Category Archive: travel

Quince, My Fave SF Meal

Our goal for going to San Francisco nearly 2 weeks ago was to visit Chez Panisse. Along the way, we went to a few different restaurants where there was a Chez Panisse connection,… Continue reading

Dining at Chez Panisse

In 1971, Alice Waters opened Chez Panisse with a group of friends. I remember reading the history and how influential she was in David Kamp’s book, “The United States of Arugula.” Chefs are… Continue reading

SF: Blush Wine Bar

When we first got to San Francisco, we wandered around the Castro looking for a caffeine boost but what we found was Blush, a wine bar that looks a bit like a coffee shop… Continue reading

SF: Lunch at Slanted Door

There were a few different reasons why I wanted to try Slanted Door. Sometime in December, I came across an article about handmade marshmallows featuring Chartreuse. These marshmallows were part a hot chocolate… Continue reading

SF: Lunch at the Ferry Building

When I was last in San Francisco, I was enchanted by the Ferry Building and its Farmers Market. We’re supposed to be getting something similar for the Dining Deck at the Santa Monica… Continue reading

Best Pizza Search in SF: Tony’s Pizza

Before I left for SF, I casually surveyed some people what I should seek. We had a few things booked for dinner; Chez Panisse and Quince but I was looking for lunch options.… Continue reading

SF Shaker Face Tour

During my recent trip to San Francisco, I noticed all the bartenders shook the same way. I’m referring to how they shake cocktails, of course. In L.A. it seems everyone has their own… Continue reading

SF’s Heirloom Cafe

Two weekends ago, I took a trip up to San Francisco. Our goal was to eat at Chez Panisse but that is only one meal. What else does the Bay Area have to… Continue reading

The Top (and Bottom) Minty Posts

I’m kind of amazed by numbers. I’m not going to go in-depth like Sippity Sup did in his post but I thought it’d be interesting to list the top 5 Minty Posts along… Continue reading

PDX: Le Pigeon

On our last night in Portland, we wanted to go to a really iconic PDX restaurant. Le Pigeon kept coming up in conversation and we decided to go for it. I hadn’t looked… Continue reading