Rhones Rule in Oakland

Rhones Rule in Oakland

  Fifteen northern California wineries recently showcased their Rhône style wines for aficionados in—where else—Oakland! Syrah, Petite Sirah, Mourvèdre, Grenache, Carignane, Roussane, Counoise in red varietals and Viognier, the prime Rhône white, strutted their...
Zaré at The Fly Trap

Zaré at The Fly Trap

“I was supposed to be a brain surgeon,” Chef offered, grinning ear to ear. His presence is as bold as his red chef coat.  The Persian/ Mediterranean/Californian menu is brilliant.  At The Fly Trap, Hoss Zaré builds upon lessons from his mother’s...
Traveling in Italy, Crowd-Free

Traveling in Italy, Crowd-Free

    You’ve wanted to go to Italy your whole life, and now the dream is coming true. You can already taste the fresh mozzarella in Rome and hear the soft, rhythmic splash of the gondolier’s oar as it slowly propels you through the quiet, moonlit canals of...
FIKA

FIKA

  Every so often one stumbles upon a culinary gem in the most unexpected place, as happened to me recently on a visit to the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis. Even without the restaurant, a visit to the institute would be worth a side trip if...

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