My husband and I decided to break from our usual Friday routine (take-out sushi and a movie on our couch) and had a real date night out in the Mission district last week. After a great dinner at Flour+Water and a show (one of my husband's co-workers was playing in a piano recital), we capped... Continue Reading →
An invitation to our friends' three-year-old daughter's birthday party in Golden Gate Park finally gave me an excuse to trek to the opposite side of the city for a stop at one of my personal local favorite ice cream shops nearby: San Francisco's Hometown Creamery. It is a one-of-a-kind place in the Inner Sunset neighborhood,... Continue Reading →
We didn't have fig season where I grew up, but now it's something I look forward to as a California resident. I can't wait for those pretty purple fruits arrive in the markets in late summer so I can try some new way to enjoy them.
I recently enrolled in a Pastry Fundamentals class at the San Francisco Cooking School. I'm no stranger to baking, but I figured it would be a good exercise to get some professional training and pick up a few new skills. Plus, the fundamentals of pastries are the basis of ice cream, so this can only... Continue Reading →
I think may have died and gone to ice cream heaven. The San Francisco Ice Cream Festival was this past weekend right up the street from me at Spark Social SF. According to ABC News Channel 7, "tickets sold out within days and the line around the block stretched into the hundreds." I cannot confirm... Continue Reading →
It was a pretty epic weekend in San Francisco. We have been waiting ten years for the new "Grand Central of the West," the Salesforce Transit Center, to open, and this was the weekend it finally happened! A huge grand opening Block Party was held to mark the occasion. While it is functionally a bus... Continue Reading →