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... the morning fog will chill the air, but we don't care!

It's been a very nice week visiting San Francisco! See you again next time!

Location: San Francisco, California USA
 
 

Shopping is tiring. After an exhausting shopping, the notion of food is something longer could not be ignored -- and what better place to be at right at Westfield Shopping Mall. This time will be for food for sure. So we ventured on trying their theme of Restaurants under the Dome. M.Y. China obviously caught our eye, an upscale and trendy chinese restaurant within the mall by legendary TV celebrity Martin Yan.

For starters, their Wonton Soup was awesome. The Squid ink Snap Noodles with seafood was great as well. The noodles came in an unusual form and I guess was made with squid ink, I assume because it was black. They make their noodles in house, by the way. We also ordered the BBQ Duck which came with chineses buns which supposedly was to be folded with the bbq duck and other condiments. It was great as well.

At the end, we thought the food was a little pricey but I guess it paid for itself!

Location: Westfield Shopping Mall - San Francisco, California USA
 
 
 

Walking around San Francisco is not an easy feat for me with my bad shins. After our visit with the crooked street in Lombard Street, we thought of dining at the Cheesecake Factory, at the top of Macy's in Union Square. It is still about 5PM in the afternoon, and we thought there should be no crowd. But to our surprise, it was busy as usual and ended up waiting for another hour with no where to sit -- pushing my endurance and patience with my already-tired shins.

At the end, we enjoyed the food, the view, and particularly our starters...

Location: Cheesecake Factory, Union Square - San Francisco
 
 
 

Often referred to as the "crookedest street" in San Francisco, Lombard Street is in fact neither the crookedest nor the steepest street in the city, let alone in the world. Oddly enough, this street is most often visited by tourists alike.

We like visiting this place for its character and its proximity to Fisherman's Wharf. The street is built with eight switchbacks on a 40-degree slope. It is also accessible via cable car.

Location: Lombard Street, San Francisco

 

We got carried away dining today. But whereelse is a better place to indulge (overdo?) on seafood while in San Francisco -- but at the Fisherman's Wharf area...

Tonight, we ventured out to Eat At Joe's ready to dive in on their famous Steampots. I haven't eaten so much crab for a long, long time since we've been here years ago! This is gotta be something to remember!

Location: Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco

 

Cheesecake Factory by Macy's at Union Square, San Francisco was so busy and crowded that I gave up within just few minutes. (Un)Fortunately, someone twisted my arm that I had to endure the second try. This better be good! At the end, I think it was good!

Location: Cheesecake Factory - Union Square, San Francisco
 
 
 
 

So, it started with a delayed flight from Calgary because of heavy fog in San Francisco...

You think after half a dozen times I've been to SFO, I'd learn to bring a jacket or a sweater? Noooo, not at all! Well, you guessed it right -- I now have another jacket to my luggage. Walking right down to Fisherman's Wharf wasn't so enjoyable without another layer for warmth...

Location: San Francisco, USA
 
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