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Roasted Cranberry & Brie Grilled Cheese

Roasted Cranberry & Brie Grilled Cheese

| December 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

Have I told you about my cranberry habit? Every year, around this time, I buy way too many cranberries. I love the way they look and taste and am always trying to find innovative ways to use cranberries in recipes. Recently, I baked Brie with cranberries and it was so good that I figured, I couldn’t go wrong with a grilled cheese, right?

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Ike’s Lair Opens in Uptown Oakland’s Franklin Square

Ike’s Lair Opens in Uptown Oakland’s Franklin Square

| February 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

I had never tried an Ike’s Place sandwich until this past Friday night. But then I heard the good word that an Ike’s Lair was opening in the Uptown District of Oakland, right in Franklin Square.

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How’s about a Nice Kale Sandwich?

How’s about a Nice Kale Sandwich?

Bored of the same old hummus sandwiches and PB&Js? Liven up a vegetarian lunchbox with this excellent kale, squash, chutney and cheese concoction.

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Oakland’s Southie Converts a Sandwich Skeptic

Oakland’s Southie Converts a Sandwich Skeptic

| March 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon details how she turned one sandwich skeptic into a believer at Oakland’s Southie.

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The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen

The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen

| January 11, 2011 | 12 Comments

Get thee to the great American Grilled Cheese Kitchen as soon as possible. Only open for breakfast and lunch, this place does a mid-day grilled cheese sandwich right.

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The Henri Bergson: Creative Evolution of a Sandwich

The Henri Bergson: Creative Evolution of a Sandwich

| January 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

As my mind turned to thoughts of lunch for the week, I couldn’t make up my mind as to whether I should make a batch of chicken salad or egg salad. The annoying old chestnut “which came first, the chicken or the egg?” came to mind? Frankly, I had no idea. It’s a frustrating scientific/philosophic question that has no business complicating my luncheon plans. But I thought about it some more.

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‘Burb Burps: Shokolaat

‘Burb Burps: Shokolaat

| December 12, 2009 | 0 Comments

The first thing you see when you walk into this self-described modern bistro are the sparkling cases stuffed with rich piles of handmade chocolates and pastries. That decadent display alone would be enough to draw one back to Shokolaat, but I was after quite another attraction: a meatloaf sandwich.

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Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Pulled Pork Sandwiches

| January 29, 2009 | 23 Comments

Tangy barbecue sauce dripping over slow-cooked pork on a bun. Yum. I freely admit that I am a fan of all things pork. I love pork chops, bacon, and roast loin, not to mention all those sausages. But there’s something astonishing about taking one of the least expensive cuts of pork you can buy and turning it into one of the tenderest and juiciest sandwiches you can eat. Ah — the miracle of pork.

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