Tag Archive: drink

Spotted SF / Chinatown / Comstock Saloon

Such a beautiful spot to spend a weekend afternoon sipping on some classic and well-crafted cocktails. One half serves as a bar while the other is the dining area. What I love most… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Pacific Heights / Baker & Banker

A bakery/restaurant combo (owned by Lori Baker and Jeff Banker) serving delicious dinners, sweets and pastries, and now occasional brunch.  Situated on a residential corner surrounded by the beautiful homes of Pacific Heights,… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Outer Sunset / Outerlands

The long lines have kept me away for a while, but last weekend I decided to join the masses and landed at one of the few tables inside. And now I know why… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Hayes Valley / Two Sisters Bar & Books

A quaint little spot in Hayes Valley with shelves full of books, small cafe tables, and a tiny seating nook in the window. Inspired by their travels throughout Europe, the young DIY restaurateurs… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / Dynamo Donut & Coffee

These guys are famous for their Maple Bacon donuts—so sweetly glazed with savory bits sprinkled on top. I arrived late afternoon and fortunately they had just one left. And since it was late… Continue reading

Spotted SF / TenderNob / Swan Oyster Depot

A San Francisco seafood institution that has been around for now 100 years. This tiny hole-in-the-wall serves as a fresh fish market, as well as a diner with very limited counter seating. Don’t… Continue reading

Spotted / Portland / Woodsman Tavern

An old school tavern by Stumptown owner, Sorensen, located right next to his orignal coffee house. The fare can be described as American/Pacific Northwest with a touch of European. The burger I ordered… Continue reading

Spotted / Portland / Pok Pok

Seriously one of the best meals I’ve had during my trip. I heard how popular this place is and expected a wait, but with a party of just two, we were seated right… Continue reading

Spotted / Portland / Stumptown

Our go-to spot for great coffee in Portland, especially given it originated in this town. Besides the one at the Ace, we also hit up the original one as we explored the Southeast… Continue reading