We were planning on going to Lotus Blossom, but it's booked the entire day. Has anyone eaten at Lavender? How would you compare it to Lotus Blossom or Chang An in Concord? We're looking for good basic Chinese.
Summer is in full swing, which (hopefully) means trips to the park or the beach. If you’re taking a picnic along, you should know a few food safety rules so you can pack, transport, and eat your meal without the threat of food poisoning. Liz Weinandy