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.
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 […]