Brunch at Hawker Fare, SF

July 1, 2015
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680 Valencia Street, SF, CA  |  415.400.5699 | website Mr. K and I met JT, Daisy and P for a festive brunch recently at Hawker Fare, James Syhabout’s latest venture in the city.  Chef Syhabout already has a lot going on in the East Bay with Commis Restaurant, The Dock, Hawker Fare Oakland, but his Thai Isaan […]

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the $35 prix fixe dinner at Trestle in SF.

June 23, 2015
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1531 Jackson Street, SF, CA 94133 | 415.772.0922 | website I met my friend Jaytee for dinner in the city the other night to catch up after she had been traveling through Southeast Asia.  She wanted to check out this intimate and cozy restaurant tucked into the corner of Jackson and Columbus, which has become super popular for their three course […]

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Bombay B’s Bistro in Oakland

June 12, 2015
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2212 Broadway St, Oakland, CA 94612 | 510.844.0170 | facebook page My friend Christina who writes East Bay Dish hooked us up with a hosted media dinner at Bombay B’s Indian bistro and wine bar in the exciting Uptown district of Oakland.  The restaurant is tucked in between Plum Bar and Ike’s Place in Franklin Square and has […]

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Bijou Restaurant and Bar in Hayward

June 3, 2015
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1036 B St Hayward, CA 94541 | (510) 888-1092 | Website I live in one of the few places in the Bay Area which has somehow managed to remain insulated from the foodie revolution going on.   What, you ask?  How can this be?  Or better yet, where can this be?  I live in unincorporated San Leandro up in the foothills, where it intersects with […]

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BDK Restaurant and Bar

May 26, 2015
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501 Geary Street, SF, CA |  415.292.0101  | website | dinner menu I recently met my friends JT, Daisy and P at the newish BDK Restaurant, which is adjacent to the Hotel Monaco in the lower Nob Hill/theater district.  It is named after the Kimpton hotel’s founder, Bill Drennon Kimpton, and is a stylish tavern serving Chef Heather Terhune’s menu of […]

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A reviving dinner at Revival Bar+Kitchen in Berkeley

May 17, 2015
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2102 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley 94704 | (510) 549-9950 | website I recently met my friends Brenda and Christina for dinner at Revival Bar + Kitchen in Berkeley.  These are some fine friends, the kind who send you flowers and say let’s go out for dinner when you are feeling down.  And such beautiful flowers from Farmgirl Flowers in the City too! […]

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Kronnerburger in Oakland

May 11, 2015
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4063 Piedmont Ave. Oakland, CA | website | twitter Mr. K and I met my frequent dining partners, Christina who writes the ubiquitous East Bay Dish blog and Ben from focus:snap:eat, at the new Kronnerburger which opened up last week on Piedmont Avenue in Oakland.  We were excited to check out the new restaurant, which is housed in an oddly […]

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