izakaya snack: bacon-wrapped enoki mushrooms

When we were in LA, one of my favorite dishes at Shojin Downtown was a vegan sushi roll whose ingredients included carrot, burdock, avocado and enoki mushroom.  When we returned to San Francisco, I couldn’t stop thinking about enoki (榎茸, エノキタケ) – they have a somewhat strange, crunchy yet soft texture that happen to also have […]

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foraging adventure.

I love living in the city.  But once in a while, a girl needs a break from her every day usual, and that’s how I found myself scrambling up and down hillsides with Mary – my friend and mushroom mentor –  in search of these strange little magical fungi. Not MAGIC MUSHROOMS, you guys. I […]

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