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Menu Please: Lao Meets Thai at Kanya Market

Until very recently, Femme de Joie’s only visit to 970 Hartnell was about seven years ago when a vintage furniture store was there; she and  Amico del Signore picked out a leather couch which went from “this great oxblood sofa”… Continue Reading

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Menu Please: Rita’s Kitchen Does Diner Food Right

If you’re whipping along Hartnell Avenue, perhaps heading west toward Four Corners and planning your congested intersection strategy (You think it’s bad now? You should have tried navigating it before traffic lights were installed), or traveling east to pick up… Continue Reading

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Menu Please: Jaimitos Tacos – Where’s the Zsa Zsa Zsu?

It might surprise some folks to learn that the Redding strip mall known as Cypress Colony was once a Southern Baptist Church. When that congregation upped sticks and moved elsewhere, developers turned the Sunday school classrooms into shops and offices;… Continue Reading

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Menu Please: Dining and Drinks at Woody’s Brewing Company

The Brewers’ Journal Volume 34, published in 1909, said this about Shasta County beer: Kennett, Shasta County, Cal., is said to be the location of a new brewery to be erected by Portland, Ore., capitalists. We don’t know if this brewery… Continue Reading

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Menu Please: Humble Joe’s is a Senior Favorite

Some 20-odd years ago, Femme de Joie had a close gal pal who lived near the Perko’s in Westwood Village. If we were out and about doing Girl Stuff, she’d often say, “Let’s grab a bite at Perko’s.” The options… 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 their memory is the accurate one and that you’ve got it all wrong. A lengthy discussion follows about what… Continue Reading