Scoma’s

SCOMA’S It was in Fort Bragg that I first heard about Scoma’s. A couple from even farther north was raving about this San Francisco seafood house. A year passed before I tried it; I went there for lunch. I was underwhelmed. The food was San Francisco-okay but nothing more. Since Scoma’s is in the middle… Continue reading Scoma’s

Courthouse 2021

Class As the peninsula south of San Francisco morphed from orchards to computers, the name changed from Valley of Heart’s Delight to Silicon Valley. As techies replaced farmers, with few exceptions, property values in the Valley rocketed. Redwood City was one of the exceptions. For years, the city was a backwater in a fast-flowing stream.… Continue reading Courthouse 2021

in situ

It’s a bold idea. The concept behind SFMOMA’s new restaurant, in situ, is to work “directly with chefs and restaurants around the world to faithfully execute their recipes.” What this means is that the menu consists of dishes from leading restaurants from countries around the world including Canada, Germany, Japan, Turkey, Spain and the USA.… Continue reading in situ

AsiaSF

I know it seems impossible, but in famously expensive San Francisco, you get delicious Cal-Asian Fusion food, an all-drag-queen show and a waitress you’ll never forget, all at a bargain price. Where? AsiaSF, a so-San Francisco delight. It doesn’t look like much on the outside, but once you walk in, va-va-voom! We take out-of-town friends here… Continue reading AsiaSF