Posts Tagged ‘Travel’

Rockaway To Rincón

Cabo Rojo Lighthouse area

So many Rockawayites have connections to Puerto Rico. “Am I the only person on the whole peninsula that hasn’t been?” I thought. I don’t suffer FOMO well, so back when things were pretty calm with Covid-19, we booked a trip, and I ended up spending my first Thanksgiving in a bathing suit drinking a pina colada, which, incidentally, is the national drink of PR. With the current Covid uptick, I did have second thoughts about the trip, but sitting on the beach in the open air seems much safer than […]

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Painted Ladies, Sea Lions, Seafood…

The Proud Mary  (Neptune's)

The tomato arrives in San Fran… and we’re feeling good! [rating: 2] Fisherman’s Wharf  / Neptune’s Palace Seafood Restaurant I’m pumped, heading to The Wharf. The weather is perfect for food touring. I’m walking on the boardwalk looking for my next eat! I pass several chain restaurants (boring) and the famous In-N-Out Burger (tempting). I spot seafood stands, seafood and steak houses, art-deco inspired diner joints, and the fish market! I’m liking the vibe especially when I pass the Sea Lions sunbathing on the docks near Peer 39 – so […]

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How sweet it is… Voodoo Doughnut

The Bacon Maple Bar

[rating: 3] Voodoo Doughnut (Portland, OR) – I had to try it. I’m not big on sugar treats but I had to have a bite from the famous Voodoo Doughnut shop. The line was long, about a 25 minute wait (it was a weekday). Once I stepped inside, I was pleasantly entertained by the menu item names – The Old Dirty, Cock and Balls, Portland Cream, Grape Ape… just to name a few. The decor was as vibrant and playful as their doughnut decorations and naming conventions. I decided to […]

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