|Fig. 1. San Francisco by sea.|
I spent the second half of January in Northern California, one of my new favourite places in the world.
Berkeley, California is home to Cultured Pickle Shop, and I spent a week there scrubbing beets, mixing sauerkraut, filling jars, and grilling master-pickler Alex Hozven about her ascent to pickle stardom.
Figs. 2 & 3. It wasn't just about the food.