WIAW: My Favorite Food Day in the Bay {Sushiritto and Roam Burger}

by Sara on May 7, 2013

Haaaaaappy Wednesday! How’s your week going?

I’m back in Boise, slowly recovering from a major San Francisco-induced food coma. 😉

When I was in New York last fall, I told you that vanilla bean ice cream was my favorite food in the entire world (narrowly edging out peanut butter—if you can imagine that!). Today, however, I need to retract that statement.

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Roasted banana ice cream is my favorite food in the entire world. 

Before catching my flight back to Boise on Monday, I ventured over to Bi-Rite Creamery, which was a 40-minute totally worth every step walk from my hotel.

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Bi-Rite has been on my foodie bucket list for years, however, in the past, full-fat super premium ice cream scared the bejeezus out of me, so I stayed far far away. This trip, I was finally ready to take it on.

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After sampling five flavors, I decided on the following three: roasted banana (my favorite….but you already knew that), salted caramel, and malted vanilla. They were all phenomenal. However the combination of caramelized bananas and organic cream completely captured my heart.

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My scooper was insistent that my bowl be adorned with bunny ears. 😉

I hadn’t planned on eating the entire thing, but who was I kidding? That ice cream—super creamy and dense—was gone baby gone in under five minutes. It was totally worth every.single.bite. Super fantastic.

Speaking of…

There’s a fantastic food fiesta happening today over at Peas and Crayons!

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Today I’m going to show you my eats from Sunday, which was easily one of the best food days of my life. Warning: what you’re about to see may disqualify me as a healthy living blogger. But I don’t care. 

 Amazing food experiences > HLB pride. 😉

I’ve got a zillion pictures to show,and what better way to start than with the first meal of the day: chocolate.

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Just kidding!  You know I meant breakfast.

I kept it healthy Saturday morning, and grabbed steel-cut oats from the Starbucks in the hotel lobby (first time EVER eating steel-cut—loved them!), and stirred in a little whey protein, which I’d brought from home. I topped off my to-go bowl with peanut butter and mixed nuts, and called it good.

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Sunday, however, I wanted BREAKFAST. And by that I mean a fluffy omelet. I thought about ordering room service, but since eggs and toast delivered to my room would have cost the equivalent of ten cappuccinos (aka $30—seriously!), I decided to venture out. Just a few minutes from my hotel, I found Mel’s Diner, which was bustling. Crowded dining establishments are an indicator that good food can be found inside, right?

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Right! The picture doesn’t do that spinach and cheddar omelet justice; it was delicious, and satisfied my cravings perfectly. I ate a few of the potatoes, but stopped short of finishing them because I had other plans

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The previous day, while I was at the Ferry Building with Gina, I’d picked up a gluten free cinnamon roll at Mariposa Bakery. However, by Sunday morning, it was ROCK hard. I clearly had only one option:  go back to get another one! :)

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I’m so glad I did, because my ooey goeey fresh and frosting-drizzled warm roll was incredible. It definitely satisfied that month-long craving!

I also swung by Blue Bottle Coffee, which is one of my favorite coffee shops in the Bay Area. Usually the lines are horrendously long, but I must have hit a slow spot, because I only waited a couple of minutes.

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The milk-to-foam ratio on my  2% dry cappuccino. was perfect: about 2/3 foam and 1/3 milk/espresso. Mmm.

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Sidenote: I ALWAYS take a Lactaid before drinking milk or eating ice cream, unless I’m in the mood for a somersaulting stomach. 😉

After finishing my drink, I slowly meandered back to Powell St.—one of the largest shopping areas in San Francisco. I wasn’t planning on eating a formal lunch, since I’d been noshing all morning and  had an early dinner date with my brother, but those plans quickly changed when I passed Sushiritto.


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A few of you—my readers— had told me I had to go there while I was in the city, so I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to pop in!

Sushiritto offers made-to-order, hand-held “sushi burritos” stuffed with Asian and Latin-infused ingredients. The menu was completely overwhelming—everything sounded good! After hmmming and haaaing, I ordered The Geisha’s Kiss: Yellowfin Tuna, tamago, pequillo peppers, yuzu tobiko, lotus chips, namasu cucumber, butter lettuce, avocado, green onions, and sesame sauce.

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Yum. I am totally intrigued by sushi-burrito concept, and want to try recreating it at home! However as delicious as my ‘rito was, I couldn’t finish it. I was STUFFED.

All that food powered me through several hours of shopping, and before I knew it, it was time for dinner.

