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Sugar Skulls and Pan de Muerto Help Celebrate Day of the Dead

Sugar skulls decorated with neon-colored icing, sequins and feathers are the perfect emblem for this holiday that “befriends death”. Want to know where you can decorate your own sugar skull or learn to make bone-shaped Pan de Muerto bread for the upcoming Day of the Dead festivities? List of festivities and resources in the Bay Area. Continue reading

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Ten Places to Master Piroshkis, Paella or Pad Thai: Ethnic Cooking Classes Around the Bay Area

As I walked up the stairs to Kitchen on Fire’s spacious Berkeley loft, an inviting aroma of toasting cumin laid out an olfactory welcome mat. Chefs Olivier Said and MikeC., co-owners and culinary over-achievers, have a book coming out and … Continue reading

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