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A Hike and A Brunch = My Dream Saturday

Two of my favorite things: a morning hike on a new trail and a fabulous feast complete with a cocktail. Add to that a crew of foodies assembled by Edible Monterey Bay and you have a perfect Saturday morning.

The Manns hiking at Andrew Molera State Park on Mothers' Day 2011
Tomorrow morning, I will be heading down the coast to Ventana Inn and Spa, armed with a camera and a notepad for Edible Monterey Bay's third pop-up supper club. The first pop-up was a sneak peak of Lokal in Carmel Valley; the second pop-up was a farm tour followed by Asian street food at Charlie Hong Kong in Santa Cruz. This will be a hike led by Stephen Copeland of Big Sur Guides followed by a pop-up brunch with Chef Truman Jones of Ventana Inn and Spa. And I'm thrilled that Sarah Wood, the editor of Edible Monterey Bay, asked me to attend and write about the event for their publication.

There are still tickets for the event if you want to kick off your Memorial Day weekend with a hike and a brunch. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.

Whatever you do this weekend, enjoy the fresh air, sunshine, and spend time with family with friends!

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