Tag Archive: san francisco

San Francisco: Pho and Egg Rolls at Ben Tre

We tried Ben Tre in South San Francisco for lunch one day a couple weeks ago. My friend had been a few times and it was popular with the locals. We started out… Continue reading

Film Review: SOMM

SOMM, the documentary about “the hardest test you’ve never heard of” opens in theaters on June 21st. In Los Angeles, it’ll play for a week at the Sundance Sunset Cinema in West Hollywood… Continue reading

Smashburger Now Open in Culver City

Smashburger is now openĀ  in Culver City. It’s the first outpost from the Colorado chain in Los Angeles proper. There are locations in San Francisco, San Diego and Thousand Oaks as well.  … Continue reading

SF: Checking out Betelnut

When I was last in San Francisco, I wanted to do a little get together with everyone there and Tracy from Dishcrawl suggested Betelnut. I was looking for something casual, fun and with… Continue reading

Oakland: Dinner at Camino

On my last trip to SF, I decided to fly into Oakland and check out the scene there. After having drinks at Boot & Shoe Service, we headed to Camino for dinner. I… Continue reading

SF: Menudo at Gallardos

  On my last day in SF, I really wanted soup. Although mostly sunny over Labor Day weekend, it was typically blustery and cold. I thought a nice bowl of menudo would do… Continue reading

SF: Lunch with Namu and 4505 Meats

  I missed the Ferry Building the last time I was in SF over Fourth of July weekend so I made sure I went this past Labor Day Weekend.   I just love… Continue reading

SF: Ramen at Katana-Ya

  While in SF over Labor Day weekend, we decided to go for something simple. I’m always down for ramen and had heard about this great place called Katana-Ya. It has a cult… Continue reading

Disaronno & Tia Maria Dinner with Marcel Vigneron and Love Boat’s Issac

As part of the Tales of the Cocktail spirited dinners, I attended one with Disaronno and Tia Maria at the Musee Conti Wax Museum. I replied immediately I was in when I saw… Continue reading

SF: Modern Moroccan at Aziza

My tale of Aziza began last year when I tried to go. We couldn’t get reservations so we attempted to walk in. The wait would be more than an hour. Hungry and defeated,… Continue reading