Food & Dining
Read about the unique flavors of Tehachapi.
Tehachapi has many unique flavors. From the locally grown produce and over 40 independent restaurants to its award winning wines and annual foodie events. Stay in the Loop on all that's happening with the fun tastes of Tehachapi.
[Go to Article (with Picture!)] by Linda Pettit of Linda’s Cakes ‘n’ Th..
Recipe: Shortbread • 11-May-2013
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Shortbread Mini Tortes • 11-May-2013
by Linda Pettit of Linda’s Cakes ‘n’ Things How nice it is to make somethi..
Bananas Foster Upside Down Cake • 30-Mar-2013
In the 1950s, New Orleans was the major port of entry for bananas shipped from Central and South..
Spring is Here! • 30-Mar-2013
by Mano Lujan Spring is here and I am happy to say that we here at Red House BBQ are ready f..
Are there Plums in my Wine? • 02-Mar-2013
by Bob the Wine Guy Have you noticed that wine writers describe wine aromas as smelling..
May The Luck of The Irish Shine Upon You • 02-Mar-2013
by Lesa Cyr Happy Saint Patrick’s Day to you and yours from your friends at the Cellar..
Tehacha-peoples • 02-Mar-2013
by Cathie Sibley Spring is springing; Tehacha-peoples and the fragments of winter are q..
‘Big City Atmosphere’ with a ‘Small Town Feel’ • 16-Feb-2013
by Lesa Cyr Welcome to the Cellar! If you are new to the Cellar or have just been away for a..
Mantra • 16-Feb-2013
by Cathi Sibley Mantra is a sound, syllable, word, or group of words that is considered capa..
And, For My Next Trick, Hummus! • 02-Feb-2013
by Abracadabra go green bunny! Hummus! Hello Yummo! The chickpea, a fun little legume t..
LaBella: Raising a Restaurant • 02-Feb-2013
by Cathi Sibley I feel as if I’ve grown up here in Tehachapi, even though prior t..
Click here for a larger image. by Linda Carhart The Valentine’s Wine and Choc..
Recipe: Traditional Hummus • 02-Feb-2013
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Recipe: Zucchini “Super Secret Tricker Upper” Version • 02-Feb-2013
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Doing Something Right! • 19-Jan-2013
by Cathi Sibley La Bella Amore Italian Bistro will be celebrating a milestone on Feb. 1, 201..
Souza Brings Home Another Bronze Medal • 19-Jan-2013
Our very own Tehachapi Souza Family Vineyard has won a prestigious Bronze Medal for their ..
What I Want for 2013 • 05-Jan-2013
by Cathi Sibley As I sit here on January 2nd with several members of my family whom I don&rs..
Holiday Speciality Wines • 06-Dec-2012
by Lesa Cyr Seasons Greetings from your friends at the Cellar, we hope the month of December..
Eat Healthy! • 05-Dec-2012
by Kathryn Johnson The bells are ringing and the lights are gleaming. The smell ..
Grandma’s Christmas Candy The Easy Way • 04-Dec-2012
by Linda Pettit of Linda’s Cakes and Things Our house was always busy at Christmas ti..
‘It’s The Most Wonderful Hectic Time Of The Year’ • 20-Nov-2012
by Lesa Cyr This week officially welcomes the 2012 Holiday Season. Your friends and family a..
‘Welcome To Oz’ • 10-Nov-2012
by Lesa Cyr Dorothy’s “Oz” had Emerald lights, a yellow brick road, and a ..
More About Wine Myths • 29-Oct-2012
by Bob the Wine Guy We talked about this before, but some of it bears repeating. Let&rs..
An Intimate Evening with Grim • 27-Oct-2012
by Cathi Sibley In my head I’m absolutely certain you have all been holding your..
As The Weather Changes, Changes Come To ‘The Cellar’ • 13-Oct-2012
by Lesa Cyr As we say good bye to a hot long summer, we grow excited for that time of ..
The Starlight Ball – a 14 year Tradition • 13-Oct-2012
by Linda Carhart, Main Street Director Hard to believe that this will be the 14th Annual St..
Main Street’s Wine and Beer Walk • 19-Sep-2012
Happy people at last year's wine walk. Photo by Sam White. On Sept. 29 from 6-9 p.m., ..
58 Diner & Off Ramp Bar Now Open • 15-Sep-2012
story by Joy Gray, photo by Sam White Good news for Tehachapi foodies. Partners Marshall McC..
It’s Apple Season at the Apple Shed • 15-Sep-2012
An important goal of the Apple Shed is to help make people’s day better by offering a terrific..
The Rolling Pin Chronicles • 15-Sep-2012
by Cathi Sibley A couple of weeks ago while driving home from work on Friday night I saw sev..
Oktoberfest • 08-Sep-2012
Photo provided by Kohnen's Bakery. Saturday, Sept. 8. The event includes live German mu..
Hoppiest Time of the Year • 05-Sep-2012
by the childish go green bunny When I was thinking of what recipe I would use for this artic..
Events for the Fourth of July • 23-Jun-2012
The map for Tehachapi's 2012 Festivities. Click here (/images/articles/2212/Hot-Dog-festival..
This Never Gets Old • 23-Jun-2012
by Bob Souza, the "Wine Guy" Are you new to wine? So many folks want to know, how does ..
Main Street Tehachapi Supplies Tons of Fun • 09-Jun-2012
The Main Street Tehachapi Stand during the 2010 Chili Cook-Off. by Linda Carhart, phot..
Ancient Runes Ruined • 26-May-2012
by America’s most not wanted go green bunny It is travel season for the Green Bun..
Beer and More Beer • 26-May-2012
by Mano Lujan As most of you know, I love beer. I love the history behind it and the endless..