A week before flying to San Francisco, I’d started doing restaurant research (does anyone else do this before visiting a city?), and had stumbled upon Roam Burger—a yuppie burger joint that features sustainably-sourced meat and produce. The owners of Roam Artisan Burgers emphasize the importance of using fresh local ingredients and have made it a top priority—not only for their meat, but for just about everything they serve.

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 “AT ROAM ARTISAN BURGERS, OUR…

  • Beef, bison and turkey are humanely raised on open pastures
  • 100% grass-fed beef is rich in Omega 3s, freshly ground and never frozen
  • House-made veggie burgers are organic, gluten free and vegan
  • Artisan burger buns are custom made at a local bakery
  • Pickles are made in-house
  • Fries are cooked in rice bran oil
  • House-made sodas are sweetened with low-glycemic agave nectar
  • Shakes are made with organic ice cream or organic non-fat frozen yogurt
  • Wine on tap eliminates waste and allows for a barrel-to-glass experience
  • Kombucha is locally produced, raw, organic and served on tap
  • Seasonal produce is sourced from local farms committed to sustainable practices
  • Menu items contain no corn syrup, no hormones, no antibiotics, no added trans-fats”

Sold. Sustainable, grass-fed, organic—all buzz words that make my stereotypical healthy living blogger heart go pitter patter.  I HAD to get in on the craze. And when I say craze, I mean craaaazy craze! The place was PACKED when Alec, Angela, and I arrived around 6:30pm.

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After perusing the menu for what felt like 10 minutes (it was probably more), we placed our order, and waited…impatiently. 😉

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Fortunately an appetizer was on hand to hold us over. 😉

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That would be the Nocciola Shake, described by our server  as “nutella in a cup.” And that’s exactly what it tasted like! We took turns taking sips until our burgers arrived at the table.

For me: a buffalo burger topped with aged cheddar, avocado, tomato, and pickles, then wrapped in butter-leaf lettuce.

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This was, hands down, THE BEST hamburger I’ve ever eaten. The meat was super tender, juicy, and perfectly seasoned. Swoon.

I pulled the pickles out before taking a bite. I like pickles, but only when eaten solo.

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We also shared the Fry-fecta: sweet potato fries, truffle-parmesan fries (!!!), and zucchini fries…

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as well as the house salad.

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Starry eyes.

Oh, and I almost forgot to mention that kombucha was available on-tap! The flavor of the day was a slightly sweet, slightly fizzy, blackberry currant.

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After filling our bellies to the brim, we walked. And walked…and walked….and walked… through several neighborhoods, including the Marina, Polk St., North Beach, Chinatown.

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It was SO great to spend the evening with Alec! I’ve missed him!

I practically passed out the moment I arrived back at the hotel, but not before nibbling on a few bites of this.

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Another Mariposa too-good-to-be-true GF treat—triple chocolate truffle brownie. 

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Even though last Sunday was far from a typical day of eating (I promise a “regular” WIAW post soon!), it was refreshing to enjoy—and I mean TRULY ENJOY—being out of my fitness and (somewhat) clean eating routine. In the past, I’d be overcome by guilt if I tucked into rich food and/or skipped a workout while on vacation.  Now, I see a couple days spent away from home as an opportunity to forget about food rules, to give my body a break from the gym, and to embrace those experiences that I rarely have an opportunity—or take an opportunity—to enjoy.

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If you made it this far…huge hugs! If not…well, just a half hug. 😉

Awwwr, that’s not true…

XOXO

I want to know…

Do you enjoy being out of your typical eating and exercise routine when you’re on vacation? Why or why not?

As much as I enjoy it now, it used to give me extreme anxiety. I still look forward to coming home and getting back into my routine, though.

What’s your favorite ice cream flavor? Cone or cup? Best ice cream experience you’ve ever had?

When you’re traveling, do you typically pack breakfast food to eat in your hotel room, or do you go out to restaurants/order room service?

I usually bring oatmeal or bars  to eat it in my hotel room, however this trip was a little different (mainly because there was no coffee maker to heat water in the room! Marriott knows how to get your money. 😉 )

Do you research restaurants before visiting a city?

Always!

Pickles? Yay or nay?

 

 

  • Khushboo

    This was such a fun post to read…and vicariously eat through San Francisco :)! Between those amazing ice cream flavors, that burger and cinnamon roll, San Fran looks like foodie heaven…I’m glad you were able to truly enjoy the place for what it is without paying attention to any “food rules”…life is for living and sometimes that happens through food, right :)! I definitely indulge more on holidays and while I love every second of it, I start to crave salad and plain food like crazy by the end of it!

