24 Nov
2014

Espetus Churrascaria Restaurant Review

Posted by Foodnut.com, November 24th, 2014

Espetus Churrascaria Exterior

Espetus Churrascaria is a Brazilian steakhouse serving Rodizio style food. They focus on meats straight from the fire brought to your table, continuously through the meal! You can stop the meat parade by flipping the table card to red. They have a salad and hot plate bar with lots of different options including asparagus, bean salad, eggplant, rice, beans, cod, and much more. Do not eat too much of this stuff otherwise you wonder have room for all the meat. Vegetarians should stay away.
Espetus Churrascaria has locations in San Francisco and San Mateo. We tried the brand new San Mateo location for dinner. It is all you can eat, with lunch going for $25.95 with 7 meat options, $37.95 on weekends. Dinner is $54.95 with 14 meat options. Kids are 50% off. Our last visit was in the Summer of 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

17 Nov
2014

Animal Restaurant Review, Los Angeles

Posted by Foodnut.com, November 17th, 2014

Animal Los Angeles exterior decor

Why did we dine here? – Animal Restaurant is a popular place in trendy Los Angeles. The award winning chef owns several restaurants. This particular one focuses on meaty dishes, at extremely reasonable prices. We had to give it a try and were not disappointed.

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10 Nov
2014

Hong Kong Lounge 2 Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Posted by Foodnut.com, November 10th, 2014

Hong Kong Lounge 2 San Francisco Exterior

Hong Kong Lounge 2 is a small Chinese Restaurant located in San Francisco’s Inner Richmond district. The owner Annie Ho no longer owns the original Hong Kong Lounge. They opened in 2012 and serve dim sum at lunch time and are quite busy. We were nearby, had never tried them, and were looking for decent Chinese food at lunch time.

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3 Nov
2014

Urchin Bistrot Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Posted by Foodnut.com, November 3rd, 2014

Urchin Bistrot San Francisco Interior Decor

Why did we dine here? – Urchin Bistrot is a new French Bistro in the bustling Mission district of San Francisco. The location formerly housed Slanted Door and the defunct Wo Hing General Store.

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27 Oct
2014

Perbacco Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Posted by Foodnut.com, October 27th, 2014

Perbacco San Francisco exterior decor

One of our favorite Italian restaurants in San Francisco. Perbacco is a popular Italian restaurant in San Francisco’s financial district that opened in 2006. We had been to their sister restaurant next door Barbacco recently, and felt it was high time that we came back to Perbacco. Chef Staffan Terje focuses on Piemontese, Ligurian, and Venetian regional Italian dishes. “Perbacco” translated is an Italian word to accentuate positive comments. Our last visit was in the middle of 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

25 Oct
2014

New Michelin Guide San Francisco 2015

Posted by Foodnut.com, October 25th, 2014

Michelin Guide San Francisco 2015: Restaurants & Hotels (Michelin Red Guide San Francisco)

New 2015 Foodie bible Michelin San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country Restaurants 2015 was just released. This sells for $14 at Amazon.

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20 Oct
2014

Koi Palace Dim Sum Daly City Review

Posted by Foodnut.com, October 20th, 2014

Koi Palace Daly City interior decor

Koi Palace is a popular Cantonese Chinese restaurant in Daly City. The Peninsula is ground zero for some of the best Chinese food in the San Francisco Bay area. It has been around since 1996 and specializes in wide selection of Dim Sum for lunch and special dishes for dinner. They also have locations in Dublin and at the Thunder Valley Casino. Koi Palace Dinner is reviewed separately. Dragon Beard candy creation is covered too. Our last visit was in the fall of 2014.

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13 Oct
2014

Monsieur Benjamin, San Francisco

Posted by Foodnut.com, October 13th, 2014

Monsieur Benjamin San Francisco exterior decor

Why did we dine here? – Monsieur Benjamin is the long awaited French restaurant from Corey Lee of Benu. There has been a vacuum of French restaurants in the last several years, and hopefully this new establishment will fulfill the need for fine French food. Across the street is one of the long standing fine French restaurants, Absinthe. Read the rest of this entry »

6 Oct
2014

Bouchon Restaurant Review, Santa Barbara

Posted by Foodnut.com, October 6th, 2014

Bouchon Santa Barbara exterior decor

Why did we dine here? – Bouchon, no relation to Thomas Keller’s Bouchon, is a top restaurant in Santa Barbara. We were here for one night and decided to give this legendary restaurant a try.

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29 Sep
2014

Caesars Bacchanal Buffet Review, Las Vegas

Posted by Foodnut.com, September 29th, 2014

Caesars Bacchanal Buffet Las Vegas interior decor

The Caesars Bacchanal Buffet was the latest and greatest buffet to open in 2012. They spent $100 million to create the best buffet in Vegas. USA Today rated it as the top buffet in 2013. Some have called it the next great buffet after Wynn and Bellagio, so we had to give it a visit. How would this buffet compare to the local competition? How would it compare to the best buffets FoodNut has been to in Conrad Hong Kong Sunday Brunch Buffet or Ritz Carlton Singapore Sunday Brunch Buffet?

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22 Sep
2014

Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay Navio Sunday Brunch Restaurant Review, Half Moon Bay

Posted by Foodnut.com, September 22nd, 2014

Navio Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay Sunday Brunch Buffet Exterior decor

Best buffet in San Francisco Bay Area? The Navio restaurant is located inside the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay. It serves one of the best Sunday Brunches in the San Francisco vicinity. They have everything from traditional breakfast items, Sushi, caviar!, fresh seafood, prime rib, Dim Sum, cheese, Pastries, and Desserts. The location on the coast is perfect, you get beautiful views of the coast and golf course. Read the rest of this entry »

15 Sep
2014

Lotus of Siam Restaurant Review, Las Vegas

Posted by Foodnut.com, September 15th, 2014

Lotus of Siam Las Vegas exterior decor

Why did we dine here? – Lotus of Siam is a legendary Thai restaurant that most foodies in the US know of. James Beard Award winning restaurant. We have been putting off visiting this famous spot for many years. Having dined at most of the famous Las Vegas restaurants, we felt it was high time to finally visit Lotus of Siam. Anthony Bourdain recently featured this restaurant on his television show. Saipin Chutima, is the owner and chef. She uses family recipes with a northern Thai focus to produce some of the best Thai food around.

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