Monthly Archive: April 2011

Apr 15

Pho in the Tenderloin

The best meal so far in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district was my well-done brisket, rare steak, beef ligament and tripe pho at the Pho Tan Hoa. I ended up wearing a fair amount of it. It was worth it: the broth was full of a strong beef flavor, and the ligament was nice and chewy.

Apr 05


Shelf the Four

It’s pretty cool what you can do with some screws and $50 in lumber 🙂 I didn’t want to take a shot of these until we had the garage cleaned up, fortunately Rebecca came to my aid and did most of it for me. Now to tackle storage for the odds and ends of my …

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Apr 04

Braised beef and noodles

We had a late lunch yesterday, but it turned out pretty well! Since we have to go to a later mass, we had all kinds of time to let the beef braise in its wine & mint marinate. Rebecca got it sliced and browned before we had to leave. 3 short hours in the oven, …

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