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

Restaurant Greetje, Amsterdam

I found this cute little restaurant by searching “authentic Dutch food.” Surprisingly quiet and vacant, Restaurant Greetje (it’s a throaty hard g followed by a throaty hje, and not easy to pronounce at all) was warm and welcoming—a long wooden bar, uneven and steep wooden stairs to the upper floor, cute little tables draped in… Continue reading Restaurant Greetje, Amsterdam