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Year Of The Pig

Year Of The Pig

Chinatown is such a remarkable and magical place for me. Growing up here in Northern California and attending University just across the bay from San Francisco _ this is where I discovered dim sum, tasted incredible birthday cakes from the best bakeries, and learned to […]

Artisan Noodle Maker in Oakland, CA

Artisan Noodle Maker in Oakland, CA

In West Oakland, Koichi Ishii does something few other chefs in the United States can. In the very early morning hours he is in a small glass enclosed room in his restaurant making soba by hand. The tradition of eating soba originates from the Tokugawa […]

Tower Bridge Of Sacramento

Tower Bridge Of Sacramento

As a kid growing up in the area, I remember the bridge was painted with a silver aluminum paint – but was given this new paint job in 2001. The Tower Bridge replaced the 1911 M Street Bridge in Sacramento, which was originally a “swing […]

Sunflowers for A Summer Day

Sunflowers for A Summer Day

Recently while walking in the Sunflower fields, I met a young couple that were willing to pose for me. The sunflowers by themselves are quite beautiful to view but definitely this couple added that extra touch. So random. Beautiful people who are actually attending UC […]

Classic Cars _ Moments in American History Abound in Sacramento

Classic Cars _ Moments in American History Abound in Sacramento

Suddenly, it was the 1950s, and the brand-new American dream included a modern split-level in the suburbs, TV dinners in the family room — and a new “hardtop” in the carport. Chevy was offering the right car at just the right moment. At a recent […]