As a Korean-American foodie who resides in West Oakland, I’m lucky that there’s a slew of fine eateries not too far from our home all along Telegraph Avenue in Temescal.
Thanks to a big spring crop in Veracruz and police crackdowns on drug cartels, high prices for Mexican limes are falling earthward, just in time for summer cocktails. Mexican farmers are celebrating.
California’s crop of Hass avocados – those green fruit essential for guacamole – usually weigh a half-pound or more. But this year’s avocados are the tiniest in memory – some barely bigger than an egg.