Category Archives: Sunday Switchup

Sunday Switchup Dessert Review: Philmore Creamery

I decided to try something from the Philmore Creamery today: a Cherry Crumble Pie with Gianduia Gelato. Verdicts: Pie: 3/5. It’s fine, but the nothing distinguished. The crush isn’t flaky, it’s just sort of there. The oat mixture on top … Continue reading

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Sunday Parfait: Humphry Slocombe and Rustic Bakery

I made my own dessert for this Sunday switchup. It still counts, because it’s made out of a San-Francisco-made ice cream and some cookies that were made in Petaluma. (Which is, in case you don’t know, about 30 miles north … Continue reading

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Sunday Snack-y Switchup: Mara’s Italian Pastries

Mara’s is one of the ubiquitous bakeries/dessert places in North Beach. There are quite a few of them. I’ve tried a couple, and have pretty much universally been disappointed. But I hadn’t tried Mara’s yet. I was walking by, out … Continue reading

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Key Lime Pie Sundae Sunday Switchup: Red Ribbon Fried Chicken

So I was intrigued enough by Red Ribbon Fried Chicken’s ‘Key Lime Pie Sundae’ to try one along with my fried chicken salad. Verdict: meh. 2/5

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Sunday Switchup: English as Apple Pie

I did another order from┬áThe Brazen Head, and thought I’d try out another dessert after a bit of a disappointment last time. I figured I’d try their ‘fruit pie’ (it didn’t say what kind). Sorry that the presentation isn’t all … Continue reading

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Sunday Switchup: San Francisco Sweets Review, Brioche Bakery Brioche French Toast

Okay, some people would say that this was brunch and not dessert. And I say, ‘this is DESSERT for BRUNCH’. Nyah. Unfortunately, it frankly just wasn’t all that good dessert for brunch. Some of Brioche Bakery’s stuff is quite good, … Continue reading

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Sunday Switchup: San Francisco Sweets Review, Mina Family Kitchen

Well, you remember how I said I was going to order some tarts from Miette for this week? ‘This time for sure?’ Well, I did! And they cancelled the order. Turns out they aren’t making tarts at the moment, probably … Continue reading

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Sunday Switchup: San Francisco Sweets Review, The Brazen Head

I was going to do a review of Miette, but it turns out they’re only preparing food once a week, for pickup on Saturday. And I only tried to order today. Alas! So I ordered food from ‘The Brazen Head’, … Continue reading

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Sunday Switchup: San Francisco Sweets Review, ONE65 Patisserie

I’ve been meaning to do some reviews of San Francisco dessert places for quite a while. I think I might do them on Sundays for a while. It gives me a great excuse to order something decadent once a week. … Continue reading

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Sunday Switchup: You Otter See My New Friend

Autumn got me a couple of little friends for my birthday. Of course, some assembly was required.

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