Tasting menu at Yuzuki Eatery

July 27, 2016
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598 Guerrero Street, (c/s 18th Street), SF | 415.556.9898 | website Mr. K and I went to Yuzuki Japanese Eatery in San Francisco recently to check out their new six-course tasting menu that provides an introduction to their Washoku menu and the Izakaya style of eating.  We enjoyed their warm hospitality and ate our way through six courses of traditional Japanese cuisine along with […]

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Dinner at Calavera 2.0

July 11, 2016
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2337 Broadway, Oakland | 510.338.3273 | website I am lucky to have friends with connections because I got to tag along when Brenda who writes Bites & Bourbon was invited to dine as a guest of the house at Calavera in Oakland last month.  We went to check out the changes in the menu since Chef Sophina Uong (@girlslantee) took […]

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Pizza at Slice House in Walnut Creek

June 14, 2016
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1500 Mt. Diablo Blvd, Walnut Creek | 925.448.8077 | website Last week my friend Christina who writes the delightful East Bay Dish, invited me to come along for a media preview of Slice House, which opened up earlier this month.  Occupying the ground floor, it joins Teleferic Barcelona and Rooftop Restaurant & Bar in the […]

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A Spring dinner at Lungomare

June 9, 2016
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1 Broadway, Oakland | 510.444.7171 | website Last month I tagged along with my friend Brenda (of the sassy Bites & Bourbon blog) who was invited to dine as a guest of the house at Lungomare in Oakland.  The restaurant is named after a magnificent seafront promenade in Naples, Italy which is famous for having some of the most panoramic views […]

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The blingiest mac and cheese at Mac Daddy

June 2, 2016
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1453 18th Street, SF  94107 | 415.872.6670 | website Well, hello there!  First I took you to grilled cheese heaven, and now it’s time for mac and cheese heaven, which can be found at Mac Daddy, a cool new spot that opened recently in Potrero Hill by restaurateur Jocelyn Bulow (Chez Maman, Papito) .  It’s a tiny cafe with only 14 seats, […]

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Oakland’s Cat Town Cafe is featured on PBS: Shelter Me

May 24, 2016
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You may know that I am pretty much a crazy cat lady…  I live with four inside kitties, have a garden cat and yes, I even feed some strays.  So when I heard that Oakland was going to have the first cat cafe in the States I had to go check it out!  I took this photo […]

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American Grilled Cheese Kitchen

May 15, 2016
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2400 Harrison St, SF | 415.926.5076 | website ** this location is now closed but there are 2 other locations in the city I recently found myself in grilled cheese heaven, which is also known as the American Grilled Cheese Kitchen in San Francisco, a cozy neighborhood gathering place where you can enjoy the exceptionally well crafted sandwiches of national grilled cheese champion Heidi Gibson, […]

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