Category Archives: Cocktails

SOMA Restaurant & Bar

Living 3 blocks from this hotel resto and bar┬ámeans I walk past it┬áplace frequently. There’s been a sign out front for the happy hour for a long time, but for some reason, I never gave it a try. It’s in … Continue reading

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First Crush – Great Food and Wine Flights TOO!

What’s a wine flight, you ask? Several “tastes” of different wines, arranged by someone who probably knows more about wine then you (or me). It’s a great way to learn more about what you like. Think of is as a … Continue reading

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Corned Beef Cocktails?

Tommy’s Joint is famous and has been since the 40’s. They’ve served basically the same food since day one. Don’t look into it too deeply, just go. It’s fun, it’s cheap and filled with way too much “stuff” … on … Continue reading

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Negroni Week is over … BUT …

Yes, it’s the last day of Negroni week, but don’t let that stop you from ordering this interesting, alive, bitter orange treat. Here’s the link about the “week”, just in case: Here’s a link to the event! I’m at the … Continue reading

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Celebrity Chef Tyler Florence Hits San Francisco

One of the newest foodie havens just opened a few weeks ago – Wayfare Tavern. I went there with friends and everyone had a great meal. The upstairs bar was a lot of fun too. We had fun challenging the … Continue reading

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Cliff House

I’ve been going to the Cliff House for over 60 years. Wow … I’m old!!! But I digress. I grew up in Pacific Grove, on the Monterey Peninsula, and I recall my parents getting dressed up to go to “the … Continue reading

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My Favorite Hotel – W Hotel

The Starwood chain operates the W Hotels internationally and clearly it’s my favorite. (There’s another favorite, Leading Hotels, but they’re prices are a little stiff for my regular hotel diet.) The W chain seems to fit with my lifestyle. I … Continue reading

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