A mini-oyster crawl in the French Quarter

January 20, 2015
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We are oyster lovers and were delighted to find so many oyster bars in New Orleans all offering a myriad of delicious preparations to tempt us with.  We were anxious to get acquainted with the local fresh plump oysters from the gulf, so we made the rounds at a few nearby oyster bars where we […]

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A visit to New Orleans for the 2015 North American Chowzter Awards

January 18, 2015
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Last week, Mr. K and I flew to New Orleans for a memorable long weekend where we sampled many of the Crescent City’s legendary dishes like rich gumbo, crawfish étouffée, jambalaya, po’boys, muffalettas, platters of fried chicken, red beans and rice, and the ubiquitous piping-hot beignets with steaming cups of cafe au lait from Cafe […]

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Kimchi Fried Rice

January 4, 2015
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I am cursed with that crap cold that is going around.  Runny nose, runny eyes, scratchy throat, phlegm, uncontrollable fits of coughing, it truly is a curse, but the worst thing is that my tastebuds are so blunted.  I can only taste the faintest whiff of flavor, and am pretty much limited to the basics […]

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Brunch at Green’s Restaurant

December 30, 2014
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Fort Mason Center Bldg A, 2 Marina Blvd SF, CA 94123 | 415.771.6222 | website Mr. K and I met some friends for brunch yesterday at Greens Restaurant in Fort Mason.  It was a beautiful day and this is the marina that the restaurant overlooks, with views of the Golden Gate in the far background. We were […]

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It’s time for a dungeness crab feast!

December 22, 2014
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Dungeness Crab season is in full swing and we began it last month with a crab-centric feast that was so good we are going to do it again for Christmas.  Mr. K likes to drive out to Half Moon Bay to pickup live crab from the fishing boats docked at Pillar Point Harbor, which is […]

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Go Streatery, feeding the urban peasant

December 16, 2014
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website | facebook | twitter | menu | schedule The mobile food trucks are still a novelty out here in Coco County, so I’m out stalking them during lunchtime.  One of my favorites is the Gostreatery truck which has artistic touches like rustic planters filled with succulents, distressed wood set against the shiny metal of the truck and modern edgy graphics.  It is full […]

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A bountiful brunch at Gather in Berkeley

December 1, 2014
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2200 Oxford St Berkeley, CA 94704 | 510.809.0400 | website | twitter I hope you enjoyed your long holiday weekend and I’m ready to move on from Turkey and talk about my favorite meal, breakfast.  Here’s one of my favorites in Berkeley.  I’m such a fan of this restaurant, I had a memorable dinner where […]

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