Chances are you live a stone’s throw away from a Thai restaurant in your neighborhood, and you’ve got a go-to local favorite for pad thai. These days I often find myself traveling north of Berkeley, where there’s quite a few wonderful Thai eateries clustered in Albany, El Cerrito and San Pablo locales.
Archive for June 13th, 2007
I remember family car trips as a series of factory tours. Some were more interesting than others. The canned tuna tour was nightmare-inducing. The Hershey’s tour was much better. In the East Bay there used to be just one chocolate facility you could tour, but now there are two factories within spitting distance of each […]
Nicole Mones reads an excerpt from The Last Chinese Chef on KQED’s Writer’s Block. The Last Chinese Chef chronicles food writer, Maggie McElroy’s journey to China one year after the untimely death of her husband. A paternity claim has been filed against her husband’s estate and the question surfaces whether her husband fathered a child […]