Full disclosure: I came to Serpentine for brunch and a small one at that. Come to Serpentine on a Sunday at 1pm and you’ll be rewarded with a comfortable, intimate setting with a smaller crowd—the better to enjoy the large volume of comforting, classic brunch food.
Lazy Bear, San Francisco
I am ambivalent about social media culture. We joke about people taking photos of their food just for the ‘Gram, but when a restaurant concept caters to the phenomenon, I feel icky. But I could be wrong and perhaps the many invitations to take photos was just Lazy Bear being welcoming and casual, and it’s… Continue reading Lazy Bear, San Francisco
Californios, San Francisco #TBT
I loooove dining alone. To celebrate my 33rd birthday, I did just that.
Quince, San Francisco #TBT
This is more a review of the experience than of the food. #sorrynotsorry
La Degustation Bohême Bourgeoise, Prague #TBT
On hindsight, I didn’t really appreciate the creativity and the vast possibilities for the culinary arts until I had a six-course dinner at La Degustation in Prague.
Brenda’s French Soul Food, SF #TBT
#TBT I wrote this post on February 10, 2013. My review here may not be accurate today, but I think it’s funny to publish my old stuff every now and then. There are always at least twenty people waiting outside of Brenda’s at any given time of the day on Saturday or Sunday.
If you’re planning to run the Chicago Marathon (as I had in 2016), you must add two other activities to your agenda: coffee at Intelligentsia and dinner at Alinea. Trust me on this one.
Fäviken Magasinet, Sweden
There is no other experience in the world that is as memorable or feels as vivid as dinner at Fäviken in Sweden. It took place almost two years ago, but it feels like last week. I’d planned to run the Stockholm Marathon in June 2016, and then I thought, since I’ll be there, why not try… Continue reading Fäviken Magasinet, Sweden