I was really surprised at how many olives we got for only three bucks, score! They tasted great with the citrus and rosemary flavors, and I loved that it was a mixture of different olive varieties. Olives are my favorite so I’ll definitely be back for this snack. Happy hour $3
Percy’s & Co., Seattle WA
Pike Place Public Market sign at the corner of Pine and Pike.
Chocolate, coconut, raspberry, citron, caramel, pistachio. 8,70€
Paul, Paris FR
I grabbed these macarons at Gare du Nord. I had bought some fancier ones from Pierre Herme as gifts. I later found that the Pierre Herme macarons didn’t survive the hot weather though, aww. 😦 The Paul macarons did survive. I ate some on the train leaving Paris and they were pretty good. They definitely weren’t as soft and delicate as the ones from Pierre Herme. Those were super fancy and expensive.
Gare du Nord train station. I love the public transportation in Paris, it’s SO much more extensive and efficient than what we have in San Francisco (Muni and Bart both suck!).
100% Agave Dos Manos, triple sec, fresh citrus juices. Pitcher $27
Velvet Cantina, San Francisco CA
I’ve been to Velvet Cantina several times now and I haven’t been all that impressed with their margaritas. They’re decent, but nothing special. They’re not cheap so I would expect more “wow”!
Chips and salsa. Complimentary
I do love their chips and salsa though. The chips are extra salty and their salsa is a bit different from most restaurants.
Agave “Blue Glow” plant (Asparagaceae), West Field Road.
With chicories, winter citrus, avocado and lime vinagreta. $15
Contigo, San Francisco CA
This was such a great salad. It was bright and fresh and the dungeness crab tasted delicious. I also really loved the beautiful, multicolored chicories that they used especially the pink-splotched variety. Noms!
Chicories, clementines, avocado, fennel, lime vinagreta.
January 26, 2014
Pier 43 Ferry Arch, Fisherman’s Wharf.
With sage-truffle beurre blanc, mixed green salad with asparagus and citrus. $12.75
Cafe Chloe, San Diego CA
Omg, another delicious brunch dish from Cafe Chloe! The sauteed wild mushrooms combined with the beurre blanc sauce and runny poached eggs created heaven on a plate. Noms!
“It’s Panda Monium” wall graffiti, downtown San Diego.
Monkey King. St. George’s B&E bourbon, creme de peche liqueur, gum, forbidden bitters, ginger and ginseng tincture. $12
M.Y. China, San Francisco CA
I’ll admit that the Monkey King cocktail was delicious and neatly made, but you’d expect that for a small $12 cocktail. The service, on the other hand, was a mess!
Old fashioned cocktail. Bourbon, bitters, sugar, citrus. $12
Random guy on Bart with a dog carrier on his back with a full sized bulldog inside. Oh, the things you see on Bart…
Local beets, citrus, garlic Israeli cous cous, lilikoi, yuzu kocho glaze. $36
Roy’s, Waikoloa HI
Mmm, this was SO good! I didn’t like a lot of things at Roy’s, but these sea scallops were delicious!
Sunset along Queen Kaahumanu Highway.