Coming to Atwater: Indochine Cafe, a Vietnamese spot opening soon in the godforsaken stripmall on Glendale Blvd. housing all of life's necessities: Krispy Kreme donuts, Coldstone Creamery ice cream, a cell phone store, a nail salon and a check cashing place.
There's also a new ramen place in downtown Glendale, but I haven't checked it out yet.
The New York Times had a beautiful Living section on Sunday. If you missed it, it's available online. Here's an article on discovering ingredients like nettles, panko and mulato chili.
Also notable were stories on underground dinner parties, Boulette's Larder and sake in San Francisco and frozen custard. How is it that the NY Times usually manages to cover the rest of the country better than the rest of the country covers itself?