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  • Xiecheng Seafood & Hotpot, Macau

    Why did we dine here? – Xiecheng Seafood & Hotpot is a popular restaurant in Macau. This restaurant group owns many different restaurants through out Asia including Jinyuexuan. Our friend recommended…

  • Ippuku, Berkeley

    Why did we dine here? – Ippuku is a Japanese Izakaya style restaurant in downtown Berkeley focused on serving yakitori skewers cooked on robata charcoal grill, soba, ramen, and other dishes…

  • Lei Garden Guangzhou Dinner, China

    Why did we dine here? – Lei Garden is a top restaurant group with locations in Hong Kong, Singapore, China, and Macau. In late 2014 we had dinner at the Guangzhou…

  • MGM Macau Rossio Buffet, Macau

    250lb Wagyu beef roast? Why did we dine here? – MGM Macau Rossio Buffet is the main buffet at this huge resort in Macau. Macau is China’s Las Vegas, and generates…

  • Shin Yeh 101, Taipei, Taiwan

    Why did we dine here? – Shin Yeh at Taipei 101 is the flagship restaurant for this local restaurant group. This particular Shin Yeh is located on the 85th floor of…

  • The Progress, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – The Progress is the long awaited follow on to immensely popular State Bird Provisions. Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski have a hard act to expand…

  • Kang Hodong Baekjeong, Los Angeles

    Last visit: August 2016 They are coming to Northern California in 2017! (Perhaps Santa Clara?) Why did we dine here? – Baekjeong (butcher in Korean) is a extremely popular Korean restaurant…

  • Animal Restaurant Review, Los Angeles

    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…

  • Urchin Bistrot Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    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…

  • Lotus of Siam Restaurant Review, Las Vegas

    Why did we dine here? – Lotus of Siam is a legendary Thai restaurant that most foodies in the US know of. James Beard Award winning restaurant. We have been putting…

  • The Plant Organic Cafe Restaurant Review, Burlingame

    Why did we dine here? – The Plant Organic Cafe is a small local chain of restaurants focusing on organic and vegetarian oriented cuisine. The menu features many vegetarian items along…

  • Ox Restaurant Review, Portland

    Why did we dine here? – Ox is part of the restaurant group that owns Lardo, Grassa, and other Portland restaurants. This place was highly recommended by some of the foodies…

  • The Buffet at The Wynn Review, Las Vegas

    Wynn Buffet Walk Through Wynn Buffet has been one of the top buffets in Las Vegas for years. We have been there in the past and went back for dinner. In…

  • Ko Restaurant Review, Wailea, Maui

    Why did we dine here? – We were staying at the Fairmont on Maui, so it was natural to eat at restaurant Ko. We had originally sought to eat elsewhere, but…

  • Fog City Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    By Arnold Chan Why did we dine here? – Fog City, formerly known as Fog City Dinner, reopened with fresh new decor and food in 2013. The predecessor opened in 1985…

  • Donato Enoteca Restaurant Review, Redwood City

    Donato Enoteca Restaurant Review, Redwood City

    Donato Enoteca is an Italian Restaurant in downtown Redwood City, located right next to City Hall. They serve modern Italian focusing on fresh, simple ingredients, and focusing on the chef’s Donata…

  • State Bird Provisions, San Francisco

    We return to State Bird in 2015 and sample over 80% of the menu. Why did we dine here? – State Bird Provisions has generated lots of positive buzz from Bauer…

  • Whisk Sunday Brunch Buffet, Hong Kong

    Whisk is a restaurant in the posh hotel Mira, which is renowned for having Edward Snowden, the US whistleblower, stay. This hotel is conveniently located in the middle of the main…

  • Sushi Ran Restaurant Review, Sausalito

    Sushi Ran is a popular Japanese restaurant in Sausalito run by chef Taka Toshi. They describe their food as “vibrant fusion of traditional Japanese and Pacific cuisine”. Since 1986 they have…

  • Song Jook Heon Restaurant Review, Seoul, Korea

    Why did we dine here? – Song Jook Heon is a classic hanjeongsik, or traditional Korean restaurant. This restaurant is located across the street from the secret garden of Changdeok Palace.…

  • 1760 Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – 1760 is a New American restaurant from Giancarlo Paterlini and Suzette Gresham who run Italian powerhouse Acquerello. Named for its street address, this place has…

  • Coqueta Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Coqueta (Spanish for flirt or infatuation) is a new restaurant from Michael Chiarello of Bottega, Napastyle fame. This time he focuses on Spain’s signature β€˜small…

  • Absinthe Brasserie Review, San Francisco

    Absinthe is a popular French restaurant in Hayes Valley, right near the symphony and War Memorial Theater. It has long been a favorite of art patrons before performances.…

  • Outerlands Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Outerlands has established the outer sunset into a foodie destination. No reservations, so there is a line out the door before the place opens. Lana…

  • Capo’s Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Capo’s is owned by Tony of Tony’s Pizza fame. We had to give his new place a try, being big pizza and Italian fans. This…

  • Dahlia Lounge Restaurant Review, Seattle

    Why did we dine here? – Dahlia Lounge is a Tom Douglas Restaurant in Seattle. His empire includes 10 different businesses. The focus is on Pacific Northwest food including lots of…

  • Namu Gaji Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Namu Gaji succeeds Namu from the Richmond district. It is smaller and in a much hipper neighborhood. They have received some good press from many…

  • Mokutanya, Burlingame

    Why did we dine here? – Mokutanya is a modern Japanese restaurant located in a non-descript strip mall in sleepy Burlingame. A friend suggested this restaurant, so we were excited to…

  • Osteria Coppa, San Mateo

    Unfortunately, Osteria Coppa Closed in June 2016. Osteria Coppa is a new restaurant from the owners of Sam’s Chowder House in Half Moon Bay located in the former Pomaroma Cafe location.…

  • New Michelin Guide San Francisco 2013

    New 2013 Foodie bible Michelin San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country Restaurants 2013 was just released.Β  Less than $12 at Amazon.…

  • Rich Table Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Rich Table is the work of Husband and wife Chefs Evan and Sarah Rich. (Bouley, Coi, Michael Mina) This restaurant got a 3.5 star (Beyond…

  • Farmhouse Restaurant Review, Forestville

    Farmhouse is a One Michelin Star restaurant and Inn located in the heart of the Russian River Valley, Forestville. We have never ventured into this region and came here for dinner…

  • Tantris Restaurant Review, Munich

    Why did we dine here? – Tantris was designed to be exotic and different. This restaurant has two Michelin stars (the only one in Munich) and stands out from the crowd…

  • A16 Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    Opened in 2004, A16 has since been present on many top Italian restaurant lists. It is a very popular restaurant in the Marina district, with prime time reservations needing to be…

  • Ad Hoc Restaurant Review, Yountville

    Ad Hoc at Home – This book is full of Thomas Keller’s insights from Ad hoc. Be sure to check out the French Laundry Cookbook…

  • All Spice Restaurant Review, San Mateo

    Why did we dine here? – All Spice is one of the highest rated restaurants on Yelp (4.5 stars) within the San Francisco Peninsula. We’ve heard good things about this restaurant.…

  • Central Kitchen Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Central Kitchen is a new restaurant in the Mission District from the creators of Flour and Water. They source products locally and look for sustainable…

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