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3 July, 2014

Asena Restaurant

Asena Restaurant
Comments : 1 Posted in : Dining in Alameda - CA, Restaurants on by : becca
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About a block off the central Park strip in Alameda, you’ll find this Mediterranean-focused, upscale dining spot. By Mediterranean, I mean all over the Sea with a menu featuring pasta, sour cherries, artichoke, hummus, and so on and so on. Whatever region you want of the Mediterranean, you’ll probably find something that qualifies. And if
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5 June, 2014

Izalco Catering

Izalco Catering
Posted in : Dining in San Ramon - CA, Restaurants on by : becca
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Izalco Catering is a Salvadoran catering business that serves up pupusas at the San Ramon Farmers’ Market every week. That just happens to be near my husband’s workplace, so I joined him for lunch one Thursday afternoon, and we ordered five of their pupusas to share. As you can see, they are each about the
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3 December, 2013

Café Rumi

Posted in : Coffee Shops, Coffee Shops in Castro Valley - CA on by : becca
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I have found it at last, a coffee shop with a relaxed vibe, good drinks, and hours past sundown a walkable distance from my apartment! If Café 4 were a mile closer, it’d win for local coffee shop options, but Café Rumi is a very acceptable runner-up, plus it stays open an hour later. Super
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30 April, 2012

Mac and Cheese at Noodles & Company

Comments : 6 Posted in : Dining in Raleigh - NC, Restaurants on by : becca
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In early February, I was invited to try the new mac and cheese options at Noodles & Company. I said yes because 1. I have no aversion to chain restaurants beyond when they let success get in the way of creating delicious food and 2. I’d never tried their mac and cheese before. I have
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