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.”
Oakland North welcomes comments from our readers, but we ask users to keep all discussion civil and on-topic. Comments post automatically without review from our staff, but we reserve the right to delete material that is libelous, a personal attack, or spam. We request that commenters consistently use the same login name. Comments from the same user posted under multiple aliases may be deleted. Oakland North assumes no liability for comments posted to the site and no endorsement is implied; commenters are solely responsible for their own content.
Oakland North is an online news service produced by students at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and covering Oakland, California. Our goals are to improve local coverage, innovate with digital media, and listen to you–about the issues that concern you and the reporting you’d like to see in your community. Please send news tips to: email@example.com.