The Third Google Local Guides Summit of San Francisco: 2018

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California

April 17, 2019

Events

The Third Google Local Guides Summit of San Francisco: 2018

Invited for the second time in a row to attend the Google Local Guides Summit, I had the chance to be one of the very few to be part of this unique community of local Guides, changing the way the…

April 17, 2019 | San Francisco

Gummy Bear Museum to Open in San Francisco this Summer

Spotted Stories

March 20, 2019

Spotted Stories

Gummy Bear Museum to Open in San Francisco this Summer

If you're a fan of candy or not, The Gummy Bear Museum is a place you would want to visit. Opening in San Francisco this summer, museum offers a multi-sensorial art experience where visitors can…

March 20, 2019

2018: My Favorite Eats in San Francisco

Popular | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

January 07, 2019

Popular

2018: My Favorite Eats in San Francisco

I have been to San Francisco three times already, and each 5-day trip was a full food experience one… I have tried enough sandwiches, cookies, burgers, Italian food and desserts to feel…

January 07, 2019 | Recommended | San Francisco

The Ferry Building San Francisco's Marketplace: A Food Landmark

Spotted Stories | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 28, 2018

Spotted Stories

The Ferry Building San Francisco's Marketplace: A Food Landmark

What makes the Ferry Building San Francisco’s most famous landmark? First is its strategic location at the foot of Market Street --- on the western edge of the continent, and at the…

October 28, 2018 | Travel | San Francisco

Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Sonoma County

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 28, 2018

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Sonoma County

Academy Award-winning director Francis Ford Coppola adds his larger than lifestyle to his estate like compound near Geyserville, in the north end Sonoma County wine country. This playland, where…

October 28, 2018 | News | San Francisco

Salito's: Seafood in San Francisco

Fish & Seafood | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 28, 2018

Fish & Seafood

Salito's: Seafood in San Francisco

Salito's has been a long-standing part of the Sausalito landscape-Zack's in the seventies, then Margaritaville and most recently Paradise Bay. The new look is fresh, bright and full of casual…

October 28, 2018 | Restaurants | San Francisco

Hyatt Centric, Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco

Hotels | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 28, 2018

Hotels

Hyatt Centric, Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco

It was my second time at the Hyatt Centric located few hundred meters from the Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco, in the heart of the touristic neighborhood. With hundreds of restaurants around…

October 28, 2018 | Reviews | San Francisco

Sears Fine Food Since 1938: Breakfast in San Francisco

Breakfast & Coffee | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 24, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Sears Fine Food Since 1938: Breakfast in San Francisco

Waiting in line to be seated means something: this place is famous around here. Choose to sit at the bar or on a table and wait to be served. I had the eggs Benedict, the pancakes and a bowl of…

October 24, 2018 | Restaurants | San Francisco

Roxanne Cafe: American Breakfast in San Francisco

Breakfast & Coffee | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 24, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Roxanne Cafe: American Breakfast in San Francisco

On the corner of Bush and Powell, few meters from my hotel, Roxanne serves breakfast until 2 pm. Eggs, French toast, pancakes, and waffles alongside omelets and sandwiches. An American diner with its…

October 24, 2018 | Restaurants | San Francisco

The Orchard Hotel: A Great Location in San Francisco

Hotels | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 24, 2018

Hotels

The Orchard Hotel: A Great Location in San Francisco

Spending one night in the heart of San Francisco before starting my adventure with the local guides of Google, I chose The Orchard Hôtel. The place is calm and cozy; a relaxing bed and…

October 24, 2018 | Reviews | San Francisco

Denny’s: A Loaded American Breakfast

American | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 23, 2018

American

Denny’s: A Loaded American Breakfast

The only restaurant open at 5 am in San Francisco, I stopped at Denny’s for breakfast. Not too clean but the food is good. A loaded egg and ham sandwich, fluffy pancakes and good American…

October 23, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | San Francisco

Mr. Holmes: San Francisco’s Sexy Bakery

Bread & Bakeries | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 23, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Mr. Holmes: San Francisco’s Sexy Bakery

Renowned for its cruffin, Mr. Holmes is indeed much more than that. It’s where a sign on the wall says “I got baked in San Francisco” and where innovative pastries will make your…

October 23, 2018 | Desserts & Sweets | San Francisco

Baked Bear: Mouthwatering Ice Cream Cookies, Donuts and Brownies

Ice Cream & Gelato | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 23, 2018

Ice Cream & Gelato

Baked Bear: Mouthwatering Ice Cream Cookies, Donuts and Brownies

Childhood friends, Rob Robbins and Shane Stanger, left their careers to follow their true passion: serving up inventive sweets to their home town of San Diego. At The Baked Bear, they assemble…

October 23, 2018 | Tasty Discoveries | San Francisco

Eight AM: Pretty Good Food for Breakfast in San Francisco

Breakfast & Coffee | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 22, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Eight AM: Pretty Good Food for Breakfast in San Francisco

Amazing food, great colored and loaded with flavors, breakfast at Eight Am was memorable. I loved the waffles with whipped cream and red fruits. The bagel texture, the salmon quality, the cream…

