A Perfect Pairing For the Summer

Guacamole and Chardonnay

Written by: Brian Talley

The coastal San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara County region is unique as a place that grows both world-class Chardonnay and avocados—a match made in heaven. Of all the produce we grow at Talley Farms, avocados may be the crop I like most, and I consider guacamole to be the best possible expression of the […]


Chef Victor Scargle

Executive Chef of Lucy Restaurant & Bar at Bardessono in Yountville, CA

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

  Chef Victor Scargle may have a varied and impressive resume, ranging from Michael Mina’s Aqua to Cindy Pawlcyn’s Go Fish, but what remains constant is his dedication to using local and seasonal ingredients in his cooking, in the kitchen, at work and at home. It’s understandable then, when The Clever Root asked him for […]