Tag Archive: san francisco

SF: Tequila & Bourbon at Rio Grande

I’ve been anticipating The Bon Vivants‘ Trick Dog project for quite some time so it took me by surprise when they opened Rio Grande, a pop-up bar. On my last trip to SF,… Continue reading

SF: Tasting Menu at Mr. Pollo

Four courses for $20? What is this madness? That’s what you get at Mr. Pollo, a tiny restaurant in the Mission. When my buddy Miss Carina said it was one of her best… Continue reading

SF: Dinner at SPQR

One of the restaurants I’ve always wanted to check out in San Francisco is SPQR. Every time I went to SF, I never managed to make it but we made it a priority… Continue reading

SF: Brunch at Plow

We checked out Plow for brunch one morning. There was a tiny wait but we didn’t mind looking around the comfortable cafe trying to figure out what we wanted to order. I had… Continue reading

SF: Filipino Breakfast at Kusina Ni Tess

  One morning, I sneaked out of my hotel early to get Filipino breakfast at nearby Kusina Ni Tess. It was still early enough in the day that the steam tables had fresh… Continue reading

SF: Craftsman & Wolves

On my last San Francisco trip, I went to the new Craftsman & Wolves for a late lunch. I had heard it was best to go early in the day but I didn’t… Continue reading

Speed Rack LA Recap

When I was in Portland for Portland Cocktail Week, I had a chance to see Speed Rack. The friendly competition looks for the fastest female bartender with money raised going to breast cancer… Continue reading

LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade Recap

I attended the L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade event earlier this month. I was pretty excited to see so many different chefs from around the country presenting that day. We were gathered to raise… Continue reading

SF: Smuggler’s Cove

  Unlike my August trip to San Francisco, I didn’t really go to that many bars. One notable exception was a trip to Smuggler’s Cove.  We went after our day trip to Napa… Continue reading

Napa: Redd Restaurant

During my day in Napa Valley, I started out with lunch at Morimoto and managed to tour 3 wineries before heading over to Yountville to check out our options for dinner. I had… Continue reading