Monthly Archives : July 2017

Nido, Oakland


Living in London, I met a ton of really interesting and fun people. Sadly, London does seem to be a transition stop for quite a few people. Luckily for me, a lot of people who left seem to find themselves somewhere in California, mostly the bay area. (Weirdly, you’d think New York as it’s more similar, but if they are…

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Spice Ace


When I recently discovered my husband was going on a work trip to India, I excitedly exclaimed “You’re going to bring me back a spice thingy, right?” (I have since learned that the proper name for a spice thingy is a Masala Dabba.) While he was there, he did manage to find someone to track one down for me, and…

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Zarzuela


I feel like I need to start this post out with an apology. Firstly, this is because we came to Zarzuela with two of our friends as they chose it as a place to meet for our first get together after we moved back to the bay area, and I want to let them know that we had a really…

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Overproof at ABV


Restaurants within restaurants and bars within bars are hardly new ideas in the culinary world, but often they can be over-hyped places to try to get more people in to feel like they are having an exclusive experience. Don’t get me wrong, some places do it amazingly, especially my favorite restaurant in London (and if you go visit, Kitchen Table…

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The Great Burger Hunt — Part 1


Nothing says America like an amazing burger. And I love a good burger. I spent quite a fair amount of time hunting all over London for the best burger, and moving back to San Francisco gave me the opportunity to do the same here. This post is just the beginning of my quest to find the best burger in San…

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