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Food Recommendations Wanted!

That's good.

Grocery Outlet August, 2014

Bummer.

ethnic markets in EB (esp Afghan/Indian)

What are "unlaid eggs?" please?

Do you think veal actually has a taste?

My dad would bring home veal chops with kidneys once a month on payday. Loved and wish I could find them today.

Aug 02, 2014
sydthekyd in General Topics

Food related television commercial failures

Those Tillamook cheese ad cartoons are strange.

Aug 02, 2014
sydthekyd in Food Media & News

best cioppinno?

Right - surprisingly good at Pasta Pomodoro, El Cerrito Plaza. Also, the Dinky Doo Seafood Stew at Quinn's Lighthouse in Oakland is delicious.

World Cup 2014 Viewing and Eats

Also, Skates on the Bay in West Berkeley.

Calling All American CHs Not Raised in CA!: Did You Grow Up Eating Artichokes?

We eat them as much as possible. At Berkeley Bowl West, four for 99 cents in the Bargain Corner!

Apr 29, 2014
sydthekyd in General Topics

Rudest grocery checker remark

"Barnacles" - thanks!

Apr 28, 2014
sydthekyd in Not About Food

Dollar Store food! Had some SURPRISINGLY good food from $ store!

My 99 Cents Only store has very good fresh produce - a lot of it organic Fun place to shop for gift baskets, too..

Apr 28, 2014
sydthekyd in General Topics

Where can I buy fresh octopus in the East Bay?

Mi Tierra.

Rudest grocery checker remark

My brother just told me that the checker asked him, "Do you ever buy anything that's not on sale?"

Apr 25, 2014
sydthekyd in Not About Food

Pre-wedding party [San Francisco]

Bucca de Beppo.

Zaki's Kabob House (Berkeley)

The building is sold, their last day is May 31 and they are looking for a new location. Also, now open for lunch only on the weekends...

Catering in East Bay

California Rose, 510-644-4473.

Please suggest a wedding gift

Penny why?

Mar 21, 2014
sydthekyd in Cookware

Please suggest a wedding gift

A nice big wooden salad bowl with servers.

Mar 16, 2014
sydthekyd in Cookware
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Berkeley Eat/Study/Seduction Spot

Try Gilman Grill for "classic-type" American diner.

Cooks Seafood Festival - anyone been?

Crooks Seafood Festival?

Brown Rice

Leftover brown rice makes the BEST fried rice. We like it with green onions, scrambled eggs and soy sauce for a favorite brunch.

Feb 07, 2014
sydthekyd in General Topics

I love to cook from scratch but every now and then I can't resist...(insert name of convenience food here)

Mexican!

Jan 27, 2014
sydthekyd in General Topics

I love to cook from scratch but every now and then I can't resist...(insert name of convenience food here)

Nicely balanced meal!

Jan 27, 2014
sydthekyd in General Topics

What went down at Montero's? [Albany]

Monte Cristo?

Guddu de Karahi Opening Oct 15 [SF]

"PSB?"

Guddu de Karahi Opening Oct 15 [SF]

What is the "one Middle Eastern place"?

Three nights in San Francisco

I want to hear the divorce story.

Should I keep this or throw it out?

Yes.

Jan 12, 2014
sydthekyd in General Topics

Birthday tea with acquaintance

Request crude joke, please.

Jan 12, 2014
sydthekyd in Not About Food

I love to cook from scratch but every now and then I can't resist...(insert name of convenience food here)

Yes - those Amy's Indians are good.

Jan 10, 2014
sydthekyd in General Topics

Fresh Black Cod/Sablefish/Butterfish

$19.99(!) a pound at Berkeley Bowl West on New Year's Eve.