Show Some Love:

WEDNESDAY 02/15

Show Some Love

By Jill Dovale | Comments

I'm all about showing appreciation for the loved ones in my life and am a self-proclaimed romantic, but let's be reasonable; no need to throw around gobs of money for an overpriced prix fixe on one arbitrary day in February. I was actually happy to hear that Nopa, a place that would surely be mobbed on Valentine's Day, was closed yesterday. What a wonderful gift to staff, who deserve love and appreciation for all the hard work that goes into feeding a very hungry city.

 

As for me, I had a lovely and low-key evening of sexy fries and deconstructed samosa at San Mateo's Curry Up Now with a special someone who enjoys tikka masala just as much as I do.

 

-Jill Dovale, Editor

 

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What's in Season - February


Each week, we'll feature one seasonal dish from The Guide, as well as one recipe from a favorite local food blogger. Enjoy!

 

This Week's Seasonal Dish:

 

  Westlake Rice Porridge
@ Mission Chinese Food

Mission
 
Jake Godby
Chef/Co-Owner, Humphry Slocombe

 

This Week's Seasonal Recipe:

 

  Brussels Sprout & Leek Dumplings
A medley of fillings inside a tasty wonton wrapper.
 
See the full recipe »

 

Recipe By February's Featured Local Blogger:

 

  Amy Sherman
Cooking With Amy
 
Amy is a cookbook author, food writer and recipe developer. Her blog has received several top honors and millions of visits.

 

Full List of What's In Season:

 

Calamari, Dungeness Crab, Asparagus, Avocados, Beets, Bok Choy, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Garlic, Grapefruit, Kale, Kumquats, Leeks, Lemons, Limes, Mushrooms, Oranges, Pears, Potatoes, Spinach, Swiss Chard, Tangerines


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