Tag Archive: sf

Bay Area Bar Hop: Maven, TBD, Tonga Room

After Coqueta, we went on a San Francisco mini bar crawl. We started out at Maven in the Lower Haight. It was the day after Christmas so it was a bit slow. We… Continue reading

San Francisco: A Fond Farewell to Fifth Floor

Fifth Floor in San Francisco recently closed for renovations. When I heard they were reconcepting, I could not resist having a farewell bite and drinks. Brian Means who runs the bar at Fifth… Continue reading

San Francisco: Dessert and Cocktails at Michael Mina

After our fabulous dinner at Ichi Sushi, we were in search of something sweet. We made our way to Michael Mina. The three of us decided to sit at the beautiful bar. The… Continue reading

San Francisco: Getting Raw at Ichi Sushi

An informal survey of sushi spots in San Francisco brought me to Ichi Sushi. The Bernal Heights spot is tiny (though they are expanding to a larger location soon) and we waited about… Continue reading

San Francisco: Cocktails at Coqueta

Before I left for San Francisco, I asked a friend in SF for a short list of new restaurants I had to try. One of them was Coqueta. I tried to make reservations… Continue reading

San Francisco: Brunch with Waffle Shots at 15 Romolo

It’s been a couple of years since I’ve been to 15 Romolo in San Francisco but I always knew I’d return for their Punch Drunk Brunch. Their motto is, “with no drink in… Continue reading

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

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