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.
Basil is a mega-celebrity of the herb world. But if it had a choice, it might prefer to be recognized for its work in lesser-known cuisines and recipes (the indie films and off-Broadway plays, if you will), where it shines in a different way and brings a new dimension to food.
The other night, I was having dinner at Boulevard with two friends who do not drink. One friend commented, “You know one of the things I regret about not drinking? I missed the mojito.” Missed the mojito. How can anyone miss the mojito? It’s everywhere. Everywhere. I examined the tables around us and noticed glasses […]