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Food Speaks in Many Tongues – Edible Idioms in 17 Languages

Porridge Head! Sweetie-Pie. Adaptable Tomato. Every language uses descriptive food phrases as insults, endearments, warnings and advice. Here is a smorgasbord of food metaphors and idioms in 17 languages including French, ASL, Danish, Chinese, German, Spanish, Turkish, Hebrew, Italian and Arabic Continue reading

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Oakland Couple Melds Cultures and Molecular Gastronomy

Oakland caterers Simone Fung and Sebastian Mendieta of S+S Gastro Grub delight in creating dishes that trick the eye and please the palate. Their inventive cooking, which often uses the techniques of molecular gastronomy, sous vide cooking and spherification, surprises and satisfies diners at pop ups, underground dinners and fundraisers around the Bay. They can also roast up some mean succulent pork on their mobile pig roaster. Continue reading

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