Category Archives: SF bay

chowder & rolls | spud point crab company, bodega bay

Last month, we rented a beach house in Bodega Bay for Stinky’s bachelorette.  Before we headed out on our final day, we stopped for clam chowder and crab sandos at Spud Point Crab Company.  The weather of coastal clouds and … Continue reading

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sandos | deli board, soma, sf

BG sando: brisket, cheddar, sport peppers, pickles, pickled red onion, house slaw, board sauce, French Mezman sando: Pastrami, deviled egg salad, muenster cheese, jalapenos, pickles board sauce, garlic Dutch crunch Checked out Deli Board with Lila at lunch time while … Continue reading

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brunch | la note, berkeley

Lemon gingerbread pancakes with poached pears Les Oeufs Lucas While I was housesitting up in the Bay, I wanted to grab brunch at La Note in Berkeley for old times’ sake, so I dragged Ptay and RTD to the East … Continue reading

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pastries | craftsman & wolves, sf

Croissant Passion sesame croissant Savory financier with sweet corn, thyme & black mustard I am hoping that Craftsman & Wolves was just having a bad baking day when I picked up these pastries with Mon.  Everything looked promising, but the … Continue reading

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south indian | gajalee, sf

Curry leaf calamari Kolambi (shrimp) thali Machi fry (pan-fried fish with spices, semolina & rice flour) The night before Stinky & Lugo set off for their sun & surf honeymoon in Nicaragua, they took me and Lila out to dinner … Continue reading

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pho ga | turtle tower, soma sf

If you hang out with Mon and her sister, My Le (or any one of their other five sisters, for that matter), they will make you want pho.  Specifically, they will make you crave pho from Turtle Tower, for it’s … Continue reading

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pizza night | lilly & ryan’s

Went over to Lilly & Ryan’s last night for a pizza party!  Ryan makes these amazing pies with restaurant-worthy crusts, and he was churning out great little combos like this sausage and fennel number (pictured above) which was the crowd … Continue reading

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lobster crab cake benedict | larchmont bungalow

Lobster crab cake benedict from Larchmont Bungalow School’s… out… for… ever!!!  My second lazy Sunday funday in a row since graduation.  I rolled out of bed around midday and eventually ventured out to grab a late brunch with C at … Continue reading

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donut roll | dim sum king, daly city

When I was up in the Bay Area a couple weekends ago, Ptay, Stinky, Lila and I hit up Dim Sum King in Daly City.  In addition to your standard-issue buns, dumplings and cakes, we ordered ja lerng, or as I … Continue reading

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cleverly cloaked cookie | commis, oakland

 Vegetable ash-coated parmesan shortbread cookie from Commis in Oakland.

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