    I’m more of a cup girl..given how slow I eat my ice cream (gotta savor it;)), I’d end up a sticky mess if I opted for a cone! Best flavor I’ve had in a LONG while is Haagen Dazs Cookies ‘n’ Cream…mmm!

    • http://www.nourish-and-flourish.net Sara Stewart

      I completely agree that cups > cones, but only because eating ice cream off a cone makes me nervous that I’ll lose some of the ice cream to the ground! haha. I think the optimal ice cream experience is a cup with a cone on top! 😉 Happy Wednesday, K! xoxo

  • Sophia

    Oh my gosh, if it is possible you have made me even more keen to go to San Francisco! I adore experiencing new food and new places! It’s one of my favourite things- I get such a lift from a change in surrounding! I want roasted banana ice-cream! And the malted vanilla too of course! Best ice-cream I’ve ever had was made from beautiful fresh raw cream mixed with honey from the same farm(my nonnas) it was hand churned- eaten Fresh the day we made it :) I always get an apartment when I travel- with a kitchen because I just love picking up fresh products from markets- local breads, cheese, eggs- tomatos etc and making breakfast! I usually do a lot of research on restaurants- but sometimes in the moment finding an amazing little place or something I couldn’t have anticipated proves even better! Looks like you had such a fabulous time Sara! Can I ask how tall your handsome brother is? Lots of hugs and love Sophia

    • http://www.nourish-and-flourish.net Sara Stewart

      Oh my goodness, your homemade fresh raw cream ice cream with local honey sounds blissful! It’s yet another reason why I NEED to visit you in Italy! :) I don’t think such a delightful thing exists in the US.

      We’re going to make fantastic travel buddies, because I absolutely love browsing local markets, and picking up goodies to use in my own kitchen. Can you imagine the meals we could create in Paris? Ahh…dreaming. :)

      Alec is 6’5! Crazy tall! My family jokes that he took all the height genes, and I was left with none. 😉

      Happy Wednesday, my dear! <3 xoxo

      • Sophia

        Visit anytime lovely girl 😉 Totally compatible- The market in Paris is spectacular- I think we will be in heaven- delicious heaven! He’s Tall and gorgeous- just like you! 😉 love and hugs Sophia

  • http://twitter.com/FitSwissChick Lucie Pfaendler

    Oh my Gosh, I don’t even know where to start!! So much good food, I am droooling!! That burger just looks amazing, how are you supposed to take a bite without having the leave in your nose/eye? Haha :-) And the Suhiritto is probably the best invention ever.
    I can not help it, but Italians make the BEST Ice Cream. It’s like when you eat chocolate outside of Switzerland. It’s good, but there’s nothing like Swiss chocolate – the same goes for Italian Ice Cream – at least for me.
    And YES, I ALWAYS do restaurant research!! We already found a steak house we want to go to in NY :-)
    Sending you huge hugs, love!!!

    • http://www.nourish-and-flourish.net Sara Stewart

      Haha, the lettuce DID hit my nose/eye/face! In fact, the entire eating experience was a huge MESS! I wish I’d captured a picture of the aftermath–it looked like a tornado had hit my plate!

      I completely agree with you about Swiss chocolate—NO other country knows how to make chocolate as well!

      Which restaurant are you planning on going to in NYC?! I have a few recommendations, if you need more!! xoxo

  • http://www.sweatlikeapig.com/ Tara @ Sweat like a Pig

    OMG I think this is the best food you’ve ever featured on your blog. Ice cream, sushiritto, burgers and fries?!?! I’m all over that! I recently discovered the magnificence of zucchini fries (or courgette fries, as we call them over here!) at Byron – OM.

    PS. Rob is going to be away for the whole of July now, so it’s going to be girls gone wild at my place! haha

    • http://www.nourish-and-flourish.net Sara Stewart

      Gah, I know…I want to relive that day of eating over and over again. I especially can’t stop thinking about the burger. It really was amazing!

      Eee! I’m so excited for July!!! xoxo

  • Jessie

    Thank goodness I always finish eating right before I look at your posts because i don’t think there’s been one that I’ve read that wasn’t filled with AT LEAST one food item that didn’t look drool worthy! Seriously, you may eat the most delicious food out of anyone I know!

