Eating SF: Aina

Aina has been on my list of “places to go when I am back home” for months now.  FINALLY last week, I made it there.  And wow.  Wowwwww.  That is what I have to say!  Ok I have more to say but let’s start with wow. I am a hugeeee fan of Hawaiian cuisine.  I…

Eating SF: Lazy Bear

Lazy Bear… what an absolutely amazing, all around experience.  EVERYTHING from the innovative dining experience, the food, the service, the atmosphere, the flow of the evening was beyond my expectations.  If you are looking for an evening, and I don’t just mean a “let’s grab dinner” sort of night, I am talking about a full…

Drinking SF: Blue Bottle Coffee

Hi my name is Gracie and I am a coffee addict.  Every morning I make a large boiling vat of coffee.  I leisurely enjoy one cup while I get ready in the morning and take the rest in my favorite to go mug (shout out to my Contigo Snapseal travel mug). Every time I go…

Eating SF: Hog Island Oyster Co.

One of my favorite things to do every time I return to the Bay Area is to go out for oysters.  There are two spots we (my family and I ) usually go when I am in town, the first is in the West Marin town of Marshall called the Marshall Store, and the other…

Eating SF: La Taqueria

Let’s play some word association- what kind of food do you think of when you think of California?  If you didn’t answer Mexican food, there is something seriously wrong with you.  Just kidding, I am sure you are fine.. maybe you just don’t know anything about food or California… in which case, I forgive you….

Eating SF: Hong Kong Lounge

Every time I visit home (home is San Francisco, if you weren’t aware) I get Dim Sum with my dad.  It is sort of a tradition- it wouldn’t be a visit home without it.  While I have a lot of “favorite” Dim Sum places in the City (including Yank Sing, Ton Kiang, Good Luck Dim…