The ultimate four day trip to Banff *mostly* on the cheap.
Flour Chylde bakery is my usual spot if I’m going north towards Santa Rosa/Mendocino. One of the rare few dedicated gluten free bakeries in the Bay Area, this one has hands-down the best sweets. I absolutely love their “Rapture” cakes, which are a mixture of almond cake and chocolate. These completely divine sweets are my … Continue reading Flour Chylde Bakery
One of my new favorite spots just outside of downtown San Jose is Cider Junction. This is a cider lover’s paradise. As a celiac, I particularly appreciate the variety of dry cider and several gluten free menu items. This is not a fruity little cocktail place, there’s something for everyone here - whether you prefer … Continue reading Cider in San Jose
This little spot is fantastic. Jack Rose Libations is a hidden gem off of Highway 9 between Saratoga and Los Gatos. This hip little bar looks like a designer built hunting cabin on the inside, complete with craft cocktails and stylish lounge areas. Inside the bar at Jack Rose. Photo credit: Lisette Their outdoor beer … Continue reading Jack Rose Libations
This morning, when I realized my 7:30 a.m. meeting had been cancelled, I seized the opportunity to grab some excellent coffee before starting the day at my normal time (8:00 a.m.). I ventured out on Paseo de San Antonio to Social Policy, a lovely little coffee shop in the old Blackbird Tavern. Social Policy is … Continue reading Social Policy