Tag: valencia street

  • Tsukemen at Taishoken

    Tsukemen at Taishoken

    After trying various ramen attempts in Mexico City, we found ourselves craving the authentic taste we remembered. Tsukemen, also known as dipping ramen, consists of two separate bowls: one with thick, chewy noodles, and the other with a rich, concentrated broth. The magic happens when you dip the noodles into the broth, allowing you to…

  • Cute robotic building

    Cute robotic building

    Right next to Cherin’s Appliance stands out with its eye-catching facade painted to resemble a giant robot head: It’s not a Diego Rivera but it fits the character of the city!

  • Someone didn’t like the bike lanes

    Someone didn’t like the bike lanes

    It looks like the SF Small Business Coalition is against having the Valencia bike lanes. Personally I really like that it’s there and I could get used to having it in the center actually. Here’s the general views of the San Francisco Small Business Coalition (SFSBC). They are rallying against the Valencia Quick Build Project…

  • Dandelion Chocolate in San Francisco

    Dandelion Chocolate in San Francisco

    Back at home, we decided to visit Dandelion Chocolate in the vibrant Mission District. The artisanal chocolate factory’s along Valencia Street. Dandelion Chocolate was founded by Todd Masonis and Cameron Ring in 2010. These two chocolate enthusiasts embarked on a mission to bring high-quality, bean-to-bar chocolate to San Francisco. Walking into Dandelion Chocolate on Valencia…

  • 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…

  • Found a new graphic novel shop

    Found a new graphic novel shop

    Silver Sprocket is at 1018 Valencia St. This might be a pop up. I haven’t noticed this around before!

  • 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…