I was surprised to find matsutake udon back on the menu at Gombei in Menlo Park. True, the portion wasn't as large as the last (October) visit, but woo-hoo, what taste/texture! $9 plus tip fills you up - but I'd call to see if it's available.
Chef Jansen Chan's pumpkin pie hack lets you make one from scratch in less then 30 minutes. Who wants to spend time making pie crust, when you can be enjoying Friendsgiving? With The International Culinary Center
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