Monthly Archives: June 2011

“Food Makes Friends” – a Turkish Immigrant’s Story

A Turkish immigrant to the Bay Area makes her family dolmas and borek and misses the bread of her homeland. By reaching out to people from different cultures in her new home, she discovers food can help make friends. Continue reading

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Vanessa’s Poke Leaps Across Cultural Boundaries

Vanessa’s Bistro serves a superb Tuna Salmon Poke that melds elements from Hawaiian, Japanese and Mexican cuisines with chef Vanessa Dang’s Vietnamese twist. Continue reading

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