Favorite morsels from the blogs and beyond:cherpumple. The results seemed surprisingly sliceable. I am in awe.
(736 Clement at Ninth Ave.), lining up behind approximately 38 people picking up
sticky-rice cakes and boxes of pastries for the weekend. Why wait that long? Everyone else was. The sesame ball was so worth the time --
warm, crusty, not too oily, more air than red-bean paste inside -- that
I impatiently downed it, forgetting to document my purchase. Bad blogger.
5. And even though next week is going to be a blowout for the
food-obsessed -- Valentine's Day, Chinese New Year, Mardi Gras, Abe
Lincoln's birthday -- this Saturday night party
at La Victoria on 24th St. and Alabama still sounds worth hitting, with
a dozen street-cart vendors, live music, visual art, and of course, pan