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1300 on Fillmore: Southern-style food with a jazzy flair

Posted on: July 23rd, 2012 by Amy Martin No Comments

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy. The lyrics to one of my favorite jazz songs rang out at 1300 on Fillmore as I enjoyed the restaurant’s Southern-style Sunday Gospel Brunch on my recent visit to San Francisco and listened to the music of Michael Cheadle and his band, Future Perfect. It was a rainy,... Read More

Fog Harbor Fish House: Sustainable seafood with a Bay view

Posted on: July 23rd, 2012 by Amy Martin No Comments

Located in the upper level of PIER 39 at San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf is Fog Harbor Fish House, one of the premier seafood restaurants that offer views of the water from nearly every seat. Fog Harbor is Fisherman’s Wharf’s first sustainable seafood restaurant and the Wharf’s first “San Francisco Seafood Watch Alliance Partner” restaurant.... Read More

The Huntington Hotel: A quiet escape with a bit of old world charm

Posted on: July 23rd, 2012 by Amy Martin No Comments

If you are a first-time visitor to San Francisco, it can be very overwhelming finding the perfect hotel for your stay. The city houses such an incredible amount of hotels that narrowing your choices can be time-consuming, especially if you are unsure of which area you’re looking to stay in. Some visitors choose to... Read More

The Stinking Rose: A garlic-lover’s mecca

Posted on: July 23rd, 2012 by Amy Martin No Comments

Garlic is said to be one of the most valuable and versatile foods on the planet. It is known to promote good health and well-being of the heart and your immune system. Whether raw or roasted, garlic can add tremendous flavor to a dish and quickly turn it from good to fantastic. Garlic lovers... Read More

The Franciscan Crab: Wharf seafood feast

Posted on: July 23rd, 2012 by Amy Martin No Comments

Just a short stroll down Fisherman’s Wharf sits one of San Francisco’s iconic seafood restaurants and a bit of Fifties charm – The Franciscan Crab Restaurant. Because of its unmistakable architecture, you can’t miss it. Inside you’ll find panoramic dining offering views of all of the city’s ‘big names’. From its twenty foot windows,... Read More

Save money on your trip to the Wharf with WharfPass

Posted on: July 23rd, 2012 by Amy Martin No Comments

If you’ve never been to San Francisco and are planning a trip for the first time, chances are you will want to get some sightseeing in at Fisherman’s Wharf. WharfPass offers a frugal option for tourists wanting to cover a lot of ground on their stay as it offers passes to many of the... Read More

Hot deals at a hidden hideaway

Posted on: June 25th, 2012 by Taryn Jeffries No Comments

One of the coolest spots to while away the hot summer season is sure to be the Hermosa Inn. No need to flee to beat the heat, a stay-cation at the Hermosa Inn is a sure bet. Not only do they offer one of the most beautiful backdrops, but now they are offering up... Read More

Wine club perks: Dining at the winery

Posted on: April 5th, 2012 by Tom Peiffer No Comments

One of the commonly overlooked benefits of a wine club membership is special winery events. Although many of these seem somewhat costly at first glance, they often include dinner plus multiple flights of very generous wine selections, making them quite a value. Consider this:  If you consumed the same selections at a restaurant, the... Read More

Recap: A staycation at Camelback Inn

Posted on: March 16th, 2012 by Amy Martin 1 Comment

Continuing my recap of a Valley staycation while my cousin visited last month, we booked a room for a one night stay hoping for some quiet time away. Where did we go? Camelback Inn. Did you know this resort was Marriott’s first resort and launched the corporation’s ‘resort network’, which now includes over 20... Read More

Joya Spa: A Moroccan getaway without leaving town

Posted on: March 14th, 2012 by Amy Martin No Comments

A couple of days ago, I recapped an Afternoon Tea experience that I enjoyed with my cousin Chelsie while she visited Phoenix for the first time. Another experience on my list of ‘must-do’ on her stay here was a stop at my favorite spa in the Valley: Joya Spa. The two-story, 31,000 square foot... Read More

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