    • http://www.nourish-and-flourish.net Sara Stewart

      Haha, thanks, girl! I wish I could take credit for it, but none was made by me! San Francisco just has AMAZING food! Happy Wednesday, love! <3 xoxo

  • http://balancejoyanddelicias.wordpress.com/ Coco

    what a great day for food! I love them all.

    I don’t follow my usual routine when I travel, I listen to my body what it wants and give in. I know i’ll have time to get back to routine when I go home, so no stress. 😉

    If the hotel offers complementary breakfast, I don’t take anything. If not, I’d pack oatmeal, nut butter.

    I’m not good researching before travel, I like being surprised. 😉

    • http://www.nourish-and-flourish.net Sara Stewart

      Complimentary breakfasts are the best! I wish more hotels offered them!

  • Brittany

    OMG literally this is probably the most delicious sounding WIAW post ever!
    I have to say, being out of my routine on vacation is hard at first, but I get used to it and realize it’s okay to take a few days off :) But I love the morning coming back to my routine! I look forward to that too 😉
    Favorite ice cream flavor is hands down cake batter!! Always in a cup :)
    For breakfast on vaca, I usually just eat out because my breakfasts are so different every morning anyways!
    I always research restaurants before visiting too!
    And YAY PICKLES!!!
    xo lots of hugs!!

    • http://www.nourish-and-flourish.net Sara Stewart

      Yay–another pickle lover!! Sweet or dill? 😉 Oh, and cake batter ice cream is incredible—I don’t think I’ve had it for 2-3 years, though! That needs to change!

      • Brittany

        Definitely dill! And yes!!! The best is when there are rainbow sprinkles! But really any ice cream topped with rainbow sprinkles makes it more fun to eat haha!

  • Sam @ Better With Sprinkles

    I don’t even know where to start. The ice cream? The sushi burrito? The cinnamon roll? EVERYTHING LOOKS DELICIOUS (yes, caps were necessary because I’m pretty much shouting at my computer right now).

    I used to get anxious about getting off my food and exercise routine when I went on vacation, but now I’m actually fine with it. I look at it more of an opportunity than anything else!

    Favourite ice cream flavour..tough one! I love the Reese’s kind…and chocolate chip cookie dough…and cookies and cream. I can never really decide on just one flavour! And a cone just feels that much more summer-y to me!

    And I absolutely research restaurants before visiting a city. 😉

    • http://www.nourish-and-flourish.net Sara Stewart

      Waaaaait, how have I never had Reece’s ice cream?! Which brand do you buy?!

  • Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin

    Oh my gosh, what an amazing food filled trip! Everything looks absolutely amazing! I’ve never tried banana ice cream before, but it is now my mission to find it (although finding a kind not potentially contaminated with nuts may be difficult… I may have to make my own. :P). Also that burger place sounds so cool! I love that it serves buffalo patties and has kombucha on tap.

    I love going on vacation and getting to try so many foods and restaurants! I sometimes try to exercise if there’s time, but there often isn’t, and I don’t really mind. It’s nice to take a break from my regular routine every once in a while. Plus not exercising = more time for exploring and eating!

    My favourite ice cream flavour is probably candy cane chocolate chunk, but it’s only available around Christmas unfortunately. But the absolute best ice cream I’ve ever had was at Blacktree restaurant, where I had gingerbread ice cream. It was seriously incredible!

    And YES I always research restaurants before travelling. I just got back from a road trip with my mom and sister and we researched every city we went to haha. We wanted to make sure we were hitting up the best restaurants in each place. 😉

    • http://www.nourish-and-flourish.net Sara Stewart

      Candy cane chocolate chunk and gingerbread ice cream sound pretty dreamy! Let me know if you successfully create a roasted banana ice cream! I’d love to have unlimited access to it! Happy Wednesday, Chelsea! <3

  • http://twitter.com/mewinebrenner Maria Tadic

    That sushi burrito looks so good! I want one! I’m already looking for a place near DC where I can get this genius creation. And wow you and your brother look a lot alike!

    • http://www.nourish-and-flourish.net Sara Stewart

      I don’t think they exist outside San Francisco! Maybe we should open up our own place? 😉

  • Lillian_SeizeTheLatte

    Aaaaaaah! The ice cream sounds AMAZING. I was drooling just reading about it (no joke)!

