I reckon there must be good halvas and bad halvas. I used to have the guy at Haig's chop a half-pound off the wheel, but those days are over. Can you recommend some truly top-drawer local stuff? San Francisco and North Bay locations preferred.
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