David Vartanian

VISALIA, Calif. — Many people believe the Caesar salad was named after Julius Caesar — it’s not. The Caesar salad was invented by an Italian-American man named Caesar Cardini in about 1924. This legendary salad’s creation[...]

VISALIA, Calif. — Every year, Chef/Owner David Vartanian and his staff prepare an extraordinary Thanksgiving Dinner at the Vintage Press Restaurant in Visalia. The Vintage Press (https://thevintagepress.com/) is one of Central[...]

By David Vartanian of the Vintage Press Restaurant, named one of America’s Best Chefs* This salad with crunchy walnuts is for real blue cheese lovers.  Pair with a grilled steak or lamb chops and boiled baby red skin potatoes for a[...]