Tag Archives: San Francisco

San Francisco in six shades of blue

Coit Tower in the fog Saba sashimi at Ozuma Ti Couz Creperie Lemon cake with blueberries at the Slanted Door (brought in apology for a misplaced entree) The Contemporary Jewish Museum The Bay Bridge at dusk
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Chinatown: more than the Dim Sum of its parts

Starting to fall behind on SF posts, sorry about that. I asked the concierge at the Hyatt where I could find the best dim sum. She swiftly disparaged all of Chinatown with some references to mystery meat and suggested Yank Sing in the Rincon Center. Dim sum in a food court? I'm not sure if…
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At the Slanted Door with La Doctorante

On Thursday I was lucky enough to meet up with La Doctorante, buddy of LKB, art-historical dissertatrix and author of an excellent secret blog, for lunch and some museum-going. I could tell you more about the blog, but you know what would have to happen next. What I can tell you is that we were…
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Sweet eats at salt house SF

I passed it during the day after checking out SF Camerawork - an unassuming brick building, formerly a warehouse or something like that, with subtle signage that says "too hip for the likes of you" while reading simply, "salt house."  Was it really a salt house?  What is a salt house anyway?  Could somebody who…
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Sunburn in San Francisco

I don't know how many times I've been to San Francisco and somehow missed out on SF Camerawork, a place that "encourages emerging and mid-career artists to explore new directions in photography and related media by fostering creative forms of expression that push existing boundaries."  I went today to check it out. I was not…
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Pink ponds spotted from the plane

I thought I was pretty cool, scoring seat 10A on the 757 to San Francisco. It's a great seat because there is no 9A so there's pretty extensive legroom but also full recline and real window. I'm all about the Seatguru thing. I figured I would stretch my legs out and get some sleep. The…
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