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  • Ramen Dojo Restaurant Review, San Mateo

    Ramen Dojo recently opened in San Mateo at legendary Santa Ramen’s original location, no doubt hoping to capture some of its good karma. In fact it’s owned by the same people.…

  • Gourmet Village Restaurant Review, Millbrae

    Gourmet Village is a Chinese restaurant that opened in April 2010 on Millbrae’s Broadway Street. The chef used to work at the well-respected The Kitchen restaurant.  We came once for lunch…

  • 5A5 Steak Lounge Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    5A5 Steak Lounge is a contemporary take on a Steakhouse, and is located in San Francisco’s Jackson Square area. They serve , 100% natural beef with no antibiotics or hormones. Executive…

  • Ramen Santouka Restaurant Review, San Jose

    Ramen Santouka is a legendary noodle shop located inside the Mitswa supermarket in San Jose just off Highway 280’s Saratoga exit. They have locations in many different cities around the world…

  • Kirin Mandarin Restaurant Dim Sum Lunch Review, Vancouver

    Kirin Mandarin is a well-respected Chinese restaurant in downtown Vancouver, which is named after a mythical dragon like monster. They have five locations in the greater Vancouver area. This particular location…

  • Kirin Mandarin Restaurant Review, Vancouver, BC

    Kirin Mandarin is a well-respected Chinese restaurant in downtown Vancouver, which is named after a mythical dragon like monster. They have five locations in the greater Vancouver area. This particular location…

  • Araxi Restaurant Review, Whistler, BC, Canada

    Araxi Restaurant + Bar is a popular restaurant in Whistler’s village. They focus on British Columbia cuisine with lots of seafood. Executive Chef James Walt celebrates carefully sourced local ingredients including…

  • Marzano Restaurant Review, Oakland

    Marzano is a casual neighborhood Italian trattoria restaurant in Oakland with two locations. Their specialty is woodfired oven neapolitan pizza. We dined at the location on Park for brunch. Their sister…

  • Baker and Banker Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    Baker and Banker took over the space vacated by legendary Quince restaurant in 2009. They focus on upscale dishes using local and sustainable ingredients from nearby farms at reasonable prices, in…

  • Alhana Foods Restaurant Review, San Mateo

    Alhana Foods is a combination grocery store – Mediterranean deli in San Mateo. They focus on falafel’s, schawerma, kabobs and the like. Decor, Vibe – Standard grocery store with the food…

  • Il Cane Rosso Restaurant Review, San Francisco

    Il Cane Rosso is a casual rotisserie and sandwich shop inside the Ferry building. It is run by Daniel Patterson who also runs the well-respected Coi restaurant. Our last visit was…

  • Super Duper Burgers, San Francisco

    Super Duper is a new hamburger restaurant in the Castro. It was opened by the folks behind Delarosa, Beretta and Starbelly. They use Niman Ranch meats. This restaurant opened in mid-April…