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Filled on Fillmore

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Like some that want a sandwich after a good sesh in the sheets, post free cuddles (a previous post) will make you want you to go to Snug(gle) and continue having your senses overloaded again on Fillmore Street in San Francisco. It just makes sense. Or did I lose you?

Puppy love - Check! Then a corner bar catches your attention with their windows open and it looked like it was really happening inside. "You want a drink?" It was 5 o'clock somewhere and lucky for us, it was so presently in San Francisco. Not like it matters. Someone is down for anything. 
I gave the respect of asking the Hostess if we could sit at the bar instead of walking straight there and she smiled in the direction we should be headed. By the way, book a reservation thru Resy or directly with me. We found two seats at the bar of this place called Snug and happily found hooks for our purses underneath the bar top. There were three bartenders servicing guests and one looked at me like he recognized me bu…

AirBNB for B&B

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Someone has developed some separation anxiety so it has become difficult to book a hotel room for Bevo, my Boston Terrier, and I when we travel. He barks when I leave him and panics in his crate now. His bark is frantic, loud and rapid. I don’t want to be that hotel guest. After our trip to Southern California in February, we now have to stay at AirBnBs for Bevo and Bernadette.
Our first trip together since my first Travel Agent training session in Glendale, California was for a wedding I had to work in Fort Bragg (Event Planner). In January, we stayed at the Motel 6 on Main Street. This time, we shared an adorable 2-bedroom AirBNB with a Bridemaid who also had a dog.


Just north of the main town of Fort Bragg and down a gravel road from a portion of the road lined with tall trees is a green and cream home. The drive way was good for 2-3 cars and the House was easy to get into. You walk into a living room with a medium-sized dining table and fireplace, which worked very well. To the righ…

Curry & BBQ

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The Bay Area is crazy about the Warriors, Stephan Curry, his daughter, Riley, that would steal the show during his interviews and his beautiful wife, Ayesha. Mrs. Curry is out with a cookbook and a restaurant partnered with Chef Michael Mina. After being in the south and enjoying BBQ in Charleston, South Carolina at Poogan's Smokehouse, I had to come back home to see how we compete. Actually, my reservation at International Smoke was made at least a month in advance as it's a popular spot.

I made a reservation for four not knowing who would be able to make it but I know a lot of foodies and folks in the industry. I could fill my reservation no problem, and I did! I invited my roommate, my Team inTraining team made, Nelly, and our friend, Sandra, who was diagnosed with Hodgekin's lymphoma. Nelly is also a BBQ fan and does catering for friends and Raider games on the side.
The four of us were coming from all directions - I was coming from work at the Argonaut Hotel at Fisher…

Fueled With Fried Chicken

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It’s been six months since I took some real time off and I was ready! A few days in Barcelona went by too quickly and I was about to hit a different Southern city everyday for four days with my 12-year-old nephew. But first, chicken.
I meet my sister and my sprouting nephew at their machine shop in Raleigh, North Carolina after a red eye from Oakland. Our first stop: Bojangles. “It’s Bo time” as my nephew said was their tagline. My friend who also lives in Raleigh also said it. Their advertising hasn’t reached the West Coast. We got an assortment of meals to go and they were pretty cheap! Six bucks for two pieces of chicken and two sides. They’re chicken had this thick, crispy skin. I like that. My sister said they were known for their biscuits. It was ok. They forgot to pack my dessert like biscuit. Would it also just be ok? Then they’re mashed potatoes and gravy. I like KFC’s and Bojangles were a bit on the the thicker side. It was a good first meal in North Carolina.




I took my nephew…