All posts by Donna Riley
You may recall that we got to meet the Columbia’s 3rd Mate, Kyle Estes, when we visited the Longview/Kelso Elks Lodge over Cinco de Mayo weekend. He told us that he was working on the ship, and offered a bridge tour. We finally got to take advantage of that tour..
The ferry to Juneau was beautiful with great food. We had a wonderful stay in Juneau, the best campground so far – Glacier Nalu. It was woody and private and far enough off the road to think that we were actually camping and not stopping on the side of the..
Week 3 takes us finally to Alaska, our destination for the Inland Passage.
Week 2 of our 6-week RV trip to Alaska’s Inside Package.
We’re on our way to Alaska in our RV. I’m writing weekly to report our progress.
We had the good fortune to be the first two customers at eightables, an exclusive, high-end, aritsan Chinese restaurant within the China Live complex on Broadway in Chinatown. The whole project is an ambitious one by the one and only George Chen, a fixture in the San Francisco restaurant scene...
Don’t think you’re going to read this article about the Panama Canal and not have to go and see it. Many consider it the 8th wonder of the world. Consider this your primer if you do go, so you won’t have to listen so hard or that you’ll have notes..
We went to the SF BBQ Festival last year, and it is fabulous. It’s in AT&T Park’s parking lot, so the crowds were spread out. Great beer, great bbq, but Smokestack BBQ won the blue ribbon/gold medal with the beef brisket. We went with our friends to Avocado Con, SF’s..
The San Francisco Chronicle heralded the new coming of The Wolf, open just a few weeks after its August 2016 shuttering. Rich and Rebekah Wood took over the space from the 40-year owner, Michael Wild. The Woods, of famed Wood Tavern, were looking for another restaurant opportunity. It turns out..
I tell you what, with the amazing views at Skates on the Bay in Berkeley, they could get away with mediocre food and service. But, fortunately, the food and service are almost as good as the view at Skates. We went to a retirement party at Skates just before Christmas. ..