How a NYC fistfight made me MIA

Nobu NYC Sushi

So I’ve been MIA for a couple of weeks, and it’s all because of a fistfight in NYC. Yep, I got into a fistfight in NYC while walking through Times Square. Well, let me be more accurate, a fistfight got into me while I was walking though Times Square.   Copyright: jovannig / 123RF Stock […]

Walking Food Tours

San Francisco Street Scene Food Walking Tours

Last weekend I took two walking food tours in San Francisco. Both were great, but different, so I thought I would share some thoughts with you as to WHY. Both of my tours, one of the Mission District, the other North Beach, were put on by the same company, Sidewalk Food Tours, and interestingly enough, […]

Akelare – Feeding all the Senses

Brian and LindySez at Akelare

  Once we had agreed to let the boys join us for our food extravaganza, we had to explain some simple rules. Rule #1 – You had to use your best eating behavior. Not a problem, both boys are well trained in the fine art of dining. Rule #2 – You have to dress nicely. […]

Pamplona – Bull Runs and Bull S*&t Ratings

Running of the Bulls statue in Pamplona

Pamplona is known for the running of the bulls from July 6 to July 14 each year. It is a crazy time. And an expensive time. When we were planning this vacation, we knew we were going to go to Pamplona, Brian had gone to University there for a short while, and he wanted to […]

n/naka “An Explosion of Culinary Pleasures”


n/naka is set off the main drag; on the corner of retail and residential. As a matter of fact, while we were going there, we weren’t sure if we had in fact arrived. Other than an address, it has no other identifying signs, no name…       and it looks pretty much like a […]