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Friday, May 15, 2015

Friday Afternoon Merriment: Attempted Fine Dining in the Great Outdoors

Posted By on Fri, May 15, 2015 at 4:00 PM

On a recent weekend, my girlfriend and I decided to combine two cherished San Francisco pastimes: camping and brunch. What follows is a series of journal entries depicting the trials we endured.


We awoke earlier than usual this morning, needing to prepare for the long day of travel ahead of us. After a short breakfast, we packed our equipment, and readied ourselves for the journey to the place locals call “Mount Diablo” — Devil Mountain.

9:30. The wagon loaded up, we stopped to procure food and supplies at a general store on the outskirts of town. The place was was run by a mountain trader named Joe, had most everything we needed. To supplement what we’d carried with us, we purchased the following:

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