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

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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

Sushi at Maruya

What's it like eating at a Michelin star restaurant? Especially a Japanese Omakase one? We treated ourselves with the new Reserve app to the Maruya omakase menu. They refill your hot tea every time with a fresh new cup of steaming hot tea instead of just bringing a teapot to the table and refilling your old … Continue reading Sushi at Maruya

Morimoto Napa

We've been watching a lot of Iron Chef recently, and Chef Morimoto is one of my favorites. I did some research and realized that he has a restaurant not too far from us! So last week during our Napa trip, we got reservations at Morimoto Napa. The plating on all the dishes were absolutely gorgeous, … Continue reading Morimoto Napa

Roka Akor

SF has Restaurant Week twice in a year - January 15-31 and June 1-15. Another point to SF. I got to experience Roka Akor, which is usually $$$$ but with the Dine About Town menu, it made for a great deal and meal. I'll let the pictures speak for themselves. Butterfish Tataki with White Asparagus … Continue reading Roka Akor