Pokeworks planning San Francisco location for 2018

October 18, 2018 / 1 comment

For nearly two years, I’ve avoided The PokéSpot, Wisefish, Red Poke or The Poke Spot (Los Angeles) and other poke fast casual spots.

Where to watch University of Michigan football, basketball games in San Francisco?

March 3, 2018 / 0 comments

As much as the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor is respected as one of the top universities for their academics and rigor, it’s just as much of a sports school known for their athletics.

Counterpoint: 10 reasons why buying a condo or co-op is a good investment (vs. renting)

February 27, 2018 / 0 comments

I’ve read a handful of articles in the last few years around the idea that buying a condo/co-op isn’t a sound investment mostly based on a few rationales that it’s not a true investment; that it’s not liquid and doesn’t pay you money every month.

San Francisco getting city’s first sweetgreen on Tuesday, October 11

October 7, 2016 / 0 comments

As we reported back in August, sweetgreen is finally coming to San Francisco.

Sweetgreen finally opening in San Francisco (and opening date)!

August 29, 2016 / 2 comments

It’s happening; sweetgreen is coming to San Francisco. Already with a handful of outposts in California — three in Los Angeles and two sweetgreens that have opened in the Bay Area (Berkeley and Palo Alto) over the last two years

How to get a TodayTix discount in San Francisco

March 22, 2016 / 0 comments

San Francisco, it is SHOW TIME!

Are 40 of the 100 best American restaurants in New York City?

December 15, 2015 / 1 comment

In a new approach to ranking the top restaurants in the world, New York dominated the list when filtered for restaurants in the United States.

How much does it cost to take a Lyft from San Francisco to SFO airport?

November 8, 2015 / 2 comments

I’ve taken Lyft to San Francisco International (SFO) a handful of times and though it’s not the cheapest way to get to the airport, it’s cost-effective for the great conveniences it provides.

Lyft Hotspots: “Drive Happy” with $5 rides in San Francisco

June 26, 2015 / 1 comment

With “HotSpots”, Lyft continues to find ways to make their car sharing service less-expensive and more accessible.

Here’s 9 reasons you should choose to stay at the Bay Bridge Inn in San Francisco

June 25, 2015 / 0 comments

I’ve stayed in dozens of cheap hotels/motels in my life; a line-up of Motel 6s, Econo Lodges and America’s Best Value Inns to keep the cost of accommodations low on vacations.

Awesome Steph Curry “DUBS” mural found in Oakland

June 20, 2015 / 0 comments

It was great to follow the Warriors on their way to the NBA championship while on the East Coast.

How I used Meetup.com to find friends for my Chinese mom

April 27, 2015 / 0 comments

My mom has lived in San Francisco for over five years. Despite her being in Chinatown every single day of the week and somewhat outgoing personality, she still struggles to find like-minded Chinese friends in the city.

The other ‘Splash Brother’: Klay Thompson’s exceptional season deserves first billing, too

April 14, 2015 / 0 comments

With all the talk of the Golden State Warrior’s success this season, almost all of the talk has centered on Steph Curry.

Can Lyft Line eventually challenge public transportation?

April 11, 2015 / 0 comments

Back in October 2014, I talked about how Line was a great way to cut your Lyft fares by half.

R.I.P. ‘The Bold Italic’ closes up shop, ceases publication

April 7, 2015 / 0 comments

Even though I found The Bold Italic of the last couple years annoying, I never wanted them to shut down as the online magazine announced today in a short post:

New York vs. San Francisco: No contest when it comes to the DMV

January 8, 2015 / 0 comments

Here’s another point for New York City in the “San Francisco vs. New York” debate. The Department of Motor Vehicles in New York is approximately 5x better than San Francisco’s. 

Napa Farms Market: When you’re obsessed with a restaurant located only in an airport terminal

December 31, 2014 / 0 comments

How much do I enjoy the food at Napa Farms Market (NFM)? 

San Francisco Favorite: Taqueria Cancún’s super tacos!

December 23, 2014 / 0 comments

Taqueria Cancún has the best tacos in San Francisco.

New York vs. San Francisco: The population density between the two densest cities in the United States

December 17, 2014 / 2 comments

Despite San Francisco being the second-densest city in the United States after New York – it always feels empty when compared to New York City.

Are Asian immigrants being pushed onto subway tracks a coincidence or something else?

November 17, 2014 / 3 comments

I don’t know what number constitutes a pattern, but after a 61-year Chinese immigrant was pushed onto the tracks of the oncoming D train in The Bronx.

SF Giants 2014 MLB Champs

Go Giants!

October 29, 2014 / 0 comments

Congratulations to the San Francisco Giants on defeating the Kansas City Royals in seven games to capture third World Series title in five years! 

The aptly-named ‘Good Hotel’ isn’t great nor terrible

August 10, 2014 / 0 comments

I just spent three nights at the Good Hotel. This review is going to write itself.

Valmar convenience store wants 2AM liquor license

May 30, 2014 / 2 comments

When I first arrived on Valencia and McCoppin St. in 2005, the area wasn’t as developed as it is now. In the last decade plus, the Mission district has been booming and continues pushing north into the area

NY, SF: Turn your junior studio into a 3 bedroom penthouse…

May 29, 2014 / 0 comments

… not really, but this is cool. One of the many projects coming from the nerdfaces at M.I.T. Media Lab is developing a“Room-in-a-Box” — way to expand and extend your home without actually expanding the physical space.

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