15 Dec
2014

Farallon Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Posted by Foodnut.com, December 15th, 2014

Farallon San Francisco interior decor

Why did we dine here? – Farallon is an upscale seafood restaurant in San Francisco’s Union Square district. We were celebrating a special occasion and had not eaten here in years. This restaurant supports organic farming and sustainable fishing practices. Our last visit was in November 2014.

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8 Dec
2014

Crystal Jade Jiang Nan Restaurant Review, San Francisco

Posted by Foodnut.com, December 8th, 2014

crystal jade san francisco exterior decor

Why did we dine here? – Crystal Jade is a brand new Chinese restaurant in San Francisco’s Embarcadero 4. They spent $14 million dollars renovating the former Harbor Village location.  (Ah the old days..) The illustrious LVMH Group (Louis Vuitton et al) owns this restaurant group now. This restaurant group has locations all over Asia. We have previously been to the location at the Hong Kong airport and IFC, so we are familiar with their offerings in other countries. Expectations were high given their quality and the ridiculous amount of money they spent.

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1 Dec
2014

Elite Restaurant Review, Monterey Park, CA

Posted by Foodnut.com, December 1st, 2014

Elite Monterey Park exterior decor

Elite Seafood Restaurant is one of top Chinese restaurants in the San Gabriel Valley, according to several different sources. This restaurant serves dim sum during lunch, and traditional Cantonese dishes at dinner time. Read the rest of this entry »

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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