Playa Las Viudas – one of the many gorgeous beaches in Los Cabos, Mexico (photo credit)
Recently I received an invitation from the people of Los Cabos Visitors Convention & Visitors Bureau for a four-day press trip!
It’s coming up in less than a week and I am excited as this would [...]
Brandon of Ritual Roasters met my family and I when we’re in San Francisco on one bright and early June morning. All in the name of great coffee.
I know a number of you might be screaming at your screens, essentially at me, “Why didn’t you visit [insert well known San Francisco coffee cafe and [...]
Driving through Napa; at Raymond Vineyards outside
When I was in San Francisco earlier this month, my family and I did make a trip up to the Wine Country. First was the olive oil tasting and this stop to Raymond Vineyards was an interesting one, as we met Anna to give us [...]
Atlantic City, NJ
I had the opportunity to have a brief weekend trip to Atlantic City, New Jersey the past Friday. Then it was the classically hot and humid day when I left New York City and eventually it rained during toward evening unlike that gorgeous blue skies you see on this [...]
Exterior & interior shots of Humphry Slocombe and one of the proprietors Jake Godby
I finally made it to the ice cream Holy Grail…Humphry Slocombe. Probably not everyone would understand the eccentricity behind the work of co-owners Jake Godby and Sean Vahey from the humoruous tongue-in-cheek names to the unusual flavor combinations [...]
Exterior of Tartine; Waiting on line inside and fresh pile of Morning buns
Tartine Bakery is one of the most well known bakeries in San Francisco. This bakery focuses on using local, organic (if possible) ingredients, and made with love and care for great pastries.
The co-owners of Tartine, Elisabeth Prueitt and [...]
Round Pond Winery and Round Pond Olive Oil Mill
During my family vacation to San Francisco, we drove to Napa and Sonoma Valley as a day trip. One of our stops was Round Pond Estate, particularly their olive oil mill at the town Rutherford. During that time, it was a dreary, rainy [...]
Piperade: Exterior, interior, menu
Piperade is a rustic, comfortable, California-Basque restaurant that I would go out to eat on a weekly basis, if I were to live in San Francisco. It’s satisfying food that isn’t too fussy or complex and has a good value compared to other San Francisco restaurants.
At the door to Atelier Crenn, interiors and the menu
Atelier Crenn is a one-starred Michelin restaurant. This was one of my highly anticipated meals of my trip to San Francisco that I even made it as my first meal when I got off the plane from NYC. I have read many [...]