Category Archives: One Year in SF

June 6, 2010


May 12th, 2008. I flew to San Francisco for a 2 day trip. It was the first time I had been to SF shorter than 5 days and not to attend something work related. I was in SF to hunt for houses and talk to some companies about working here. Eighteen days later, 3 garage […]

September 9, 2009

Comments Off on ★ My Favorite San Francisco Coffee Shops

When you think of American cities that love coffee, the first thought is Seattle and I don’t think San Francisco rivals Seattle in the amount of coffee shops or sheer volume of coffee fandom there. However, living in SF, and I’d argue that it’s a close 2nd. Sure New York will have more variety, more […]

June 8, 2009

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I’ve been very lucky to have a supportive family and a few friends that are always there to give advice. When we embarked on this trip one year ago, it was San Francisco that I thought would bring me happiness. My dream of working in tech (even if only for a short time) and making […]

June 7, 2009

Comments Off on ★ One Year in San Francisco: Getting Out & Finding Food

Food in San Francisco I didn’t know this until moving here, but some of the best tasting food in the world is in SF. Of course, I’ve never traveled outside of The U.S., but I’ve been told this by a lot of people. SF cuisine is very diverse. Chinatown is only a mile from Japantown […]

June 6, 2009

Comments Off on ★ One Year in San Francisco: Finding a Job

Getting started in SF is very hard. I was lucky that I came here with an impressive resume, strong business relationships and a network of contacts. Twitter was huge in my transition to SF. I was already following most of the people I was going to meet and taking on side projects was a great […]