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  • Plumed Horse Restaurant Review, Saratoga

    Why did we dine here? – Plumed Horse is a long standing (1952) restaurant located in Saratoga, not far from the Montalvo winery. This location used to be a stable, hence…

  • Smitten Ice Cream – San Francisco

    Here is a fun video we took at Smitten in San Francisco. They use liquid nitrogen to quickly create their ice cream, right after you order it.…

  • Spruce Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    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 has been packed ever…

  • AQ Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – AQ restaurant has been getting alot of positive press recently, including a three star rating from San Francisco Chronicle’s Michael Bauer. They change the menu,…

  • Ventana Grill Restaurant Review, Pismo Beach

    Why did we dine here? – We were on vacation in Pismo Beach and found some positive buzz for Ventana Grill. It is located right by the water with killer views…

  • A Slice of New York Pizza, San Jose

    Why did we dine here? – A Slice of New York is a well-known New York style pizza place in San Jose, not far from Santana Row. The place features some…

  • Cottonwood Restaurant Review, Truckee

    Why did we dine here? – Cottonwood is one of the chief rivals of Moody’s in Truckee. We have dined so many times at their adversary, we decided it was time…

  • Ike’s Place Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    Ike’s Place has been serving sandwiches since 2007 with lines out the door almost all the time. Ike Shehadeh’s believes that sandwiches should only be made with the finest ingredients and…

  • Manzanita Lake Tahoe Restaurant Review, Lake Tahoe

    Manzanita Lake Tahoe is the new restaurant by Traci Des Jardins in the posh Ritz Carlton Highlands at Northstar Lake Tahoe. It opened in Decemeber 2009. Rooms here start at $350…

  • Viognier Restaurant Review, San Mateo

    Viognier Restaurant is named after a grape grown in France. The restaurant is located in downtown San Mateo upstairs from Draeger’s grocery store. We have tried lunch and dinner here. The…

  • Park Tavern Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    Park Tavern SF is a new American Restaurant from the team at Marlowe. It replaced old school favorite Mooses, right on Washington Square in San Francisco’s North Beach district. The place…

  • Parallel 37 Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Parallel 37 is the new restaurant from Chef Ron Siegel in the Ritz Carlton San Francisco. This restaurant replaces the fine dining establishment known as…

  • Manresa Restaurant Review, Los Gatos

    Manresa is a legendary 2 Michelin Star restaurant from David Kinch. We were last here about five years ago, so it was time for a re-visit. They recently remodeled and the…

  • Six Peaks Grille Restaurant Review, Squaw Valley

    Why did we dine here? – Six Peaks Grille is located at the Resort at Squaw Creek In Squaw Valley and focuses on sustainable, biodynamic produce and seafood. We were skiing…