Tag Archives: Mediterranean

Tomato Tart Niçoise

The tomatoes are finally shining around here, and I’ve been serving them up in plain slabs, naked and unadorned save for a dusting of salt and pepper. After awhile, I figured even perfect tomatoes might like to get a little … Continue reading

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Falafel with Tzatziki

And now, ladies and gentlemen, a (not-very-well-researched) brief history of San Francisco street food.  First up: the taco truck, a portable taqueria in a shiny, well-scrubbed trailer offering chicken mole burritos and a Coke. There’s the beloved Tamale Lady who … Continue reading

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Brandade

Fans of comfort food, of warm-and-creamy appetizers, of dips and spreads and cheeses: you are going to love me for this. Seafood lovers will swoon. Southerners raised on crab dip and mavens of New York deli whitefish salad, meet your … Continue reading

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Garlicky White Beans

I’ve been waiting for just the right time to introduce you. I didn’t want rush things. I realized I had to earn your trust a bit, because really, who’s going to get excited over a heap of beans? Hopefully you. … Continue reading

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