Chanterelles and Funnel Chanterelles. Life is good!
On 24th Street in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood, there are many small shops and restaurants catering to the area’s affluent clientele. There also used to be a Bell Markets grocery store on 24th. Bell Markets was founded in the 1940s when Dominick Bell and his two brothers opened a supermarket in San Francisco. Alas,Fortsätt läsa ”Unpeeled shrimp”
On Freeport Boulevard there is a popular Chinese restaurant, featuring a giant lunch buffet with a number of different ethnic foods. It’s an all-you-can-eat place still in business probably because it hasn’t been discovered by body builders, yet. In front and center, there is the section with Chinese food; Spring Rolls, Dumplings, Bao Buns, ChowFortsätt läsa ”Guacamole at the buffet”
When I was ten years old, my maternal grandmother arranged the birthday party for me and invited my friends. She served apple cider with the cake. Obviously, she thought that it was non-alcoholic cider. It wasn’t. It was the most fun party I’ve ever had!
The Formal Dinner or Luncheon served by the houshold staff will be found thoroughly discussed on pages 64 to 82. (From the American Woman’s cookbook, 1947). Yup, those were the days. 18 pages in all with half a page dedicated to five different kinds of tumblers. Further including how to measure for monogramming, how toFortsätt läsa ”Formal Parties”
The very first evening in Sardinia, in the still summer like warmth in October, we had dinner at a pizza place. As one should in Italy. As one should in Alghero. Right then and there it felt like they served the world’s best tasting pizza! And, of course, the world’s best tasting spaghetti! The spaghettiFortsätt läsa ”Sardegna”