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San Francisco: Primer on Rolling Casual

There are so many outstanding places to eat in San Francisco that in order to keep myself from getting overwhelmed by all the choices, I choose a theme, then planning commences from there. Previous themes that have served me well: Street food, Mission District dining, Michelin-starred restaurants. This time, with the exception of a side […]

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San Francisco: Mission Chinese

As we get off the 16th Street BART stop and make our way to Mission Chinese, we initially walk right past this much talked about restaurant in the Mission as it is hidden under the guise of a bright and not-so-nice looking yellow awning that says “Lung Shan Restaurant – Food to Go;  Free Delivery.” With all […]

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Benu San Francisco: Occupy my mouth

The Wall Street Journal has pegged Benu as the next big restaurant, Momofuku extraordinaire David Chang says it is the best restaurant in the US, Michelin recently awarded it two stars for 2012, and chef/owner Corey Lee has received years of accolades from his tenure at The French Laundry. So, did it live up to all of the hype? Sort of. […]

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Day 2: Food adventure in San Francisco

I outdo myself on day 2 of my San Francisco food adventure.  In addition to La Cocina’s SF Street Food Festival, I hit up the following venues: Ferry Plaza Farmers Market- Regardless of how many times I visit this farmers market on Saturdays – sandwiched between the ferry terminal building and the Pacific Ocean – […]

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Day 1: Food adventure in San Francisco

Are you looking for an urban weekend trip?  Consider hopping on a 1.5 hour flight from Seattle and embarking on a food adventure in San Francisco, where good food and beautiful scenery are world class. Here are a few highlights from my recent trip to the area: Lunch at Brenda’s French Soul Food Mid-day pick-me-up […]

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