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Little Louie’s in Point Richmond

Matt and I drove over to Point Richmond a couple of weeks ago to take some photographs.  It’s an interesting area with some nice old houses and storefronts – a hidden gem.  According to the Point Richmond History Association, Point … Continue reading

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San Pablo Lytton casino grub

My Mother-in-law, Elaine, is here visiting from Delray Beach, Florida, which means a trip to Reno – and any other casinos that are handy – with my mother, Renate, Sr.  They came back with a story the other day about … Continue reading

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Albany Bowl’s restaurant

I admit it:  I love to bowl.  I hold the key to locker #1 at Albany Bowl (540 San Pablo Avenue), the bowling alley in Albany, California, a city with only about 17,000 people but boasting both a pool and a … Continue reading

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Breakfast at Jimmy Bean’s in Berkeley

Our niece, Sage, was here for a visit this month, which was nice since I have not seen her for almost 10 years.  She and Matt are the same age, give or take.  Sage is majoring in environmental studies at … Continue reading

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Fog City Diner in SF

We finally made it to the Fog City Diner.  The Morrison & Foerster holiday party is this evening, so we are spending the night in SF.  Matthew and I – as we do every year – BART in for early … Continue reading

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Denny’s in Vestal, NY

Today is the first anniversary of my father’s death, thus, the theme of this entry is coffee.  I’ll take this opportunity to write something about the Denny’s in Vestal, New York, he went to for coffee every morning  for years … Continue reading

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Castro Street Festival

Matt went to the Castro Street Festival today with friends Ross and Ken.  He’s been hopping over to SF every weekend for this or that event and then having a bite over there and reporting back on quality.  Today they … Continue reading

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Rico’s in Oakland

Matt and I had lunch at Rico’s in Oakland.  Rico’s (400 15th Street, Oakland) is billed as a diner, but it is not really a diner inasmuch as it is a fun, hip place to eat.  It is a long, … Continue reading

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The elections and Gilman Grill

Today my mom and I went sniffing around the election taking place at Berkeley City College where Matt is making his political debut.  We came upon his name and statement on the glass board, and saw him hovering around the … Continue reading

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The Embers in Pinole

Matt and I drove up to Pinole today to take a look around and have lunch.  We wound up eating at The Embers (600 San Pablo Avenue), since I wanted to try to get the roast beef sandwich I saw … Continue reading

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