Travel

left my heart in san francisco

this past weekend, I ate my body weight in mini cupcakes,

consumed what could have quite possibly been the most perfect pumpkin scone on the face of the earth…

drank way too much coffee…

drank way too much wine…

drank not enough water…

wore the same outfit twice…

overcame my fear of lamb chops (the food, not the tv-show….that still haunts me)…

and made tons of new friends!

I can’t wait till next year.

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66 Comments

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    Jessica @ How Sweet It Is
    November 8, 2010 at 7:25 am

    Sounds like the perfect trip to me! Your photos are gorgeous.

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    Estela @ Weekly Bite
    November 8, 2010 at 7:27 am

    I love it when you post your photos this way!
    What a fabulous trip!!

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    tina
    November 8, 2010 at 7:27 am

    omg, BEAUTIFUL And GREAT shots of SF… miss my city! so jealous of you girls this weekend!!!! those mini cupcakes were EVERYWHERE!

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    Beth @ Beth's Journey to Thin
    November 8, 2010 at 7:30 am

    Wow amazing pictures!!! I wish so bad I was there!

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    Angela @ Eat Spin Run Repeat
    November 8, 2010 at 7:34 am

    Amazing shots Jenna! I really hope I can attend Foodbuzz next year – you and all the other bloggers make it look so amazing! 🙂

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    Natalia - a side of simple
    November 8, 2010 at 7:42 am

    Can I live your life now? K, thanks 🙂

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    Michele @ Healthy Cultivations
    November 8, 2010 at 7:45 am

    It’s so wonderful to see everyone’s photos from what clearly was a FABULOUS weekend. And I can’t get enough of those mini-cupcakes!!!

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    The Wife of a Dairyman
    November 8, 2010 at 7:55 am

    I’m with you on the mini cupcakes! I lost count. They were SO good. It felt good to get back to bootcamp class this morning…..hopefully I’ll shed the 3 pounds I’ve gained over the last few days in San Francisco. Have a fabulous day:)

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    Coco @ Opera Girl Cooks
    November 8, 2010 at 7:57 am

    I only managed to find my way to two of those delicious mini cupcakes! Alas, I got sidetracked by a rather generous pour or two of double daddy IPA . . .

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    Alina @ Duty Free Foodie
    November 8, 2010 at 7:58 am

    Hahaha … fear of lamb chops?
    But they are so tasty!
    May I ask why?

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    Michelle (The Runner's Plate)
    November 8, 2010 at 8:10 am

    Love all the photos! Looks like a ton of fun!

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    Jen @ keepitsimplefoods
    November 8, 2010 at 8:11 am

    Gorgeous pics!

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    Camille
    November 8, 2010 at 8:17 am

    Great photos!
    I really hope to be there next year *fingers crossed*!

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    Suzanne de Cornelia
    November 8, 2010 at 8:34 am

    Thanks for the gorgeous vicarious trip back to my hometown. Looks like a fantastic time!

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    grocery goddess jen
    November 8, 2010 at 8:41 am

    Looks fabulous and wonderful and I love, love, love the pictures.

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    Tina @ Faith Fitness Fun
    November 8, 2010 at 8:44 am

    I think I have already determined that I will be going there next year. It looks like SUCH a blast!!!

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    Brenna [fabuleuxdestin]
    November 8, 2010 at 8:48 am

    Looks like you had an amazing time!!! I have to go next year!

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    megan @ whatmegansmaking
    November 8, 2010 at 8:50 am

    Sounds like a great trip – I wish I could have gone! 🙂

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    Bobbi
    November 8, 2010 at 8:55 am

    So glad I finally got to meet you!!! You are a doll as expected. I wish we had more time to chat. I am sure we will meet again, I know our other half’s would hit it off too!

