gala celebration

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GALA CELEBRATION – Friday, September 5th Last chance to see Broadway Under the Stars before next summer!  It was truly a magnificent season and we were grateful to be a sponsor, have our staff appreciation day at Jack London Staff Park during a rehearsal and offer our picnics to pick up prior to the performances.…

What is Biodynamic?

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Pop quiz: what is Biodynamic? This is a word that’s had the food and farming world all a-buzz in recent years, and though it’s used frequently and with implication in a bit of a “who’s who” of agricultural pursuit, it’s not one that all of us come across daily.  As writer Jane Macdougall joked in…

celebrating 17

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Like a perfectly-aged, 17-year scotch, the girl & the fig marks its 17th year today!  Rich, distinct, and reaching our full expression (though maybe not “fully matured”), Sondra’s vision for a restaurant has blossomed to be the quirky, enchanting hub of fun and food and local goodness that’s captured the hearts of so many guests…

lobster – part 2

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What makes the best lobster roll? Hopefully we are going to find out first-hand in October during our cruise, but I want to make sure that I know what I am looking for!  (PS: there is still time to sign up for the cruise!) The experts all agree on these pointers: — fresh lobster —…