Michelin San Francisco Critique

Michael Bauer SF Reviews Critique

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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…

San Sebastian, Spain Pintxos Reviews

We visited San Sebastian (Donostia), Spain in 2017 and have some reviews for more casual restaurants in this review. If you are a foodie, you definitely need to visit this beautiful area. Also checkout our reviews of legendary gastronomy…

Arzak Review, San Sebastian, Spain

Some call this place the Best in the world! San Sebastian is teeming with Michelin Stars, some of the higher number in one area.  We chose two 3 star restaurants for our trip, Arzak and Martín Berasategui. This was…

Martín Berasategui Review, San Sebastian, Spain

One of the Best Meals We’ve ever had! In Lasarte-Oria(Gipuzkoa) about 15 minutes from foodie heaven San Sebastian, Spain, Martín Berasategui has been awarded three Michelin stars since 2001. Most people think about Arzak or Mugaritz, but you need to dine HERE!…

Xiringuito Escriba, Barcelona – Beachfront Paella

Xiringuito Escriba is a beachfront paella restaurant that several people recommended to us. The Yelp reviews are not good, so we were worried. To its credit, the restaurant was pretty full by 8pm, while others nearby where not. The…

Pizzeria Delfina, San Francisco – Burlingame

Delicious Italian around the Bay. Pizzeria Delfina is the lower cost more casual eatery next to top rated Delfina. They do not take reservations and focus on ‘Neapolitan inspired’, thin crust pizzas and Antipasti. Delfina does not serve pizza.…