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Bistro Gambrinus, CA

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

Marinated Feta with Olives

With my brand-spanking-new (aka no food spillage on pages yet) Ad Hoc at Home cookbook in hand, I decided to find one of the easier recipes to start with… you have to ease into these kinds of things to build confidence!  I found the winner in Marinated Feta with Olives which can be served in … Continue reading

Tzatziki

Jen and I have been meaning to make tzatziki ever since our trip to Greece in 2007.  We even bought the herb mix for it at the market during our trip. But somehow we’ve managed to forget until Jen decided to concoct the Mediterranean Feast of Baked Stuffed Peppers and Falafel Sandwiches. I used a … Continue reading

Baked Peppers Stuffed with Ground Beef, Wild Rice & Goat Cheese

It had been a while since I planned a big dinner, and I decided I wanted to make a Mediterranean feast!  I had fallen in love with Stuffed Capsicums (Peppers) while I was in Greece, and it was one of the first recipes I tried after buying The Essential Mediterranean Cookbook.  I decided to ramp … Continue reading

Gyro King, CA

Before my parents and I went to see the musical, Wicked, we stopped by this small little restaurant for a quick bite. The long line spilling out into the sidewalk on a Saturday afternoon caught our attention so we decided to try it out. View Gyro King’s full menu and prices Location: 25 Grove St … Continue reading