Eloise’s first time to San Francisco

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This past weekend we went to San Francisco and the weather was absolutely perfect: sunny & warm. We ate at Souvla, and if¬† you haven’t been there before, you have to go! I like to go to the Alamo Square location, it has a nice outdoor patio! We both got pork salads, greek fries to share, and frozen greek yogurt with baklava crumbles. SO GOOD. Just thinking about it makes my mouth water. I wish they had locations throughout California (it’s only in SF)!

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We then decided to walk to Alamo Square and enjoy the views. I just love San Francisco. It’s our favorite city for sure, and I’m just glad we got to show Ellie! I know she won’t remember, but that’s not the point! I’m just grateful that we get to make memories as a family.

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Dex and I are trying to venture out of the house a lot more, since Eloise is such a good girl! Now that she’s almost 4 months old, we’ve pretty much got the hang of Ellie and her cues. We’re really thankful she’s such a good baby! ūüôā *proud parents*

I hope you all have a wonderful rest of the week & happy first day of Spring! Yay!

 

xo

EATING IN THE CITY.

One of my favorite things to do is trying new places to eat. I’m huge on aesthetics/decor when it comes to restaurants or cafes. How do I find the cute gems if it’s not a recommendation from a friend? I use Yelp! No, seriously. Yelp never really disappoints- and I use it ALL THE TIME. Who doesn’t use Yelp nowadays?

This past week I hit up 3 adorable places, one being a cafe. I thought I’d share, just in case anyone wanted to try these places out. They are all in San Francisco.

  • PALM HOUSE. (cow hollow)

What did I order?¬†Huevos Rancheros. Worth it?¬†Beyond worth it, so freakin’ good. Not pictured, but try the Caribbean Iced Coffee- oh my.

  • SOUVLA. (NOPA)

What did I order? Pork salad, Greek fries & a glass of Ros√©. Worth it?¬†Absolutely! This huge bowl of salad filled me up, and they were not stingy with the pork. SO DELICIOUS. It had fresh cucumbers, tomatoes, kale, pickled red onions, and feta cheese. I’m totally going back- and the great thing is they have multiple locations in the city!

  • THE MILL. (NOPA/alamo square)

What did I order?¬†Latte & cinnamon toast! Is it worth it?¬†Yes, if you love a fancy latte & a place to come relax/ hang out with a friend/ do some schoolwork. They make all their loaves fresh (yum) and even have pizza night from 6-9pm every evening (which I haven’t had… yet).

Do you have any recommendations for me- not just in San Francisco, but in the Bay Area? I would also love some spots in Los Angeles (since I visit frequently)! Stay tuned for more Eating in the City posts.

xo

Padrecito: EATING IN THE CITY.

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a great weekend. I went to a delicious Mexican restaurant in Cole Valley yesterday, and had to share my experience. I LOVE good Mexican food, and if you do too- you have to try this place!

Location: Cole Valley in San Francisco

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The cocktails were amazing! My boyfriend got Buenos Dias & I got La Dama. You can see what was inside our drinks in the menu down below. Super delicious! I love trying new drinks.

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I decided to get the carnitas tacos, and it was magical. OH MY GOSH. The carnitas were juicy and so flavorful. The habanero slaw and guacamole were out of this world! As I’m typing this post, my mouth is watering.

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There is outdoor seating, seating in the main area, and to the back there is a full bar & more tables. Customer service was good- no complaints. There wasn’t a wait time to get seated Sunday around noon, the server took us as soon as we walked in (which is always so nice when you’re starving!) I highly recommend Padrecito! If you have any food recommendations¬†in the city (bay area in general), let me know! I love trying new places.

xo