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  • Di’s Bagels

    Di’s Bagels

    Oct 30, 2016 16:14


    The Christmas tradition will continue starting Christmas 2016! When I was a kid I used to look forward to Di Creasy’s...

  • Gin Glorious Gin

    Gin Glorious Gin

    May 12, 2015 12:04


    Gin Glorious Gin: How Mother’s Ruin Became the Spirit of London, Olivia Williams Rating: ★★★½☆  I...

  • On TV With The Wine Guy

    On TV With The Wine Guy

    Jan 9, 2013 17:51


  • The SCA Trail

    The SCA Trail

    Apr 30, 2011 12:00


    Our previous attempts to walk along the SCA Trail in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area were thwarted by rain. ...

  • Turkey Lasagna

    Turkey Lasagna

    Feb 8, 2011 9:43


    A healthier version of lasagna. Source: American Heart Association Cookbook 1/2 cup chopped onion 8 oz sliced mushrooms 3...

  • Carnitas


    Feb 8, 2011 9:26


    We have shared this recipe with many and we’re still getting requests to pass it on. Source: Co-worker of Sam’s (Press...

  • Apple Zucchini Loaf

    Apple Zucchini Loaf

    Feb 8, 2011 9:13


    This one is for Gianna. Source: Light & Tasty Magazine 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2...

  • Moroccan Lamb Shanks With Couscous

    Moroccan Lamb Shanks With Couscous

    Feb 5, 2011 12:01


    This is a ‘must’ post as Sam told me it is the best meal I have ever cooked him. Source: A shared global recipe...

  • Chewy Chocolate-Cherry Cookies

    This is a favorite of ours and I have been asked to share the recipe multiple times.  Enjoy! Source:  Cooking Light Magazine 1...

  • Bay Area Fried Chicken Guide

    Bay Area Fried Chicken Guide

    Jan 28, 2011 7:41


    Thanks to Francis Tran for forwarding me this link to KQED’s Bay Area Fried Chicken Guide.  Fried Chicken is something...

  • The Melting Pot

    The Melting Pot

    Mar 2, 2009 11:31

    The Bodessis took us out to dinner on Saturday night to celebrate Mrs. V’s 30th; after our fondue experience on our...

  • Marshall Oysters

    We took a bit of an impromptu trip out to Marshall on Sunday, had a hankering for some of Tony’s (right)oysters. ...

  • Bourbon and Branch

    Bourbon and Branch

    Apr 7, 2008 10:42

    We celebrated BK turning 28 on Saturday with Bronte, Danielle and Jane down in the city.  Ben got put onto an awesome little...

  • San Francisco Restaurants

    On Bob Anderson’s recommendation: Tres Agaves Bix Farralon Aqua Michael Mina Fleur de Lys Gary Danko