āina, San Francisco

Went here for brunch with an out-of-town friend.   Hibiscus ginger lemonade.   St. Frank drip coffee.   Malasadas: Portuguese style doughnuts with guava custard. I liked it, but I didn't expect a doughnut as an appetizer.   Spam Musubi, with boston bibb lettuce, Stone Valley Farms whole hog spam, kimchi, short grain rice, and … Continue reading āina, San Francisco


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