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The S.B. Questionnaire: Kristen Desmond

Monday, October 16, 2017 By Roger Durling When asked what quality she likes most in people, Kristen Desmond, the owner of Flagstone Pantry, answers, “Sincerity. What you see is what you get. No hidden agendas.” She might as well be talking about her business. Flagstone is the open kitchen and deli counter at the Santa […]

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DISH IT UP: the perfect brunch menu

We’re excited to be featured in Santa Barbara Life & Style’s April issue! We cooked up the perfect brunch – ham & cheddar savory tarts, a fresh salad with berries, and melty goat cheese medallions. Recipes included! See pages 94/95 in the link above. Bon appétit!        

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Beachside wine festival and luxury resort lounging in Santa Barbara, California August 8, 2015 “After a bit of work and relaxing, it was time to head out to Santa Barbara for the California Wine Festival at Chase Palm Park…” “Flagstone Pantry served up Mango Gazpacho (in VIP area). The Mango Gazpacho was the perfect balance of […]

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GOOP: The Santa Barbara Guide

SANTA BARBARA PUBLIC MARKET 38 W. Victoria St., Santa Barbara | 805.770.7702 This goldmine of a gourmet market, which just celebrated its first birthday, is comprised of individual artisanal vendors specializing in local and sustainably-sourced fare. This means that it’s essentially set up like the perfect pantry: There’s organic produce at Foragers Pantry, the freshest […]

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Guide to Cooking with Gluten-free Grains

We prepare several dishes at the market featuring gluten-free grains such as polenta and quinoa. We get lots of questions about cooking with gluten-free whole grains, so we put together this guide for the next time you’re inspired to try it at home! COOKING WITH GLUTEN-FREE GRAINS Always cook grains in seasoned water or broth. […]

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