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San Francisco Travel Meetup with Grant & Tonei (6:30pm on August 7)

Buenos dias everyone!  Sorry I’ve been MIA for a while – it’s been a very busy summer. But now I’m in the Bay Area for Alaska’s inaugural flight from SFO to Mexico City, and to make up for my absence, I decided we should have an opportunity to see Grant’s (burger-eating) talents at Super Duper Burgers this coming Monday.  If you are free Monday evening, please join me, Grant, and other Bay Area travel hackers for burgers, fries, miles, points, MS, and more.  As a reminder, this location is on Market Street between Montgomery and Powell Street BART stations.

  • Where: Super Duper Burgers, 721 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103 (Google Maps)
  • When: Monday, August 7th from 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Super Duper Burgers Yelp

No need to RSVP, just show up when you can and be ready to eat and talk.  Have a great weekend!

San Francisco Meetup at Super Duper Burgers Saturday March 14 @ 12-2pm

Good afternoon everyone, I stopped procrastinating long enough and finally decided on a location for the first ever San Francisco Miles and Points Meetup.  After carefully considering the options, I chose Super Duper Burgers, since it is pretty close to BART (half way between Powell Street and Montgomery Street) in the Financial District.  Since all the banks and local business are not working, there should be plenty of seating available.  The Yelp reviews and tasty photos may have influenced my decision.

Super Duper Burgers Yelp

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FTU San Diego Meetup for Saturday Night (March 7) at Tacos El Gordo

Good afternoon everyone from the beautiful Holiday Inn Express Old Town San Diego!  I flew down to San Diego a day early, but tomorrow I will be staying at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay where the Frequent Traveler University (FTU) in San Diego will be held.  During the big travel conferences, it is customary/mandatory to meetup Saturday night and go out to dinner.

I have heard many great things about Tacos El Gordo and have decided to check it out.  The score on Yelp is 4.5 stars with 1,635 reviews.  If they awarded Michelin Stars for Mexican food, this place would surely be 3-star-worthy.   (Insert a joke about meatup instead of meetup.)

Tacos El Gordo Yelp Page

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Driving Up to the Bay Area and Listening to Serial Podcast

San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge

Driving Up to the Bay Area and Listening to Serial Podcast

Good evening everyone, after a 6 hour drive from Irvine to Walnut Creek, I have finally settled in to my new room.  My dad drove up with me and I bought him a Southwest Airlines ticket home from Oakland to Orange County (OAK-SNA) #bestdadever.  As we drove, we listened to the Serial Podcast, described on their website as:

Serial is a new podcast from the creators of This American Life, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial will follow one story – a true story – over the course of a whole season. We’ll follow the plot and characters wherever they take us and we won’t know what happens at the end of the story until we get there, not long before you get there with us. Each week we’ll bring you the latest chapter, so it’s important to listen in order, starting with Episode 1.

If you like murder mysteries and excellent investigative journalism, you might like this podcast.  If you have an iPhone, iPod, iPad, or iTunes, you can subscribe to the podcast for free, which is a weekly audio program that automatically downloads the latest episode straight to your device.  You can subscribe here.  The episodes come out every Thursday and I have a few more episodes to go until I am all caught up.   Continue reading