Croissant and fruit – United Airlines

Croissant and fruit - United Airlines
Cantaloupe, honey dew melon, butter.
San Francisco (SFO) to Paris (CDG), United Airlines

Nothing says, “Welcome to Paris!” quite like an United Airlines breakfast – NOT! This was a veritable slap in the face, lol. The croissant was limp, chewy, and rock hard in some places. And they served the cheapest fruit you can buy. Huh, I’m really not surprised at the quality and item choice from United though. I’ve never associated United Airlines with delicious food or outstanding service. C’est la vie!

Styrofoam Hummer H1
Styrofoam Hummer H1 (low mileage, always garaged), 2005, Andrew Junge, SFO Terminal 3.

Chorizo jalapeno tartine – Griddle Fresh

Chorizo jalapeno tartine - Griddle Fresh
Pepper jack scramble, chorizo and roasted jalapeno relish, chipotle aioli on a brioche bun, potato wedges, cantaloupe. $12
Griddle Fresh, San Francisco CA

First of all, the service here was SO horrible! They were super slow and completely unattentive. It was the hardest I’ve had to work to flag a server down every time I needed something. Now to the food. It gave me heartburn. Between the spicy chorizo, spicy jalapeno, pepper jack cheese, and chipotle aioli there was SO much heavy spice and fat that I really couldn’t take it. On a positive note, the scramble was well cooked, the bun nicely toasted, and the cantaloupe was ripe and sweet.

Coffee - Griddle Fresh
Coffee. $2.50

California benedict – Peg’s Glorified Ham N Eggs

California benedict - Peg's Glorified Ham N Eggs
Glorified eggs benedict with turkey, avocado, tomato, and hollandaise. Served with fruit. $11.99
Peg’s Glorified Ham N Eggs, Reno NV

This was also gross. The hollandaise had a weird texture and flavor and the avocado had a moldy black section. The deli turkey didn’t really add anything to the dish. I liked the fruit I guess.

Mount Rose Summit Trail
Beginning of the Mount Rose Summit Trail. The summit looks SO far away!

Peg’s glorified huevos rancheros – Peg’s Glorified Ham N Eggs

Peg's glorified huevos rancheros - Peg's Glorified Ham N Eggs
Monterey skillet breakfast served with golden hash browns, pico de gallo, cabbage slaw, fresh pinto beans and warm tortillas. $8.99
Peg’s Glorified Ham N Eggs, Reno NV

I had high hopes for this place since it had SO many great Yelp reviews. Wow, were they wrong! The food was marginal at best. This breakfast platter was definitely gigantic, but I’d rather have a little bit of good food than a large pile of crappy food. The eggs were cooked all the way through, the hash browns were also overdone and hard, and the beans were flavorless. Lame, a major disappointment! At least the cantaloupe was sweet.

Condiments - Peg's Glorified Ham N Eggs

Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus, Malvaceae)
Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus, Malvaceae) with white and pink flowers, South Meadows Parkway.

Scramble special – Chloe’s Cafe

Scramble special - Chloe's Cafe
Two scrambled eggs with fresh mushroom, tomato, basil, zucchini and Jarlsberg cheese. Served with a cup of fresh fruit (strawberry, banana, orange, cantaloupe, honeydew melon), 2 slices whole wheat walnut bread, Darigold butter, and raspberry jam. $10.75
Chloe’s Cafe, San Francisco

Mmm, this scramble was very good and pretty healthy, even with cheese. Jalrsberg has less fat than other cheese so it was more guilt-free. All the vegetables were delicious, but I wish the eggs had been cooked as a softer scramble. That would have been perfect!

White Hygrandea (Hydrangeaceae), Jersey Street
White Hygrandea (Hydrangeaceae), Jersey Street. The house down the street improved their sidewalk-scaping along the side of their building. I love the addition off these lovely Hydrangeas.

Chocolate birthday cake – Sogo Bakery

Project 365: Day 100

Wow, it’s the 100th day since I’ve started these Project 365 entries. I’m glad that I’ve stuck with it. It was great to be back at the office, but I’m looking forward to a weekend filled with absolutely nothing. Silverfox and I are gonna grab a quick dinner at Kasa Indian Eatery before having a Friday cocktail. We’re gonna have an early night since he flies out to Seattle tomorrow morning. I’m also still really tired and need to catch up on sleep.

Chocolate birthday cake Sogo Bakery

Chocolate cake with whipped cream filling and icing, topped with assorted fruit and covered with chocolate sprinkles.
Sogo Bakery, Burlingame CA

The office got this light and delicious birthday cake for me. I was genuinely surprised when they presented it. I was SO preoccupied thinking about the upcoming weekend that it didn’t even cross my mind that my office would get a cake to jump start the celebration. Thanks guys!

Chocolate birthday cake Sogo Bakery

Smoked salmon scramble – Chloe’s Cafe

Project 365: Day 47

Silverfox got back from Palms Springs today, yay! So I hit the gym this morning then grabbed brunch with him around noon. We both have Presidents Day off work so we’ve hung out, done a little shopping, and we might go to happy hour later.

OMG, I almost lost my iPhone again today! I left it at the store and realized that it was missing when I got outside. Thank god it was found and turned in. Customer Service had it when we got back inside, phew! This current iPhone is the 3rd one I’ve owned since May 2011! I lost the first one and the second one was stolen. Argh! I’m really bad with phones – maybe there’s a support group I can join.

Smoked salmon scramble Chloe's Cafe

Scrambled eggs with smoked salmon, served with a cup of fresh fruit (strawberry, banana, orange, cantaloupe, honeydew melon), 2 slices whole wheat walnut bread, Darigold butter, and raspberry jam. $10.50
Chloe’s Cafe, San Francisco

This was actually very tasty and a great value. You get a lot of scramble, a generous portion of fruit, and bread! I couldn’t finish the entire thing even though I was hungry. The eggs were cooked a little on the well side, but they were still good. I loved the whole wheat walnut bread, SO good! The service is also very friendly. I’ve always wondered why this place always has a line in front of it. Answers: there’s not a lot of brunch options in Noe Valley, there’s limited seating, the food is yummy, the service is great, the prices can’t be beat. A winner!

Coffee Chloe's Cafe

Coffee. $2.50