Drinking & Eating in SF: Tempest & The Box Kitchen

Tempest, one of the best dive bars in the city is a gem hidden in the heart of SoMa – its neighbor the Box Kitchen makes it the ideal local bar, with some very tasty options to satisfy your tipsy cravings. Continue reading Drinking & Eating in SF: Tempest & The Box Kitchen

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Brunch in San Francisco: Mission Rock Resort

Mission Rock Resort is one of my favourite spots to go have brunch in SF (or the world). Picture this: It’s Saturday, warm and sunny, about 12pm, you’re starting to feel peckish. You’re imagining how wonderful it would be to sit by the water along the bay, the glorious sun hugging you, with a refreshing beverage in hand, a couple oysters on the side and a … Continue reading Brunch in San Francisco: Mission Rock Resort

Fun, Food & Drinks in San Francisco: The Kabuki Theater & Humphry Slocombe Ice-Cream

  I finally made it to the Kabuki Theater in Japantown! I always end up going to the Metreon in SoMa as it’s close to my place and it’s always a good experience, but the Kabuki brings something special to the table that the Metreon does not. First of all, it’s called Kabuki. Big fan of the word. Secondly, it’s a boozy cinema = you … Continue reading Fun, Food & Drinks in San Francisco: The Kabuki Theater & Humphry Slocombe Ice-Cream

French Noms in San Francisco: La Boulangerie & Pain aux Raisins

I ended up in this place because it was raining. On the corner of Hayes and Octavia, La Boulangerie de San Francisco has apparently replaced La Boulange. From what I’ve read, La Boulange, originally founded by Pascal Rigo, was bought by Starbucks in 2012 (tut tut) but seems to be now closing completely. Mr Rigo has fortunately held on to 6 of the 23 La Boulange … Continue reading French Noms in San Francisco: La Boulangerie & Pain aux Raisins