Category Archive: travel

The Minty’s Mega SF Bar Crawl

  I was in San Francisco for four nights so I thought that would give me enough time to check out one or two bars… a day. In actuality, I went to 14… Continue reading

SF: Snacks and Drinks at Lazy Bear

  On my last trip to San Francisco, I visited a truly fun place called Lazy Bear. It’s a tasting menu sort of restaurant but if you know the right people, you can… Continue reading

SF: Dinner at Mister Jiu’s in Chinatown

    Although it’s fairly common now to see people take pictures of their food and drinks, it’s somewhat unusual when people want you to take pictures of their food and drinks. So… Continue reading

SF: All the Gin at Whitechapel

  Another bar high on my list to check out in San Francisco was Whitechapel SF. I had heard a talk from Keli Rivers on Bols Genever in Hollywood a few months before… Continue reading

SF: Snacks and Drinks at ABV

  After lunch at Miss Saigon, I headed over to ABV. This was high on my list of bars I wanted to visit in San Francisco. I got there in the early afternoon… Continue reading

SF: Pho and Cha Gio at Miss Saigon

  One late morning in San Francisco, I started walking around the neighborhood. I went past Market Street in search of something to eat. I had a vague notion I wanted noodles (though… Continue reading

SF: Dinner at Liholiho Yacht Club

  I had such a fun weekend in San Francisco a few months ago. I ran into LA friends all over town. And when I walked up to the bar at Liholiho Yacht… Continue reading

San Jose: Food and Drinks at Roots and Rye

  Over the summer, I went to visit some family in San Jose. My uncle wanted to take me to his favorite whiskey bar. So we checked out Roots and Rye. It was… Continue reading

San Jose: Lunch at Hong Kong Chef

  On my last day in the San Jose area, we went to lunch at Hong Kong Chef. It’s located in a busy shopping center in Fremont. My aunt had said it wasn’t… Continue reading

San Jose: Lunch at Pho Y #1

    This summer I was up in the San Jose area visiting family. Our favorite thing to do is get together and enjoy a good meal. My cousin suggested Pho Y #1… Continue reading