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    Jasmine @ Eat Move Write
    November 8, 2010 at 8:55 am

    What a fun album! I was supposed to go to Foodbuzz, but I had friends in town. It looks like you had so much fun. I love the pics of you girls on the picnic table with all the leaves around you. Beautiful. That last pic is hilarious. Matt’s face is priceless.

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    Food & Other Things
    November 8, 2010 at 9:00 am

    What beautiful photos…Foodbuzz sounds like an amazing experience!

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    Mara @ What's For Dinner?
    November 8, 2010 at 9:03 am

    I had such fun meeting you and hanging at dinner on Saturday!! Hopefully you can make it to Chicago soon, or maybe I’ll just have to come out to Wine Country 🙂

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    allison
    November 8, 2010 at 9:08 am

    that looks like an amazing trip!

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    Alexa @ The Girl In Chucks
    November 8, 2010 at 9:14 am

    Great photos! I met your roomie Stepfanie on Sunday…she said you were awesome! 🙂

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    marie
    November 8, 2010 at 9:23 am

    love the photos!!!! and there is NO such thing as too much wine!!! 🙂

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    Sharon
    November 8, 2010 at 9:24 am

    Looks like a fabulous weekend…we (my boyfriend and I) were in SF this weekend too…If you haven’t been to Gamine french bistrot on Union yet, you need to go. Roasted Beet and Green Bean Salad, Marinated Grilled Lamb Loin, Berries and Creme Fraiche Crepe….All. So. Good. And then I may or may not have had a mini shopping spree in the nearby Lululemon shop…..oops. Too much Sancerre, perhaps?

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    hippierunner
    November 8, 2010 at 9:26 am

    Amazing photos! And I reeaaaally love your jacket! Where is it from?

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      jenna
      November 8, 2010 at 11:52 am

      thank you 🙂 it’s from anthropologie

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        Ravan
        November 8, 2010 at 12:50 pm

        what about the pretty floral dress??

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          jenna
          November 8, 2010 at 1:05 pm

          urban outfitters 🙂

          • Emily
            November 8, 2010 at 2:51 pm

            hahaha, do I dare also also ask: what about your bag? 🙂

          • jenna
            November 8, 2010 at 3:10 pm

            hahah etsy!

          • Ravan
            November 9, 2010 at 12:07 pm

            thank-ya!!
            🙂

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    kelsey@snackingsquirrel.com
    November 8, 2010 at 9:41 am

    omg i will trade you my left arm for that pumpkin scone! actually id probably pay you the cost of going back to that farmers market to buy me that scone!!! <3 MAJOR YUMS! <3

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    Gloria
    November 8, 2010 at 9:42 am

    Your pictures are beautiful! I would have died for those squash blossoms!

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    chelsey @ clean eating chelsey
    November 8, 2010 at 9:50 am

    Beautiful pictures, but I’m kind of angry at you for getting “this is the song that never ends” stuck in my head.

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    Anon
    November 8, 2010 at 10:05 am

    A nice re-cap. I’ve enjoyed your’s and Mama Pea’s recap the most (no disrespect to other bloggers, but your two brief re-caps were lovely). I am laughing at how you seem to do something funny with your face in your photos. Trying to be cute! It must be a camera pose!

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    Mollie
    November 8, 2010 at 10:12 am

    I must know – where was that pumpkin scone???

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      jenna
      November 8, 2010 at 11:51 am

      it was from the farmer’s market! i don’t remember the exact booth though but i’m going to try to re-create it at home 🙂

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    Shannon @ Philadelphia Phitness Pharmacy
    November 8, 2010 at 10:12 am

    The food buzz weekend sounded like it was so much fun! Definitely jealous! Glad you had a great time!

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    the salty girl
    November 8, 2010 at 10:17 am

    that caviar bilini looks so yummy. i was wondering if you were at foodbuzz…. but you don’t share much on the blog anymore!

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    Gillian Young
    November 8, 2010 at 10:17 am

    Feel the exact same way on the wine and water!

    Saw you there but never had the chance to talk to you, maybe next year!

