It’s 5 o’clock, and you’re leaving the office in search of some post-work libations and snacks before dinner. You could go the traditional happy hour route — where you’re limited to a few drinks and small bites within a short window of time — or you could up the ante and visit a Japanese izakaya.
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 […]