Project 365: Little Dishes

Helping my kid move back from Berkeley for summer break has its perks. Lunch at his favorite restaurant, Ohgane in Oakland.  Korean barbecue is a dining experience.  Waitstaff stoke the wood charcoal and change out the grill while you grill beef, pork, octopus, or chicken perfectly marinated in soy,sesame, garlic and spicy sauces.  Yum!

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Project 365: Love Apple Farm (Macarons)

Spent a day at  Love Apple Farms at a macaron class taught by Maggie Catrell.  We arrived early and strolled the gardens winding our way through planter boxes filled with beautiful greens and herbs.  Nestled in the Santa Cruz Mountains, the farm grows vegetables for Manresa Restaurant in Los Gatos and runs a storefront offering housemade jams (the…

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Project 365: Portland

Masters Northwest Regional Rowing, Lake Vancouver, Washington.  An excuse to spend a weekend in Portland! Portland is one of my favorite cities. Funky and eclectic, full of personality, food trucks to fine dining, indie record shops and vintage clothing,  just a great vibe, and to top it off, crazy donuts from Voodoo Doughnuts…it has it all!  If you…

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