October 22, 2018 | Recommended | San Francisco

I'm Going to San Francisco! #LocalGuidesConnect

News

June 16, 2018

News

I'm Going to San Francisco! #LocalGuidesConnect

For the second year in a row, I will be taking the flag of Lebanon to Google in San Francisco! #ConnectLive2018 All over the world, Local Guides help millions of people navigate the world on…

June 16, 2018

Marlowe: A Vibrant Restaurant in Downtown San Francisco

International Cuisine | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

December 23, 2017

International Cuisine

Marlowe: A Vibrant Restaurant in Downtown San Francisco

Marlowe is a neighborhood bistro owned and operated by husband and wife team Anna Weinberg & James Nicholas, along with chef/partner Jennifer Puccio, since 2010. Chef Puccio created a…

December 23, 2017 | Restaurants | San Francisco

Hyatt Centric Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco

Hotels | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

December 23, 2017

Hotels

Hyatt Centric Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco

With several categories, from casual to upscale, the Hyatt brand never sees to impress me. A professional welcoming, a great journey, a relaxing room, my stay at the Hyatt Centric Fisherman’s…

December 23, 2017 | Reviews | San Francisco

Google Local Guides Summit 2017: Photos and InstaStories

Events | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

November 17, 2017

Events

Google Local Guides Summit 2017: Photos and InstaStories

Invited for the first time to attend the Google Local Guides Summit, I had the chance to be one of the very few to be part of this unique community of local Guides, changing the way the world…

November 17, 2017 | News | San Francisco

The Cheesecake Factory San Francisco: Not Good!

American | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 18, 2017

American

The Cheesecake Factory San Francisco: Not Good!

It’s a real factory up on the 8th floor of Macy’s San Francisco. Over fifty persons waiting in line to be served, hundreds of people already seated and having lunch, this food factory…

October 18, 2017 | Restaurants | San Francisco

Soma Eats: Memorable Breakfast Creations in San Francisco

Breakfast & Coffee | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 18, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Soma Eats: Memorable Breakfast Creations in San Francisco

The story started when I received a message on Instagram... "we know you are around, please pass by for a bite!" Things became more exciting when I walked into this big and relaxing space decorated…

October 18, 2017 | International Cuisine | San Francisco

Great Eastern Restaurant San Francisco: Famous Chinese in Chinatown

Asian/Chinese | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 17, 2017

Asian/Chinese

Great Eastern Restaurant San Francisco: Famous Chinese in Chinatown

Visited by President Obama in 2012, this already famous Chinese restaurant doubled in popularity. In the heart of Chinatown and open all day long, I visited at 04:30pm for a late lunch/ early…

October 17, 2017 | Restaurants | San Francisco

The Warwick Hotel San Francisco

Hotels | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 17, 2017

Hotels

The Warwick Hotel San Francisco

Situated in the heart of the action minutes from anything you desire in San Francisco, The Warwick was a perfect choice for my last stay in town. Meters from Union Square and the Apple store,…

October 17, 2017 | Reviews | San Francisco

Breakfast at The Warwick San Francisco

Breakfast & Coffee | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 17, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at The Warwick San Francisco

Down at the Warwick is a restaurant called Bota. It is divided into two rooms, both with chandeliers and reflective mirrors. Beautifully decorated and fine materials throughout, leather chairs and…

October 17, 2017 | Hotels | San Francisco

Ziggy’s Halal Burgers San Francisco: Fast and Good

Burgers | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 15, 2017

Burgers

Ziggy’s Halal Burgers San Francisco: Fast and Good

Open for breakfast from 8am and then lunch from 11, Ziggy’s serves eggs, burgers, sandwiches and platters. Jazz playing in the background, I walked in to give Ziggy’s a try. The colors…

October 15, 2017 | Restaurants | San Francisco

Little Giant Ice Cream San Francisco

Ice Cream & Gelato | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 15, 2017

Ice Cream & Gelato

Little Giant Ice Cream San Francisco

When you see the colorful bar stools left in the middle of the street, you know that you’ve reached your destination. The Little Giant Ice Cream shop is really little, probably two square…

October 15, 2017 | Tasty Discoveries | San Francisco

Delta Sky Club Business Lounge of San Francisco Airport

Airports | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 15, 2017

Airports

Delta Sky Club Business Lounge of San Francisco Airport

More of an upscale restaurant than a simple lounge, The Delta Sky Club is really impressive. Beautifully decorated, professionally managed and generously loaded, everything in here helps put you in a…

October 15, 2017 | Reviews | San Francisco

Jack in The Box

American | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 05, 2017

American

Jack in The Box

Jack in the Box is an American fast-food restaurant chain founded February 21, 1951, by Robert O. Peterson in San Diego, California, where it is headquartered. The chain has 2,200 locations,…

October 05, 2017 | Burgers | San Francisco

I'm Going to Google's Local Guides Summit 2017

News

September 11, 2017

News

I'm Going to Google's Local Guides Summit 2017

All over the world, Local Guides help millions of people navigate the world on Google Maps. To celebrate the superstars in this global community, Google is bringing together a select group of Local…

September 11, 2017

Mazarine Coffee: The Tartines of San Francisco

Breakfast & Coffee | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

February 02, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Mazarine Coffee: The Tartines of San Francisco

Walking down the streets of San Francisco, a coffee shop grabbed my attention. Mazarine Coffee looks fresh with a traditional feel. A wide space, ceramic tiles, an industrial ceiling, wooden…

February 02, 2017 | Recommended | San Francisco

Blue Barn San Francisco: Delicious Food I Recommend!

