Monthly Archives: April 2011

Voyage to 99 Ranch Market-Land

Go on an instant trip to exotic lands by visiting Richmond’s 99 Ranch Market, a shopping emporium of Chinese, Taiwanese, Vietnamese, Korean, Filipino, Japanese and Indonesian foodstuffs. More than an ocean of fresh fish and hard to find fruits and vegetables. Snacks in un-dreamed of flavor combinations. Continue reading

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An Evocative Bowl of Bouillabaisse at La Note

Bouillabaisse, France’s fabulous fish soup at Berkeley’s La Note. A little history and a lot of shellfish. Continue reading

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Japanese Pickles – more than just a condiment

Tsukemono or Japanese pickles are an essential part of every meal. They add crunch and color, and aid digestion. Easy to make at home with recipes from a book or website. Continue reading

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