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Super Bowl 50 and San Francisco Dining

Super Bowl 50 and San Francisco Dining

The Mandalay SFThe Mandalay SF is the first Burmese restaurant to have opened in San Francisco. They did so in 1984 and brought to this City a new cuisine experience. Burmese cuisine itself is a rich blend of influences that include... Lire la suite ›

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A Delightful Weekend

A Delightful Weekend

“Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.” -Orson Welles Dio mio!I hope you’re sitting down. Because guess what? After a long hiatus I am back.I trust that all has been well with your lives and that you have... Lire la suite ›

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Aloha Oahu

Aloha Oahu

The loveliest fleet of islands that has anchored in any ocean- Mark Twain Aloha Oahu Michael Jackson.And Elvis Presley. And Bruno Mars and me. Oh and Magnum PI, too. Do you know what we have all had in common? Well it’s not dancing and... Lire la suite ›

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The loveliest fleet of islands that has anchored...

The loveliest fleet of islands that has anchored...

The loveliest fleet of islands that has anchored in any ocean- Mark Twain Aloha Oahu Michael Jackson.And Elvis Presley. And Bruno Mars and me.Oh and Magnum PI, too.Do you know what we have all had in common?Well it’s not dancing and... Lire la suite ›

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Taco Truck Tacos

Taco Truck Tacos

"Food is music inside the body, and Mexican food is a band of Mariachis" -Pelagia I never met no taco I didn’t like. In fact, I’m headed out to buy a couple of them right now. Not just any tacos but arguably some of the best tacos I... Lire la suite ›

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Happy New Year 2014

Happy New Year 2014

“For unto us a child is born…” Isaiah 9:6 “The pleasure of a great meal is doubled when shared with one whose company you treasure”- Pelagia “Your smile is the best curve to make one’s life staright”- Pelagia Happy MMXIV!... Lire la suite ›

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Around the World in 49 Miles

Around the World in 49 Miles

“I love to travel but I hate to arrive” - Albert Einstein “Ifyou're afraid of butter, use cream.” - Julia Child I have a question for you. Let’splay pretend for just a bit. If you could go to any three places in the world,where... Lire la suite ›

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Charleston Chow

Charleston Chow

Have you ever timetraveled? I have. Sounds strange, doesn't it? But go figure. There we were. My wife and I were sitting in a horse drawncarriage riding down this city’s cobbled streets; passing homes and churches thathave stood since... Lire la suite ›

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I Left My Heart in San Francisco

I Left My Heart in San Francisco

I left my heart inSan Francisco High on a hill, it calls to me To be where little cable cars climb halfway to the stars The morning fog may chill the air, I don't care -TonyBennett SanFrancisco is a city with a million stories to tell.... Lire la suite ›

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San Francisco: The Alemany Farmers’ Market

San Francisco: The Alemany Farmers’ Market

“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchinibread and pumpkin pie” -JimDavis You've got to love a farmers’ market. It’s acommunity built around food; a place to buy fresh produce from local farmers, aplace to... Lire la suite ›

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Year's End and Year's Beginning

Year's End and Year's Beginning

The sky after a storm can be so beautiful. Especially when that sky sits above the City by the Bay; San Francisco. I have not written since May. My apologies. But like Mark Twain said, "Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get".... Lire la suite ›

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My Birthday Bash

My Birthday Bash

Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest-Father Larry Lorenzoni Hunger is the best sauce in the world- Cervantes They say that it’s the most recognized songin the English language.... Lire la suite ›

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The Month of Love

The Month of Love

If love, that blessed nomad, is your guest, treat himwell-Pelagia One cannot think well, love well, sleepwell, if one has not dined well.–Virginia Woolf It’s February. The month of Love. Sure, sure.Hallmark has generated a lot of... Lire la suite ›

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My Chemical Christmas

My Chemical Christmas

I love Christmas. There is an undeniable magic to the season. The smell of fresh pine. The holiday colors. The familiar melodies. And oh yes, the array of food and flavors. Simply magic. Holiday ambiance is also a part of that magic. We... Lire la suite ›

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The Road to Romance and Ribs

The Road to Romance and Ribs

Just like driving on an open highway Never knowing what we're gonna find Just like two kids, baby, always trying to live it up - Lady Antebellum Ah, Romance. You would think that living with a Marriage and Family Therapist would be a dream... Lire la suite ›

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Beaches and Bloody Mary

Beaches and Bloody Mary

Is that weird, taking my Louis Vuitton bag camping? -Jessica Simpson I’ve got some camping advice. No comment on Jessica and Louis Vuitton, though. I think she said it all. So, if you pack a flashlight, make sure you use the flashlight.... Lire la suite ›

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Perugia; To Lasagna and Strangled Priests

Perugia; To Lasagna and Strangled Priests

“I never met a Lasagna I didn't like” –Garfield "Everything you see I owe to pasta" - Sophia Loren Ah, Perugia. I’ll never forget the Lasagna or the Strangled Priests. But it is our Perugian friends who hold center stage in our... Lire la suite ›

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Perugia and Chocolate Kisses

Perugia and Chocolate Kisses

"What you see before you, my friend, is the result of a lifetime of chocolate." - Katherine Hepburn I love chocolate. Let me start with that. Dark chocolate to be exact. I eat milk chocolate if I happen to be faint from chocolate... Lire la suite ›

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I Love Paris in the Springtime.

I Love Paris in the Springtime.

She made us an offer we couldn’t refuse. We were in Italy after all. Specifically, my wife and I were in Florence. At the airport. Our flight out of Italy was cancelled and then rescheduled. But every connecting flight home to California... Lire la suite ›

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Florence, Gelato and a Teenage Girl

Florence, Gelato and a Teenage Girl

Ah, Florence. Firenze to the Italians. The birthplace of the Renaissance. Home to Galileo, Da Vinci and Michelangelo. Considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. We strolled the historic streets, sat at the Piazza Vechio,... Lire la suite ›

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