Tartine Bakery, Bi-rite Creamery, Monument and Omnivore Books

Tartine Bakery, Bi-rite Creamery, Monument and Omnivore Books

June 06th, 2012  | Category: Ice Cream & Sorbet, Restaurants, Travel


One rushed afternoon in San Francisco, I took a bite of this croissant at Tartine Bakery, leaned back in my chair and thought: "How wonderful the world would be if there was a Tartine in every city." Of course, we would then need to clone Chad Robertson. Multiple times. An even more wonderful world. A somewhat selfish but definitely more reasonable version would be: "How wonderful my world ...

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Ici and The Berkeley Bowl

Ici and The Berkeley Bowl

December 14th, 2011  | Category: Ice Cream & Sorbet, Travel


To be perfectly honest, I don't remember much from my visit to Ici. Right after the dinner at Chez Panisse, two of our friends came to pick us up and five minutes later, we were at Ici. I was still ChezPanisse-struck. But I never forget that I have a food blog, so I reached for my camera without thinking and somewhere along the line, I heard my friend repeating ...

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