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April 2011 - A Side of FryeA Side of Frye

Archive for April 2011


I’m a little embarrassed to admit that I’ve never tried Korean BBQ. I know, I know. Deplorable. I’ll blame it on the fact that I wanted to do it right and was waiting to go with my friends who lived in Korea. I heard them talking about dduk, compressed rice flour cakes that lovingly soak […]

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“This better be worth it,” I said to myself waiting in an hour long line on a hot (and rare) San Francisco evening. Granted, things looked promising- tiny red plastic infant chairs and cardboard boxes turned tables sprawled outside of a warehouse at 20th and Shotwell, sliced chili peppers and limes condimenting tables. Camping stoves […]

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One sunny afternoon in Paris, my French mom went to throw away 3 perfectly browned bananas. “Attends!” (wait!) I cried. “You want zeese old tsings?” she asked. “Bien sûr,” (of course) I replied. I grabbed the nut cracker and started on the mound of walnuts in the corner, remembering to peel away the tough membrane […]

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Spring is here, and for those of us culinarily inclined and on a budget (or just like it dirty), that means one thing– Off The Grid Ft. Mason is back! If you live in San Francisco and don’t know what that entails, 1) remove head from sand, and 2) get down to Ft. Mason on […]

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