"Earth’s First Soft Drink" Fountain
La Pétillante, a water fountain serving up still and sparkling water. Photo taken from the site of Eau de Paris, Paris’s public water utility company. An article by Maïa de la Baume in the International Herald Tribune indicates that Paris has just inaugurated its first public water fountain to offer free sparkling water. The tap water is chilled to about 43-46 degrees F and then injected...
Beignets for Breakfast
Beignets buried in powdered sugar. Photo by Mar. These may not have been as good as the freshly-made donuts in Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia—the reigning champions of fried dough—but Just for You Cafe is much closer. Located in the up and coming Dogpatch area of SF, the cafe is popular and you’ll likely have to wait for a table on a weekend. Rest assured, the beignets are worth the...
Gotta Love Shoes
My Pliners, doubling as picnic coasters, helping to keep our glasses upright.
Gone Sweet on Pisco Sours
The Bar at La Mar Cebicheria Peruana (photo taken from their website) This restaurant first caught my eye over a year ago while I was wandering down the Embarcadero with a friend. The restaurant looked super inviting and the menu looked scrumptious. For whatever reason, eating there at the time did not fit in with our plans (knowing us, we’d probably just pigged out at the Ferry Building,...