Olive & Thyme Olive & Thyme
Olive & Thyme

The Prosciutto di Parma and Smashed Pea Toast (with mint, Parmesan cheese and lemon zest -also comes with a side salad) and a glass of rose wine. Delicious.

New American / Restaurant Reviews
Gracias Madre Gracias Madre
Gracias Madre

If you go – be prepared to ball hard – over vegetables. Tasty and delicious vegetables.

Mexican / Restaurant Reviews / Vegetarian & Vegan
Joe’s Cafe Joe’s Cafe
Joe's Cafe

For taste and value, Joe’s Cafe in Granada Hills is one of my absolute favorite cozy breakfast place in Los Angeles.

Breakfast & Brunch / Restaurant Reviews
Hook Burger Hook Burger
Hook Burger

There’s something to be said about being utterly satisfied in what you order – with a great price. You receive that – and more – at Hook Burger.

New American / Restaurant Reviews
Tartine Bakery Tartine Bakery
Tartine Bakery

My cappuccino (Four Barrel Coffee) paired perfectly with my 4″ lemon cream tart. If only every day could be filled with such rich, lemony happiness.

Coffee Shops & Bakeries / Restaurant Reviews / SF Places: June 2015
San Francisco, California: Around the City San Francisco, California: Around the City
San Francisco, California: Around the City

San Francisco’s landscape beckons and inspires. From the water’s edge to the center of the city, here are a few images I loved from my visit.

Photography / Photography Galleries / SF Photos: May 2015 / Travel Photography
Truxton’s Santa Monica Truxton’s Santa Monica
Truxton's Santa Monica

Truxton’s Santa Monica has $6 Bottomless Mimosa Sundays. That’s pretty much all you need to know.

Breakfast & Brunch / New American / Restaurant Reviews
Nest at WP24 at The Ritz-Carlton Nest at WP24 at The Ritz-Carlton
Nest at WP24 at The Ritz-Carlton

It’s rather delicious to enjoy light Asian inspired bites while relaxing and gazing beyond floor to ceiling windows to the life below.

Asian / Restaurant Reviews
Ramen Nippon Ramen Nippon
Ramen Nippon

Get the spicy miso ramen with a side of small fried rice and gyoza and you will have enough food for dinner and lunch the next day.

Japanese & Sushi / Restaurant Reviews
Blur Bar San Francisco Blur Bar San Francisco
Blur Bar San Francisco

A great bar needs personality, design aesthetics and a friendly bartender with a skilled knowledge of how to give great service. Blur is that bar.

Bars & Nightlife / Restaurant Reviews / SF Places: June 2015
The Tipsy Cow The Tipsy Cow
The Tipsy Cow

I had the Red Heifer. We split the short rib poutine.

Gastropubs / Restaurant Reviews
In Gratitude: How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful In Gratitude: How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
In Gratitude: How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful

2016 – the year of no (seriously, NO!) tequila, radical transformations, conscious presence and cultivating friendships.

Journal
Dinosaur Coffee Dinosaur Coffee
Dinosaur Coffee

Dinosaur Coffee offers a breath of sun filled, fresh air in an upscale environment for the discriminating coffee connoisseur in Silverlake.

Coffee Shops & Bakeries / Restaurant Reviews
City Lights Bookstore City Lights Bookstore
City Lights Bookstore

City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco is an exceptional historic cultural treasure for the discerning reader.

Notable Places / SF Places: June 2015
Dog Eared Books Dog Eared Books
Dog Eared Books

Need a new favorite book? Dog Eared Books is a lovely new and used independent bookstore located in the Mission District in San Francisco.

Notable Places / SF Places: June 2015
Beretta San Francisco Beretta San Francisco
Beretta San Francisco

Birthday Dinner: Walnut bread (burrata, mushroom-truffle honey), meatballs, and risotto with osso bucco (saffron with osso buco). How was it? Delicious.

Italian / Restaurant Reviews / SF Places: June 2015
Yoga to the People – San Francisco Yoga to the People – San Francisco
Yoga to the People - San Francisco

One of the best, most centering, most visually beautiful “all levels welcomed” yoga classes I’ve had the pleasure of practicing in.

Health & Wellness / Yoga & Meditation
Virgin America Loft at LAX Virgin America Loft at LAX
Virgin America Loft at LAX

This is what $30 gets you.

Airport Lounges / Travel & Adventure
Wanderlust Yoga – Hollywood Wanderlust Yoga – Hollywood
Wanderlust Yoga - Hollywood

In rare instances of serendipity, sometimes a health and wellness businesses get things right in such a way that they don’t just mark their territory – they level up and make every other yoga studio play catch up. Enter Wanderlust Hollywood.

Yoga & Meditation
Surf Spot Surf Spot
Surf Spot

Traveling on Coast Highway 1 and looking for a great stop for Fish and Chips or a beer? Surf Spot is a great local’s hang out in Pacifica.

Restaurant Reviews / Seafood


Blog

Sqirl

There’s something special about Sqirl humorously referred to as being Ground Zero for the common hipster. But, upon first bite of my baguette, I realized the food was worth the hype.


Bistro Jeanty

Bistro Jeanty is a lovely French bistro located in the heart of Yountville in Napa Valley. It’s kind of a delicious, you’ll have grilled rib eye steak for breakfast the next day, big deal.