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  • Chicago Restaurant Guide for Visitors

    Chicago Restaurant Guide for Visitors

    Foodie research and reviews from our first visit to Chicago in the Summer of 2018.  We are based in San Francisco, so our base reference for dining is fairly high.  This…

  • Alinea, Chicago

    Alinea, Chicago

    Why did we dine here? – Finally a chance to dine here! Alinea is a legendary three Michelin star restaurant in Chicago. It has four times been named the Best Restaurant…

  • Best Chicago Deep Dish Pizza

    Best Chicago Deep Dish Pizza

    We love pizza and finally made the trek to Chicago to find what ‘real’ deep dish pizza tastes like. We find San Francisco’s best cannot compare..…

  • 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…

  • Smoque BBQ, Chicago

    Smoque BBQ, Chicago

    Why did we dine here? – Smoque BBQ is a highly rated BBQ restaurant in the Northern part of Chicago. We heard good things about it and decided to give it…

  • 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…

  • Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia

    Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia

    Since 1892, this has been America’s oldest and largest public market. A perfect place for breakfast, lunch or a snack. Get exposed to Amish and Pennsylvania Dutch. A must visit for…

  • 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…

  • Lazy Bear, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Lazy Bear bills itself as “A modern American dinner Party”. Since 2014 they have been hosting 2 seating of a single prix fixe Tasting Menu…

  • 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.…

  • Grand Harbor, Burlingame

    Grand Harbor, Burlingame

    Redefining dim sum in San Francisco. Why did we dine here? – Grand Harbor is a Chinese restaurant in Burlingame, California, located right by the San Francisco Bay. (Next door to…

  • 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…

  • Pyeong Chang Tofu House, Oakland

    Pyeong Chang is a Korean restaurant located in the Temescal district of Oakland, where a cluster Korean restaurants are situated. Burma Superstar is a couple doors down, while Bakesale Betty and…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Vesta, Redwood City

    Vesta, Redwood City

    Why did we dine here? – Top Italian on the Peninsula! Vesta is a California Italian restaurant in downtown Redwood City. They tried to support local and organic suppliers. It has…

  • 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…

  • 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?…

  • Shanghai Flavor Shop, Sunnyvale

    Shanghai Flavor Shop, Sunnyvale

    Shanghai Flavor Shop is an inexpensive restaurant in a second rate strip mall. This diamond in the rough is located in sleepy Sunnyvale, and specializes in Shanghainese Chinese cuisine. To the…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • LV Mar, Redwood City

    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…

  • Parks BBQ, Los Angeles

    Parks BBQ, Los Angeles

    Why did we dine here? – Parks BBQ has been packing in the crowds for a long time. Nice decor with a bar upstairs. Celeb pix line the entranceway. The diners…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 5 Joy Restaurant Review, Foster City

    5 Joy Restaurant Review, Foster City

    Joy, aka 5 Joy or Joy Tw Restaurant is a small restaurant in the Beach Park plaza strip mall bordering the San Francisco Bay in Foster City, just south of the…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Rave Burger Restaurant Review, San Mateo

    Rave Burger Restaurant Review, San Mateo

    Better burgers! Rave Burger is a burger joint that opened October 2008 in downtown San Mateo. We were walking by and decided to give it a try to see how it…

  • Pizzeria Delfina, San Francisco – Burlingame

    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…

  • Mon Ami Gabi Review, Las Vegas

    Mon Ami Gabi Review, Las Vegas

    Mon Ami Gabi is a classic French bistro style restaurant located at street level in the Paris casino at Las Vegas. How quaint that there is a French restaurant in a…

  • 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…

  • Din Tai Fung, Santa Clara

    Din Tai Fung, Santa Clara

    Why did we dine here? – Din Tai Fung is a popular Xiao Long Bao (It means small bamboo steamer bun in Chinese) – Shanghai Steamed Soup dumpling restaurant with locations…

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