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It Starts In the Vineyard

Life is about new experiences and for many people that means travel. Me, I travel on my stomach. All of my vacations are rigorously planned around trying new restaurants, wineries, cocktail bars, farmers markets, and…

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Posted by: on Monday, August 6th, 2012
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Eat San Francisco in Two Days

In the past month, I had 3 different out-of-town visitors who came and asked of me one thing: “Pailin, take me to the best place to eat in San Francisco.” This is more difficult than one might…

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Posted by: on Saturday, May 21st, 2011
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The French Laundry

Costco is not something that one would normally think of as being associated with The French Laundry but it was there that I had my first encounter with the famous restaurant. It was years ago, while browsing the book…

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Posted by: on Sunday, March 7th, 2010
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The Best and the Worst Burgers (My List)

Anybody who knows me, knows that I love food — particularly hamburgers. So after being prodded and poked here is my list of favourite burgers. As a side note my criteria is based around the idea of the original…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, February 10th, 2009
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Da Flora

Forget calzones. Put your pepperoncini aside. Da Flora, a small venetian-style ostaria in San Francisco, does Italian food with such freshness and imagination that you’ll never look at a plate of fettucini the same way again.

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Posted by: on Thursday, December 21st, 2006
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Right Back Where I Started From…

I’m headed to San Francisco for the weekend. I know it is somewhat of a mecca for foodies in North America, but I have done only a little bit of exploring on my own. I’d love to hear recommendations for some…

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Posted by: on Thursday, December 14th, 2006
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Dinner at the A.O.C.

It was only after confirming our Friday night seating at A.O.C. that my wife Jane and I started reading online reports that informed us that we weren’t actually supposed to be able to get a reservation at this West…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, April 19th, 2006
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