The Hog’s Apothecary, Oakland

Went here for brunch with some friends. The coffee was good. Came with creamer in a large milk jug container.   I got the Bay of Pigs porchetta sandwich.   I really liked the schmaltzy potatoes.   My wife got some biscuits and gravy.   Everything here was satisfying because, well, pork is good. Nothing … Continue reading The Hog’s Apothecary, Oakland

5A5 Steak Lounge, San Francisco

I've been here a few times for work, but decided to come on my own so I could try the Japanese Wagyu from Miyazaki. Plus, it had been over a year since eating Kobe beef at 511 in Japan. Time to compare the local steak house!   Lounge is a good description. Looks modern and … Continue reading 5A5 Steak Lounge, San Francisco