Hiya, Eatsters! I need a cheap place to hold an informal meeting in the vicinity of Walnut Creek. A coffee house with a large patio would probably be best. Does Peet's Coffee fit the bill? Any other ideas? It will be mid-afternoon on a Saturday.
Justin Chapple, Food & Wine Deputy Test Kitchen Editor, is back this week with another killer Mad Genius Tip—an ice cream cake made of store-bought ice cream sandwiches, that requires just minutes of prep time.
Crab cakes are so often disappointing -- mushy or gummy, full of starchy filler. But these easy cakes are full of beautiful lump crabmeat, and a light panko coating ensures they fry up crispy and golden brown. Bright, lemony aioli makes a piquant counterpart to the sweet, sweet crab. Read more.