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.
Tag: the last chinese chef
Have you noticed when the topic of Asian food arises, the issue of authenticity is never far behind? For the most part, we don’t seem to care nearly as much if our croissants are authentic or even our burritos, but when it comes to our dim sum, ramen or kim chee, authenticity seems to be […]
Nicole Mones reads an excerpt from The Last Chinese Chef on KQED’s Writer’s Block. The Last Chinese Chef chronicles food writer, Maggie McElroy’s journey to China one year after the untimely death of her husband. A paternity claim has been filed against her husband’s estate and the question surfaces whether her husband fathered a child […]