Friends who will be visiting the Oakland area have asked for dim sum recommendations. We loved Jade Villa but haven't been there since the change in ownership. Anyone been there lately? Are there any other East Bay places that are better?
If you want to spend more time caroling, and sipping wine instead of hanging in the kitchen, watch Chef Jansen Chan (International Culinary Center). make colored sugar, the easiest way to make basic sugar cookies shine on your holiday table.
The holidays mean it's time for bubbly. Let Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) educator Vanessa Price teach you how to open a bottle properly and safely: without hurting somebody, or ruining that spark.