You’ll often read about how I compare Southern California to Northern California or how I reminisce about the good eats available in So Cal. Here’s the beginning of another one of those… so one of the first things that I missed from Los Angeles was the myriad of options of Korean food, including inexpensive, good quality all-you-can-eat bbq. Even though there is a Koreatown in the Bay Area, it’s nothing like it is in LA. You can get your fix of your Korean favorites, but for a premium, and it still doesn’t quite taste the same.
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).