Safari West

Did you know that there are zebras, giraffes, and rhinos in wine country? Yes, in Sonoma by Santa Rosa, there is a 400-acre private wildlife preserve called Safari West, where there are all of those animals and more. You can even spend the night there in a tent just like on a real safari. We … Continue reading Safari West


Lazy Bear Dinner Party

We did the tasting menu at Lazy Bear, which is a two Michelin Stars situation. You buy tickets for your reservation ahead of time, which seats 40 people at every seating. There are two seatings a night, one at 6pm and one 8:30pm. When you show up, they escort you up to the top loft … Continue reading Lazy Bear Dinner Party

Omakase at Robin

We went to the second night opening of Robin in Hayes Valley. Reservations are required, and if you sit at the bar, it's omakase only with price ranges from $79-$179, and you let the chef know what you want. If you sit at the tables, then there are a la carte options available. We had … Continue reading Omakase at Robin

72 hours in Portland

Last week, Matt went to a bachelor party/wedding in Tennessee. Unfortunately, I couldn't make it, so instead I flew to Portland for a quick trip with a friend for the weekend. Portland is.. Green. Our trip consisted of a couple of breweries - Fat Head's & Deschutes visited Powell Bookstore (which is like a giant … Continue reading 72 hours in Portland

Hot Pot Rankings in SF

I'm doing you a favor and ranking all the hot pot places I've been to in the city. You're welcome. I've lumped in all the shabu places with the hot pot places, because at the end of the day, it's you cooking stuff in a big pot of broth. (And if you don't know - … Continue reading Hot Pot Rankings in SF

Top 9 of 2016

2016 was a year full of adventures. As for trips, we did a long-weekend trip to Yosemite in February. During the summer, we went to Hawaii for a friend's wedding, and got the change to explore a little bit of both Oahu & Kauai. On Kauai, we went ziplining, took a boat along the Napali … Continue reading Top 9 of 2016

Hike to Hanakapi’ai Falls

We did an 8-mile hike on Kauai. I've done this hike before, and you'd think I learned my lesson the first time around. Maybe the views were so beautiful that I totally forgot how much pain I was in after. The hike starts at Ke'e beach on the Kalalau Trail. It's 2 miles to Hanakapi'ai … Continue reading Hike to Hanakapi’ai Falls