California

The Wind How can you talk about San Francisco without talking about the wind? Chicago is the windy city, yet, I feel, it’s been mis-named, as San Francisco indeed has some of the most extreme wind I’ve experienced. It was Saturday morning and my friend Jen picked me up at the BART station in Oakland. …

New Amsterdam

When life gives you chocolate, you should eat it. I regret that I did not get a chance to try their bars that seemed to be available in every hipster food joint around town, at the New Amsterdam Market as well as at Sumptown Coffee, the mecca of Hipsterdom, but one that makes a hell …