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Hopscotch (Eat/Drink)

HopscotchRating: Excellent
Where: Uptown, Oakland, CA (1915 Pablo Avenue cross Williams Street, 4 blocks from BART within 8 mins walk, or plenty of street parking)


If there’s a reason for people to cross the Bay Bridge from San Francisco, Hopscotch will be it.

If you are going to a concert / show at (more…)

The Wind Rises (Movie)

TheWindRisesMain Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Krasinki, Emily Blunt, Martin Short, Stanley Tucci, Werner Herzog, Jennifer Grey, Wiliam H. Macy

Review: 8.5 out of 10 stars.

Review is for the English dubbed version.

The Wind Rises is a refreshing anime without Hollywood chaotic CGI or flashy 3D. You can’t even tell the dubbed voices were from some well known actors/actresses. It’s most (more…)

Akiko’s Restaurant (Eat/Drink)

Akiko'sAkiko'sRating: Solid good
Where: Union Square / Chinatown,┬áSan Francisco, CA (431 Bush Street, cross Kearny) Don’t be confused with the nearby Akiko’s Sushi Bar on Mason.

Review: Excellent sushi but pricey for its smaller portion.

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