Monthly Archives: May 2012

donut roll | dim sum king, daly city

When I was up in the Bay Area a couple weekends ago, Ptay, Stinky, Lila and I hit up Dim Sum King in Daly City.  In addition to your standard-issue buns, dumplings and cakes, we ordered ja lerng, or as I … Continue reading

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carrot “parts”

When it was my turn to prep carrots for our carrot cake at the bakery, I grabbed a whole bunch that had just arrived from the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market, including this goofy looking one.  It’s organic (and apparently male).

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garlic knot | milo and olive

Behold, the garlic knot from Milo and Olive, a wood-fired sachet of dough from which clove after clove of garlic comes tumbling out into a olive oil oasis.  Mmm…

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8 ways on the 8th day | palsaik, ktown

8 marinades Palsaik soup Pal = 8.  Saik = colors.  8 marinades of samgyupsal (aka pork belly) on the 8th day of May.  8, my lucky number.  My recent birthday dinner with friends at Palsaik in Ktown, with plenty of … Continue reading

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big rocks and breakfast baguettes | morro bay

Morro Rock is a volcanic plug Going fishing? C & Ptay  Spinach, mushroom, goat cheese, egg sando from La Parisienne If you ever find yourself waking up in Morro Bay, walk down to La Parisienne on Front St. for breakfast.  The bakery … Continue reading

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post-vino burrito | los robles cafe, paso robles

Sometimes, all you want after wine tasting is a big ol’ burrito and nachos.  Heading out of Tablas Creek Vineyards, we asked where we could find the best Mexican food in town.  We were told to head over to Los … Continue reading

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