belly good cafe and crepes: cuteness you can eat!

You know it’s a good day when everyone’s smiling at you – your boss, your co-workers, your spouse, your housemates – even the singer/guitar-playing guy in the metro station who, under normal circumstances, would only look at you sullenly when … Continue reading

brenda’s: french food for the soul

There’s food. Then there’s good food. Then there’s really good food. Then there’s absolutely amazing, out-of-this-world, I-need-to-have-second’s food. Then there’s Brenda’s french soul food. The end. (No, not really. Don’t go yet!) Yeah. It’s that good. Normally, I would enjoy writing a longer introduction, but … Continue reading

perbacco: a taste of italy

‘Tis a rare occasion when you find a college student on a budget dining out in downtown San Francisco, where even the simplest dishes can rack up high prices – but, as circumstances would dictate, I found myself standing outside … Continue reading

hot cookie: sugar, spice, and everything nice

Trust it to San Franciscans to combine two of life’s most widely spoken-about pleasures – cookies and sex – into an appetizingly-smelling, intriguingly-looking, slightly raunchy, I’m-not-sure-if-I-want-to-take-my-grandmother-there cookie store. Appropriately called Hot Cookie, this one-stop cookie shop is located right across … Continue reading