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  • Island Creek Oyster Bar, Boston

    Island Creek Oyster Bar, Boston

    Last Updated: 4/15/2019 Why did we dine here? – Island Creek Oyster Bar is one of the top seafood restaurants in Boston. Several foodies recommend this spot and it gets a…

  • Iyasare, Berkeley Review

    Iyasare, Berkeley Review

    Iyasare is a Japanese Restaurant in the posh Berkeley 4th Street corridor. We were passing by and decided to finally give it a try. Without reservations, we dined at the bar.…

  • Chez Fico, San Francisco

    Che Fico, San Francisco

    Great Eats in the City. Why did we dine here? – Che Fico (Kay-Feeco) means what a fig – is a new Jewish Italian restaurant in San Francisco that has garnered…

  • Redbird, Los Angeles

    Redbird, Los Angeles

    Why did we dine here? – Redbird is a trendy restaurant in downtown Los Angeles that was on our short list to try. This is Chef Neal Fraser and Amy Knoll…

  • Harborview, San Francisco

    Harborview Restaurant, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Harborview Restaurant is located in 4 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco. It takes the place of Crystal Jade, which spend $14 remodeling the space. This restaurant…

  • Protege, Palo Alto

    Protege, Palo Alto

    Best Restaurant on the SF Peninsula. Why did we dine here? – Protege Palo Alto is a New American restaurant from French Laundry Alum Chef Anthony Secviar and Alum Dennis Kelly,…

  • Honu Seafood & Pizza, Lahaina

    Honu Seafood & Pizza, Lahaina

    Why did we dine here? – Honu Seafood & Pizza one of those waterfront restaurants that has a killer view of the sunset. Prices are no doubt inflated, but it was…

  • avec, Chicago

    avec, Chicago

    Why did we dine here? – avec is a rustic mediterranean shared plate restaurant in Chicago. Originally conceived as a wine bar, the kitchen’s offerings quickly steered the space in another…

  • Girl & the Goat, Chicago

    Girl & the Goat, Chicago

    Why did we dine here? – Girl & the Goat is Top Chef Winner Stephanie Izard’s top rated and very popular restaurant. It was our first time in Chicago, so had…

  • GT Fish and Oyster, Chicago

    GT Fish and Oyster, Chicago

    Why did we dine here? – GT Fish and Oyster is a seafood restaurant in Chicago’s River North area. We were looking for an informal spot on our Chicago trip and…

  • Barbuzzo, Philadelphia

    Barbuzzo is a listed as a Mediterranean, Pizza restaurant on Yelp but seems to have an Italian slant too. We would call it a high quality pizza and pasta place and…

  • Porfirio’s, Cancun

    An amazing find in Cancun! Porfirio’s is a Mexican restaurant in Cancun, right at tourist area Zona Hotelera, just north of the Hard Rock Hotel. We wanted to get some Mexican…

  • Le Diplomate, Washington DC

    Le Diplomate is a popular French Brassiere in Washington DC’s posh Logan Circle neighborhood. You need to reserve well in advance, otherwise come early for a seat in the bar or…

  • Zahav, Philadelphia

    Forget about the cheese-steak! When you ask foodies in Philadelphia, Zahav often comes up as the must visit restaurant. We had to dine at this 4.5 Yelp rated stop. They serve…

  • Foodnut Cancun Restaurant Reviews

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

  • The Morris, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – The Morris it’s a restaurant in San Francisco’s Mission District that occupies the former location of the slow club.…

  • Taverna, Palo Alto

    Taverna, Palo Alto

    Why did we dine here? – Taverna is a recently opened Greek restaurant in Palo Alto by some alumni of nearby Evvia restaurant. They brought in a Chef from Village Pub…

  • Chapeau!, San Francisco

    One of our favorite San Francisco restaurants.. Chapeau! is a French Bistro located in the San Francisco Richmond district in the middle of the Clement Street shopping district. At one time, they…

  • Foodnut Hong Kong Restaurant Reviews

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Legal Seafood, Chestnut Hill

    Does it deserve 3 Yelp stars? We had not eaten at a Legal Seafood for over 20 years and decided to try a Legal that was conveniently located at the mall…

  • Redd Napa Valley Review, Yountville

    One of the most underrated places in the San Francisco Bay Area.When we are asked where to go in the Napa Valley, we don’t say French Laundry.. Foodnut suggests Redd Napa.…

  • Best Buffet in the World

    We have a soft spot for buffets. Large assortments of food from around the world lets us try items that we would never order.  High end buffets with everything from Prime…

  • Tamarine Restaurant Review, Palo Alto

    Tamarine is a popular Vietnamese contemporary restaurant in downtown Palo Alto on busy University Avenue. They focus on small plates and serve food family style. Tamarine features light, but flavor-intensive culinary…

  • J. Zhou Oriental Cuisine

    J. Zhou in Tustin, Orange County, California is an upscale Chinese Cantonese restaurant in The District Mall. After a meal you can hit Whole Foods or the mall next door! The…

  • International Smoke, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – International Smoke is the long await collab between Chef Michael Mina and lifestyle expert and bestselling cookbook author Ayesha Curry. It is located at the…

  • Perbacco, San Francisco

    Perbacco, San Francisco

    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…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • New York City Restaurant Recommendations

    New York City Restaurant Recommendations

    Last Update: 4/19/2019 Where does a San Francisco Foodie eat in New York? Here is a compilation of more casual restaurants, snack places we visited during our 2016, 2017 and 2019…

  • 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…

  • Koi Palace Dinner, Daly City

    Koi Palace is a popular Cantonese Chinese restaurant in Daly City, California. (Just south of San Francisco) The Peninsula is ground zero for some of the best Chinese food in the…

  • Chez Maman, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Quaint French Bistro with very good food. Chez Mama is a French Bistro with 2 locations in San Francisco, Potrero Hill and Hayes Valley. We…

  • China Live, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – China Live is a $20 million Chinese food extravaganza from Chef George Chen and crew. (Shanghai 1930, Betelnut, etc) Very ambitious, this complex seeks to…

  • The Saratoga, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – The Saratoga is a contemporary American restaurant in the old Saratoga Hotel building. It is park of the well respected Bacchus Management Group (Village Pub,…

  • ‘Aina, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – ‘Aina (means land) is a modern Hawaiian restaurant that went from popup to mega wait hit inside a couple years from Hilo born Chef Jordan…

  • Bellota, San Francisco

    Great Spanish Seafood. Why did we dine here? – Bellota, a new Spanish restaurant, is part of The Absinthe Group. This is a beautiful restaurant in the building that houses AirBnB.…

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