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Dining Reviews

Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

Pie Fidelity

Pie Fidelity

A little Thanksgiving help, plus sip and shop locally at the Art, Wine and Gift Bazaar

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

The Kitchen

The Kitchen

Chef Santos Majano talks beer-friendly food at Discretion Brewery

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

Jalapenos Taqueria

Jalapenos Taqueria

Owning a burrito joint isn’t all fun and games

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

All Hail Kale

All Hail Kale

A nuanced kale salad recipe, holiday wine pairings, and local finalists in the 2015 Good Food Awards

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Food & Drink - Dining Reviews

The Week That Was

The Week That Was

Looking back at Restaurant Week with Gabriella Cafe, plus autumn lunch at Avanti and more

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Midtown Café

Midtown Café

Ever wondered where Santa Cruz’s Midtown really is?

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Back Nine Grill & Bar

Back Nine Grill & Bar

The secrets of remodeling and juicy steak

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Turning Point

Turning Point

New revolving restaurant on the wharf, plus Cafe Ivéta and the last great Jack cheese

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Wine Lust

Wine Lust

The Spanish Godello grape, plus arancinis, tender butter lettuce and pork schnitzel at Soif

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Back Porch

Back Porch

Austin Kaye on backyard dinners and why it’s his favorite time of year to be a chef

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The Binding of Edmund McMillen

How a Santa Cruz designer created one of the most unlikely hits in video game history

 

Sun in Leo, Rosy Star, Venus and Uranus Retrograde

Three major celestial events occur this week. Wednesday, the Sun enters Leo, highlighting the heart center of everyone. Leo is a sign of deep sensitivity (along with Cancer). Wednesday is also the feast day of St. Mary Magdalene, one of the most misunderstood women in the Bible. Saturday, July 25, Venus turns stationary retrograde at 0 Virgo (progressed Regulus, the Law, Hall of Records). Venus retrogrades for 44 days and nights, forming one petal of a five-pointed rosy star (pentagram) in the sky (five retrogrades over eight years = star). Venus retrograde turns values upside down. Our usual sense of beauty, values, the real price of things, relationships—all turn into a bundle of confusion. We don’t seem to know anything. Luxury goods are mispriced, values are jumbled, we wonder who that person is we’re in relationship with. We don’t know where our money is or where it’s gone. Venus, in daily life, represents values (resources, money, possessions and quality of relationships). Venus retrograde asks, “What do I value?” Venus retrograde puts us in touch with what has changed and what is truly of value in our lives. Venus retrogrades from 0 Virgo to 14 degrees Leo (July 25-Sept. 6). Leo is about the self and our creativity, which is how we come to know and value ourselves. We “know ourselves through what we create.” In Venus (values) retrograde (inner focus) we will ask, “What are values (not just money and finances)? What are my values? What do I create? How do I value my creations? Do I value myself?” Sunday, Uranus—planet of all things new, revelatory and revolutionary—also retrogrades (from 20 to 16 degrees Aries) until the full moon of Christmas Day. Five months of Uranus retrograde. In July and continuing on through the following months we have many planets retrograding. Things therefore slow down. Everyone’s focus becomes subjective, hidden by veils and curtains. A time when inner reserves of strength are available. A time of protection.

 

The New Tech Nexus

Community leaders in science and technology unite to form web-based networking program

 

Film, Times & Events: Week of July 24

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