What makes a better gift than DIY cocktail supplies? This kind of gift is cute, unique, and way more useful than another pair of hand-knit socks. Best of all, it’s surprisingly easy to make the components of one of my favorite cocktails, the Manhattan. Well, all of the components except for the rye whiskey. That one, I’ll leave to the experts.
Archive for September, 2006
Here at Bay Area Bites, we believe in food, everyday. Eating food, thinking about food, writing about food, reading about food. Food is a daily thing, except perhaps for the occasional fast. Personally I’ve never understood why newspapers don’t feel the same way. I mean, there’s a daily sports section, a daily weather section, etc. […]
When Tartine was gestating behind paper covered glass years ago, I walked on 18th street every chance I had to try and peer through sheets not flush or tiny tears. Even if it wasn’t on my way, I veered myself, and many other exasperated friends, to the discreet corner to check on its progress. I […]
striped bass from San Francisco Fish Company stuffed with fennel, basil, onions, garlic and lemons Whenever I come back to this spectacular City by the Bay, I make a beeline for the Ferry Building which my friend Tracy calls “complete sensory overload”. I call it heaven. The Ferry Building is a food lovers version of […]
I am on an extended trip to Southern California for the next couple weeks. My days here have consisted of stealing away from work as often as possible to eat grandma’s food, consume funnel cakes with my 2 favorite eleven and nine year old kids on this planet at Knott’s, and work on lists of […]