How I Love My Country • 26-May-2012
by Cathi Sibly Most of you who know me or have been to my restaurant are aware that I have a..
How to Make Wine a Healthy Part of Your Diet • 26-May-2012
by Bob the Wine Guy Okay here it is… we are already into the second quarter of t..
Joseph Messina, new chef at Pacino’s “Began culinary career at age at 18 at..
Sunday Night: Tri-Tip Dinner • 12-May-2012
by Tomi Nuckolls and Leslie Reynolds Boy! Do I love Tri-Tip! It is one of the most flavorfu..
NOT IT! • 28-Apr-2012
The emotionally stunted go green bunny In the quest to be healthier and fitter in my 40..
Put a Cork in It • 28-Apr-2012
by Bob Souza, the 'Wine Guy' I get this question so often that I am sort of shocked tha..
Then Suddenly... • 28-Apr-2012
Tony and Tomi Nuckolls, Butcher and Wife by Leslie Reynolds Ahhh… Mother&rsq..
Observations and Changes • 14-Apr-2012
by Mano Lujan With Red House BBQ’s two year anniversary fast approaching, I have learn..
Slow Cooked Rib Eye Steak and Veggies • 14-Apr-2012
by Tomi Nuckolls and Leslie Reynolds Tony and Tomi Nuckolls, Butcher and Wife Happ..
Braised Short Ribs with Onion Gravy • 31-Mar-2012
Here is a delicious old school recipe my mom used to make for us when I was a kid. I would lean ..
Describing and Rating Wine • 31-Mar-2012
by Bob the "Wine Guy" Remember when we first got excited about wine, as we tried to ..
How I Love Tehachapi • 31-Mar-2012
by Cathy Sibly This time I want to write about something different. Of course I still have t..
Squash is a Girl’s Best Friend • 31-Mar-2012
by Indiana Go Green Bunny Some girls like diamonds, some girls like flowers and chocola..
Squash is a Girl’s Best Friend! • 31-Mar-2012
by Indiana Bunny Some girls like diamonds, some girls like flowers and chocolate. This ..
How to be a Better Wine Lover • 17-Mar-2012
by Bob Souza The more involved I become in the world of wine, the more I come to rea..
The Matriarch of Mesquite • 17-Mar-2012
by Tomi Nuckolls and Leslie Reynolds Springtime is here and I just can’t help myself! ..
Apple A Day Pie Recipe • 03-Mar-2012
Ingredients: Pie Spice 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoons ground nutmeg..
Decanting and Chanting • 03-Mar-2012
by Bob the Wine Guy Okay, what is decanting? Decanting is basically the process of pour..
A Grande Opening • 18-Feb-2012
by Bob Souza, the "Wine Guy" Of course we’re talking about how to open a bottle o..
I Thought You Said, 'Rum'?! • 04-Feb-2012
by The Energizer go green bunny Hi! I’m back! You might have noticed I have been ..
Is It Late or Delayed? • 04-Feb-2012
by Bob the Wine Guy As you contemplate that Tehachapi wine you enjoyed with dinner last..
Run For Your Life Bean Soup • 04-Feb-2012
by The Energizer go green bunny Ingredients: 1 bag of white beans, soaked over night and co..
Tomi’s Tri Tip Rub Supreme Recipe • 23-Jan-2012
Ingredients 2 tablespoons Scharffen Berger Cacao Nibs 2 teaspoons dried red pepper flake..
Red House BBQ is Open! • 22-Jan-2012
by Mano Lujan A big “Thank You” goes out to you Tehachapi, for making us feel so..
Glass Equals Class? • 21-Jan-2012
Bob Souza, the 'Wine Guy' We haven’t talked about the types of wine glasses fo..
Tomi’s Tri-Tip Supreme • 21-Jan-2012
Tony and Tomi Nuckolls, Butcher and Wife. Article by Leslie Reynolds. Well here we are!..
Ahhhh…The Holidays! • 20-Dec-2011
I just love it. (Que “Andy Williams - White Christmas” music soundtrack). Family an..
Divine Rib Roast • 20-Dec-2011
Ingredients: 1 Prime Rib Rock Salt (to coat) Directions: Pre-heat your oven to 450 de..
Prime Rib Divine • 20-Dec-2011
Ingredients: 1 Prime Rib Rock Salt (to coat) Directions: Pre-heat your o..
That’s What It’s all About • 20-Dec-2011
by Bob the Wine Guy Around this time of the year...first of all I can’t believe i..
Big City Chef Turns Pack Station Cook • 14-Dec-2011
by Leslie Reynolds Eugene Kunstmann (Gene for short), a Tehachapi local, is a fascinatin..
Christmas Dinner Wine Parings • 22-Nov-2011
by Bob the Wine Guy Don’t laugh...it’s only weeks away. Yikes!! Magic happe..
Chicken for Dummies • 20-Aug-2011
By Tomi Nuckolls & Leslie Reynolds Pollo Perezoso in a Pot (Lazy Chicken in a P..
Tomi’s Balsamic Roast Chicken Delight Recipe • 20-Aug-2011
Ingredients: 1 whole chicken (5 to 6 lb.) 2 tbsp. chopped fresh rosemary (usua..
Down on the Farm • 06-Aug-2011
by Bob the "Wine Guy" In light of all that has transpired over the past several years, ..
Bunnies Gone Wild! • 23-Jul-2011
by The Totally Rad, Go Green Bunny We just had a couple of wonderful weekends. We were bles..
Weather or not? • 25-Jun-2011
by Bob the "Wine" Guy Headline reads “Wild spring weather across California&rsqu..
Just for the Grill of It • 11-Jun-2011
by Leslie Reynolds & Tomi Nuckolls It is true that, in my home, I am “Queen of the..