I recently traveled through Ireland with a girl friend, to visit a high school friend who is living in Dublin temporarily. Ireland hasn’t been on my list of places to visit, but given the opportunity, I took it.
When I lived in LA, I was always excited about Restaurant Week. So after I moved to the Bay Area, I was excited to partake in the specials. Unfortunately, I was abruptly disappointed by the options San Francisco’s Dine About Town. Turns out, it had historically not been a great program and great restaurants didn’t want to participate. A couple of years ago, the management company for the program changed, in hopes of improving it, and renamed it to SF Restaurant Week. However, large overhauls in order to gain traction take baby steps to achieve… Continue reading →
When I have a great experience at a newly opened restaurant, I tend to be weary of going back. I’ve had numerous experiences where subsequent visits aren’t as amazing, but that didn’t prove true with my second visit to Lure + Till.
I’m not really a New Year’s Resolution person, not because I don’t believe in them, but personal improvement should be continuous, not just set/reset at the beginning of the year. But with that in mind, it is a goal of mine to try to blog more this year. Towards the end of the year, with holiday parties, I didn’t explore new places as much, so I had fewer restaurants to write about, but I’m off to a great start so far. Even though people tend to go on diets in January, it’s time that I can find to meet with friends who were tied up in November and December. With that, I checked out Bird Dog (420 Ramona St., Palo Alto, CA).
I’ve been asked several times this holiday season if my family celebrates a Western or Asian holiday meal. Continue reading →