    I always pack breakfast food to eat in my hotel room, since I a) struggle with finding food that’s safe for me to eat, and b) looaaaaathe spending money on hotel food. The one and only time I did get room service was when I was on a work trip to London: I’d arrived at my hotel around midnight, and I’d barely eaten anything all day. I was starving, and by some miracle, room service was still available…so I took full advantage of it. I stuffed my face and didn’t regret it at all. 😉

    • http://www.nourish-and-flourish.net Sara Stewart

      Agreed–room service is CRAZY expensive! It’s practically robbery, especially when you’re desperate and left with no other option! ;-p Happy Wednesday! <3

  • http://twitter.com/AnnaTheApple88 Anna Smith-James

    No wonder that place was on your food bucket list (which by the way, is an amazing idea and I’m now going to do some researching into what I would have on my food bucket list. I have a race bucket list but it doesn’t sound quite as exciting…). I’m not a big fan of banana-flavoured anything, but roasted? Well this does sound intriguing. I see there’s a brown sugar flavour which sounds divine. And you know I love salted caramel (hello, fave Lindt choc) :)
    I love how indecisive you are with picking what to have – I’d be exactly the same. I’m usually the one who takes the longest to decide and then almost changes her mind just before ordering.
    I’ve never heard of a sushi burrito, it looks amazing. And it’s making me realise how many amazing food places I missed when I was in San Fran!!
    I also like the fact that you can go bun-less with the burger at the Roam Burger place. I always prefer the filling to the bread when I have a burger. And they were so generous with their lettuce! Amazing.
    Definitely looked like an amazing trip, of which I am seriously jealous about hehe :))

    • http://www.nourish-and-flourish.net Sara Stewart

      We’d be fantastic indecisive dining partners! I’m always the person at the table asking the waiter for “one more minute, please!” And I’ve also been known to change my order after placing it. 😉 Happy Wednesday! <3

  • runwithspoons

    Oh girl, I don’t even know where to start… but you should probably know that this definitely takes you up a whole bunch of notches in my HLB book. I hate the idea that being healthy means eating clean 100% of the time – I think that just leads to a crazy unhealthy relationship with food. I mean, there’s food for the body, but what about food for the soul!? That’s just as, if not more, important!

    Vacations used to cause me a lot of anxiety too, but now I love them. A chance to experience new things and a break from everyday routine? Sign me up! That being said, I do usually pack a decent amount of food to take with me when I go, since allergies are kind of a pesky thing to deal with, and I enjoy being able to eat breakfast in peace rather than having to rush out the door to grab one. Ice cream, on the other hand, I’ll go out of my way to get – even if it involves walking 40 minutes! I’d have to say that the classic vanilla bean is my favorite ice cream, but that might just be because I’ve never had roasted banana – sounds amazing! And always in a cone… the melty last bite is the best part!

    • http://www.nourish-and-flourish.net Sara Stewart

      You would LOVE the roasted banana ice cream, Amanda! I’m 100% certain it would surpass vanilla on your favorites list…It was just so darn incredible! xoxo <3

  • Natalie @ Lift,Sleep,Eat

    Ahhhhh! All of your food looks delicious..I am now starving and ready to eat my laptop screen ehhe!
    I can never choose what flavour ice cream I want?! I am one of those annoying people that likes to sample multiple flavours before actually choosing which one..I love really unusual flavours though and always tend to go for fruit based ones..banana/strawberry are always yummy options. Always cone over cup as well!
    I love being away and being out of my habit and getting to try new foods, but I always look forward to getting back as I miss working out!
    Definitely research restaurants as well..I want to make sure I’m getting the most out of my trip hehe!
    Nay to pickles!

  • http://twitter.com/flakeandcake Claire

    Sara your food literally had me drooling at my desk! You started with a salted caramel chocolate selection – oh my goodness – and I didn’t think it could get any better. Then the peanut butter, ice cream, cinnamon rolls, sushi.. You pulled out all my favourite foods!
    As you know, my week in London was filled with lots of chocolate, take outs and treats. All good but I’m glad to be cooking for myself and eating a little less junk!
    I’ve never tried a pickle!!!

  • http://www.healthyfoodandfamily.blogspot.com/ Jen Stimbert Pabst

    Holy hell, I think all of the food looks absolutely amazing!!!!!!

  • Eating 4 Balance

    Your ice cream kind of looks like bunny ears with the wooden spoons :)

    Pickles are a definite nay for me.

    Yay for grass-fed burgers! That restaurant’s menu is amazing. I need to go there someday!

  • Allison

    Ahhh I totally agree- amazing food experiences win over any sense of HLB pride. That sushiritto made my mouth water like woah- that might be the thing that drives me to visit CA!

  • Ashley @ AlmostVegGirlie

    I wish I had visited San Fran at a time like now when I feel a lot less guilty about food, because I wasn’t able to fully enjoy the experience then. But I promise I will go back…hopefully soon!

