- Feb 28, 2011
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- Beverly Hills, CA
Hmm I went to college in Angwin up the hill from St. Helena in Napa Valley. Had fun in my hey day raiding Robbie Mondavi Jr.'s cellar with him. And my buddy Brian Power was the son of the owners for the Nut Tree on I80 which was an awesome place for years. Miss some good restaurants in Calistoga. That being said don't miss months of rain. I love it up there and drove to the "city" often. There was more of a crime element in Haight Ashbury, Market, and the Broadway And Kearney area than southern California.Let's not get too crazy here Jon.
Northern CA > Southern CA
That said, I do plan to visit your store one of these days (which means braving the smog, traffic, and crime).
Isn't it funny how Bay Area people think like this? Sometimes I worry the Bay will get overcrowded and will start to suck like NYC.I guess this means I shouldn't get my hopes up for a "Japanese Knife Imports - North." I always just assumed that you and Sara would flee LA for the Bay Area as soon as possible.
This sounded like crazy talk, so I went on Yelp and to my great surprise, it looks like you may have a point here. There are countless complaints about "not being able to get a good bowl of ramen in the Bay Area." I am not an aficionado of ramen, so I can't say.As much as I love the Bay Area, I know there is one thing that LA has that the Bay Area does not have ...