Tag Archives: Local

Buzz’s Steakhouse
7.3

Buzz’s Steakhouse

I met my friend Barbara at Buzz’s Steakhouse in Lanikai for lunch.  Buzz’s Steakhouse is such a delightful place, and the building itself gives you the feeling of old Hawaii.  They make a Mai Tai cocktail that has no juice in it, but is surprisingly the same as the juiced..
Edible Excursions – Japantown

Edible Excursions – Japantown

I was fortunate enough to buy two tickets to the Edible Excursions – Japantown tour from the Daniel Webster ‘Taste of Potrero’ auction site.  Japantown is a very inclusive neighborhood, one of only three in the US, including Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo and San Jose.   The Japanese are a..
Trou Normand
8.8

Trou Normand

Trou Normand opened only months ago, and they’ve been at the top of my ‘to-eat’ list even before their opening, mainly because Trou Normand is the new sister of one of my favorite San Francisco restaurants, Bar Agricole.  The second reason is to see what the design looked like since Bar..
Schroeder’s
6.6

Schroeder’s

Anniversary night at Schroeder’s. We met friends at Schroeder’s for cocktails and a nice meal. Schroeder’s has been around for years, but when the owners were ready to sell or close the restaurant, it was purchased in January, and a MAJOR renovation ensued. Schroeder’s is now an absolutely gorgeous restaurant..
Precita Park Cafe
6.8

Precita Park Cafe

Precita Park Cafe is part of the Park Cafe Group that includes the wildly successful Dolores Park Cafe and Duboche Park Cafe.  Precita Park Cafe opened in 2011 and was a welcome venue to those of us in North Slope Bernal Heights, a locals place where friends can meet and..
Arabica Restaurant
5.5

Arabica Restaurant

Arabica Restaurant, as described here on Yelp, is a good traditional and innovative Mediterranean restaurant in downtown Berkeley. With several movie houses close by, Arabica Restaurant is a good choice for pre- or post-movie dining. My friend, Linda, and I are taking a class at Dharma College, more on that..
Sunset  Celebration Weekend

Sunset Celebration Weekend

It’s probably been 10 years since we’ve been to the Sunset Celebration Weekend.  Located At Sunset Magazine’s corporate headquarters in Menlo Park, the two-day weekend show features food, wine, travel, gardening, remodeling and crafts. We chose to get the VIP access pass for this year’s Sunset Celebration Weekend.  For what..
Weekly Hot Tips – June 2

Weekly Hot Tips – June 2

Here comes this week’s edition of Weekly Hot Tips – June 2.  Weekly Hot Tips is a compilation of the various newsletters and articles that I read throughout the week in an effort to keep up with what’s going on in this wild and crazy San Francisco food scene.  I’ll..
Weekly Hot Tips – May 26

Weekly Hot Tips – May 26

Weekly Hot Tips – May 26 – is all about the latest food news that I have compiled as part of my research and offering you the hottest news available about the San Francisco food scene.  I’ve also included some cool activities to consider. San Francisco Restaurants Kim Alter, the..
Weekly Hot Tips – May 19

Weekly Hot Tips – May 19

I read just about everything I can get my hands on about the local San Francisco restaurant scene as well as food, wine and activities around the Bay Area.  This is my compilation from many and varied sources about what’s happening. San Francisco Restaurants These are San Francisco’s 31 Commandments..