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    lindsay
    November 8, 2010 at 10:21 am

    Great pics!! The last one is too funny. Couldn’t wait to see your photos from the weekend…

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    Mary @ Bites and Bliss
    November 8, 2010 at 10:31 am

    Looks like an amazing trip. There are many, many bloggers quite jealous of you right now..me being on of them 😛

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    Krystina (Basil & Wine)
    November 8, 2010 at 10:33 am

    I desperately want that pizza.

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    Sandy
    November 8, 2010 at 11:12 am

    Then it looks like you had company in town last night to come back into the real world. Wonderful pictures, thanks.

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    Averie (LoveVeggiesAndYoga)
    November 8, 2010 at 11:21 am

    Your pictures are awesome! I was there and saw you having a great time. What a wonderful experience for everyone!

    It’s cool how it was pretty “local” for you….no airport travel involved which is just always a huge bonus in my book! At least I only had to fly up from San Diego.

    Beautiful pics, and enjoy your week even tho less mini cupcakes may be involved…haha!

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    Michelle
    November 8, 2010 at 11:25 am

    Those pictures are gorgeous, but the one of you in front of the Bay Bridge is unbelievable beautiful! Love fall in Northern California!

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    Liz
    November 8, 2010 at 11:49 am

    I know I should comment on the beautiful photos or the description of the food, but what I really want to say is: I totally forgot about Lamb Chop the show until this post. I will now have “this is the song that never ends” stuck in my head forever.

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      C
      November 8, 2010 at 12:36 pm

      Oh No! Me too!!!
      🙂

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        eml
        November 8, 2010 at 12:40 pm

        Oh my God, that brings back memories!

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    Sana
    November 8, 2010 at 11:59 am

    I have been reading everyone’s FB recaps with great jealously! Love love yoursss!

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    Chicago Cuisine Critique
    November 8, 2010 at 12:26 pm

    Looks like a great time! Your pictures are gorgeous. 🙂

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    Faith
    November 8, 2010 at 12:26 pm

    I love all of the pictures! The view from the piers of S.F. are always gorgeous and it’s refreshing not to read yet another Foodbuzz daily breakdown. Have you been to Greens in S.F. yet? Gorgeous views and amazing, local cuisine.

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    Hope
    November 8, 2010 at 1:11 pm

    loving your piccies as always!

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    Sarah
    November 8, 2010 at 1:38 pm

    You are SO PRETTY!!! I think this every time I see photos of you. You could seriously have a modeling career on the side…or at least a fashion blog! Bellissima!!

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    Em
    November 8, 2010 at 2:19 pm

    fantastic photos jenna 🙂

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    Maria
    November 8, 2010 at 3:20 pm

    Love all of your photos! Glad you had a good time and enjoyed some tasty food!

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    Kasey
    November 8, 2010 at 3:44 pm

    Love all the photos! Looks like an awesome weekend 🙂

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    Dee
    November 8, 2010 at 6:36 pm

    ahh, been waiting for this post! it sounds like you had a super blast!

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    Moni'sMeals
    November 8, 2010 at 8:13 pm

    I really like your recap. Great photos, You are so talented!

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    Adara
    November 9, 2010 at 7:06 am

    Hi Jenna,
    I remember reading about your benne wafer post and found this recipe on the Simply Recipes website. I tried them out and they are the thin, chewy type of benne wafer…soo good! Anyways, thought you may be interested:

    http://simplyrecipes.com/recipes/benne_wafers/

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    Jolene (www.everydayfoodie.ca)
    November 9, 2010 at 6:44 pm

    Ditto on all of that! It was a great weekend, and I am so glad I went!

    Weren’t those scallops just to-die-for!

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    Hillary [Nutrition Nut on the Run]
    November 9, 2010 at 11:04 pm

    Hey Jenna – how to you ‘install’ those awesome photo galleries in your posts? Is it just an Ecto thing?

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