San Francisco, CA, USA


Craftsman and Wolves – known for their “rebel within” but I prefer their croissants, scones and $3 pizza.
Devil’s Teeth Baking Company – Special Breakfast Sandwich, $7.
Jane the Bakery
Mr Holmes Bakehouse – known for cruffins, then donuts, then everything else. Try their unique “California croissant”.
Neighbor Bakehouse – my personal favorite bakery for different types of croissants. My favorites are the everything croissant and the blackberry pistachio croissant.
Pineapple King Bakery – the only place in SF that has HK style pineapple bun with butter (boluoyou) and black sesame-filled pineapple bun

Coffee & Tea & Toast
Asha Tea House – matcha latte, HK milk tea
Blue Bottle Coffee – New Orleans cold brew and Liege waffle
Cafe St. Jorge – unicorn toast and avocado toast
Four Barrel Coffee – butter cinnamon toast
Saint Frank Coffee – almond macadamia milk latte
Trouble Coffee – butter cinnamon toast, butter peanut butter toast, butter peanut butter banana toast


Golden Boy Pizza – garlic and clam pizza
The Grubbies – fresh sushi at take-out price. Better than most restaurants’.

Ha Nam Ninh – hu tieu nam vang kho aka #25 dry
Mensho Tokyo – my favorite ramen in the entire Bay Area, known for their tori paitan
New England Lobster Market and Eatery – lobster roll without the SF price
Orenchi Ramen – one of the older local ramen shops locals love