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Boston Restaurant Recommendations

Last Update: 7/20/2017 Travelling? Here is a Foodie research into Boston.. A list at the bottom shows other restaurants we would try next.…

AVEO Table + Bar, Dana Point

Best Sunday Brunch Buffet in California! AVEO Table + Bar is a restaurant inside the beautiful Monarch Beach Resort at Dana Point, in Southern California’s Orange County. The restaurant was full of well dressed OC folks along with some…

Mercado laBretxa, San Sebastian

Where the locals go in San Sebastian! Mercado laBretxa, San Sebastian is a food market in the old town of San Sebastian where mostly locals go to do their everyday shopping. The market is not very large and focuses…

Osteria Morini, New York City

Why did we dine here? – Really good Italian in SoHo. Osteria Morini is Michael White’s Soho more casual Italian restaurant (Marea, Alto, Vaucluse, Convivio and Ai Fiori) was near our hotel. We debated coming here, as our experience…

Sushi Maruyama, San Mateo

Why did we dine here? – Sushi Maruyama is the latest Japanese spot to give this corner a go. They are not related to the last place. The last 2 came and went over the years. This Japanese restaurant…

Le Bernardin, New York

Why did we dine here? – Eating Cheaply at NYC’s #1 Restaurant. We did the same at Eleven Madison Park. Le Bernardin is a famous 3 Michelin star restaurant in New York City. Ranked #17 in 2017 on the Top…

Row 34, Boston

Why did we dine here? – Great Seafood in Boston. Row 34 is a popular New American Seafood restaurant in South Boston’s busy waterfront area. This restaurant is owned by the folks who run Island Creek Oyster Bar. Part…

The House Restaurant, San Francisco

Best Restaurant in North Beach. Since 1993, The House San Francisco has been cooking up top notch Asian fusion cuisine in San Francisco’s North Beach. Using local ingredients and blending American foods with Asian accents is their strong suit.…

New York City Restaurant Recommendations

Last Update: 8/10/2017 Here is a compilation of more casual restaurants, snack places we visited during our June 2016 and July 2017 New York City trip. Our goal was to find good eats at reasonable prices, primarily restaurants where locals…

La Bodeguita Del Medio Restaurant Review, Palo Alto

Why did we dine here? – La Bodeguita Del Medio is a popular Cuban restaurant in Palo Alto. We have been meaning to dine here for dinner for quite a while. One of us recently visited Cuba, so we…

Andes Cafe, San Mateo

Why did we dine here? – One of those hidden local gems. Andes Cafe is a small Peruvian restaurant on a non descript stretch of El Camino Real in San Mateo. A friend tipped us off that their food…

Bouchon, Yountville

Classic French done right. Bouchon is a French bistro that is part of the Thomas Keller French Laundry empire.  They have locations in Yountville and Las Vegas, we have been to both and finally had a chance to return to…

The Kitchen Dim Sum, Millbrae

Top Chinese in SF. The Kitchen is part of a restaurant group that owns Chinese Cantonese restaurants in California including Asian Pearl Peninsula. We have dined at many of them and find the food pretty darn good.…

Mission Chinese, San Francisco

Mission Hipster heaven. Modern Fusion Chinese. Mission Chinese Food is a restaurant in San Francisco’s Mission District that used to be a popup in the Lung Shan restaurant. Mission Chinese Food has basically taken over the place with its success!…