food

30 Mar 2017

Lucky Peach’s Demise and it’s Garage Sale.

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM   The sound was heard round’ the world by all the foodies and epicureans of the land, Lucky Peach was shutting the fuck down. How could a periodical that had shook my core so hard in

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10 Feb 2017

These Char Siu Pull-Apart Pineapple Buns will Make You Lose Your Mind

Most food bloggers will tell you they love the endearing Molly Yeh, the crossover queen (and friend of BAS) Gabi Moskowitz, or Puerto Rican Meseidy Rivera. While I do love those ladies, my favorite two food blogs that send my eyes into an ADHD frenzy are Lady and Pups and IAMAFOODBLOG.

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26 Jan 2017

Del Encanto: Another Puerto Rican restaurant. Finally!

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE!   I’m happy to inform you that the Bay Area has finally gotten another place where you can consume Puerto Rican food. You’d think there’d be more than a handful of PR

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25 Jan 2017

Hawker Fare Oakland to Close

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM   It appears as if I’m losing another one of my favorites. This time it’s in the shape of a plate piled high with intensely seasoned som tum/tom sum/tum mak houng; that’s green papaya salad

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25 Jan 2017

10 Things To Know Before Having Sex In A Burger King Bathroom

Stop what you’re doing, cause I’m about to ruin the image and style that you’re used to… when it comes to public sex. Before you get crazy with your girl with the boom in the Burger King bathroom, there’s a few things you should know. While you may think public sex

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20 Nov 2016

On the Hunt for Oaxaca’s Seven Different Types of Mole Sauce

“Latin women dig me. They really do. Like that woman the other day who gazed at me and said ‘you’ve got more eyes than a pineapple.’” That’s a brazen, almost pontificatory, snippet of notes from my recent trip south of the border. I wasn’t sure if they’d get published necessarily. They

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22 Sep 2016

Japanese Soul Food is Like No Other

I’m not going to lie, in my personal opinion “soul food” and “Japanese food” comprise what I believe to be some of the happiest couplings of words known to the human language. When I first heard about Abura-Ya, Oakland’s Japanese soul food spot, I my interested was distinctly heightened

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