Tag: CA

Ha La Sushi Restaurant
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Hidden behind a bundle of trees in a small shopping plaza in Alamo, California,  Ha-La Sushi buzzes with frenetic energy. As the regulars pile in, they are greeted with a beaming smile by an amiable, […]

Sunnin Lebanese Cafe
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During the interview, George Chammaa’s mother, Fayeza Chammaa, sits in the back of the family restaurant, having her mid-day meal next to her red tablet. George sits in front of me, one of Fayeza’s five […]

Grocery Café, Oakland
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 Shwe Dagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)  Photo courtesy: Richard Shaw I find it interesting how certain memories from ones’ childhood endure over time.  Living in Calcutta (now Kolkata) as a child, my first entre to […]

Pampanguena Cuisine
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Pampanguena’s homey Filipino food is a gift from Josie Yumul