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Lemongrass Bistro: The Edible Icebreaker!

By john robertson, published on Nov 10, 2010

Lemongrass Bistro is the perfect lunch spot for a party of diners who would otherwise struggle awkwardly to make small talk, but are saved by food so good no one feels the need to say much of anything. This was exactly the situation I found myself in last week.I just adore my workmate C, and don't know what I would do without her. However, her son isn't as easy to talk to as she is. So when C told me her son was joining us for lunch, I smiled politely and started going over all of the stand by conversation starters in my head. Well God bless us, we sat there in the car trying to get the dialog... (more)

Tags: vegetarian, east bay restaurants, thai food, martinez california, bistros, cafes, asian food, curry, john robertson

Food For The Soul

By john robertson, published on Nov 1, 2010

My granny was from the south, and she taught me some valuable things about life, food and art. One: getting blue from time to time is a natural fact. When you're feeling down, sing it out. Two: Whenever you're feeling a mess, you should cook up a mess of food and share it with a mess of people. Three: sex is good, but not as good as Red Velvet Cake!I think I love Old South Barbeque because it is exactly the kinda place my old granny woulda loved if she were alive and well today. I came on a Friday night with my best friend and my lover. I was feeling grouchy after a hard week at work and a few... (more)

Tags: jazz, blues, old south barbeque, barbecue, concord restaurants, soul food, east bay restaurants

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