San Francisco: Alhamra

The wedding is over. My sister’s that is, not mine. Although through this entire process of helping her plan and execute 5 billion things I’ve wholeheartedly decided NOT to have a wedding of my own. I shall elope! Of course my sister threatens to “shank” me if I actually went through with it. Scary thought….

San Francisco: Philz Coffee

e·piph·a·ny – A sudden, intuitive perception of or insight into the reality or essential meaning of something, usually initiated by some simple, homely, or commonplace occurrence or experience I’m gonna refrain from waxing poetics about how amazing this coffee is, and how I ignored all the buzz going around about it because when something is…

San Francisco: Birthday Dinner (and Getting Old)

I’m getting old.  Not that I necessarily look old, or even feel it sometimes, but I hate the idea of it, mostly because I feel under-accomplished. I want more from my life and although I’m in the midst of doing so, I feel like I didn’t make the most of the past 30 years. Crap….

San Francisco: Street Food Love and Japantown Antics

Is it a fad? A passing thing for the hipsters to get all excited about before they find something new and obscure to get into before it goes stupid mainstream? Street Food and the gourmet food truck scene is mainstream. At least in the Bay Area it is, everyone’s mama, baby daddy, uncle and cousin…

Jefe’s Weekend With The Bay Area Girls

A few weeks ago, the Bay Area Girls got a visit from our favorite Mid Western-er. Jefe popped down and spent a whirl-wind of a weekend with us. I suspect he thought he’d get in some rest and relaxation, what he got was 72 hours of one or both of us yacking his ear off, a…

San Francisco: Nopa and Candybar

NOPA 560 Divisadero St San Francisco, CA 94117 (415) 864-8643 http://www.nopasf.com I was incredibly excited about Nopa, not only has it been featured in a ton of articles, blogs, tv, solid 4 star rating with over 2 thousand reviews on Yelp.com, but I know their food views is amazing. Fresh local ingredients, seasonal menu, resonable prices plus…