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Trek On Over to Scarlet City Espresso Bar for Stellar Coffee and Sci-Fi Goodness

Trek On Over to Scarlet City Espresso Bar for Stellar Coffee and Sci-Fi Goodness

| September 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Once an empty storage unit that sat vacant for several years, Scarlet City Espresso Bar has transformed the dormant lot into a wonderful, whimsical new cafe that recently opened in Emeryville at the corner of Adeline and Yerba Buena Avenue.

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Foodie Fight

Foodie Fight

| October 3, 2007 | 0 Comments

A few years ago I read a great book about Scrabble called Word Freak. My mom remembers when Scrabble was so popular people took the game to the beach. Being a bit of a Scrabble fanatic myself I can only imagine what that must have been like. But I came of age during the Trivial […]

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Chocolate Adventure Recipe Contest Ideas

Chocolate Adventure Recipe Contest Ideas

| August 20, 2007 | 2 Comments

Last week Tutti Foodie, Scharffen Berger, and Marcia Gagliardi of Tablehopper joined forces and unveiled The Chocolate Adventure Recipe Contest with a number of events at local restaurants featuring pastry chefs and chocolate. On Monday August 13 I went to Campton Place to see what Boris Portnoy {pastry chef of Campton Place, the restaurant) might […]

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Plated Desserts, A Menu.

Plated Desserts, A Menu.

| May 21, 2007 | 5 Comments

I lined up plates in the order they appeared on the menu. This trick helps cooks plate food with speed and efficiency during a busy service. Last week many of you participated in having a bit of fun with your food. You played The Plated Dessert Menu Game! Although it began as a lark, I […]

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Plated Desserts, A Game.

Plated Desserts, A Game.

| May 14, 2007 | 19 Comments

Anthony Bourdain hit the nail on the head in his iconic book Kitchen Confidential, when he said, “pastry chefs are the neurologists of the kitchen.” We like things just so, and will stop only at premeditated murder, to make sure it stays this way. We are organized to the point of scary, and we guard […]

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Chocolatier

Chocolatier

| May 2, 2007 | 0 Comments

I was never a big fan of the game Monopoly. Somehow buying up hotels just didn’t do it for me. But I like the idea of a game where you can go on an adventure and become a tycoon. So what if you added food to the mix instead of hotels? Would it be the […]

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