Tag Archives: Local

Double Play
6.5

Double Play

I LOVE dive bars, and Double Play is just the place.  Like its competitor, Il Pirata, down the street, there’s something for everyone here.  Lots of  TVs showing off the latest games.  There’s a full bar with everything for everybody.  Beers are on tap and in the bottles.  BTW, don’t..
Skool
8

Skool

Skool is located on a back street in Potrero.  If you didn’t know it, well, you wouldn’t!!  It’s a really cute little place with a charming patio exterior.  They really play on the Skool theme with their menu on school lined paper on a clipboard. Skool serves Japanese Kaiseki style...
Mitch’s Fish Market and Sushi Bar
9.3

Mitch’s Fish Market and Sushi Bar

We were invited to take a tour of the United Airlines Customer Service Center at the Honolulu Airport, a perfect prelude to dining at Mitch’s Fish Market and Sushi Bar just 2 miles away. We were introduced to Mitch’s Fish Market and Sushi Bar several years ago by our local..
College Avenue, Oakland

College Avenue, Oakland

I personally think that one of the best blocks of all College Avenue, Oakland, is its last – the 6300 block, especially the west side.  Teaming with a beautiful produce market, meat market, fish market, amazing bakery, Wood Tavern, and Southies, their bbq shop next door, you can’t go wrong..
San Francisco Flower Mart

San Francisco Flower Mart

I’ve lived in San Francisco for 20 years, and last week was my first foray into the San Francisco Flower Mart. I had no idea what I was missing.  I spent all of my high school years working at Avenue Flower Shop in Lompoc – every Saturday and all summer..
Mission Rock Resort
7.4

Mission Rock Resort

When it comes to storied histories of San Francisco restaurants, Mission Rock Resort has an amusing one.  Set in a not-so-cool down on the wharf in a long forgotten, undeveloped area, it sits looking out at a large ship drydock facility and probably the cheapest small boat harbor in the..