Sanuki Udon at Kagawa-ya in SF

May 3, 2017

I have to tell you about a new udon restaurant Kagawa-ya that opened up in the mid-Market area of SF recently.  It’s named for the Kagawa Prefecture in Japan which is known as the udon prefecture because there are over 600 udon shops and the region’s per capita udon consumption is seven times that of the national average (even though it is […]

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BBQ for a cause at Lucille’s Smokehouse in Concord

April 23, 2017

April is Autism Awareness Month and Lucille’s BBQ is supporting this by donating $1 to Autism Speaks everytime you order a Blueberry & Basil Margarita and they are participating in the Round It Up America, where you can round up your purchase to the nearest dollar amount (or more) and help families across the country through research, education, […]

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Drip Line Coffeehouse in West Oakland

April 16, 2017

Last month I was invited to check out an exciting new coffeeshop that can be found deep in the vast industrial section of West Oakland.  It’s a little off the beaten track, but you should definitely make an effort to find it, because it is a hidden gem that has more than just coffee, good company and a […]

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Burger Lounge in Walnut Creek

April 7, 2017

2920 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Walnut Creek | 925.433.8958 | website I recently discovered a new shopping area in Walnut Creek called the Orchards, which is anchored by Safeway on one side of Ygnacio Valley Road and Whole Foods on the other.  There is plenty of parking and a few lunch spots that are definitely worth […]

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live sea urchin from fresh catch

March 21, 2017

Look at these beauties!  Last week I signed up for a really cool service called Fresh Catch, a local CSF (community supported fishery) who procure the very best seafood from traceable, sustainable sources every week and delivers it to your home.  I immediately jumped at the chance when my friend Brenda sent me this link because I was smitten with the […]

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Omakase at Kinjo

March 1, 2017

2206 Polk St, SF 94109 | 415.921.2222 |  facebook page Last week Mr. K and I were invited for an omakase feast at Kinjo, a new upscale sushi house which opened in Russian Hill earlier this year.  The plain curtain gently swaying in the breeze caught my eye, which is a good thing because the signage is so subtle, […]

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Curry Up Now in Oakland

February 19, 2017

1745 San Pablo Avenue, (near 18th St) Oakland | 510.858.7475 | website Last week I went to check out the newest location of Curry Up Now which opened in Oakland earlier this month.  It’s in an area that is really busting out with so many new bars and restaurants and is next door to The New Parish venue.  Curry Up […]

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