Bay to Breakers

We did it! Bay to Breakers is the oldest consecutively run foot race in the world…and we did it! All 7.5 miles of it. There were many costumes…and a lot of nudity…but we made it.



xo. Brie

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Foodie Review | My Father’ Kitchen

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IMG_1870 So I’ll admit that finding food out to eat is pretty tough on a limited diet – Mexican and Vietnamese seem to be safe choices if you avoid and sauces with sugar! We found this adorable little Pho place and decided to give it a go last week. They used thicker noodles than I’ve had in the past which was a new experience, and overall it was really delicious.

My Fathers Kitchen
1655 Divisadero St
San Francisco, CA 94115

Happy eating,
xo Brie.

Mexican Food Adventures

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IMG_0180.JPG I’m obsessed with Mexican food. Tacos, burritos, enchiladas…they speak to my heart. If you find yourself in the Mission District of San Francisco, all you have to do it walk a few blocks and you’ll find a place. A place where english is secondary on the menu. A place where old mexican ladies are in the back arguing and stirring large pots that smell amazing. A place where Mecican Coke is a given.

Me gusta.
xo. Brie

Ramen Underground

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2015/01/img_1604.jpg Ramen in San Francisco is no joke. When I hear ramen I used to think the stovetop packets you can get two for a dollar, and usually need during college when you’re, well, broke. But not here! Traditional ramen broth is slow cooked for 18-24 hours, giving it an intense and bold flavor. There’s are typically three types of broth: salt (basic broth), soy sauce, and miso. And then each of these can be gotten spicy. Mixed with the traditional ramen noodles, bbq pork, green onion, mushrooms, and whatever other toppings you go with, it’s in a word: amazing. My favorite combination is spicy miso broth with additional chicken dumplings and kimchi. It’s too good…I want to eat it all the time. So if you’re here, do yourself a favor and track down a bowl.

Ramen Underground
356 Kearny St
San Francisco, CA 94108

xo. Brie

Bay Area Bucket List

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2015 is going to be the year of adventure. Said another way, 2015 is going to be the year of planning adventure. Because lets be honest, if I don’t plan it, it probably won’t happen. As much as I’d love to be the spontaneous type who on a moments notice can whisk away into a grand adventure, I’m more of a “lets spontaneously not leave the house and binge watch Revenge” type of girl. Side note to anyone watching Revenge…WHAT IS HAPPENING THIS SEASON?!

Ok, I’m back. So I decided to make a list of places in San Francisco that I want to explore. Some will be simple and quick, some will be all day or even weekend adventures. Here’s my Bay Area Bucket List so far:

Bay Area Bucket List

Walk or Bike across the Golden Gate Bridge
Visit the Palace of Fine Arts
Run Bay to Breakers
Tour Alcatraz
Walk Lombard Street
Climb the steps of Coit Tower
Get Dim Sum in China Town
Go Wine Tasting in Sonoma
Go to a Giants Game
Eat chocolate in Ghiradelli Square
Get the password for drinks at Bourbon & Branch
Find Off the Grid
Explore Muir Woods
Run the Mosaic Stairs of 16th
Go hiking in the Presidio
Sail in the Bay
Visit the California Academy of Sciences
View art at the De Young Museum
Slide down the Seward Street slides
Eat clam chowder on the wharf
Find the Buffalo in Golden Gate Park
Check out the cable car museum
Ice skate in Union Square
See the seals at Pier 39
Hike Lands End to the Sutro Baths

That’s 25 things to explore before the year is out…I’ve got my work cut out for me! Stay tuned for blog posts chronicling this adventure. Anything I’ve missed?

xo. Brie