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  • Sushi Kanesaka, Tokyo

    Best sushi ever! Why did we dine here? – The first food we think about when we were planning our Japan trip was Sushi. Sushi or sashimi is a favorite dish…

  • 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…

  • Nihonryori RyuGin, Tokyo

    Why did we dine here? – RyuGin (Inspired by a Zen poem that describes a powerful dragon) is a 3 Michelin Star Japanese restaurant in the Roppongi district of Tokyo. We…

  • Dons de la Nature, Tokyo

    Best Steak in the World? Why did we dine here? – After Sushi and Ramen, Steak was our next must try food in Japan. They are home to cattle taken to…

  • Pizzeria Mozza Review, Los Angeles

    Why did we dine here? – Pizzeria Mozza is a popular Southern California Italian restaurant with Chef Nancy Silverton in partnership with star chef Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich. We had…

  • 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…

  • Dragon Beaux, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Dragon Beaux is a new restaurant from the folks who run our favorite Chinese restaurant, Koi Palace. This location is in the Outer Richmond district…

  • 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana, Shanghai

    Incredible Italian in Shanghai Why did we dine here? – 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana is the sister restaurant to their Hong Kong location. They have been awarded 3 Michelin Stars…

  • Zi Yat Heen, Macau

    Why did we dine here? – Zi Yat Heen is the Chinese restaurant at the Four Seasons Macau. We were staying in the hotel and saw that this restaurant had two…

  • Best Buffet in the World

    We have a soft spot for buffets. Large assortments of food from around the world lets us try items that we would never order.  High end buffets with everything from Prime…

  • 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…

  • Moonstar Buffet Review, Daly City

    Moonstar is a higher end Asian Buffet in Daly City, a short distance from the Serramonte shopping center, and almost next door to Chinese food Mecca, Koi Palace.  They used to…

  • Jia Jia Tang Bao Review, Shanghai

    Best xiao long bao in Shanghai? Jia Jia Tang Bao (佳家汤包) is a small but popular Shanghai steamed dumpling or Xiaolongbao shop in Shanghai. Our first visit was in 2010, our…

  • Fu Chun, Shanghai

    Why did we dine here? – Fu Chun is well known as one of the most authentic Xiao long Bao restaurants in Shanghai. They have been in existence for many decades.…

  • Da Chun, Shanghai

    Why did we dine here? – Da Chun is an old school Sheng jian bao restaurant. We love Yang’s Dumplings (Xiao Yang) and try to eat there everytime we visit Shanghai,…

  • Yang’s Dumpling, Shanghai

    Dumplings worth flying across the Pacific Ocean for… Yang’s Dumpling – Chinese name: 小杨生煎馆 or xiao yang sheng jian guan – is a small but popular fried dumpling shop serving pan…

  • 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…