Tag: California

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

Yemen Kitchen
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Spread the love38SharesMeet the Restaurateur Abdul Al Rammah, Owner of Yemen Kitchen The irresistible fragrance of sizzling onions and garlic perfumes the small kitchen where Abdul Al Rammah stands at his stove, deftly stirring several pans […]

Bini’s Kitchen
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Spread the love1Share Himalaya view, Mustang region, Nepal.  Photo: Patricia Sauer   The repetitive motion is almost dizzying. A table-full of hands pinch and fold, pinch and fold the endless circles of dough that hug […]