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  • Eleven Madison Park, New York City

    Why did we dine here? – Best Restaurant in the USA? Dine here at 50% off! Eleven Madison Park is a well respected American restaurant situated at 11 Madison Avenue in…

  • Best Croissants in San Francisco

    We sought to find the Best Croissants in San Francisco. Time to line up bright and early. Ah somebody has to do this right?  Here are the top candidates for your…

  • Lincoln Ristorante, New York City

    Why did we dine here? – Two words: Lincon Center. Lincoln Ristorante is located right in the middle of Lincoln Center next to the reflecting pool, making it a super convenient…

  • Black Tap Craft Burgers & Shakes, New York City

    Why did we dine here? – The Best Milk shakes of course! Black Tap has rocked the social media world with huge shakes covered with all sorts of crazy candies, cookies. It…

  • Merrimans, Kapalua Maui

    Why did we dine here? – Merrimans is a popular restaurant on Maui, perfectly situated on the coast by the beautiful Kapalua Beach. It is well reviewed and we were playing…

  • Ka’ana Kitchen Andaz Maui Breakfast Buffet

    The Andaz Hotel in Wailea, Maui is the closest thing to paradise.  Beautiful beachfront property, where the resort fee gets you free GoPro rental, Yoga Classes, SUP Classes, snorkel rentals, and…

  • Mason Pacific, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Mason Pacific is a new restaurant on Russian Hill named after the intersection it is at. It takes the place of Lalola tapas. Chef Sean…

  • Palo Alto Creamery, Palo Alto

    Palo Alto Creamery has been serving up classic burger joint food since 1988 when Robert Fischer took over the business. They used to have 2 locations in Palo Alto, with the…

  • Town Restaurant Review, San Carlos

    Steak on the Peninsula. Town Restaurant is a steakhouse serving American comfort food in downtown San Carlos. It opened in 2006 and has gotten positive press, so we figured we would…

  • Aster, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Aster is the latest in the Daniel Patterson Restaurant Group’s establishments. (Coi, Alta CA, etc) It is focused on California Cuisine using local farmers, ranchers…

  • Bull Valley Roadhouse, Port Costa

    Why did we dine here? – An oasis in the middle of nowhere. We’ve read about this place for many a year and finally got a chance to dine here, on the…

  • Liholiho Yacht Club, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Liholiho Yacht Club is a Hawaiian influenced restaurant from Ravi Kapur, formerly of Prospect and Boulevard. He returned to Hawaii and found inspiration in the…

  • Octavia, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Octavia is the latest restaurant from Melissa Perello, chef-owner of 1 Michelin Starred and well loved Frances. A small 54 seat neighborhood restaurant that is already…

  • Sage, Las Vegas

    Why did we dine here? – Sage is in the Aria Hotel and has 4 stars on Yelp. We were seeing Cirque du Soleil Zarkana in this Hotel, so that is…

  • Trestle, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Trestle is a small restaurant in San Francisco’s Jackson Square district. Their claim to fame is a three course prix-fixe menu for $35 per person,…

  • Hopscotch, Oakland

    Why did we dine here? – Hopscotch Oakland is an upscale restaurant in Oakland’s Uptown area. We were attending a concert at the Fox Theater and ate here beforehand. This restaurant…

  • Bally’s Sterling Brunch, Las Vegas

    Why did we dine here? – The Bally’s Sterling Brunch Buffet is the one Vegas buffet that has been on our hit list for many years. We had not stayed over…

  • Napa Rose Restaurant Review, Anaheim

    Why did we dine here? – Because we went to Disneyland of course! Napa Rose is a nice respite from the hectic theme parks next door. We’ve eaten here before and…

  • Village Pub Review, Woodside

    Village Pub is a fine dining establishment in the small town of Woodside. We have passed by many times, on our way back from hiking or biking, and felt it was…

  • 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…

  • The Little Store Restaurant Review, Woodside

    Why did we dine here? – The Little Store is a long standing (1902) restaurant that we have passed many times. It used to be a gas station, then morphed into…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Saison Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    Saison (French for “season”) is a Michelin starred restaurant in San Francisco that focuses on a singular 8 course prix fixe meal each evening using local, specifically identified, and sustainable ingredients.…

  • Lanai Restaurant Reviews

    Lanai has been on our must visit lists for a while. We finally got a chance to visit this tropical paradise in April 2014. The easiest and cheapest way to arrive…

  • Tasty n Sons Restaurant Review, Portland

    Why did we dine here? – Tasty n Sons was recommended by fellow foodies on Chowhound. We had just arrived in Portland from an early morning flight and were ready to…

  • Lardo Restaurant Review, Portland

    Why did we dine here? – Lardo was the place mentioned several times by other foodies, when asked where to get a great burger in Portland. We’re also big Porchetta fans,…

  • Lark Creek Blue Restaurant Review, San Jose

    Why did we dine here? – Lark Creek Blue takes the place of the seafood oriented Yankee Pier at Santana Row in San Jose. Run by the same restaurant group, they…

  • Lahaina Grill, Maui Restaurant Review

    Why did we dine here? – Lahaina Grill is one of the most popular high end restaurants in the touristy part of Lahaina, Maui. It definitely has a great repuation, and…

  • Marlowe, San Francisco

    Marlowe is a market driven neighborhood bistro near SF’s ATT park, they moved to the old Coco 500 location in 2014. Chef du Cuisine: Jennifer Puccio was formerly of restaurant Cortez.…

  • Jeffreys San Mateo Review

    Jeffrey’s Hamburgers is a popular burger joint in downtown San Mateo open since 1997. They also have a location in Menlo Park. They serve American fast food including burgers, hot dogs,…

  • BurgerMeister Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    BurgerMeister is a local San Francisco Bay Area burger joint with 7 locations, 3 in San Francisco, Alameda, Berkeley, and Daly City. They pride themselves on making great burgers that are…

  • Nico Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Nico calls themselves a Modern Bistro. They are located in the swanky Pacific Heights neighborhood in San Francisco. We’ve been to a Nico in Carmel,…

  • Chez Panisse Cafe Review, Berkeley

    Chez Panisse Cafe is the lower cost, more casual, a la carte menu restaurant upstairs from famous Chez Panisse. We dined at the main restaurant Chez Panisse previously. Alice Waters started…

  • Fentons Creamery, Oakland and Vacaville

    Fenton’s Creamery has been around since 1922 in Oakland. They produce their own ice cream and toppings batch by batch on site. They serve breakfast, sandwiches, burgers, salads, but the main…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Cavalier Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Cavalier is a British style restaurant in downtown San Francisco from Anna Weinberg, James Nicholas and Chef Jennifer Puccio, owners of the restaurants Marlowe and…

  • 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…

  • Apex Restaurant Review, Deer Valley, Utah

    Why did we dine here? – Apex is the restaurant located in the Montage Deer Valley Resort. We were on vacation here and wanted some Foie Gras and found that this…

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