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Coi 2.0

The first time we went to Coi in August was a romantic dinner for our 15th wedding anniversary. We were blown away, it was delicious. The GM, Zion, after we were apparently drunkenly bragging about how adventurous of an eater … Continue reading

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Pabu – San Francisco, CA

I usually write all the content on FoodPorn but my husband wrote up a post about Pabu and I’m just going to steal it. I couldn’t say it better. (I edited it slightly to make it work on the site … Continue reading

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Coi – San Francisco, CA

We had our 15th wedding anniversary this year. Our 20th first date anniversary is on the same day….awwwwww! On our actually anniversary we were in Montana not-camping with our son (we got thunderstormed out of our camping adventure). But I … Continue reading

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Kaito – Capitola, CA

I am a noodle whore. A noodle addict. I love noodles. In any form, but especially from the general Asian part of the world and floating in pork-based broth. Ramen makes me so happy. For my 40th birthday, we waited … Continue reading

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Kin Khao – San Francisco

I’ve been wanting to go to Kin Khao since it opened in February. I’m a big fan of Pim’s cooking, I’ve been lucky enough to get some samples in classes I’ve taken from her. I knew this would be a … Continue reading

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Assembly – Santa Cruz

1108 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (831) 824-6100 assembleforfood.com As soon as it was announced that Assembly was taking reservations, I consulted our calendar and booked. I figured on a Wednesday night, it would be a nice break from … Continue reading

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Pacific’s Edge – Carmel, CA – 2014

120 Highlands Dr Carmel, CA 93923 (831) 622-5445 pacificsedge.com We got a cheap-cheap weekend deal at the Highlands Inn in Carmel and couldn’t pass up staying again. It’s such a beautiful property on my favorite stretch of coastline in the … Continue reading

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Town of Dumpling – Belmont, CA

There are huge chunks of the Bay Area that are completely unfamiliar to me. If I haven’t worked in the area, chances are I don’t know it. Case in point: Belmont. It is one hour from my house and I … Continue reading

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Cayman Cookout 2014 – Part 1

This year’s weather has not been cooperative. It’s been rainy, or windy, or rainy and windy. There have been some hours of sun here and there. The one saving grace is that it’s not too hot! The trip to Stingray … Continue reading

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Abbot’s Cellar – San Francisco

Abbot’s Cellar 742 Valencia Street San Francisco, CA 94110 We had tickets to see Zoe Keating at The Chapel on Valencia on Saturday night. I love Zoe. She’s not only an amazing cellist, she’s a beautiful person. Someday, when our … Continue reading

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Manresa – Take 3

This was our third dinner at Manresa. Our first time in the summer. Oddly the other two times we went both fell in April, not sure why. This was the best meal of the three. I don’t know if it … Continue reading

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Celebrity Chefs Right Here – Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain and David Kinch

You know how I feel about Eric Ripert. He’s probably mentioned more on this site than any other chef. He and Anthony Bourdain came to San Jose on their Good vs. Evil tour and of course I had to go. … Continue reading

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Incanto – San Francisco, CA

We had a full weekend of food, wine and no kid. He went skiing with a friend in Tahoe for the weekend. I don’t think there was a time, aside from when I first woke up, that I wasn’t full … Continue reading

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Central Kitchen – San Francisco, CA

Many moons ago I won a fundraising auction for a table for four at the as-yet-unopened Central Kitchen. We could be one of the first to dine there. I was very excited. I informed our friends of the wonderful news … Continue reading

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Cayman Cookout 2013 – Friday – Jose Andres’ Paella and David Kinch’s Garden

Friday began just as it did last year. With the highly anticipated arrival of Jose Andres to his cooking demonstration at 10am. We just had a few bites of fruit for breakfast knowing we would be eating for hours. This … Continue reading

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