We had tickets to see The King and I last Saturday night. We needed to get a quick bite to eat beforehand, so stomach rumbling didn’t become competition for the singing. I’d been craving seafood lately, so we decided to try a restaurant that has actually been around forever (well, 1997), but we had never … More Quick dinner before a show.
We got tickets to attend the SF Fog Design and Art Fair from a friend of my husband’s. These events always present something interesting or intriguing, so we took him up on the offer. It was an overcast and sometimes rainy Saturday that we attended. It was held at Fort Mason Center, a collection of … More SF FOG Design & Art Fair
I love to go out every year and check out the decorations and lights around the city. In Union Square, we arrived just as the switch was flipped to light the tree. What timing? Up and down Market Street, snowflakes are mounted on light poles. They create a very festive atmosphere. They are hard to … More Christmas in San Francisco.
I didn’t come around to actually liking oysters until earlier this year on a trip to Charleston, SC. In the atmosphere of open-air restaurants, a warm breeze, and the vacation – anything-goes spirit, I decided oysters were a food I NEEDED to try. They were better than I thought they’d be. I knew oysters would … More Hog Island Oysters -SF
The day after the Paris attacks the air everywhere seemed to be filled with sadness and a kind of hesitation. As a lover of Paris, and of France, I shared in the collective grief that much of he world was expressing. I was heartened to see that San Francisco’s city hall (in fact a sister … More San Francisco Afternoon
I spent much of the day in a lecture. Well, Sometimes duty calls. But, a friend and I did manage to escape for lunch to one of my favorite French cafes in San Francisco Cafe Claude sits just inside a small alley, and is like stepping through the doors into a brasserie in Paris. I … More Saturday Cafe