Trust me, I get it: San Francisco is overwhelming to a newbie. Especially if you are visiting for a short time and want to make the most out of your San Francisco dining experience. I had a full year to conquer the eating extravaganza that is SF and still left feeling unaccomplished. So let me do you a solid and guide you through one of the most important categories: baked goods. San Francisco’s baked good game is STRONG, and I don’t want you to waste one single moment in the lands of mediocrity. So do your homework and read up on the best spots to visit when you want to eat dessert for breakfast. You’re welcome.
You haven’t truly lived in San Francisco until you have had the pleasure of leaving Brenda’s French Soul Food uncomfortably full. I’m talking ‘leggings only — no way I’m returning to work today — food coma’ type of full. And so it goes, when my coworker, who graciously took it upon himself to sponsor “SF Eat Week” […]
Big news: I moved from San Francisco back to Chicago! I absolutely love San Francisco, and I left part of my heart in that glorious city, but ultimately, I decided that the Bay Area is just too stupid expensive for me right now. Maybe at another time in my life I will end up back […]
Let me preface this post by stating that I drove to B Street in Vine in San Mateo from downtown San Francisco on a Friday at 5 pm. Any restaurant that is worth sitting in Bay Area traffic at rush hour on a Friday deserves serious recognition. Many times throughout that drive we were at […]
Imagine: it’s Sunday morning, you lazily awaken at 9 am with faint memories of last night’s midnight pizza order. As you slowly sip your coffee and delete your snapchat story that 36 people have already viewed, your mind wanders to omelets and biscuits and mimosas. Ah, the glorious Holy Day of Brunch in the city. […]
What is umami, you ask?! It is the fifth tastebud that recognizes savory flavors in foods. Sweet, sour, bitterness, and saltiness are great, but umami is the tastebud that gives you that “oh my god” moment when you eat a steak, or lobster, or in this case, a burger.
When you work in foodservice, you never get a lunch break. I typically eat breakfast at my desk right when I get to work, eat lunch at my desk after we are done with the lunch rush, and sometimes eat dinner at my desk if I’m working late. I don’t, by any means, condone this […]
Last night I watched a devastating ending to the Packer’s football season and drowned myself in sorrows in too much pilsner and bar food. It was a true tragedy, and I thought I may never recover. However, after an hour of struggling this morning, I convinced myself there was reason to go on in life and […]
I’d like you to look at the picture above and tell me if anything in the world could be more perfect. ……. The answer is no. This is the most beautiful plate of food I have ever seen, and it tastes just as fantastic as well!