restaurant Breads in the Valley – Fourth Place

Fourth Place – Papapolloni in Oakdale This is a branch of Papapavlo’s Mediterranean Bistro & Bar in Modesto out on Standiford.  That’s a long drive from our place, and we don’t go out that way very often, so we’ve never … Continue reading

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The Best Restaurant Breads in the Valley – Fifth Place

I love bread, and I really really love fresh bread, and I love best of all bread that’s hot out of the oven, and that has herbs and stuff in it so that it tastes different from normal, regular bread.  … Continue reading

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