san francisco bay area

Hearty, fresh, and local meal at Gather Restaurant

April 20, 2012
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Ok everyone, get ready for some food porn. A few months ago, a couple friends, my hubby and I had the pleasure of visiting Gather Restaurant in Berkeley. Gather is a place where you can find seasonal food, locally sourced and organic, that appeals to vegetarians and omnivores alike. It was a true dining experience, […]

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The Chef’s Corner at Wood Tavern

December 17, 2011
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How often do you get to eat at a restaurant where you’re literally in the chef’s corner of the kitchen? Where you get to watch your dishes being prepared, plated and then delivered to your table? I thought that only happened to VIPs and Celebrities who paid like crazy for it. But at Wood Tavern […]

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At The Ferry Building Farmer’s Market

November 23, 2011
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I love the Ferry Building. I love the artisan food producers, the great coffee, the organic products, the unique variety of treats you can find there, the wonderful wine, the list could go on and on. I could wander around there and get lost for hours – and I have! But one thing I love […]

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Fresh Mexican Cuisine at Dona Tomas

October 31, 2011
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One of the things I love about the Bay Area is the variety of fresh, ethnic cuisine available – and the East Bay has some of the best. A few nights ago, the husband and I went to Dona Tomas with a friend – a Mexican restaurant with a seasonally changing menu and a neighborhood […]

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Inventive Mediterranean Food at Zare at Fly Trap

July 25, 2011
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This weekend we had dinner with a bunch of our friends in San Francisco. It was one of those great, decadent dinners that lasted for ~3 hours: where the food keeps coming to the table and more people keep joining you throughout the night. Initially, it was just going to be me, my husband and […]

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A True Bay Area Experience: Dinner at Herbivore in Berkeley

July 20, 2011
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A few nights ago my husband and I decided to explore some of the vegetarian restaurants in our area. We came across Herbivore which is an all-vegan eclectic restaurant in Berkeley (they also have locations in SF). We were both in the need of some healthy, fresh, flavorful food but had no desire to cook (being […]

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