The clouds rolled out and left it a beautiful blue day. A warm July sun with a just a bit cooler breeze. Delightful! As my son and I walk into the market I take a deep breath and dissect the aromas. There is a bit of the ocean and bay, mixing in with fresh peaches and strawberries. Chickens are roasting on one side, Sausages on the griddles towards the other and on top of that I smell garlic and peanut from the Hidden Wok next door. There are quite a few people but it isn’t crowded. A band is playing something from the 60’s whileRead More →

It was a cool Spring day that was clear enough to see the green hills and cloudy enough to feel sure the green would stay awhile. Parking can be a little tricky, but I have never parked further than a block or two. As I turned onto Parrott Street my eyes take in the rows of canopies lining both sides of the street. The Elms and the street lights are familiar friends. I smell roast chicken, sausages, breads and maybe just a hint of rain in the air. My first stop was the Downtown Association’s Booth where Larry Alphin was passing out recipes, smiles, and information onRead More →

The Taste of San Leandro is today! It’s a wonderful annual event held at the 21rst Amendment on Williams at 5:00 tonight. Some of the restaurants and food services in San Leandro all sharing their best in one room. Plenty of Beer and Wine available. You can find me at the Photo booth. More Details on our Calendar I hope to see you all there.Read More →