Ad Hoc, CA

Ad Hoc

Ad Hoc, CA Executive Chef: Thomas Keller Cuisine: New American, Comfort Food Price: $$$ Address:  6476 Washington St., Yountville, CA 94599 Phone: (707) 944-2487 Hours: Dinner five nights a week: 5:00pm – 10:00pm (closed Tue and Wed) Sunday Brunch: 10:00am – 2:00pm One week to Hermielle’s wedding in Napa… T-6 The last time I was back … Continue reading

Bottega, CA

Bottega

Bottega, CA Executive Chef: Michael Chiarello Cuisine: Southern Italian Price: $$$ Address: 6525 Washington St., Yountville, CA 94599 Phone: (707) 945-1050 Hours: Lunch: Tue – Sun 11:30am – 3:00pm Dinner: Mon – Sun: 5:00pm – 9:30pm The countdown to Hermielle’s wedding continues with another post of Napa nostalgia… It was June 2012 − Natalya and I were … Continue reading

Farmstead, CA

Farmstead restaurant

Some old throwback posts of Northern California restaurants are coming your way… I am going back to visit the Bay Area in a few weeks, which I am incredibly excited about as it will be almost a year since I was last home.   Two good NYC friends and frequent travel companions are getting married in … Continue reading

Jasper’s Corner Tap and Kitchen, CA

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Jasper’s Corner Tap and Kitchen, CA Cuisine: American, Brewpubs – Taprooms Neighborhood: Union Square Price: $11-35 pp Phone: 415-775-7979 Address: 401 Taylor Street, San Francisco CA, 94134 Hours: Mon-Wed, Sun 11:30 am – 12 am; Thu-Sat 11:30 am – 1 am website: http://www.jasperscornertap.com/ This year marks San Francisco’s 11th annual Dine About Town. For two weeks in January, customers … Continue reading

Bistro Gambrinus, CA

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Bistro Gambrinus Cuisine: European Bistro, Gastro Pub, Russian Neighborhood: NoPa Price: $10-15 appetizers, sub $20 entrées Phone: 415.221.7777 Address: 1813 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94117 Hours: Sunday-Thursday 12pm-10pm, Friday-Saturday 12pm-11pm Bistro Gambrinus, aptly named after the legendary King Gambrinus, patron of beer, serves 30 different draft beers, 42 bottle beers, and even 2 non-alcoholic … Continue reading

Sheba Lounge and Restaurant, CA

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Sheba Lounge and Restaurant Chef: Netsanet and Israel Alemayehu Cuisine: Ethiopian Neighborhood: Fillmore Price: all dishes $15 or under Phone: 415-440-7414 Address: 1419 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA 94115 Hours: Fri-Sat Dinner 5pm-11pm, Lounge 5pm-2am; Sun-Thurs Dinner 5pm-10pm, Lounge 5pm-1am; Happy Hour Sun-Thurs 11pm-1am First of all, I love love love Ethiopian cuisine. To some, … Continue reading

Food Comas Turns 1!

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May 13th marks a special day for us here… Food Comas turns 1 year old today!  Exactly one year ago, I wrote my first ever blog post on Baby Lamb Chops with Cucumber-Mint Relish.  I didn’t really know what I was doing (regarding both cooking and blogging) but I went for it anyway.  At first, … Continue reading

Foreign Cinema, CA

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Foreign Cinema Chef: Gayle Pirie and John Clark Cuisine: California Cuisine, American Nouveau Neighborhood: Mission Price: $10-15 for brunch entrée Phone: -415-648-7600 Address: 2534 Mission Street,  San Francisco, CA 94110 Hours: Dinner – Monday – Thursday 6pm to 10pm, Friday – Saturday 5:30pm to 11pm, Sunday 5:30pm to 10pm. Brunch Saturday – Sunday 11am to … Continue reading

Church and State Bistro, CA

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Church and State Bistro Chef: Jeremy Berlin Cuisine: French Neighborhood: Downtown Price: $50 for dinner with no drinks Phone: (213) 405-1434 Address: 1850 Industrial St, Los Angeles, CA 90021 Undoubtedly inspired by its location on Industrial Street, Church and State’s interior shows off its exposed brick, wooden beaming, piping and rafters, the look of which … Continue reading

Pizzeria Mozza, CA

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Pizzeria Mozza Chef: Matt Molina Cuisine: Italian, Pizzeria Neighborhood: Los Angeles Price: $40 per person for lunch (we could have ordered less food though) Phone: (323) 297-0101 Address: 641 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Pizzeria Mozza and its sister restaurant Osetria Mozza are a joint venture of Nancy Silverton, Mario Batali and Joseph … Continue reading

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