Dining on Dim Sum at Hong Kong Lounge II

August 25, 2014
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3300 Geary Blvd San Francisco, CA 94118 | 415.668.8802 | website I recently met some friends for dim sum in the City at Hong Kong Lounge II which was opened in 2012 by Annie Ho who sold the original and very popular Hong Kong Flower Lounge, so she could focus her attention on a smaller venue.  The Chronicle recently […]

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Townie on University Ave in Berkeley

August 18, 2014
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1799 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA | 510.356.4903 |  website | facebook There has been a bit of buzz about Townie restaurant and bar since it opened last month.  When I sent an email around to some of my blogger friends to go check it out, Christina who writes the enchanting East Bay Dish somehow managed to get us […]

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SF Street Food Festival 2014 is this weekend!

August 12, 2014
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I love going to the La Cocina Media Preview for the San Francisco Street Food Festival which is happening this Saturday, August 16th.  This time, it was held at Pier 70, a historic pier in Potrero Point, way out on the other side of the city from the usual Fort Mason.  We pulled up to […]

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Dinner with friends at Frances

August 4, 2014
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870 17th Street SF, CA 94114 | 415.621.3870 | website hours: Sun – Thurs 5:00 – 10:00 | Fri, Sat 5:00 – 10:30 I met my friends Libby and Chris for dinner at Melissa Perello’s restaurant Frances in the Castro, which has been on my list for a long, long time.  In fact, it’s already […]

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A light repast at Café Gibraltar

July 29, 2014
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425 Ave. Alhambra, El Granada | 650.560.9039 |website Half Moon Bay is a charming coastal town that is our go-to destination when craving ocean air and fresh seafood.  It’s a straight shot headed west over Highway 92 and is less than an hour drive from our house, sometimes more like a half hour if the […]

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Tasting menu at Aziza

July 22, 2014
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5800 Geary Blvd, (@22nd) SF, CA | 415.752.2222 | website Aziza has been on my list of restaurants to try for quite a while… an almost embarrassing number of  years in fact.  It is an unassuming restaurant out in the Richmond District, where chef-owner Mourad Lahlou presents an exquisitely modern spin on Moroccan food.  It […]

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A Feastly feast of roasted pig face and pizza

July 15, 2014
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I received an invitation to an alfresco luncheon of wood-fired pizza and roasted pig face, to be served in a beautiful lakeside setting just a 35 minute drive from San Francisco.  I first focused on the words roasted pig face and then the words blogger discount caught my eye. I signed up to attend at a discounted price, but $49 for […]

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