A chance meeting...
Last wednesday (2012/11/21) I was working from our San Francisco office. Afterwards, a friend and I decided to grab some drinks and then head home. We checked out a couple of bars, and they all seemed dead; so we headed to a bar ("Cantina") where they make a ...read more
A year later....
Just a short update. Almost a year to the day I got him the accordion, I ran into Dillard at the corner of Sutter and Stockton. He wasn't looking too happy, though he had earned about $10 or so. I took a quick video:
As with most such situations ...read more
Following up with Dillard
An accordion for Dillard
I ran into Dillard not long after I moved into my current apartment, near the intersection of 14th and Sanchez streets in San Francisco. It had taken me 8 months to find an apartment that I really liked, and I loved the neighborhood too. It's one of those quintessential ...read more
In North Indian cuisine, sometimes the initial preparatory steps are all the same. Many recipes start thusly:
- Chop some onions finely, and (optional) some jalapeño peppers
- Heat a couple of tbsp of oil, add the above, fry till the onions are done
- Meanwhile, puree some garlic and ginger (equal parts ...