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Root Beer Float Love

Scenes of summer…

Lauren and I recently enjoyed a luscious root beer float at Straw.

Foie Farewell

Xanthie and Scott hosted a lovely farewell to foie just before the California ban took effect.

The weather was lovely and the foie even lovelier.

Of course, we started with cocktails.

X made a torchon. And as with all foie dishes, this took 3-4 days prep before the unveiling. But, my what a lovely unveiling it was.

She topped slices of foie gras with Muscato d’Asti gelee and served with brioche toasts, caramelized onions a swirl of balsamic creme and various salts.

Lucky, lucky us.

After our grand parting to foie was over, we mourned it’s loss with steak and sautéed tomatoes, salad, a cheese course, and finally a sabayon for dessert. It was a lovely fête and proper sendoff indeed.

 

 

Here and There #2

Summer in the city…

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A salumi plate at Farina for brunch…

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Balmy Street murals…

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Matt in front of Wise Sons…

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Lemon Pistachio doughnut on Dynamo’s back patio…

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More murals…

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Presidio view…

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And a Baker Beach sunset to finish it off.

Memorial Day in the Presidio

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#551: Palace of Fine Arts

  

I was lucky to have snapped the shutter just as a bird soared overhead, it’s wings momentarily caught in the Palace lights.

#550: Galaxie 500

Galaxie 500 at Helmlock Tavern, SF.
(iFoto, unedited)

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Recently, Randomly*

A beautiful Victorian…

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Our view of Bernal Hill…

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Xanthie’s roasted chicken…

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New lamp from Lynn…

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Blimp…

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Ballpark cheesesteak…

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Absinthe in the afternoon…

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Rosemary salt…

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New curtains…

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A mint julep for derby day…

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B & Not B show…

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CD Mixtape by Justin…

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My roasted chicken…

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Sutro Tower…

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Spring in the city…

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Brunch…

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*a la naive. i must give credit where credit is due.