Memories at Isobune Sushi in San Francisco’s Japantown

I was in Japantown this past week and noticed that Isobune Sushi is now closed and has been for some time. It was the first restaurant I tried sushi as a five-year-old kid in 1994 and I have been hooked ever since. Isobune was filled with memories and I always loved the sushi boat conceptContinue reading “Memories at Isobune Sushi in San Francisco’s Japantown”

SF Beer Week 2019: Anchor Brewing Battle of the Bands

Today I had the pleasure of attending the Anchor Brewing Battle of the Bands at SoMa StrEat Food Park for the Battle of the Bands, a part of San Francisco Beer Week 2019. Today was my first at the SoMa StrEat Food Park and I was impressed with all the food trucks and the parkContinue reading “SF Beer Week 2019: Anchor Brewing Battle of the Bands”

Dining Guide: Valentine’s Day 2019 in San Francisco

Valentine’s Day is the second-busiest day in the year for restaurants after Mother’s Day. According to the National Retail Federation, the average American spent $143.56 on Valentine’s Day just two years ago and that number keeps increasing every year with nearly $4 billion spent annually on an evening out. There are dozens if not hundredsContinue reading “Dining Guide: Valentine’s Day 2019 in San Francisco”

SF Beer Week 2019: The Brew Coop x Faction Brewing

It’s SF Beer Week 2019 and although I appeared to arrive too late to attend most events, there are a few that I am able to check out. Tonight – I checked out an event with The Brew Coop and Faction Brewing. The Brew Coop opened recently off Valencia and 19th Street in the MissionContinue reading “SF Beer Week 2019: The Brew Coop x Faction Brewing”

SF Restaurant Week 2019 starts January 23rd – 100+ restaurants participating

SF Restaurant Week starts Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 until January 31st in San Francisco and is presented by the Golden Gate Restaurant Association. Participating restaurants will offer special prix-fixe menus during this time. Lunch (2 courses) will cost $15 or $25. Dinner (3 or more courses) will cost $40 or $65. It’s a great timeContinue reading “SF Restaurant Week 2019 starts January 23rd – 100+ restaurants participating”

Daffodil Bar at The Orchard Hotel San Francisco

I have a deep love for hotel bars. Usually there is a relaxing environment to them that still speaks elegance and many times quality bartenders find themselves there enjoying a bit of a relief from busy nightclubs and dive bars. Daffodil restaurant bar inside The Orchard Hotel San Francisco and located just minutes from UnionContinue reading “Daffodil Bar at The Orchard Hotel San Francisco”

10 brands I recommend from Winter Fancy Food Show 2019 in SF

I attended the Winter Fancy Food Show this year in San Francisco. This food-industry trade show features 80,000+ specialty food and beverages as well as thousands of new products, industry networking events, and 1,400+ exhibitors from around the planet. I was able to try hundreds of new products coming to the food industry. These areContinue reading “10 brands I recommend from Winter Fancy Food Show 2019 in SF”

Eating Cubans in San Francisco: Isla Vida

I was born and lived in San Francisco until I was 8 years old. During my childhood Caribbean restaurants were far and between. Caribbean culture in general was mostly hidden from public view. Most food media was limited back then as well since it was the 1990s and media did not have the multicultural voicesContinue reading “Eating Cubans in San Francisco: Isla Vida”

10 food destinations to visit for a 24-hour trip to San Francisco

San Francisco is packed with thousands of restaurants and cafes to visit. It’s hard to filter through all of it and really it is all about knowing where to go without getting caught up by the hype. Here are my recommendations on food destinations to visit for a 24-hour trip to San Francisco. No. 1Continue reading “10 food destinations to visit for a 24-hour trip to San Francisco”