Tag Archives: North Beach

Dog of the Day: Boru the Basset Hound

I was out wandering this afternoon, after picking up my spanky new set of glasses, when I ran into this fine fellow. When I asked what his name was, Boru’s mom said, “His name is Boru,” and then the two … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Logan the Pembroke Welsh Corgi

I met Logan at Washington Square Park, where he was taking a very keen interest in everyone and everything. I wonder if he was named after Wolverine of the X-Men (‘dogereen’?), or maybe Logan’s Run (Logan’s waddle?)

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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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Dog of the Day: Felonious Goldendoodle

I went out and took some pictures earlier today. Some of them are rather impressive, of the remains of the Fisherman’s Wharf Fire. I’ll see if I can’t post them this coming Saturday. I checked out a few parks, too.

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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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Dog of the Day: Sadie the Pomeranian

My notes say that Sadie is 10, and blind. You sure wouldn’t know it from any of the pictures.

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Dog of the Day: Fionn Mac Cumhaill (aka Finn MacCool) the Dachshund Terrier Mix

I saw this dog the other day and I thought, oh god, someone has had just as long a day as I have. And then I found out that this someone’s name was ‘Fionn Mac Cumhaill, AKA Finn MacCool, named … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Anna Marie the Romanian Rescue Dog

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Anna Marie. Anna Marie had a pretty tough start to life… she was found, an unknown herding mix dog. seriously injured on the streets of Galati, Romania. (Her full story is here.) Fortunately, she was picked … Continue reading

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Dog of the Day: Klee Kai

Autumn and I were outside a restaurant in North Beach (which I will be posting a different picture from on the next Sunday Switchup) and we happened to look through the window and who should we see but this happy … Continue reading

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Sunday Switchup: Funny Hat

Found in the Goorin Brothers hat store in North Beach. A very, very subtle misdirection: in case you were deceived, that is in fact an ice bucket, not a fedora.

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