Oh Spudnuts, how I have forsaken you. I have been trying to be healthy, and avoiding doughnuts. But you’ve pulled me back in. I finally visited the Spudnuts in Old Town Goleta. I’ve been a fan of the potato-flour based doughnuts for ages, but try not to make a habit of eating *any* doughnuts. But [...]
My mother is having way too much fun with my Momofuku cookbook, I fear I will never get it back. The upside is that I get invited over to eat what she makes, compared to the cookbook sitting at my place, unused because I’ve been too lazy to cook. Today’s Momofuku experiment was the banh [...]
I’m a Muen Fan. Oh god, I can’t believe I just typed that. But it’s true. I’ve recently decided to let eating out for Thai food back into my life. Robin and I had taken a long walk with her dog down on the beach and it was time to fill our bellies. She’s heard [...]
Late last year I helped organize a number of craft vendors for an alternative Christmas market and party down in the Funk Zone. It was an amazing opportunity to get in touch and work with a number of local artists in town, some I’d never heard of prior to the event. One woman I’d hoped [...]
What goes best with a highly coveted bottle of 2007 sparkling shiraz FIZZ from Municipal Winemakers? I don’t actually know, but we got nice pizzas to pair it with and were happy with the results. I’d been holding onto this bottle for a while, looking for the right occasion to open it. Christmas came and [...]
Boasting one Michelin star, with an approachable menu and affordable prices, we scored a 4-top with very little notification on a Tuesday evening.
San Francisco is an all-around awesome city. I’m so grateful to have good friends here I can visit on a whim. I still ponder moving here myself. On a short, 3 day trip during the workweek, I stayed with Becca and Damon in Bernal Heights. We walked, we talked, we played with cats and watched [...]