I remember driving alone south on United States Highway 101 into Gilroy from the Silicon Valley area — and that familiar pungent odor of my favorite bulb welcomed by my olfactory sense confirmed that I was nearing the self-proclaimed...Show More Summary
When I heard there was such a thing as the Gilroy Garlic Festival in California, I had to plan a trip for the end of July! So this past weekend found me pulling into Gilroy, CA windows rolled down to enjoy the prevalent smell of garlic in the air. They just happened to be harvesting in […]
A quick post before I head out to the Gilroy Garlic Festival — Nordstrom Rack is having a big clearance sale with an extra 50% off the lowest price, and they just added a wide selection of dresses. Betsey Johnson, Laundry, TopShop, Nine West to name a few of the designers. Worth taking a quick […]
The salty fried potato sticks are doused in a garlic–olive oil puree made with bulbs from the self-proclaimed garlic capital of Gilroy, Calif.
Gilroy, Calif.-based Christopher Ranch will be shipping its two-pound and three-pound fresh garlic bags in a new box. Gilroy, Calif.-based Christopher Ranch will be shipping its two-pound and three-pound fresh garlic bags in a new b...
The LA Times reports that the biggest garlic producer in the country has adopted an intriguing new strategy: Christopher Ranch, which grows garlic on 5,000 acres in Gilroy, Calif., announced recently that it would hike pay for farmworkers from $11 an hour to $13 hour this year, or 18%, and then to $15 in 2018. Show More Summary
They're (almost) just like the ones at AT&T Park! [ more › ]
According to a press release, the fries are made with "ingredients." Here's where you can get the Illinois-based chain's take on a California classic. [ more › ]
At locations near Gilroy, the garlic capital of the world, no less.
Certainly could've done worse. It took self-respecting San Franciscans two short weeks to inhale all of the new Gilroy Garlic Fries — easily the most locavore offering yet in the chain's ongoing efforts to introduce "hip" regional menu items — at every Bay Area McDonald's location. Show More Summary
Good morning. It is Wednesday, May 4. McDonald’s is now serving “Gilroy Garlic Fries” in the Bay Area. How do they taste? “Not bad.” Here's what else is happening in the Golden State: TOP STORIES Pot initiative A group led by former Facebook President Sean Parker on Tuesday said it has collected...
McDonald’s is testing garlic fries in San Francisco and it could go national if the test market proves successful. If the new fries launch across American they will be added as a new menu item, known as “Gilroy Garlic Fries.” The company is planning to spread the test market to 250 chains in California in August. Show More Summary
Unless you're a vampire, this is great news! In its neverending attempts to clog your veins with deliciousness, McDonald's is testing out garlic fries! Apparently the other San Francisco treat known as Gilroy Garlic Fries — named for Bay Area city Gilroy, CA — are getting the test run in a handful of Mickey D's restaurants. Video: Del [...]
They cost $2.50, and are reportedly tossed by "restaurant employees." [ more › ]
For a limited time, a select few McDonald’s locations will test a dish called “Gilroy Garlic Fries”—fries that are tossed with garlic, olive oil, parmesan cheese, and salt. Fun fact: my number one turn-on is having those ingredients whispered in my ear. Read more...
McDonald's fries have been through a lot over the past twenty years, but they're about to experience a rebirth. Four restaurants in the San Francisco area recently confirmed that they'd be testing a new fry known as the "Gilroy garlic fry." The fry will not only include local Gilroy garlic but other delightful toppings like parmesan and parley. Show More Summary
Get this man to Gilroy, STAT! (The Food Surgeon)
The Gilroy Garlic Festival has distributed $350,000 to 167 nonprofits from proceeds at its annual event.
GILROY, Calif. — You can smell it as soon as you drive into town. Gilroy calls itself the “Garlic Capital of the World,” due to its big garlic crop and its top-of-the line Gilroy Garlic Festival, which features authentic garlic ice cream. At first you can’t pinpoint what the smell is; but it’s a strong [...]
This year marks the 35th anniversary of the ultimate summer food extravaganza— Gilroy’s Garlic Festival. It’s a three-day event packed with…well, food. Lots of food. Specifically, garlic. 82 tons of fresh California garlic to be precise. View BAB's photo gallery of the festivities!