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Sorry New York, California Is Just Better Now - Eater
So collectively, Los Angeles and the Bay Area project out into the world enlightened multiculturalism, casual confidence, quality born from exceptional farming, freethinking (dishes can taste of a specific village in Mexico or a chef’s tinkerings; if it truly hangs together both are okay!), luxury, and accessibility.
food  california  nyc  chicago  losangeles  sanfrancisco  oakland  cooking  restaurant  immigration 
12 weeks ago by allaboutgeorge
Powell's Books - PowellsBooks.BLOG - Photo Shoot
"Should I smile?" I ask.

"Just try and look natural," the young woman says, her finger moving toward the camera's shutter button. "Relax. This is going to be fun."

My face breaks into a smile. This is going to be fun.

The camera clicks and whirrs — capturing a moment in time that will never come again.

Man, I hope I don't look constipated.
photography  food  restaurant  writing  nonfiction  blogging  books  anonymity 
august 2008 by allaboutgeorge | 06/16/2006 | Fire damages Antioch restaurant
"Two bottles were thrown with some kind of flammable liquid. One made it inside to start the fire. The other didn't make it and it bounced off and broke outside, doing no damage to the building."
fire  antioch  restaurant  eastcontracosta  contracostatimes 
june 2006 by allaboutgeorge

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