scoma's is part of the story why i'm in san francisco. five plus years ago, i introduced two friends to each other at scoma's embarcadero, the same two friends who are now married. during this trip, i found out about about the scoma's in sausalito which is in a pretty little restored waterfront house walking distance from the sausalito port. took the boat from fisherman's wharf, and gobbled my way through large butter fried scallops dusted in parmigiano cheese and sauteed with lemon beurre blanc sauce. paired it with a riestling, and was off to a happy start to my sausalito island exploration. =)
los gatos coffee roasting, a quaint cafe on main steet in los gatos which i noted the day we arrived in the area. they served a lot of stuff, but i can't remember any because my brain zoomed in on the spinach, mushroom, and goat cheese crepe. yum. paired it with a well-balanced amaretto latte. just enough amaretto for the after-taste to roll in your tongue.
bar norcini, a well-reviewed little place along the powell street cable car line.
(1) head up to napa and bliss out through a nine-course tasting menu of michelin-rated yumminess at french laundry (with the H, ideally.) =)
(2) feast on fresh oysters at the swan oyster depot in polk street.
(3) try the tasting menu at quince.
off i go creating a foodie hit list for singapore too. =)