On my way home the other day I caught part of this interview on OPB with Cindy Louis and her father, Fred Louis, who run 75-year old Canton Grill on 82nd Avenue near SE Division. It was so interesting and heartfelt, so I’m glad to have found the link to the entire interview via a Facebook post. Continue reading “Happy 75th, Canton Grill! Interview On Think Out Loud”
The classic Herring Under a Fur Coat at Kachka, one of the delicious things I ate in the past couple of months.
Well, it’s been about two months since I last visited this little blog, and I sure didn’t mean to be absent for that long. Life took priority—estate work took a lot of my attention, but so did the emotional component of cancer recovery. I just didn’t have enough in me. But that has changed—I still have estate work and am still recovering from cancer, but my focus is better.
As a way of re-entry, I thought I’d recap some of the delicious things I ate in February and March. Continue reading “Back After an Unplanned Break + Good Eats”
Lemongrass chicken bun from My Canh restaurant.
Over on Nextdoor there’s a thread from the weekend entitled, “Bye to best potstickers.” Of course, it immediately caught my eye since I love potstickers and dumplings of all kinds. The news wasn’t good: local Hollywood District Vietnamese/Thai/Chinese restaurant My Canh is closing. This is the kind of family-run place that serves tasty food and offers a menu of dependable and familiar dishes that grow to be beloved by regulars. Continue reading “The Closing of a Neighborhood Restaurant: Goodbye, My Canh”
I like to keep up with a number of local food (and travel) blogs and love to share posts I find particularly appealing. Here are some the posts that caught my eye this past month.
Skamania Lodge Weekend Getaway
My good friend Judith recounted her fun family weekend getaway at Skamania Lodge in WA, a great place to hang with family and celebrate her daughter Edie’s second birthday. Key point: “From its sprawling estate and beautiful grounds to its spectacular views of the Gorge and fun family activities, we all found something that we loved.” Continue reading “This Is Good: Food Blog Posts of Note, August 2017”