Michelin San Francisco Critique

Michael Bauer SF Reviews Critique

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Spruce Review, San Francisco

Elegant old school favorite. Why did we dine here? – Spruce is a popular American restaurant in San Francisco’s upper crust Laurel Heights neighborhood. This restaurant has one Michelin star and has been packed ever since it opened. This…

McDonalds Next, Hong Kong

McDonalds opened this Next Generation store in Hong Kong in 2016, making it the only one of its kind in the world. Sleek modern black interior, self ordering kiosks, special Create Your Taste customizable burgers, special make to order…

Foodnut Hong Kong Restaurants Review

Last Update: 2018 Foodnut travels, eats, and tells.  We’re based in San Francisco but have flown all over the place. We love Chinese food and find some of the best in Hong Kong.…

Hanoi Street Food Tour Review

Hanoi Vietnam is known for its dynamic street food scene.  The language and culture are definitely big barriers to going it on your own.  A street food tour was definitely a must. We took our hotel’s Street Food tour…

Lung King Heen Review, Hong Kong

We return to the first 3 Michelin star Chinese Restaurant in the world… Upscale IFC Shopping Center – Glitzier than any USA Mall…

Evvia Estiatorio, Palo Alto

Why did we dine here? – Evvia is the sister restaurant of popular Kokkari in San Francisco. Our last visit here was over 10 years ago, so it was time for a refresher. Reservations are not easy to come…

Conrad Hong Kong Sunday Brunch Buffet

Could this be one of the best Sunday Brunch buffets in the world? Best buffet in Hong Kong? Conrad Hong Kong Buffet: Best buffet in the world?…

M.Y. China Review, San Francisco

M.Y. China is a restaurant from TV Celeb Chef Martin Yan and the Koi Palace folks. It is located on the 4th floor of the San Francisco Centre shopping mall, right under the dome.  Over the last years, the…

Californios, San Francisco

Why did we dine here? – Californios is a Two Michelin Star (in 2017) Mexican Restaurant in San Francisco, the highest rating of its type in the US. We were intrigued and hesitated to come here, but finally succumbed…

LV Mar, Redwood City

Photo Courtesy LV Mar Why did we dine here? – LV Mar is a Latin focus restaurant in downtown Redwood City that serves Elevated Latin tapas, platters & cocktails in a modern, comfortably upscale dining room and sidewalk patio.…

Montesacro Pinseria-Enoteca, San Francisco

Why did we dine here? – Montesacro is a hidden Italian gem, located in an alley right off a hardcore scary block of 6th Street in downtown San Francisco. The name comes from a neighborhood in Roma. We were…