D for Dim Sum

San Francisco hails to be the largest Chinese community outside Asia. Its history is rooted by immigrants from Guangdong province of China, a region known for its dim sum. Today, it is no doubt that dim sum is part of the culture here, hence the theme for our next letter – D for Dim Sum. 1. […]

C for Chicken

Some people crave chocolate … others crave cheese … I crave fried chicken. Although there were lots of choices for C (Chinese, churros, crabs, etc.), C had to be chicken for me. Below is an account of our search for the best chicken in San Francisco. Brenda’s French Soul Food Brenda’s easily tops the chicken list! The […]

B for Burrito

B had fierce competition: brunch, beer, Burmese, bratwurst … and the list can go on. But when it came to the final decision, it was a no brainer – burritos! If you google mission burritos, you will find 527,000 results. There’s even a wiki about it. When you search on Yelp, there’s dozens of options […]

A for Aperitif

I got introduced to the concept of aperitifs when I went on my post-graduation trip to Italy. There, it was typical to begin your evening out by sipping some pre-dinner drinks and nibble on snacks while the group decides on what to do for the rest of the evening. I thought it was only appropriate to […]