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Curtis Stone, Hiking with Kids, SoCal Taco Tour

Discover the hidden gems of Sonoma 和 Mendocino wine country with a celebrated chef—plus family hikes 和 tasty tacos

Chef Curtis Stone believes that cuisine is the true soul of a place. And as the affable Australian discovered on a recent trip to Sonoma 和 Mendocino counties, this part of 加州ornia has a 很多 的灵魂. Stone, who rose to fame through TV appearances on shows like 今天Top Chef Masters, joins host Soterios Johnson on the latest episode of the 加州ornia Now 播客 to dish on his recent journey to the region while fil最小值g Field Trip with Curtis Stone.

在那之后, author 和 tour guide Wendy Gorton shares insights on some of her favorite family-friendly hiking trails in the Golden State. Whether you’re tromping through the desert, traversing the Central Valley, or w和ering through a redwood grove, Gorton finds ways to keep young ones engaged 和 entertained while exploring nature.

最后, SweetC's Designs blogger Courtney O'Dell recently embarked on a taco tour of Southern 加州ornia, driving from Los Angeles to San Diego to find the best bites. She tells Johnson about a few of her most memorable meals, including a marathon taco session at an upscale spot in Costa Mesa.


Curtis Stone、主机的 Field Trip with Curtis Stone 和 owner of 莫德 in Beverly Hills

Wendy Gorton》的作者 50 Hikes with Kids 加州ornia

Courtney O'Dell, lifestyle blogger, Sweet C’s Designs


From a unique fishing trip to tasting wine at a biodynamic vineyard, acclaimed chef Curtis Stone took a deep dive into the wine country destinations of Sonoma 和 Mendocino to find inspiration for his next menu at 莫德.


Princess Seafood

Single Thread

Littorai 酒s

Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & 水疗中心

Author 和 hiking guide Wendy Gorton can suggest dozens of kid-friendly hikes in 加州ornia—和 each one has something different 和 exciting to offer families.

Pacific Crest Trail


Mojave National Preserve

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Creekside Carryout

Fern Canyon

Gold Bluffs Beach Campgrounds

The taco is a staple of Mexican-American cuisine, but according to Sweet C’s Designs blogger Courtney O'Dell, SoCal takes the taco to a whole new level.

Olvera Street

Cielito Lindo

Mariscos Jalisco

Tito’s Tacos



Local Tap House & 厨房


关于 the Host

Soterios Johnson, formerly the local host of National Public Radio’s Morning Edition on radio station WNYC, moved from New York City to Davis, 加州., in 2016 和 is just getting to know his surroundings. By combining his journalistic instincts with his personal curiosity, Johnson will use the 加州ornia Now platform to develop a deeper underst和ing of his adopted home.

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