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At Taste of Temescal, diversity of food abounds

on October 21, 2009

It’s Tuesday night. The streets are busy with commuter cars racing to get home at 7 p.m. and Telegraph Avenue sidewalks are congested with people standing in line for free food. Well, they did pay $25 a ticket to roam the avenue in quest of restaurants partaking in the Taste of Temescal event, but from the long trail of lines at each restaurant front, the price of the tickets does not seem to matter. The diverse atmosphere of the street is replicated by the restaurants — from Mexican food to Indian food to Bake Sale Betty and ice cream sorbets. As the playwright George Bernard Shaw once said: “There is no sincerer love than the love of food.”


  1. Ken on October 22, 2009 at 1:20 am

    It’s too bad Tele wasn’t blocked off for the duration of the event… sounds like it was still a worthwhile event and successful. Go Temescal! (My old playborhood.)

  2. A Rockridge Life on October 22, 2009 at 11:16 am

    you got a pic of my neighbor! sad I missed this

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