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Sunburn and Cafe Baklava

I went camping over the weekend–a yearly canoe trip that my roommate last summer invited me on. We drove up to Alexander Valley on Friday night, canoed down the Russian River on Saturday, and hung out at a winery (and played Bocci Ball) on Sunday. Despite the title, I actually did a pretty good job of sunscreen application–meaning I’m not suffering too bad.

Last night, Diana took the train home. I met her in Mountain View and we wandered around looking for a place to eat. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nami Nami

Diana and I had dinner with a friend of hers from UPenn yesterday. Her friend chose a place in downtown Mountain View called Nami Nami. All I knew going into it was that it was a Japanese restaurant. It was decently fancy ($190 with tip for the three of us), but quite unlike anything I’ve ever had before– “kappo style” is what this article called it. The article also mentions that the dishes are seasonal, but there were so many things on the menu that it seems like it would take at least three visits to try everything from one “season.” Rather than real “entrees” there were lots of smaller tapas-style dishes. I don’t remember all of the ones we got, but I’ll try to at least describe a few. Read the rest of this entry »


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