Category Archives: Take-out

Takeout pizza from Fist of Flour, after Pints for Paws event – 2 June 2018

We spent the afternoon at Pints for Paws, a ridiculously expensive (especially since we also bought tickets for R&E) but really fun benefit for the local Humane Society, where, once inside, you can taste everything there – mostly beers, a … Continue reading

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Carry-on airport lunch as the main meal – 7 November 2017

Forgot to take a photo of dinner (also on the plane) so my carry-on lunch will have to do for the main shot. I decided to have my larger meal at lunchtime (whatever that means when you’re crossing three time … Continue reading

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Potluck at the art coop – 23 June 2017

There was a potluck at the coop where D&R’s work is shown, to celebrate their new display boxes and front desk, which both D&R helped with last weekend. I went to Cheese Board and bought a pizza (party cut!), for … Continue reading

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Leftover polenta with sauteed greens and peppers – 3 June 2017

We kept these excellent leftovers to have tonight b/c we thought it likely we wouldn’t want a big dinner. We were right. After making this original dinner on the 31st, I spread the leftover polenta in a small, lightly oiled … Continue reading

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Cheese Board pizza – 20 May 2017

Oh, the trials of living in Food Heaven! I really wanted to go get some Cheese Board pizza for lunch, since I was running around town anyway, but I had stuff I needed to use up that would be lunchy. … Continue reading

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Not really dinner after the March for Science – 22 April 2017

So, I had to leave well before lunchtime – 11am or so – to get to the meeting place in SF, and had a small sandwich – defrosted chunk of a sweet Acme baguette, shavings of Fontina Valle d’Aosta (almost … Continue reading

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Burrata, marinated red pepper, and a salad of greens at 37,000 feet – 5 April 2017

I looked online to find appealing places to grab dinner on my way out through BWI, and discovered a Vino Volo on the A concourse. I barely had time to get down there and then to my gate at the … Continue reading

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Dinner from Anchalee – 16 June 2015

Bird day. OMG. Two hummies left the nest and crazy ensued. Nuff said. We watched and worried till too late to make the dinner we had planned, so D kept the feral cats away from baby birds while I went … Continue reading

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Flatbread with roasted veggies, airport version – 1 January 2015

I had a stopover in the Denver airport, and of the accessible offerings, this flatbread by Einstein Bagels looked most appealing. It was ok, and the veggies were no doubt among the most nutritious things available in the airport, but … Continue reading

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Pizza from Pizza Hut after a late evening drive – 27 December 2014

We went to see the nice “Winter Lights” display at a nice local park – a drive-through visit – and decided in advance to pick up a pizza on the way home, ordering it via brother B’s iPad so it … Continue reading

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Senor Sisig at Off the Grid, Oakland Museum – 19 December 2014

D&R had an event at the Oakland Museum during the museum’s weekly Friday night music, food truck, and half price admission evening. I took BART to the museum, since there is basically no way to park there anyway, and it … Continue reading

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Pizza from Arizmendi – 3 October 2014

D and R had an event from 6 to 9, so I picked up a pizza at Arizmendi, bringing along a reclaimed heavy foil food service container to put my two pieces into. I stayed at the event to look … Continue reading

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Cheese Board pizza; salad with tomatoes and avocado – 27 July 2014

Great dinner, despite being take-out. As D points out, here is quite a good place to do take-out. We had pizza for lunch and dinner today – for dinner, the pizza I had leftover from yesterday’s lunch, when I bought … Continue reading

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All pizza all the time, #3 – Pizza with sopressata at Rotten City Pizza – 13 January 2014

R originally recommended Rotten City to us quite awhile ago, and we’ve had two pizzas from them previously. One I loved, the other I was not crazy about. We decided to try a new one tonight – pizza with a … Continue reading

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All pizza, all the time – #1 Arizmendi, Emeryville – 10 January 2014

D, remarkably enough, suggested we try a binge of “all pizza, all the time,” sampling multiple take-out or eat-in restaurants, plus my own pizza. We started with a trip to Arizmendi in Emeryville, after meeting with our title company for … Continue reading

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Dinner from Anchalee – 7 March 2013

We had a pain-in-the-neck financial form to fill out (will get us money, so not all bad) so D decided we should get takeout. He ordered from Anchalee and I went to pick up the order shortly after I got … Continue reading

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Burrito alpastor at the West Berkeley candidates’ party – 27 June 2012

Tonight was a party at Urban Ore in support of the fight of West Berkeley residents and businesses against the big developers and the city officials who are rolling out the red carpet for them. The Tacos El Rey taco … Continue reading

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Leftovers from The Slanted Door without actually going there – 27 September 2011

Our friends M&N passed through on their way back to the airport from their brief vacation at Pt. Reyes. They returned our coolers and reusable ice packs, with a pile of leftovers they couldn’t conveniently take on the plane with … Continue reading

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Tuna confit sandwiches on Acme rolls; arugula salad; mushrooms with rosemary – 16 July 2011

This was take-out with flair 🙂 We couldn’t go to the Kermit Lynch/Cafe Fanny/Acme Bread Bastille Day party for lunch, but I realized I could get the food and the wine before the event ended, and serve it for dinner, … Continue reading

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Another take-out dinner from Anchalee – 23 May 2011

Great food again from Anchalee, after we worked on the house till almost 8:30. We had the crispy vegetable rolls again (not in the picture – I ate them too fast), wrapped shrimp (coated and deep fried along with some … Continue reading

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Thai take-out from Anchalee – 17 May 2011

Another hard day of work on the house. We planned in advance to order take-out from Anchalee, which is about 1/2 mile from our house. It was really good food, as we knew from eating there once and having take-out … Continue reading

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Calabrian Pizza from Rotten City – 16 May 2011

We’re having a big cleanup/renovate week, with R helping me and D painting the kitchen, so D suggested we just plan on someone else cooking for us. R is a big fan of Emeryville’s Rotten City Pizza (named after its … Continue reading

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1 November 2010 – Zachary’s stuffed pizza with the students

As is typical, I forgot to photograph my dinner in this unusual circumstance. There was a casual dinner at school where we invited students, and our departmental assistant got Zachary’s stuffed pizza for the occasion. It was, of course, terrific. … Continue reading

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7 September 2010 – Pizza from Arizmendi

Left late and there was no bread, so I decided to stop at Arizmendi, just before they closed at 7pm, and pick up a pizza. The pizza had Roma tomatoes, onions, and gorgonzola cheese, with rosemary oil painted generously over … Continue reading

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6 July 2010 – Store-bought (Chicago-style) pizza with $100 wineS

M&N are leaving the area, and invited us to take-out-pizza dinner in their mostly-packed-up home. The pizza was excellent. This was fortunate, since the wines were… well… it’s about these wines… Here’s dinner – at least the first pieces of … Continue reading

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