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Menu Please: What’s the Attraction at Madayne?

You would think a roadway as busy as Eureka Way would be lined with more and better restaurant options than having to order via a microphone and eat in your car, but most of the eateries are expressly designed to… Continue Reading

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Menu Please: Trending Downward at Trendy’s

It seems to be an inescapable part of growing older: asking, “Do you remember -” and increasingly finding the answer is, “No.” The Rite Spot, Shasta Maid, Redding Bakery, Shasta Bakery, the Shack, Midway Inn, Ramona’s, Holly Cafe – for… Continue Reading

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Menu Please: The Flavors of the Middle East at Anthony’s Mediterranean Cuisine

It has long been the fervent wish of Femme de Joie that some enterprising soul would open up a Middle Eastern/Greek/Turkish restaurant in the Redding area. She vaguely recalls a short-lived one in a food court somewhere in Enterprise back… Continue Reading

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Menu Please: Becca’s Cafe in Anderson is a Local Favorite

Redding and Anderson have their share of what Maman de Joie called “hard-luck spots” – places where businesses opened optimistically, closed quietly, and another business moved in rapidly – lather, rinse, repeat. For whatever reason, those locations seemed almost cursed,… Continue Reading

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Menu Please: Yaadgar Indian Restaurant Creates New Memories

Memory is a tricky thing: what one remembers as absolutely true and without question is often disputed by another person who claims that┬átheir┬ámemory is the accurate one and that you’ve got it all wrong. A lengthy discussion follows about what… Continue Reading

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Menu Please: Sushi and Serenity at Sakura

“Jiro Ono serves Edo-style traditional sushi, the same 20 or 30 pieces he’s been making his whole life, and he’s still unsatisfied with the quality and every day wakes up and trains to make the best. And that is as… Continue Reading