Alana’s Cafe, Redwood City

Scone Oatmeal pancakes with lingonberries Miniature carafe of syrup (with butter packet for scale) Chicken apple sausages If you like cute courtyards and being in a historical house, this place is definitely for you. It is quite nice walking into this place. It is easy to miss the narrow driveway, so keep your eyes open … Continue reading Alana’s Cafe, Redwood City


Mr. and Mrs. Miscellaneous, San Francisco

My current favorite ice cream shop in SF! I like their texture best, and the taste is the right balance of sweet and flavorful but not overly salted/rich compared to other creamery shops. The homemade waffle cones are nice, fresh, and crispy! My favorite flavors so far have been brown butter and earl grey tea. … Continue reading Mr. and Mrs. Miscellaneous, San Francisco

theLab (formerly known as Chocolate Lab), San Francisco

Ritual Coffee Hot Drinking Chocolate: made with Recchiuti chocolate Pistoles (beads of pure chocolate) and Vanilla Bean Marshmallows. Cup by Heath Ceramics. Egg, Bacon & Polenta: egg and bacon from Marin Sun Farms. Quiche The hot chocolate feels like you're literally drinking a dark, smooth, rich chocolate bar. It's quite delicious, and works well with … Continue reading theLab (formerly known as Chocolate Lab), San Francisco