Tanya Holland will be signing copies of Brown Sugar Kitchen at Books Inc. in Alameda (Fri/12, 7-9 pm), The Gardener in Berkeley (Sat/13, 11 am-1 pm), Market Hall in Oakland (Sat/13, 3-5 pm), The Left Bank in Larkspur (Sun/14, 12:30-2:30 pm), and Chronicle Books in San Francisco (Mon/15, 3-4 pm) this week.
Brown Sugar Kitchen is more than a restaurant. This soul-food outpost is a community gathering spot, a place to fill the belly, and the beating heart of West Oakland, a storied postindustrial neighborhood across the bay from San Francisco. Continue reading →
I love Colman Andrews’ essay on his weight. “It is my opinion that whoever said ‘Nothing tastes as good as thin feels’ has probably never sat down with three ounces of Iranian osetra, a stack of freshly made blinis (the kind that aren’t made with pancake mix), a small bone spoon, and nobody else in the room.” Continue reading →
It’s Mothers’ Day and that means a nice lunch buffet in Spring. Out in California anyway. My mom lives in Pittsburgh and they’re still thawing out from the winter that wouldn’t go away. But it’s Spring here so let’s eat. Continue reading →