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Eastern Bakery in Chinatown San Fran

Eastern Bakery, "The First Bakery in Chinatown." A couple of small old Chinese ladies taking orders alongside trays of mooncakes and red bean and lotus cakes filling the tiny shop. I first ordered a steam pork...

Chinatown San Francisco

My grandfather used to live in the heart of Chinatown, San Francisco on Grant St before he was insisted on moving to Orlando with the rest of my family so they can take care of him in his later years. I've alwa...

Tartine Bakery Treats in the Park

Brunch picnic in Dolores Park. Pavan and I picked up some tea cakes and quiche from the popular Tartine bakery (James Beard Award for Outstanding Pastry Chef 2008). I dread long lines, but it went relatively qu...

Aaron & Kristy’s Wedding

The Place: Swedish American Hall. Commonly used as a music venue. The Food: Vegetarian & Vegan dishes by Premiere Catering. They had Vegetable Lasagna, just like Seinfeld. I liked Vegetable Lasagna. Desser...

Casa Mexicana – Mission Burrito

Touch down in San Fransisco. Headed out to the Mission District to meet my host, Pavan. Wow, they have the most scariest homeless people I have ever come across. Very confrontational and aggressive. More on tha...

Virgin America First Class

Heading out west in style. I upgraded my Virgin America main cabin ticket to 1st class for an extra $250, where the original price was over $1,000. The way it works is if the 1st class seats haven't sold out wi...

Coney Island Food Roundup

Many of you may be heading out to Coney Island this weekend to Siren Fest for your outdoor indie rock fix. So to help you with your food choices, here's a roundup of places to eat and drink from when I went out...