Restaurants | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

January 30, 2017

Restaurants

Blue Barn San Francisco: Delicious Food I Recommend!

Salads and sandwiches, a salad bar and bags of chips, the Blue Barn is a tiny little place that looks like a country barn, that sells everything fresh... They take their time in preparing things, and…

January 30, 2017 | Reviews | San Francisco

Lori's Diner: A Typical American Diner in San Francisco

American | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

January 28, 2017

American

Lori's Diner: A Typical American Diner in San Francisco

A typical American diner, Lori's Diner is where you feel like you're one of stars in Grease the movie... Red leather sofas, a bar in the middle, the floor decorated with white & black tiles,…

January 28, 2017 | Restaurants | San Francisco

Mr. Holmes: The Famous Chocolate Cruffin!

Chocolate | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 17, 2016

Chocolate

Mr. Holmes: The Famous Chocolate Cruffin!

When there’s a line of thirty people waiting to eat some sweet, you'll know that the place is worth trying. On a calm street, where nothing usually happens, is a pastry shop or more of a bakery…

October 17, 2016 | Popular | San Francisco

An Exceptional Sushi Croissant is Called "California Croissant"

Recommended | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 17, 2016

Recommended

An Exceptional Sushi Croissant is Called "California Croissant"

Mr. Holmes Bakehouse in San Francisco has introduced the "California Croissant" a croissant stuffed with sushi. it's awesome and seems to be the new trend making waves. Mr. Holme's…

October 17, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries | San Francisco

La Boulangerie San Francisco: The Reuben Sandwich!

Recommended | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 17, 2016

Recommended

La Boulangerie San Francisco: The Reuben Sandwich!

La Boulangerie is a French concept in San Francisco. It is a place inspired by the old French bakeries where wood is used all over, where art pieces are no other than pictures of food, where an open…

October 17, 2016 | Restaurants | San Francisco

Super Duper Burgers: Not My Kind of Burger Joint

Burgers | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 17, 2016

Burgers

Super Duper Burgers: Not My Kind of Burger Joint

While in San Francisco, I was walking by and came across this big place with an orange logo occupying the corner street. It was 3pm and the place was packed with people eating. I was intrigued to say…

October 17, 2016 | Restaurants | San Francisco

Tartine: A Memorable Bakery!

Breakfast & Coffee | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 10, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Tartine: A Memorable Bakery!

Occupying the corner street is a bakery with a black facade. Without a signboard at sight, you will spot Tartine from far as you see a long line of people just waiting to enjoy breakfast. A popular…

October 10, 2016 | Restaurants | San Francisco

Ghirardelli: The Destination for Chocolate Fudge and Whipped Cream

Chocolate | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 06, 2016

Chocolate

Ghirardelli: The Destination for Chocolate Fudge and Whipped Cream

One can't come to San Francisco and not visit the home of Ghirardelli, one of the world's famous chocolate manufacturers. In the heart of California on the San Francisco Bay facing Alcatraz is…

October 06, 2016 | Desserts & Sweets | San Francisco

Smitten: Nitrogen Ice Cream and Crunchy Waffles

Desserts & Sweets | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 06, 2016

Desserts & Sweets

Smitten: Nitrogen Ice Cream and Crunchy Waffles

Smitten, in San Francisco, looks like a chemistry lab where nitrogen flows around the place in pipes, machines rolling and producing ice cream à la minute, actually a la minute and a half bit…

October 06, 2016 | Ice Cream & Gelato | San Francisco

The Most Expensive City: Geneva…Leader of the ‘Club’

News

May 29, 2014

News

The Most Expensive City: Geneva…Leader of the ‘Club’

Geneva has retained the top spot as the most expensive city in the world to order a Club Sandwich, at an average of $32.60 USD, according to research released today by Hotels.com. Using the classic…

May 29, 2014 | Popular

San Francisco Bans Sale of Plastic Water Bottles

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California

May 03, 2014

News

San Francisco Bans Sale of Plastic Water Bottles

A plan to be closely considered in Lebanon! San Francisco has made another step towards greening the city this week, with a recent ordinance to ban the sale of plastic water bottles on city-owned…

May 03, 2014 | San Francisco

Texas Gets its Own Absolut Bottle

News

March 01, 2014

News

Texas Gets its Own Absolut Bottle

Introducing the 8th addition to the Absolut Limited Editions US States portfolio, Absolut Texas celebrates the larger than life feeling and bold personalities that make the Lone Star State so great.…

March 01, 2014

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