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Review: Petite Crenn

Petite Crenn 609 Hayes St San Francisco, CA 94102 http://www.petitcrenn.com/ This is becoming an annual tradition, where we dine at fancy Michelin restaurants for David’s birthday. After watching Dominque Crenn on Chef’s Table, I just had to visit Petite Crenn … Continue reading

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Review: Manresa

David Kinch and the staff at Manresa were recently awarded a third Michelin star as of October 2015. So, of course I had use the hubbie’s November birthday as an excuse to visit this well-known Los Gatos joint. What I’ve … Continue reading

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Fairbanks

We visited Fairbanks with the sole purpose of seeing the Northern Lights. We essentially planned around a clear (no clouds) and dark night (new moon) and obsessively monitored the UoA forecaster. Our planning and timing paid off. At around 11pm, … Continue reading

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Talkeetna and Denali

After Seward, we headed into Alaska’s interior, where the landscape changed from coastal marine to lush forests and then eventually tundra. David and I couldn’t stop ooh-ing and aah-ing over the landscape. Every bend in the road, every turn was … Continue reading

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The Kenai Peninsula

Our first day in Alaska was spent driving from Anchorage to Seward (pronounced soo-werd), along the Turnagain Arm and through the Kenai Peninsula. This is by far one of the most beautiful coastal drives I have ever done. It might … Continue reading

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Review: Michael Chiarello

In the last couple of months, I’ve been fortunate enough to land reservations at 2 Michael Chiarello establishments – his flagship Bottega Napa in Yountville, as well as his new foray into Spanish tapas at Coqueta on the Embarcadero in … Continue reading

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Sons & Daughters

Sons & Daughters 708 Bush Street San Francisco, CA 94108 (415) 391-8311 http://sonsanddaughterssf.com/ Like so many restaurants in the Bay, the Sons & Daughters approach is influenced by the seasons and what is locally grown at their Los Gatos garden. … Continue reading

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