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.
Continued from Part One on Monday April 16. In California we have more than our fair share of live yeast in the air. Catching it and turning it into “sourdough starter” or “natural starter” is pretty easy. All one needs to do is to feed one’s starter with cold water and bread flour every week […]
Monday morning, my friend Bill sent me off an email asking if I’d seen the lead story– Sharp Bites– in this week’s New York Times SundayStyles section. Well, no. I hadn’t. I tend to skip that section in favor of their Sunday Magazine. Of course, I tend to skip most of the magazine and head […]