ANDERSEN BAKERY is one of my favorite places in the Bay Area. I love, love their pesto bread. I wish someone made this deliciousness in Los Angeles. ANDERSEN BAKERY 198 Hillsdale Mall San Mateo 650) 571-5380

CreoLa / San Carlos, CA

I had heard great things about CreoLa in San Carlos, so we headed there for dinner with Mom over Mother’s Day weekend. Dinner was…disappointing. The service, while friendly, was lacking. We asked the hostess a question about the menu when we were first seated. And, she never came back. We asked for water. And, they… Continue reading CreoLa / San Carlos, CA


I’ve driven this stretch of El Camino a hundred times and I’ve never seen PILGRIM KITCHEN before! But, I had a hankering for something sweet and it seemed like a sign. Delicious pies, doughnuts and other sweet treats. Delish. PILGRIM KITCHEN 311 El Camino Real Belmont, CA 94002 (650) 592-0638

Bay Area Eats, Day 4

Last of my Bay Area Asian food posts…. We went out for a Shanghainese feast! Don’t let the exterior fool you. This buffet-style Chinese restaurant has a secret call-ahead Shanghainese menu and it is DELICIOUS. JADE DRAGON 2368 Junipero Serra Blvd Daly City, CA 94015-1647 (650) 756-8900


Went out on Friday night to meet Z (CommandZed) in San Francisco’s Mission district. It was nice to see that many of the businesses I frequented years ago are still thriving. Though, the crowd seems to have shifted a bit. I suppose it was inevitable. Where there’s a bacon-wrapped hotdog…. Recommended: DALVA 3121 16th Street… Continue reading Mission.