Changing Gears: StrEat Food!

Came across this place on my way back from the (newish) Muji store. A bit expensive for street grub (12 bucks for a tiny briscuit sandwich and potato salad?), but hey, in the middle of one of the world’s most expensive real estate zones: a German biergarten ambience, clean restrooms (a plus!), and escape fromContinue reading “Changing Gears: StrEat Food!”

Changing Gears: Sonoma Coast Survey

The Russian River in Sonoma County, California, has entertained everyone from Russian trappers to California ranchers to gay summer refugees from foggy San Francisco. The site of the southernmost Russian settlement in the Americas, Fort Ross, is just to the north, giving the Russian River its name.

Changing Gears: The Awesome OMCA

A little while ago I did an East Bay excursion to the OMCA, that’s the Oakland Museum of California in the full-character version. Easily one of the best ‘overlooked’ places in the Bay Area. Far from the crabbing crowds of Fishermans’ Wharf, the OMCA tells the California story in a brief spin from Gold RushContinue reading “Changing Gears: The Awesome OMCA”

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