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Category Archives: Restaurants & Reviews
Locanda da Eva 2826 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley (510) 665-9601 Details: Mostly Italian; emphasis on sustainability and local ingredients; dinner only; full bar and great wine menu; street parking and pay lot nearby Locanda da Eva opened in Berkeley in … Continue reading
My friend, GraceAnn Walden, asked if I wanted to join her at OysterFest 2010 this past weekend, an annual event held at Waterbar in San Francisco. She was to serve as a celebrity judge for various competitions at this “celebration … Continue reading
Wayfare Tavern 558 Sacramento Street San Francisco, CA (415) 772-9060 Click on link above for current hours SF Bay Area food writer and personality (to say the least), GraceAnn Walden, asked me to dine with her at Tyler Florence’s new … Continue reading
I admit to craving oysters every now and then. I would have been happy in turn-of-the-century New York City, I think, where oysters were plentiful and every dive sold oyster stew. I often see an oyster po’boy—or poor boy, if … Continue reading
I wrote a review of the BoilerHouse in Richmond for GraceAnn Walden’s Yummy Report – check it out here. This restaurant is located in an old Ford assembly plant near the harbor in Richmond. Very interesting place.
Each year I try to purchase a few things that Steve, my husband, would have been eating during certain holidays as a kid. Since I’m from the same place and have been eating most of that stuff my whole life, I’m happy to do … Continue reading
If you’re looking for an interesting outing that involves food and fun, check out GraceAnn Walden’s North Beach Pizza tour. Have friends visiting San Francisco? This would be an excellent activity for them. GraceAnn Walden’s tours – and there are several of them – … Continue reading
We used to go to Jimmy Beans (1290 6th Street, Berkeley) all the time but then stopped, mainly because it was just too jam-packed and claustrophobic in there, and then dealing with only one restroom – a drag. Maybe it was also because … Continue reading
Matt and I drove over to Point Richmond a couple of weeks ago to take some photographs. It’s an interesting area with some nice old houses and storefronts – a hidden gem. According to the Point Richmond History Association, Point … Continue reading