I’ve been back home in the San Francisco Bay Area for almost two weeks now, but these posts about my Montreal vacation have made me feel like I’m still there. How I wish I were!
It was a fantastic trip discovering this quaint and stylish Canadian city, and the emerging food scene has […]Read the full post →
UPDATE: The restaurant quietly closed in November 2016.
The story: Chef/Owner Rick Hackett opened the Pan American-influenced Bocanova at Oakland’s Jack London Square more than five years ago, and late last year expanded by opening Jack’s Oyster Bar and Fish House next door. With Executive Chef Peter Villegas (formerly of La Mar) and pastry […]Read the full post →
A lot is happening in the mid-Market area of San Francisco, long lost to the homeless and drug use from the encroaching Tenderloin. But when Twitter moved into a shiny new building known as Market Square, splashy luxury condos followed and now the first of many retail developments has arrived.
I’m talking specifically of The Market, a […]Read the full post →
There’s an old rule that the best months to eat oysters are the ones that end with “r,” such as September, October, November and December. That’s because oysters develop and taste best when the waters are cold.
But in the Bay Area, we can enjoy raw oysters year-round because our temperate cool […]Read the full post →
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Snaps on the Go
- A Bit of French Provencal in Berkeley at the New Les Arceaux Cafe and Wine Bar
- A Review of The Temple Club in Oakland
- A Review of Japanese Italian Dishes at Pesce e Riso in San Francisco
- A Review of Brunch at Villon in San Francisco
- A Review of Hinodeya Ramen Bar in San Francisco
- First Look at Copper Spoon in Oakland