Tag: food

  • Ghirardelli Square: A San Francisco Legacy

    Ghirardelli Square: A San Francisco Legacy

    Originally the home of the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, Ghirardelli Square was transformed into a bustling retail and dining complex in the 1960s to prevent its demolition. This clever adaptation, which turned the old chocolate factory into a hub for shoppers and food enthusiasts, marked Ghirardelli Square as the first successful adaptive reuse project in the…

  • Taqueria Vallarta reopening

    Taqueria Vallarta, a cherished local eatery in the heart of our community, has recently reopened its doors in the Mission after a lengthy closure of over six months. The closure was linked to health department concerns, prompting the owners to undertake extensive cleaning. Patrons of Vallarta have long praised the authenticity of its offerings, likening…

  • Brunch Gem on Valencia Street: Alnico

    Brunch Gem on Valencia Street: Alnico

    Tucked amidst the bustling eateries and cafes is Alnico Restaurant, a cozy spot that has taken brunch to the next level. We opted to share the Ube Hotcakes ($17), a dish that didn’t just live up to its reputation—it exceeded it. Fluffy, flavorful, and generously portioned: To wash it all down, we each got a…

  • The Handcrafted, Organic Dog Treat Your Pet Will Love

    The Handcrafted, Organic Dog Treat Your Pet Will Love

    Looking for a dog treat that’s as special as your furry friend? Look no further than MISHKA, a San Francisco-based boutique crafting gourmet, organic treats for your pet. Why settle for mass-produced, artificial snacks when you can offer handcrafted, human-grade goodness? Quality in Every Bite Founded in 2018, MISHKA believes that dogs deserve treats as…

  • Birdseed lady blamed for rats

    We’ve all encountered animal lovers in our lives—those who go the extra mile to make sure our furry or feathered friends are well-fed and taken care of. Most of us appreciate their kind-heartedness. However, sometimes good intentions can have unintended consequences. Such is the story of the infamous Birdseed Lady of Glen Park. And because…

  • Brazilian food at Cafe Valencia

    Brazilian food at Cafe Valencia

    Today, we ventured out for brunch at Cafe Valencia, nestled in San Francisco’s vibrant Mission District. The place not only serves delicious food but also doubles as an adorable grocery store. One must-try is the Coxinha, a classic Brazilian treat filled with chicken and cream cheese. It’s irresistibly good and a true staple of Brazilian…

  • Trip to Killiney Kopitiam

    If you ever visited Singapore or are from Singapore, you’ll definitely heard of Killiney. It’s a pretty well-known chain of cafes from Singapore. Killiney Kopitiam opened an outlet in the Bay Area and serves popular Singapore dishes such as laksa, Hainanese pork chop rice and char kway teow (stirred fried flat noodles). And yep that’s…