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A San Francisco Girl's Down and Dirty Adventures in the Culinary Playground

Friday, May 19, 2006

Here to Stay

I'm back from Ashland. Had a nice meal on my night off, in fact. It was crazy hot there, which is how I like it, so all in all it wasn't a total wash.

I did not murder any adolescents. I think that deserves a big fat "Hip, Hip, Hooray!" right there.

I am not leaving to go anywhere until Independence Day. And in 25 days, I will be on a two and a half month hiatus from teaching, and, therefore, will be much more regular with my writing. I plan to become the Metamucil of the food blogging world (well, for two and a half months anyway).

Because I'm exhausted from all this jet setting/glorified babysitting, I'm taking requests/suggestions. Where should I eat (and write about) next?


"To eat is a necessity. To eat intelligently is an art."
-- La Rochefoucauld


Blogger Sam said...

I think: billercart rose, pain epi, cheese and june taylor jam tomorrow morning. You know the destination.

5/19/2006 11:27 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

*cough va de vi!

5/20/2006 11:27 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'd love to see you check out Coi, the new Daniel Patterson place on Broadway.

5/22/2006 8:53 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

have you been to Canteen yet?

really, really wonderful.

5/22/2006 9:35 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

you're tired, you've been traveling... you don't have to deal with the hubbub. head over to CHOU CHOU on laguna honda (right next to the forest hill muni station) and get yourself some soul-soothing french bistro comfort food to make you right again. seriously, go already!

5/22/2006 4:13 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I read all of your Thailand posts because I am leaving to go there in one week. (and yeah, I know I am going to be luxuriating in my own sweat the whole time!) It seems like you alluded to eating in some more hot spots in addition to Bed but they didn't make the blog? If that is the case do you care to reccomend any? I'll be in Bangkok and Chiang Mai as you were but my beach spot is Hua Hin so no need for island info.

I love your writing by the way! I am planning to try to get myself into TFL later this summer, I can only hope. But of course now you have raised the bar.

5/22/2006 9:32 PM  
Blogger Joy said...

Richie -- you definitely win on this one; it's been on my list for awhile.

Emily -- shoot me an e-mail and I'll fill you in. Kuppa in Bangkok is great for a night when you feel like more variety (big ex-pat spot). The Chinese restaurant (Mei Jiang, I think?)in the Peninsula was pretty good. In Chiang Mai, Antique House is fun and there are a few other spots as well. I'll have to check my notes. A visit to the terrace bar out at the Four Seasons Chiang Mai is well worth your while as well.

5/22/2006 10:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I second the vote for Coi.

5/24/2006 5:55 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ooh Campton Place! Am curious about the new chef's changes.

5/25/2006 5:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

have you been to boulevard? doesn't look like it from your list... it's fast become one of our favorite spots in the city... and their new cookbook is very good, too. every time we go, my hubbie and i have to each get our own foie gras course... they are THAT good! can't wait to hear what you think...

5/27/2006 1:18 PM  
Blogger Joy said...

Cat -- I know, I know. I'll get to Coi soon, I promise.

Anonymous -- I'm hesitant to do CP as I loved it under Humm so much and have heard the new chef, well, mostly sucks. And since it's my dime that I dine on, I'm going to wait for a better endorsement.

Anonymous 2 -- Yes, I have been to Boulevard many, many times. Just haven't gotten around to ever writing about it, but you're right -- I should.

5/27/2006 3:49 PM  

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