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East 14th Bakery – San Leandro – Review

2013 Update Over the years, East 14th Bakery or “The Chinese Bakery”, as we call it, has become a frequent destination. It was recently sold to a new family who is introducing a few new items. My items of choice … Continue reading

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Bookmark Cafe

The San Leandro Public Library is one of the those gems that make living in this city worthwhile. It’s a pretty big library for a town this size, and despite horrendous budget cuts which, among other things, eliminated the monthly … Continue reading

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Pastries By Edie

One of the (few) treats of going to LA to visit my parents is stopping by Edie’s for some of their amazing French-style pastries. The pastries are beautiful and delicious, combining richness with lightness and winning flavors. They average about … Continue reading

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Planet Coffee

Update October 2013 This site is now Four Seasons Cafe and Deli Update December 2010. Planet Coffee has been sold twice since our 2004 update, the last time a couple of months ago. I haven’t checked it out since but … Continue reading

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Tango Gelato

Tango Gelato is, as far as we know, the only creamery serving Argentine ice cream in the Bay Area (and possibly in California). If you’ve never had Argentine ice cream you are in for a treat. It’s surprisingly light and … Continue reading

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