Tag Archives: San Francisco

Wine Bar of the month – Belle Cora

Sorry for the gap in posting my monthly Wine Bar Wednesday blog. Have no fear, I am back on track. 🙂 🙂 🙂 I wanted to cry in my wine glass when I saw the shuttered doors and news-papered windows … Continue reading

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Wine Bar of the Month – Nectar Wine Lounge

In keeping with the theme of the first Wednesday of the month being Wine Bar Wednesday, see below for this month’s selection. If you missed last month’s feature, click here. The Marina District is home to the 1915 Pan-Pacific International … Continue reading

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Laurie’s five favorite things in North Beach

North Beach, the land of gelato, pasta and darn good pizza. There are a few old establishments like The Saloon, City Lights and Caffe Trieste  that are institutions in North Beach but a few beloved places have disappeared in my little hood. … Continue reading

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How do you like your steak?

“I don’t have much patience for people who are self-conscious about the act of eating, and it irritates me when someone denies themselves the pleasure of a bloody hunk of steak or a pungent French cheese because of some outdated … Continue reading

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Happy Bastille Day

If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast. Ernest Hemingway Bonjour and Happy Bastille … Continue reading

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Wine Bar of the Month–The Barrel Room

Wine bars just might be my favorite place to hang out–if you know me, that is not a big surprise.  Added bonus if it is the kind of atmosphere where I can read a book and relax, no pretentious wine … Continue reading

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Cioppino, Oysters and Clam Chowder in San Francisco

San Francisco is known for many things: Cable Cars (the worlds last manually operated cable car system), the Summer of Love (although it started in winter with the Human Be-In festival in Golden Gate park in January of 1967), The … Continue reading

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San Francisco in pictures

San Francisco is a city with its head in the clouds  and its feet in the valleys. San Francisco is a world to explore. It is a place where the heart can go on a delightful adventure. It is a … Continue reading

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Eat, drink and be merry in North Beach

Welcome to my hood, where the even the pigeons are hung over on Saturday mornings. Home to one of the oldest bars in San Francisco and Tony’s Pizza Napoletana, 11 time World Pizza Champions. Walk the steps that Joe DiMaggio … Continue reading

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So many tours so little time

I have lived in San Francisco for over ten years and there are still things I am discovering in this great city; hidden paths, back alley bars, hole-in-the-wall eateries (yes I’ll be blogging about some of those but I have … Continue reading

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