Get a taste of Japan — without leaving San Francisco! I’m excited to see my latest post is up on Thrillist. Some of my favorite Japan-inspired things to do and ways to experience Japanese history, art, and culture here in the Bay Area. Check it out: How to Experience Japan in San Francisco
We were sitting in the back seat of Matsu-san's ...
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I’ve been to Las Vegas a handful of times for conferences and weekend trips. I don’t gamble, but I’d do some other Vegas-y things — graze the buffets, go to shows and nightclubs, and lounge around the pool. With the exception of the pools (I love the city’s extravagant pools), I was never a big fan of the […]
I never really thought of Pittsburgh as a food city. I knew the city was home to Heinz Ketchup and Primanti Bros., hawker of a bazillion calorie French fry stuffed-sandwich. Lots of people love them, but they aren’t really my thing. On my recent trip to Pittsburgh, I was excited to find the city has lots […]
I had just landed in Pittsburgh. Two guys behind me were talking about how long it was taking everyone to get off the plane. Guy #1 (from Phoenix on his first trip to the city for work, as I had gathered from eavesdropping) said, “I guess they don’t really want to go to Pittsburgh.” Guy #2, […]
FOOD + DRINK
Looking for the perfect gift for your travel and food-loving family and friends? This might help! Over the last several weeks, I’ve been working to pull together my recommendations for gifts for the travelers and foodies on your list. Some of the items here are items I own and use, and others are on my own personal […]
If you drive Highway 101 up the Oregon coast right now, you might notice an unusual fall landscape–shrubby and angular, brick red fields. This is where cranberries come from! These cranberry fields are also called a cranberry bog — a recessed rectangular pit, filled with a dense mat of cranberry bushes. The berries grow on runners […]