Monthly Archives: May 2007

Tuk Tuk Thai in Berkeley

Good place for a sweet Thai treat.  We’re often visiting Tuk Tuk Thai (2466 Shattuck, Berkeley) for lunch but thought we’d pop in today for a little sticky rice with mango.  While it’s easy to make this warm dessert at … Continue reading

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Buffalo wings in the East Bay

Decent Buffalo wings alert for the East Bay.  That’s right, good Buffalo wings have made their way to Pinole in the form of a Wing Stop (1581-A Fitzgerald Drive).  They have a number of saucing options, sides and whatnot but … Continue reading

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Pear Street Bistro

A fancy lunch at Pear Street Bistro just for the hell of it.  When Matthew and I are together we tend to spend a little more on meals than we should.  Today we thought we deserved to give Pinole’s Pear … Continue reading

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Pink aspics

I busted out two pink aspics today.  I’ve been hooked on aspics for some time now.  I’ve always loved them and, since I collect cookbooks, I come across lots of them in books from the 1930s through the 1960s – … Continue reading

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Breakfast at Daimo in Richmond

Chinese breakfast at Daimo this morning, which is a real treat.  Up until 11 a.m. they serve a “one from A, one from B” type of meal for about $6.  You get your choice of congee, which is a thick, … Continue reading

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Vik’s Chaat House in Berkeley

I dragged Matt to Viks Chaat House today.  He likes Indian food but never wants to go to Viks (724 Allston Way, Berkeley).  What gives with that?  The monster poori alone is reason to come here for lunch.  If you … Continue reading

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Steve’s Birthday at La Strada

Steve’s 47th birthday.  We all went to La Strada (2215 Church Lane, San Pablo) for chicken parm.  Very respectable Southern Italian.  I feel bad about having such a short entry for such an important event, but I’m against padding.

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