January 28th, 2014 by grant

We met up with Jon & Kathy to talk about a New York trip. Jon suggested Naschmarkt Restaurant. We never had Austrian food before so we jumped at the chance. Needless to say the Pork Belly was so damn good. I did have to take 6 Lipitors on the way back to the car though. […]

January 26th, 2014 by grant

We had a nice reunion this afternoon. It’s probably been 10 years since I’ve seen my former bandmates.

January 21st, 2014 by grant

We got together with Jim & Kelly again and had a wonderful dinner at Nido. What better opportunity to shoot a portrait.

January 20th, 2014 by grant

Last night we got together with Mary Ann before she flew home & had dinner at Jang Su Jang in Santa Clara.

January 20th, 2014 by grant

Last Saturday we got to try the new Italian place Trabocco in South Shore. We met Jim & Kelly over there.

January 11th, 2014 by grant

During my annual PBS pledge drive I happen to receive a gift certificate for Elizabeth Spencer Wines. Well today we decided to redeem it and what better couple to take with us than Paul & Brenda. We walked out of there with a nice cab and then shuttled over to Long Meadow Ranch for lunch.

January 10th, 2014 by grant

It’s been a little over a year since Sandy’s beloved Judy passed.

January 3rd, 2014 by grant

When I taste something good, I try to recreate it while adding my own¬†touch. Mommi’s lengua is one of those dishes. Now while Mommi was not here we thawed a portion from the freezer. I topped mine¬†with 3 types of mushrooms. In fairness I should wait til her next visit for the actual throwdown.

January 3rd, 2014 by grant

We finally made it over to Oakland Zoo Lights.

January 3rd, 2014 by grant

We went to Jon & Kathy’s for our annual Christmas Party. I tried to keep my picture taking to a minimum, but had to take portraits. I need to change my methodology. I was so intent on getting the bokeh from the Christmas tree lights and I was shooting at f2-2.8. This created some focus […]