Category Archives: bay area bites

soy matcha shake

Soy Matcha Shake at Samovar Tea Lounge in SF

Best drink discovery so far this year. Silken notes of fresh-grass and farm-churned butter. Lingering sweetness that balances the grass notes. Shaken over ice for a jolt of caffeine and a wave of creamy deliciousness.        — menu description … I’m hungry! {read more}

cesar cakes at Goody Goodie

Cesar cake at Goody Goodie in SF

Cesar cakes from Goody Goodie are bomb. They look like muffins, and muffins suck at most bakeries, but these are actually sweet little buttery cakes filled with poppy seeds and fruit compote. It’s best enjoyed fresh from the oven (go … I’m hungry! {read more}

potato tots at Phil’s Sliders

potato tots at Phil's Sliders in Berkeley, CA

Think about this: 12 delicious edges and 8 crispy, crunchy corners PER TATER. HOMG Phil’s Sliders Berkeley, CA

Absinthe pretzels

garlic pretzels with cheese dipping sauce at Absinthe in San Francisco, CA

Absinthe San Francisco, CA (Hayes Valley) Absinthe’s garlic pretzel bites are close to perfect. The outside is light and crispy, the inside is soft, chewy and warm, and I promise they’ll make you happy, although they might make you thirsty. #36 … I’m hungry! {read more}

oxtail poutine

oxtail poutine at chop bar in oakland

French fries, braised oxtail, creamy oxtail gravy & cheddar. Wait, french fries? Yes, this is like late-night drunk food you can eat for dinner (but classier). I hope I don’t get in trouble for saying that, because really, I had … I’m hungry! {read more}