On our last night visiting my brother in the Bay Area, we met up with some friends to have a nice Italian dinner. Paisan is a relatively spacious joint in Berkeley that has a bar showcased in the middle of the restaurant, surrounded by seating. They’ve got a small standard menu and the specials of Continue Reading
After a long day in the city and enduring a rainy evening at Alcatraz Island, we met one of my best friends in the area of his old stomping grounds for dinner.
Feeling pretty good after sharing our umbrellas with strangers on the dark, cold island, I didn’t mind that Picante was not a full Continue Reading
One of the best things about introduced to a good restaurant is that you, in turn, can pass it on by taking someone else there. My brother’s friend took him to 900 Grayson, named after the physical street address, some time ago for Chicken and Waffles. So, like all good things that must be shared, Continue Reading
Ice cream? Yes. Always, yes.
In the darkness along College Ave. in Berkeley, a shining light beckons to passersby. Anyone who fails to notice will surpass a frozen treasure chest filled with delicious and exotic flavors from around the world.
Walk in and you’ll be greeted by a friendly attendant who will let you sample Continue Reading
The wife craves sushi – you go eat sushi.
We went to Kirala, a small Japanese restaurant near my brother’s house that is highly rated. It was jammed pack and the only real awkward part of waiting for a table is moving through the dining room to get to the waiting area in the back Continue Reading