Archive | April, 2011

Cinco de Abril?

Yes, it’s April. But May 5 falls on a Thursday this year, so PBID Partners of Downtown Fresno are celebrating early. And they know how to throw a party. If you’re going for the food, expect to wait in line—I’ve heard estimates from past events of more than 60,000 people, throughout the weekend. A full […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, in a Cupcake

Kim’s back on a baking kick, and made these one evening just for the heck of it. WARNING: These are not for the faint of heart—just the thought of this much butter makes my arteries hurt. And yet, it also makes me so happy… From Kim: I saw these on an out-of-country bakery site. I […]

Eat Retreat: An exploration of food and community

When I was in high school, I remember going on summer retreats with the church youth group; after climbing to an emotional high, we’d return home with energy and excitement. Eat Retreat reminded me of those youth retreats, only without Jesus and with much better food. Also, several bottles of really good whiskey (we didn’t […]

Oliver’s birthday lunch

Another delicious lunch at B&K, in celebration of Oliver’s birthday. He’s the blurry one on the right. Beef pad see ew and chicken wings (the best in town): Chinese broccoli and shitake stir-fry Ginger and mushroom soup (I can’t remember the name of this – it was heavy on the ginger and vinegar) What did […]