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Meals 82: New Year’s Day

Eggs blackstone from Just For You Cafe in the Dogpatch district of San Francisco

Brunch: Eggs blackstone (poached eggs, Hollandaise sauce, roasted tomatoes, crisp bacon on toasted homemade white bread), home fries, chicken and apple sausage from Just For You Cafe

Korean dduk mandoo guk for New Year's Day

Dinner: Dduk mandoo guk (Korean-style soup with rice cakes and dumplings, traditionally eaten on New Year

Meals 80


Chadeolbaegi gomtang from Seoul Gomtang

Brunch: Chadeolbaegi gomtang with rice from Seoul Gomtang


Hamantash and earl grey tea from The Prolific Oven

Midday dessert: Fig hamantash and earl grey tea from The Prolific Oven


Spicy Korean pork and unagi

Dinner: Marinated unagi (eel), dweji bulgogi (Korean marinated spicy pork), lettuce wraps, rice

Meals 45 + SF Symphony + Chow

Tonight, my family and I heard Brahms at the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall and ate dinner at Chow afterwards.

Breakfast: Strawberry Activia yogurt, oatmeal walnut roll,
Fuji apple slices

Lunch: Tofu eggrolls, kimchi mung bean cake, spicy cucumbers,
preserved fish, Korean red rice, japchae

Dinner appetizer: Mussels in garlic butter sauce
with signature sourdough bread from Chow

Dinner entree: Thai-style noodles from Chow

I am mad about the ginger cake with pumpkin ice cream at Chow. The waitress told me they were out of it tonight. Thankfully, I was able to make my eyes look puppy-like enough to convince her to give us the last sliver of cake on the pan. Behold:

Dessert: Ginger cake with caramel sauce and pumpkin ice cream,
extra cup of pumpkin ice cream, chocolate cream pie from Chow