Category Archives: Eating

Boulevard

As an anniversary surprise, Ainsley took me to Boulevard in San Francisco. We were seated at a “romantic” table meaning we were next to each other, looking into the restaurant. But the table had a bit of an angle in … Continue reading

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Bardessono

On our last night in Napa, we dined at the restaurant in this very cool and funky boutique hotel called Bardessono.  I am so delayed in writing up the meal, that this won’t be much of a review. Sorry. But … Continue reading

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Farmstead

Let’s take about Farmstead in St. Helena. It’s connected to Long Meadow Ranch and the whole grounds has a very farm-like feel. And the food was awesome. We began with some starters for the table. First- a salmon rilette with … Continue reading

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Bottega

Over Labor Day, I went with my father, step-mom, and sweetie to Napa Valley. Decadent meals aplenty ensured. The first night dinner (Ains wasn’t with us yet) we went to Bottega. Dad and Kathy had found this restaurant on their … Continue reading

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RN74

Last week, my brother was in town for work. So per our tradition we had a meal out followed by a visit to our favorite, random Market Street dive bar. The restaurant portion almost hit a SNAFU when the restaurant … Continue reading

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New Food Finds

Just a few public services announcements related to food: 1. This garlic press rocks! I was always skeptical of garlic presses. I think the first one that I bought bent after one use. And barely pressed any garlic. And an … Continue reading

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Applewood Inn

Two weeks ago, I surprised Ainsley with an anniversary trip to the Applewood Inn in Guerneville. One highlight was the meal we shared at the on-site restaurant which recently received its first Michelin Star. We were greeted by a host … Continue reading

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