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DTLA: Gelato at Gelateria Uli

Gelateria Uli opened at the Spring Arcade in Downtown Los Angeles in April earlier this year. I finally made it out to try some gelato. My favorite is pistachio so I use that as my baseline. 152 more words

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Pasadena: Okra and Curry at Akbar Indian

Our original intention was to get pasta at Union in Old Town Pasadena but a full house had us seeking alternatives. I hadn’t been to… 283 more words

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SF: Breakfast at Homeskillet

My last breakfast in San Francisco. Where should I go? I wandered around Union Square and spotted a diner. Perfect. Stepping into Homeskillet, I realized I was in some sort of newish hipster diner. 165 more words

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Oakland: Brunch at Haven

One Sunday, we checked out brunch at Haven. Luckily we got a table with a great view of the harbor and all the folks walking back and forth from the farmers’ market. 239 more words

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San Jose: Dim Sum at Golden Palace

While researching the best dim sum spots in the Bay Area, my cousin who lives in San Jose recommended Golden Palace. We traveled to San Jose to sample this fairly traditional Cantonese dim sum. 194 more words

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SF: Curry and More at King's Thai Cuisine

On my first night in San Francisco, we went to King’s Thai Cuisine (formerly King of Thai). The tiny hole-in-the-wall has spawned a few locations throughout the city. 148 more words

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Lafayette: Chinese Lunch at Uncle Yu's

The day after my suitcase was stolen in San Francisco, I found myself wandering around the sleepy town of Lafayette. I was tired, sweaty and lugging a huge bag of newly purchased clothes and things when I saw Uncle Yu’s. 203 more words

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