Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Craving for Authentic Italian Food


We stumbled across this adorable Italian restaurant in San Mateo and decided to give it a try. Boy, we were so glad we did! Sole is a very cozy Italian restaurant that probably seat about 35 people or so. They also have an outdoor patio with blasting heat lamps which are perfect for a cool wintery day.

For appetizer, we ordered Burrata e Prosciutto di Parma. This is one of the best tasting burrata we ever had! The combination of creamy mozzarella, mouthwatering prosciutto with freshness of greens were exceptionally memorable!


For entrée, we had homemade Pappardelle alla Bolognese which the paste was cooked perfectly al Dante with satisfying meat sauce.

We also had Cacciucco Di Pesce which was a variety of seafood such as black muscles, salmon, prawns  with pasta in a spicy tomato broth. The portions were exceptional generous.

We were so satiated and did not have room for dessert. We will be back for sure to try different dishes!!








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Thursday, January 23, 2020

What's Happening Around the Bay?

Lots to do!
-San Francisco Movement Arts Festival
-Peninsula Orchid Society Show and Sale
-The San Francisco Dessert Festival
-2020 Bay Area Brew Fest
-Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show
-Uncorked: SF Wine Festival
Welcome to San Francisco's only dessert festival, SweetSpotSF! We're transforming SOMArts Cultural Center into a dessert lover's paradise, where the best confectioners in the Bay Area will showcase their unique creations. From a DIY S'mores Bar by Smashmallow to ice cream tacos from Rocko's Ice Cream Tacos, we've got your sweet tooth covered.

What's Happening Around the Bay?


Monday, January 20, 2020

Splurging on a Sunday Late Morning



If you are in the mood to splurge on a sunny Sunday late morning, The Village Pub is it!!

It’s located in an in an  unassuming area of Woodside. It’s not noticeable as the main entrance is facing the parking lot that’s filled with Teslas, BMWs and Mercedes.

We were greeted by friendly host and staff and right away, the server pulled up a cart that’s filled with champagnes bottles. Hmmmm, what champagne will go well with caviar and black truffle? Tough decision to make. How about one of each?



We really enjoyed the unique lobster Benedict as everything tasted so fresh. The modern simplicity presentation truly balance out the complex flavor of the dishes.


In addition, The Village Pub also has one Michelin Star which explains the consistency of the food and wonderful service.

We look forward to return to their dinner service very soon!!














The Village Pub

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