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 November 25th, 2008
Mobile Food Bank
Food banks across the state are struggling with longer lines and fewer donations this holiday season. But one Central Valley food bank will soon have a unique way to deliver fresh produce to rural communities.
The Holidays and Food Bank Demands
This is the official start of our end-of-the-year holidays and is always the busiest time of year for food banks and soup kitchens. In the midst of a dire economic crisis, local food banks say they’re seeing unprecedented demand for hot meals and groceries.
KQED talks with local chefs about new twists on the traditional Thanksgiving meal and listeners call in to share their new traditions. Guests:
Charles Phan, owner and chef at The Slanted Door;
Douglas Keane, chef at Cyrus;
Joey Altman, chef at Miss Pearl’s Jam House;
Annie Somerville, chef at Greens