|A grey day in California is still a pretty good day!|
As some of you may know, I’m in San Francisco this weekend for FoodBuzz Festival 2011. I’m extremely excited to meet the other almost 300 bloggers that are attending the events, make some friends and gain 5 lbs (no seriously. It might happen).
So far, I’m in love with this city. Subway from the airport (suck it Toronto) and a beautiful downtown. My hotel is right on Union Square, so I have a great view of the fabulous shopping and bustling people below. My self control is really working hard here. So many pretty things I want to own, if only I had more green in my pocket. Must. Win. Lottery.
I’ll be keeping you up to date on my journeys throughout the weekend (it’s only fitting, seeing that it is a food-blogger conference) so don’t touch that dial! (or whatever other saying makes sense...)
Ok! Back to the point:
The first thing I did when I got to San Fran was to have a second lunch (my first one was small.. ok. You’re judging me, I can feel it) and there’s nothing better than a good Diners Drive-Ins and Dives Fix:
|Grilled cornbread and hot pepper jelly. Oh baby.|
Guy has the famous grilled cornbread with hot pepper jelly and, from the look on his face, I knew I had to try it too. Man oh man! I thought this stuff was the best thing I was going to eat (until I tried everything else): fluffy cornbread with a crispy outside, studded with jalapenos and green onions with fresh jalapeno pepper jelly to dip (read: douse) it in. Magic. Two pieces of this stuff should be shared between two people (or four skinny people). I almost managed it, but I was wearing nylons, and well, they were starting to give after my next course.
|See that crispy bread back there? That's where I died of happiness. Right there.|
The next thing I had was the Merguez sausage and goat cheese omelette. The omelette was really tasty, full of meaty chunks and roasted tomatoes, but the star of the dish was the Buttermilk and Dill Bread. I have no idea how this bread was so darn good, but I think I would walk here from home, in Toronto, just to have another slice. It was somehow crispy and gooey in the middle with crunchy crusts and creamy dill flavour all over. It was (and I don’t say this lightly), the very best sliced bread I have ever had. I neglected my omelette for this bread. There was meat in my omelette. Seriously. It’s that good.
Tomorrow morning, Dottie’s opens at 7:30am and there is usually a 30 person line, I’ll be there at 7:15.
Love from California,
|From foodgps.com just to show the line!|
Dottie's True Blue Cafe
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