spring in the valley!

Robert Mondavi Winery, Oakville While my sister was visiting me from Honolulu, we spent a day up in Napa and went wine tasting drinking.  One of the places I like taking people is the Robert Mondavi Estate, mostly because the property is just gorgeous and expansive and well maintained (despite the fact that Mondavi is a […]

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bay area farmer’s markets: sf ferry building

    Ferry Building Marketplace One Ferry Building San Francisco, California 94111 (415) 693-0996 Farmers Market is open on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings. It’s a beautiful, beautiful thing to be able to wake up at 7:30am on a Saturday, grab my canvas shopping bag (and/or my French shopping basket), and drive down to the […]

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chez les biquettes: a trip to harley farms

I didn’t realize I was such an animal person until my friend planned a trip to Harley Farms in Pescadero. Every February or so, the female goats on the farm are just about ready to give birth and you can go and visit them. For $20, you can even take a guided tour of the […]

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