• So Public, So Us!

    With regret. Those were the only two words we saw. With regret… you are not current enough. With regret… you should make other plans. With regret… get a new career. With regret… GO BUY YOURSELF THE BIGGEST SLICE OF CAKE YOU CAN FIND BECAUSE YOU’RE GONNA’ NEED IT. We don’t remember how the sentence ended

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  • Viva Las Vegas

    Sentimentality is tricky business. You never know when the things you love most will mildly bore someone else. Nevertheless, Scout and I have taken a risk with this post. Should you choose to read on, we think you’ll find in our ramblings a few treasures about unexpected food and friendliness in a place known for

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  • The Wurst

    This morning, Daniel woke up and told Scout and I that he had a dream last night. We were shocked. Daniel rarely remembers his dreams. In fact, he generally claims to live a dreamless life. This is why Scout and I absolutely demanded a synopsis. The dream synopsis went a little something like this: Daniel

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  • Farm to Berkeley Part 2

    Another day, another dozen cups of coffee! Where did we leave off in “Farm to Berkeley Part One“? Oh yes: BREAD. We really could leave it there and you’d probably go to Chez Panisse, but just in case you don’t love bread as much as us (we all have our deficiencies), read on to hear

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  • Farm to Berkeley Part 1

    “When did farm-to-table become too good for us chip-eating-plebeians?” This is the controversial question I posed to Scout as he hopped onto the couch and interrupted my morning coffee with the declaration that he needed to write right now. I asked him what he needed “right right now” and, with an irritated thump of his

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  • We Drove Past Napa Part 1

    We don’t endorse photography while driving. It blurs the image. This is really an old story, but one worth sharing since it involved one of Scout’s favorite destinations in California. It’s a cautionary tale, of sorts. It’s wrought with familial conflict, misunderstanding, and one rabbit’s powerful hunt for culinary justice. We went to Napa and

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