De Kas, Amsterdam’s Michelin-starred organic restaurant

As De Kas is recommended in National Geographic’s Food Journeys of a Lifetime as a kitchen garden experience that must be savored when in Amsterdam, I decided to try out this restaurant when I was in town. This is actually a greenhouse restaurant that grows organic produce on site.  The fixed price Mediterranean menu changes…

Mango tapioca

Yum. I love this mango tapioca that I couldn’t wait to take a huge bite before I photograph it. This dessert is not too sweet and the mango was the highlight. I had a very hard time sharing it with others in my party. Price: $6 Address: The House 1230 Grant Ave San Francisco, CA

My notes on La Note

Today I met up with my best friend over breakfast before he moves to Arizona. Our restaurant of choice was La Note. While I have eaten here on a few occasions and this has been my favorite French restaurant in the San Francisco Bay Area, I was disappointed by their food and service today, not…

Grilled ahi tuna with spicy mustard aioli

Hands down this is one of the best ahi tunas I’ve had. So tender and juicy. But if you hate wasabi, you might want to avoid eating this. Price: $21 Address: The House 1230 Grant Ave San Francisco, CA