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.
“The what?” I asked, though the name seemed to illustrate itself with near-perfect precision.
“A Frownie is a brownie, but with a frownie face piped onto it. If you purchase a whole pack, it’s called a Pity Party.”
I stopped hearing anything more about the wedding. I only wanted to know about Frownies, so I went home to do a little research.