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  • Alexander’s Steakhouse, Cupertino

    Alexander’s Steakhouse, Cupertino

    Alexander’s Steakhouse is a high end steak restaurant located in an outdoor mall, situated in Cupertino, just off highway 280. They moved in 2016 to this new outdoor mall.  Parking is…

  • 4505 Meats Food Stand Review, San Francisco

    4505 Burgers and BBQ, San Francisco

    4505 Burgers and BBQ is run by chef and artisan butcher Ryan Farr. Ryan formerly was executive chef at Fifth Floor. He teaches butcher classes and serves up food at the…

  • Yauatcha, London

    Yauatcha Soho, London

    Why did we dine here? – Yauatcha is a fancy Chinese restaurant chain with several locations in London. They are the more inexpensive sister of Hakkasan. We came for dinner and…

  • Dishoom, London

    Dishoom, London

    Why did we dine here? – Indian food is a MUST when visiting London. Dishoom is a popular local chain of Indian restaurants that combines reasonable prices and decent food. (8…

  • Shizen, San Francisco

    Shizen, San Francisco

    Plant based cuisine satisfying even Carnivores. Why did we dine here? – Shizen Vegan Sushi Bar & Izakaya has remarkable 4.5 stars on Yelp. With the plant based revolution booming, we…

  • Harrods Tea Room, London

    Harrods Tea Room, London

    We visited London right before the Covid 19 Pandemic Hit. This restaurant may have changed their seating, menu, and more. Why did we dine here? – Harrods Tea Room is a…

  • Pollen Street Social, London

    Pollen Street Social, London

    We visited London right before the Covid 19 Pandemic Hit. This restaurant may have changed their seating, menu, and more. Why did we dine here? – Pollen Street Social is a…

  • Buckeye Roadhouse Restaurant Review, Mill Valley

    Buckeye Roadhouse Review, Mill Valley

    Buckeye Roadhouse has been serving up American comfort food In Mill Valley since 1937. Robert Price (Rumpus, The Capital Hotel in London) is currently the chef. This restaurant is located right…

  • Celebrity Cuisine, Hong Kong

    Celebrity Cuisine, Hong Kong

    Celebrity Cuisine is a One Michelin star Cantonese Chinese restaurant in Hong Kong. It has ping ponged between one and two stars for years. Michelin 1 Starred Restaurant (2010, 2017-20), Michelin…

  • Phuket and Chiang Mai, Thailand Restaurant Reviews

    Phuket and Chiang Mai, Thailand Restaurant Reviews

    Where does a San Francisco Foodie eat in Thailand? Follow our journey and learn from our experiences. Here is a compilation of more casual restaurants, snack places we visited during our…

  • Singapore Restaurant Recommendations

    Singapore Restaurant Recommendations

    Where does a San Francisco Foodie eat in the Singapore? Follow our journey and learn from our experiences. Here is a compilation of more casual restaurants, snack places we visited during…

  • Zen Peninsula Lunch Dim Sum Restaurant Review

    Zen Peninsula Dim Sum Review

    Old school dim sum charm. Zen Peninsula is a Cantonese Chinese restaurant in Millbrae. Millbrae is ground zero for some of the best Chinese food in the SF Bay area with…

  • Ritz Carlton Singapore – Colony Buffet

    Ritz Carlton Singapore – Colony Buffet

    Best Buffet in the world? In late 2019 we went back to the Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore Colony buffet.  It changed name and upgraded in 2015. The interior is much more ornate…

  • 137 Pillars House Chiang Mai, Thailand

    137 Pillars House Chiang Mai, Thailand

    Top notch Thai in Chiang Mai. Our original restaurant pick, Blackitch, was full, so our hotel concierge suggested this spot. Boy was he spot on. This was the best meal we…

  • Grand Harbor, Burlingame

    Grand Harbor, Burlingame

    Redefining top notch dim sum and Chinese food near San Francisco. Why did we dine here? – Grand Harbor is a Chinese restaurant in Burlingame, California, located right by the San…

  • T’ang Court Restaurant Review, Hong Kong

    T’ang Court Restaurant Review, Hong Kong

    3 Star Hong Kong Restaurant with no wait. T’ang Court is a 3 Michelin star restaurant in the ritzy Langham Hotel in Hong Kong’s touristy Tsim Sha Tsui district. It got…

  • Barzotto, San Francisco

    Barzotto, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Cheap Awesome Pasta! Barzotto is a casual pasta focused restaurant in the San Francisco Mission District. Our son dined there and recommended it, so we…

  • Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao, Hong Kong Airport

    Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao, Hong Kong

    Better soup dumplings than Din Tai Fung? Worthy respite after a 14 hour flight! Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao is an casual dining sit down Chinese restaurant located near…

  • Izakaya Mai Restaurant Review, San Mateo

    Izakaya Mai Restaurant Review, San Mateo

    Izakaya Mai is a Japanese Izakaya or Japanese drinking establishment that also serves food. They are more small plate oriented restaurants. This restaurant has an extensive drink menu. They’ve been here…

