virtual wine tasting Jan 18

Wine Made from Flowers?

At Free Range Flower Winery in Oakland, herbalist Aaliyah Nitoto is preserving traditions of women from centuries ago to handcraft small batches of wine using flowers instead of grapes. Watch as Malou...

  • Holidays Dec 9, 2020

    How to Pick Out & Care For Your Christmas Tree

    Nothing beats the smell of a fresh Christmas tree. If you’re planning on buying one this year, you can head over to Patchen Christmas Tree Farm in Los Gatos and choose from thousands of options. Owner Jim Beck shows Malou some of the most popular types of Christmas trees and how to properly care for them so they last...

  • live music Dec 7, 2020

    More Surprise Concerts with Andrew & Scott

    Ready to be serenaded again with soothing indie-folk music? Watch as Malou and her merry band of singers return to help lift a few more spirits in the Bay with another live concert delivery.

  • live music Dec 7, 2020

    Give the Gift of Live Music During the Pandemic

    Missing live music? Malou’s hitting a high note as she joins singer-songwriters Andrew St. James and Scott Padden to surprise some lucky residents in the Bay with a special, live concert delivery. Surprise someone you care about during these difficult times with the gift of music!

  • foodie Dec 4, 2020

    This Chocolate Chip Cookie Uses Premium Wagyu

    Friday just got much sweeter —it’s National Cookie Day! Sure, there’s nothing like a good old fashioned chocolate chip cookie. But have you ever heard of a Wagyu Chocolate Chip Cookie? Malou heads to Gozu in San Francisco to learn how to make their signature cookie with Wagyu tallow and dark TCHO chocolate. Bonus: they’re not as pricey as the......
  • MONTEREY Nov 26, 2020

    Escape to “Butterfly Town, U.S.A.”

    Ross heads to Pacific Grove, a.k.a. “Butterfly Town, U.S.A.”, to uncover a little slice of heaven on earth. This charming town is home to beautiful sandy beaches, a monarch butterfly sanctuary, and the oldest operating lighthouse on the West Coast. He also learns about the historic Green Gables Inn, a cute bed-and-breakfast that’s reinvented its am...
  • MONTEREY Nov 24, 2020

    Discover the Hidden World of Abalone Farming

    We’re so lucky to have a coastline that’s rich with marine life, including the culinary delicacy abalone. Ross travels to Monterey Abalone Company to learn about the process of aquaculture. Watch as he heads beneath the wharf to discover how abalone is sustainably farmed in the ocean, then jumps on a boat to harvest wild kelp as part of their......
  • foodie Nov 23, 2020

    Roll Up Some Delicious Sushi Right At Home

    All the ingredients for a delicious and fun meal at home are packed inside Sushi Confidential’s new sushi-making kits, which are now available to order as a creative outlet for the entire family. Watch as Malou meets up with chef and owner Randy Musterer to learn how to make his take on a spicy California roll called a ‘Cabo...

  • San Francisco Nov 20, 2020

    A Fall Twist on a Root Beer Float (Featuring Pumpkin!)

    Ross Thomas visits the The Ice Cream Bar, a retro-style soda fountain in San Francisco, for a nostalgic treat that features everyone’s favorite fall ingredient—pumpkin! Watch as he shows us how to whip up a delicious Pumpkin Ice Cream Float with Gingersnap Caramelized Maple Soda.

  • farm fresh Nov 18, 2020

    Fresh Greens from Field to Table

    Welcome to Salinas – the Salad Bowl of the World! Ross is roaming the fields to discover how they grow and harvest some of the sweetest lettuce around!

  • Soul Food Nov 18, 2020

    The Best Vegan BBQ in the Bay

    Malou is joining the mob – the Vegan Mob that is! From burgers to gumbo to po’boys, customers say Vegan Mob is the best plant-based soul food around. Owner Toriano Gordon is a character who loves making people happy with his healthy cuisine, not to mention his rapping skills! Bon Appétit!

  • Activities for Kids Oct 29, 2020

    Add to Your to-Do List: California Academy of Sciences

    Visiting a good museum can inspire the spirit and mind. Luckily, one of California’s best is now open. The California Academy of Sciences has new in-person exhibits including an immersive photography experience and venom exhibit.

  • California Live Nov 18, 2020

    Host Ross Thomas Eats Oaxacan Grasshoppers

    “Chapulines” or spanish for “grasshoppers” is not considered a unique dish on the Mezcal restaurant’s menu but rather a normal part of their dish mix (check out all the unexpected ways you can eat these crunchy little bugs). Mezcal, based in San Jose, is run by two brothers and features traditional Oaxacan dishes and ingredients passed down from th...
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