Braised rabbit pot pie – Redd

Braised rabbit pot pie - Redd
Chanterelle mushrooms, cipollini onions, peas, carrots, green beans, celery root puree. $19
Redd, Yountville CA

Omg, this was delicious! It was rich, luscious, earthy, juicy and lovely. The rabbit was so moist and all the flavors were wonderful. More, please!

Spicy Bloody Mary - Redd
Spicy Bloody Mary: jalapeno infused vodka, tomato juice, horseradish, lemon. $13

Cocktails – Ninebark

Sidecar cocktail - Ninebark
Sidecar: cognac, lemon, triple sec, fig. $10
Ninebark, Napa CA

This place was really nice and comfortable. The bartender was friendly and the drinks were really well-made and tasty. I’ll definitely return for the food – I’ve heard that their food is supposed to be great.

Paloma & Tennessee Cola cocktail - Ninebark
Paloma: tequila, grapefruit, soda, lime.
Tennessee Cola: whiskey, house cola, toasted grain. Each $10

Toasted hazelnuts - Ninebark
Toasted hazelnuts. Complimentary

Burrata and yellow peaches – Buckeye Roadhouse

Burrata and yellow peaches - Buckeye Roadhouse
Marcona almonds, watercress, amaranth. $12.95
Buckeye Roadhouse, Mill Valley CA

Mmm, this was yummy. I love burrata cheese and it tasted wonderfully paired with the grilled yellow peaches. It was rich and bright at the same time.

Heavenly Old-Fashioned cocktail - Buckeye Roadhouse
Heavenly Old-Fashioned: Angel’s Envy bourbon, bitters, sugar, gigantic ice cube. $12

Maryland breakfast – Bette’s Oceanview Diner

Maryland breakfast - Bette's Oceanview Diner
House-made corned beef hash with poached eggs and raisin cream scone. $12.95
Bette’s Oceanview Diner, Berkeley CA

Wow, this was pretty amazing! The corned beef hash was the best I’ve had in a while. It was crispy on the outside with a soft center. Once you cut the warm poached eggs over everything, I was done! Noms!

Mimosa & Pomegranate Cocktail - Bette's Oceanview Diner
Mimosa: orange juice and champagne. $5.95
Pomegranate Cocktail: pomegranate juice, champagne, lime juice and grenadine. $5.95

Nam prik ong – Hawker Fare

Nam prik ong - Hawker Fare
Northern-style relish with housemade red curry paste, ground pork, tomato, palm sugar, fish sauce, served with pork rinds and vegetables. $10.50
Hawker Fare, San Francisco CA

This dish tasty great, but boy was it SALTY! Even the vegetables couldn’t temper the saltiness of the pork relish. I like the flavors though.

Pago Pago cocktail - Hawker Fare
Pago Pago: dark Trinidad rum, pineaplle, creme de cacao, chartreuse and lime.

Blistered green beans – Hawker Fare

Blistered green beans - Hawker Fare
Tossed with prik khing sauce, pork bacon. $9.50
Hawker Fare, San Francisco CA

This tasted great! I loved the texture of the green beans and they were super flavorful. The service on the other hand left much to be desired. They were friendly enough but weren’t good at anticipating a diner’s needs. Boo!

Bush Ranger cocktail - Hawker Fare
Bush Ranger: aged Guyanese rums with red Spanish vermouth and bitters.