Downtown. This neighborhood has the highest concentration of places to eat at various price points in town. I was excited when Mcfarlane Promotions invited us to their Taste of Downtown event. I was prepared to power walk through downtown. Restaurants were mostly clustered around the Gaslamp District but some were quite a few blocks out […]
I visit Mark’s Bark in the off season. During football season I stay home and pray to the football gods. Wish Mark was open days other than Sunday. If not for the bbq signs it’s hard to tell what is inside. The building is nondescript. Inside you can tell it use to be a bar.
The ambiance is exquisite. Low lighting, interesting, colorful artwork, comfortable seating (includes a pillow) combined with crisp white table linens, deep color wood throughout makes a welcome sight for the eyes. The entire staff is well rehearsed in seamless transition from door to table and beyond. One is transformed from mere existence to full happiness […]
I must confess I have a weakness for swag. It all started in grade school when the teachers started giving out swag for being good, getting to class on time, holidays, and doing well on tests. While the gold stars were nice candy was what I wanted the most.