  • 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,…

  • Bakesale Betty Review, Oakland

    Bakesale Betty Review, Oakland

    The Line Even EMT’s Eat Here Bakesale Betty is more of a bakery than a casual restaurant, but this place has some great food so we decided to try them. There…

  • Foodnut Hong Kong Restaurant Reviews

    Foodnut Hong Kong Restaurant Reviews

    Last Update: 2020 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…

  • Wildseed, San Francisco

    Wildseed, San Francisco

    Trendy Plant Based Food in the City! Why did we dine here? – Wildseed’s motto is Work out, Veg Out. A trendy new 100% plant based vegan restaurant in the Union…

  • HL Peninsula, South San Francisco

    HL Peninsula, South San Francisco

    Newly Crowned Best Chinese Restaurant in San Francisco? Why did we dine here? – HL Peninsula recently opened next to Lowe’s of South San Francisco. This is a large and opulent…

  • Bistro Na’s, Tample City

    Bistro Na’s, Tample City

    Why did we dine here? – Bistro Na’s is the first Michelin Starred Chinese restaurant in the Los Angeles area. It is located in the San Gabriel Valley (SGV), about 20…

  • Rasa, Burlingame

    Rasa, Burlingame

    Why did we dine here? – Rasa is a One Michelin Star Indian restaurant in Burlingame, California, just south of the San Francisco airport. We have dined here many years ago,…

  • Otium, Los Angeles

    Otium, Los Angeles

    Why did we dine here? – Otium is a modern American restaurant in downtown LA, right next to The Broad museum (Free admission! reserve online) We finish up at the museum…

  • Sorrel, San Francisco

    Sorrel, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Sorrel occupies the space that once housed Nico. Alexader Hong (Quince, Jean Georges) started doing popups in 2015 and moved to this spot in 2018.…

  • Pho Hanoi, San Jose

    Pho Hanoi, San Jose

    Why did we dine here? – Pho Ha Noi is a Vietnamese restuarant located in an outdoor mall Vietnam Town Plaza in San Jose. The area is full of high quality…

  • Santa Ramen Review, San Mateo

    Santa Ramen Review, San Mateo

    Santa Ramen has a new owner in 2020. Santa Ramen is a very popular Japanese noodle Ramen restaurant in San Mateo. Mr. Kazunori Kobayashi sold this location in 2020 but continues…

  • Charter Oak, St Helena

    Charter Oak, St Helena

    Why did we dine here? – Charter Oak was on our list of places to hit in the Napa Valley. We had a good experience at Meadowood, so why not try…

  • Koi Palace Dim Sum Daly City Review

    Koi Palace has been the #1 Chinese Dim Sum restaurant in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Peninsula is ground zero for some of the best Chinese food in the San…

  • Noosh, San Francisco

    Noosh, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Noosh is highly anticipated Eastern Mediterranenan restaurant in San Francisco. ‘Noosh-e jaan’ is the phrase that means cheers / salud in Farsi. It can also…

  • SingleThread Farm, Healdsburg

    SingleThread Farm, Healdsburg

    One of the Best Restaurants around! Why did we dine here? – SingleThread Farm is a 3 Michelin star restaurant, 90 minute North of San Francisco. We were celebrating an anniversary…

  • Palette Tea House, San Francisco

    Palette Tea House, San Francisco

    Solid Dim Sum in Fisherman’s Wharf of all places!- Why did we dine here? – Palette Tea House is from the team behind top rated Chinese restaurants: Koi Palace and Dragon…

  • Balthazar, New York City

    Balthazar, New York City

    Why did we dine here? – Balthazar is a classic French bistro in New York’s SOHO district. It has been packing them in for over 20 years. We have eaten here…

  • 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…

  • Al’s Place, San Francisco

    Al’s Place, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Its hot hot hot! Al’s Place is a small 54 seat, one Michelin Star Restaurant from Aaron London (Ubuntu). We had previous dined at Ubuntu…

  • Neptune Oyster, Boston

    Neptune Oyster, Boston

    Why did we dine here? – Neptune Oyster is a popular seafood restaurant in Boston’s North End. There is a wait there everyday, and a super long one during holidays and…

  • SPQR Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    SPQR Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    SPQR is an Italian osteria, located in Pacific Heights, that serves wine and more casual food than their popular sister restaurant A16 in the Marina district. According to Wikipedia, “SPQR is…

  • Gooyi Gooyi Restaurant Review, Santa Clara

    Gooyi Gooyi Restaurant, Santa Clara

    Why did we dine here? – Gooyi Gooyi is an authentic Korean restaurant in Santa Clara’s Koreatown. We’ve found some of the best Korean joints down here plus our neighbor recommends…

  • Bellota, San Francisco

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

  • B. Patisserie Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    B. Patisserie Review, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – B. Patisserie is a new bakery from Belinda Leong. She is a veteran of Gary Danko and Manresa. We couldn’t wait to give her place…

  • Gotham Bar & Grill, New York City

    Gotham Bar & Grill, New York City

    Why did we dine here? – Gotham Bar & Grill has been around since 1984 and is considered an institution of fine dining. One Michelin Star, 4.5 stars on Yelp. We…

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