Archive for the ‘Embarcadero’ Category

Every year, San Francisco plays host to the German tradition that is Oktoberfest. It’s a sixteen day festival held in Munich, Germany, that brings millions of people together to celebrate the history and tradition of Bavarian culture. In San Francisco, it is another reason to get thousands of people together to drink their brains out […]


6:00am – The alarm goes off. I crawl out of bed, slip on my hot pants (what?)  and head straight to the kitchen, passing by friends that are still sound asleep as they dream their silly dreams.  6:30am – Slaving over a hot stove, I begin cooking pancakes to keep our tummies full and happy […]


i live here: SF is a blog run by a local photograher, Julie. It’s part of a large project she is putting together to share “some of the spirit and fascinating layers of this city through the eyes and visages of those who live here.” Her latest photoshoot features yours truly, and took place around […]


On Monday, April 6th, La Mar Cebicheria at Pier 1.5 on the Embarcadero will be hosting a free tasting of Peru’s national spirit, Pisco. It starts at 2:30 and ends with a reception from 4:00-5:00 featuring Pisco cocktails and Peruvian snacks. Personally one of my favorite spirits, it comes from both Peru and Chile and is […]


On April Fool’s Day 2009, stupid people from The First Church of the Last Laugh carried on a 30 year tradition by parading down the Embarcadero. First we have Zombies invading downtown, now stupid people? Lunchtime observers got treated to giant vaginas, pigs, a walking bagpipe, and many other random stupid things. There’s always something […]


Oysters are hit or miss, love em or hate em. Personally, I love them like a fat kid loves cake. Thankfully we have no shortage of fresh oysters available in San Francisco, and Hog Island Oyster Company ensures that we will always have a steady supply by harvesting them locally in a sustainable and environmentally […]