    I’ve never done the room service thing on vacation but when we went to Phoenix a few years ago my parents were considering ordering room service cocktails by the pool, which is actually pretty cool and I’d definitely consider doing that (obviously once I’m 21…in 3 months!)

  • Olivia @ Liv Lives Life

    Salted Caramel ice cream?! Count me in! It looks amazing!

    I really do like being out of my normal routine on vacation…as long as I can get back to it when vacation is over! :-)

  • http://www.starsystemz.com/blog Courtney Violet Bentley

    Wow you defintely enjoyed some sweet TREATS, I LOVE IT! I indulged all weekend too and you know what I am so happy + enjoyed every minute of it, will I continue doing so? No but I am glad I let loose, did not workout and did not feel an ounce of guilt :) I LOVE pickles, i eat them when I get a hunger spell, Instead of doing the hotel breakfast (yah same here 30$ NO THANKS) I head out to a local spot which I feel is better because it forces you to start your day and explore a bit! Thank goodness for yelp and zaggat because I pre search yummy eats beforehand as well :) Happy you had such a fun time Sara! Love + Shine CourtStar

  • Hannah @ CleanEatingVeggieGirl

    Roasted banana ice cream sounds AMAZING!! And those french fries look unbelievable!! Which reminds me…have you ever dipped fries in ice cream? It sounds totally weird, but the sweet and salty combo is delicious!

  • Allison @ Life’s a Bowl

    Girl, you are eating GOOD! I can’t choose just one thing to mention so I’m gonna say that I’d love a bite of all of the above [with the exception of the tuna – I don’t care for raw fish]… Sbucks oatmeal is my favorite on-the-go breakfast, it’s so thick!

  • http://twitter.com/healthlovechoc Gina Topley

    Okay so there is about a million things I want to ramble on about concerning all your food adventures, but I will try to stick to a few.

    First of all, I would give in to all rebellion of my stomach for Bi-Rite, I really really want to try it. Second, that burger place looks amazing and I definitely just but it on my list of places in the city to eat at. And lastly, the Mariposa brownies are heaven on earth and I will be picking on up at the farmers market booth this weekend.

    I am SO glad you had such a wonderful trip, and it is pretty darn obvious you belong on the west coast. 😉

  • http://lisalately.com/ Lisa

    I literally drooled all over my keyboard (okay, I didn’t actually, that would be kind of gross and I think I’d break my computer that way)…anywho what I really mean is this looks so dang delicious!
    The ice cream, chocolate, brownie, salad, sweet potato fries. Okay I’ll stop. What an absolutely wonderful day of foodie adventure!
    I always do research before I go on vacation! A must. You clearly did well:)
    Sadly, not a huge pickle fan!

  • Melissa @ Mouthwatering Morsel

    roasted banana ice cream?! whhhhhatttt? haha your coffee dude def makes better ones than mine. soooo pretty!! happy weekend gorgeous!

  • http://twitter.com/kissmybroccoli Heather Powers

    ” Amazing food experiences > HLB pride.” <- AAAAAAAMEN!!! You go girl! I'm so proud of you! Looks like you had one amazing foodie experience after ANOTHER!! I've GOT to have a sushirrito! And omg, parmesan truffle fries?! Those must have been absolute HEAVEN!!

    My go-to favorite ice cream flavor has always been cookie dough, but as I get older I lean more and more towards just trying any new flavor I come across! Hey, you only live once right? Best ice cream experience I ever had was just a few months ago at Jeni's Ice Cream Shop! I got a cherry goat cheese and a pistachio honey cup that was TO DIE FOR!! And I also got to try a wildberry lavender flavor that I swear to you tasted just like Fruity Pebbles! I will definitely be going back to get that again!

    Yay for pickles…but I'm a sweet girl…bread 'n butter rocks my socks!

  • http://www.facebook.com/kaitlin.fuelling Kaitlin Fuelling

    Oh my goodness I don’t know where to begin. I’ve been in the bay area and need to try these places! That sushi place? Burger place? YUM!!! Thanks for the inspiration :) I love ice cream to pieces and usually go with a cup but could always go for a sugar cone. I love Fentons (oakland). I love trying new things when I am on vacation and love testing out all the popular or local spots. We rarely eat in the hotel because it is too darn expensive. Usually it’s snack stuff brought in or if there is a fridge, or a local grocery store. We usually have our itinerary planned out and restaurantes picked out.

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