Archive for November, 2005

Le Soufflé ~ Le Oooh, Le Ahhh

Le Soufflé ~ Le Oooh, Le Ahhh

| November 4, 2005 | 1 Comment

Few dishes elicit such a visceral reaction quite like a precariously towering, steaming soufflé puffed up in all it's glory. Upon placement, a purring of oooohs and ahhhhhhs commence, ending only when the last bite of these delectable clouds has been consumed. So why is it that something so physiologically powerful is so darn hard […]

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Check, Please! Bay Area premieres

Check, Please! Bay Area premieres

| November 4, 2005 | 1 Comment

KQED’s new local program Check, Please! Bay Area premiered last night! The series will be aired Thursdays at 7:30pm and Saturdays at 1:30pm on KQED TV9. You will also be able to view it on Comcast On Demand and KQED 191 Life. Every week, Check, Please! Bay Area features three guests who are local diners, […]

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Cheeses Christ Superstar!

Cheeses Christ Superstar!

| November 3, 2005 | 4 Comments

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are changing, the apples are tasting crisp, tart, and Sierra-beautiful, the wine should be mulling, and SF Drake is in the hizzouse! God, I do love this cheese. In fact, I love this cheese so much I shouldn’t even be writing about it because those limited-time-only rounds […]

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Take 5 with Colton Harmon

Take 5 with Colton Harmon

| November 2, 2005 | 2 Comments

Title: Line cook, BocadillosHome town: Sacramento, CA 1. How did you get into cooking?I was working at Starbucks when I was 17. One night I took home a cookbook and I cooked dinner for my roommates. I made potato salad, blueberry cornbread, and some kind of barbecued chicken. I remember the look on peoples faces […]

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Direct Fundraising, Gourmet Style

Direct Fundraising, Gourmet Style

| November 1, 2005 | 1 Comment

I have always respected Mariquita Farm for their sense of community and their use of direct fundraising to help that community when possible. Last year, I wrote about an event that Andy and Julia of Mariquita held at their farm when one of their employees was in a car accident. After Hurricane Rita this year, […]

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