Mesclun salad – Cafe Bastille

Mesclun salad - Cafe Bastille
Three course dinner prix fixe $35
Cafe Bastille, San Francisco CA

I liked that they included olives and gherkins to this simple mesclun salad. I love pickled foods so it was a nice addition to an otherwise boring plate of leaves. 🙂

Caipirinha cocktail - Cafe Bastille
Caipirinha: cachaca, lime juice, sugar. $9

Caipirinha – Eureka Restaurant and Lounge

Caipirinha - Eureka Restaurant and Lounge
Cachaca 51, muddled lime and sugar over ice. $10
Eureka Restaurant & Lounge, San Francisco CA

I do love a good caipirinha! They are super refreshing and crisp tasting – a great drink to unwind with.

Bloody cranesbill
Bloody cranesbill (Geranium sanguineum, Geraniaceae), Marina.

Caipirinha and Manhattan cocktails – Bossa Nova

Caipirinha and Manhattan cocktails - Bossa Nova
Caiprinha: top shelp cachaca and fresh lime. $10
Manhattan: bourbon, vermouth, bitters. $9
Bossa Nova, San Francisco CA

I love caipirinhas because they’re so light and refreshing (just like Brazilians I guess)! Bossa Nova makes some pretty good caipirinhas but I’m always a little surprised how much they cost here. I’m not sure I’m convinced that they deserve this price point.

Purple cherry blossom mural

Purple cherry blossom mural, Potrero Hill.