Oakville Grocery

Looking for expensive groceries and gourmet food items from Napa like fresh jams, nuts coated in fancy seasonings, and salted chocolates to take back in your suitcase? Then Oakville Grocery is the place for you. While Oakville Grocery is insanely priced, everything they sell is also insanely delicious and convinces me that yes I do … More Oakville Grocery

Oxbow Market

I am always a sucker for a “cafeteria style” indoor market with a long line of food stalls, no matter how touristy it may seem. Napa’s Oxbow Public Market did not disappoint as it introduced me to one of the best beef sandwiches I have ever tried from the delicious Five Dot Ranch and Cookhouse’s … More Oxbow Market

Eataly (Los Angeles)

I was expecting to be underwhelmed by the Eataly that recently opened in Los Angeles, so of course I actually ended up being impressed (usually I visit a new place and have high expectations and then I am disappointed, so maybe I should start lowering my expectations). Eataly takes up two floors in the Westfield … More Eataly (Los Angeles)

Blue Bottle Coffee

Although I regularly order a pick-me-up from Starbucks, I also love exploring coffee shops to see the different styles and character of each brand. Blue Bottle Coffee definitely leans towards the minimalist style. The brand sells coffee, brewing equipment, and even subscriptions online, and has their own cafes in six United States cities plus Tokyo. … More Blue Bottle Coffee

Lemonade

  California seems to do fast-casual healthy dining restaurants well (although some would argue at an expensive price). When I first moved to California and heard people referring to Lemonade I just thought there was a restaurant that was known for its awesome lemonade until I realized that the actual name of the restaurant is … More Lemonade