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 October 11th, 2007
In the months prior to this post, I’d been working extra shifts at the restaurant in an effort to save up some extra cash for my holiday in Greece. The closer I got to the date of my departure, it would seem, the further I removed myself from the guests entrusted to my care. As […]
Rose, lavender, and vanilla bean macaroons I didn’t like macaroons until I met Danielle Chong. She’s the founder of Macarune, a one-woman baking operation, and macaroons are the specialty of the house. A co-worker introduced me to Macarune’s light as air creations, and even through the deadened fog of a headcold, I could taste the […]