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Bouchon Bakery: Pastries and Coffee in Yountville

Bouchon Bakery in Yountville California is Thomas Keller’s first and original location for his bakery. This is beside Bouchon Bistro as well as French Laundry a little bit further away. We came here for a snack in the morning before [...]

September 18, 2018 Cafe, California, Dessert, French, Napa Valley

V. Sattui Winery: Tours, Tastings, and Picnics in Napa Valley

V. Sattui Winery was our favourite winery in Napa Valley during this trip. They are a family-owned winery with exceptional award-winning wines. The experience at this winery is great as it has tours, tastings, and a picnic area. We booked [...]

September 17, 2018 Napa Valley, winery

Cakebread Cellars: Winery in Napa Valley

Cakebread Cellars in Napa Valley offers tastings by appointment with a fee that varies depending on which tasting your partake in. We booked our appointment prior to visiting and it wasn’t an issue. Cakebread is best known for their Chardonnay [...]

September 16, 2018 Napa Valley, winery

The Girl and The Fig: Dinner in Napa Valley

One of the most memorable meals of our Napa Valley and Sonoma trip was at The Girl & The Fig. We got reservations for dinner through their website a few weeks in advance. There are a few shops in the [...]

September 12, 2018 American, French, Fusion, Napa Valley

The Boon Fly Cafe: Breakfast in Napa Valley

When we were in Napa Valley, we decided to head over to The Boon Fly Cafe for breakfast. For a Friday, this place was very busy. We waited quite a while and was the last group to be seated for [...]

September 10, 2018 American, Brunch, Napa Valley

The Hess Collection: Wine Tastings and Art Museum

The Hess Collection is located in the Napa Valley offering unique wine tastings and a look into their exclusive art collection. We made a quick stop here to check out what they have to offer. When walking around the property, [...]

September 8, 2018 Napa Valley, winery

Castello di Amorosa: Tuscan Castle and Winery in Napa Valley

Castello di Amorosa was highly recommended as one of the must see wineries in Napa Valley. It’s not everyday you see a 13th-century Tuscan castle as the backdrop for a winery. We made the long drive to come visit for [...]

September 4, 2018 Napa Valley, travel, winery

Mensho Tokyo SF: Long Lines, Expensive, and Rich in Flavour

Mensho Tokyo is a popular ramen shop in Japan and this is their first location outside of Japan. Luckily, it’s located in San Francisco in the Tenderloin. When I was visiting for a week, a lot of my Instagram followers [...]

September 2, 2018 Japanese, Ramen, San Francisco

Tartine Bakery: Pastries in San Francisco

Tartine Bakery is a go to place in the Mission District. I asked a few people where I needed to go in San Francisco and they highly recommended Tartine Bakery. They are best known for their pastries. There was a [...]

August 29, 2018 Bakery, Cafe, San Francisco

Mazarine Coffee: Lattes and Toast in San Francisco

Mazarine Coffee is a cafe on Market Street serving up delicious coffee and toast. This is my second trip to San Francisco and I had to revisit as I love a good latte and avocado toast. It has a great [...]

August 27, 2018 Cafe, San Francisco

Burma Superstar: Burmese Cuisine in San Francisco

Burma Superstar is the go to place when visiting San Francisco. I live in Vancouver and I found that in the past year a majority of them have closed down. When doing a quick search on Burmese cuisine, a lot [...]

January 15, 2017 Four Beakers, Noodles, San Francisco

(M) Ike’s Place at Sweet Inspiration in San Francisco

Sweet Inspiration is serving (M) Ikes’s Place Sandwiches and I was very confused about this location and why it was called Mike’s Place. When I was in town, I spent quite a lot of time searching online if I was [...]

January 13, 2017 San Francisco, Sandwich, Three Beakers

Jane on Larkin: Cafe in San Francisco

Jane on Larkin in San Francisco is a local cafe that serves coffee, toast, breakfast, pastries and other items. I was on the hunt for a breakfast spot that also sold avocado toast. Coffee Coffee is definitely a staple in [...]

January 12, 2017 Brunch, Cafe, San Francisco, Three Beakers

Mama’s: Breakfast in San Francisco

Mama’s on Washington Square was where we had breakfast on the last day we were in San Francisco. Apparently it was a local favourite, but now it is mostly tourist. We came a few minutes before opening and the line [...]

January 7, 2017 Brunch, San Francisco, Three Beakers

Frog Hollow Farms: Avocado Toast in San Francisco

When I was travelling in San Francisco, I had a crazy addition of Avocado Toast. When I was at the Ferry Terminal, I took a visit to Frog Hollow Farm to get a taste of their toast. The Shop They [...]

January 6, 2017 lunch, San Francisco, Three Beakers

Alcatraz: Night Tour

We wanted to explore Alcatraz by night to get a spooky atmosphere as we walked through the corridors. The tour by Alcatraz Cruises is the only official place to do tours as it is a National Park. The tours need [...]

January 4, 2017 San Francisco, travel

AT&T Park Tour in San Francisco: Review

AT&T Park, the home of the San Francisco Giants is open for public tours everyday at 10:30pm and 12:30 pm on certain dates and last for 1.5 hours. The behind-the-scenes ballpark tour of AT&T Park you will get to go places [...]

January 3, 2017 San Francisco, travel

San Francisco Food Tours: Mission District

When I was in San Francisco, I did a Mission District Food Tour from Avital Tours. Since I was in town for a short time, I wanted to try as many tried and true places as possible, so I thought a [...]

December 29, 2016 San Francisco, travel
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