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  • Best Pho in San Francisco

    Best Pho in San Francisco

    Last Update: February 2019 We are big fans of Vietnamese Pho Noodle Soup. Slowly but surely, we have eaten at many of the San Francisco Bay Area’s best Pho restaurants. Here’s…

  • Restaurant Gary Danko, San Francisco

    Restaurant Gary Danko, San Francisco

    Foodnut returns to Gary Danko! Restaurant Gary Danko is one of the top restaurants in San Francisco, they serve contemporary American cuisine. Open in 1999 and located near Ghiradelli Square, it…

  • République, Los Angeles

    République, Los Angeles

    Why did we dine here? – République is similar to Tartine in San Francisco, but they kick it up a notch. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. We went for breakfast.…

  • Pho Filet, Rosemead

    Pho Filet, Rosemead

    Why did we dine here? – Far better Pho than San Francisco! The SGV (San Gabriel Valley) is home to some fine Asian cuisine. We passed by Pho Filet on our…

  • Pine and Crane, Los Angeles

    Pine and Crane, Los Angeles

    Why did we dine here? – Pine & Crane is a fast casual Taiwanese Chinese restaurant in the hip Silver Lake area of Los Angeles. It has 4.5 stars on Yelp…

  • Redbird, Los Angeles

    Redbird, Los Angeles

    Why did we dine here? – Redbird is a trendy restaurant in downtown Los Angeles that was on our short list to try. This is Chef Neal Fraser and Amy Knoll…

  • Ahgassi Gopchang, Los Angeles

    Ahgassi Gopchang, Los Angeles

    Why did we dine here? – Ahgassi Gopchang is a sister restaurant to Korean BBQ favorite: Kang Ho-dong Baekjeong. (Which we also love) The restaurant’s name means Young Lady Small Intestines,…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • Chez Fico, San Francisco

    Chez Fico, San Francisco

    Great Eats in the City. Why did we dine here? – Chez Fico is a new Jewish Italian restaurant in San Francisco that has garnered a lot of hype. There is…

  • Begoni Bistro, San Francisco

    Begoni Bistro, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Begoni Bistro is a modern, good looking Chinese restaurant in San Francisco’s Chinatown. It is not old and dingy like some of its neighbors. We…

  • Lazy Bear, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Lazy Bear bills itself as “A modern American dinner Party”. Since 2014 they have been hosting 2 seating of a single prix fixe Tasting Menu…

  • The Morris, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – The Morris it’s a restaurant in San Francisco’s Mission District that occupies the former location of the slow club.…

  • Grand Harbor, Burlingame

    Why did we dine here? – Grand Harbor is a Chinese restaurant in Burlingame, California, located right by the San Francisco Bay. (Next door to Benihana) It has a grand view…

  • Taverna, Palo Alto

    Taverna, Palo Alto

    Why did we dine here? – Taverna is a recently opened Greek restaurant in Palo Alto by some alumni of nearby Evvia restaurant. They brought in a Chef from Village Pub…

  • 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…

  • Pyeong Chang Tofu House, Oakland

    Pyeong Chang is a Korean restaurant located in the Temescal district of Oakland, where a cluster Korean restaurants are situated. Burma Superstar is a couple doors down, while Bakesale Betty and…

  • Spruce Review, San Francisco

    Elegant old school favorite. 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…

  • Vesta, Redwood City

    Vesta, Redwood City

    Why did we dine here? – Top Italian on the Peninsula! Vesta is a California Italian restaurant in downtown Redwood City. They tried to support local and organic suppliers. It has…

  • Evvia Estiatorio, Palo Alto

    Why did we dine here? – Evvia is the sister restaurant of popular Kokkari in San Francisco. Our last visit here was over 10 years ago, so it was time for…

  • Shanghai Flavor Shop, Sunnyvale

    Shanghai Flavor Shop, Sunnyvale

    Shanghai Flavor Shop is an inexpensive restaurant in a second rate strip mall. This diamond in the rough is located in sleepy Sunnyvale, and specializes in Shanghainese Chinese cuisine. To the…

  • M.Y. China Review, San Francisco

    M.Y. China is a restaurant from TV Celeb Chef Martin Yan and the Koi Palace folks. It is located on the 4th floor of the San Francisco Centre shopping mall, right…

  • Californios, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – Californios is a Two Michelin Star (in 2017) Mexican Restaurant in San Francisco, the highest rating of its type in the US. We were intrigued…

  • LV Mar, Redwood City

    LV Mar, Redwood City

    Photo Courtesy LV Mar Why did we dine here? – LV Mar is a Latin focus restaurant in downtown Redwood City that serves Elevated Latin tapas, platters & cocktails in a…

  • Pizzeria Delfina, San Francisco – Burlingame

    Delicious Italian around the Bay. Pizzeria Delfina is the lower cost more casual eatery next to top rated Delfina. They do not take reservations and focus on ‘Neapolitan inspired’, thin crust…

  • Din Tai Fung, Santa Clara

    Din Tai Fung, Santa Clara

    Why did we dine here? – Din Tai Fung is a popular Xiao Long Bao (It means small bamboo steamer bun in Chinese) – Shanghai Steamed Soup dumpling restaurant with locations…

  • Din Tai Fung, Arcadia, CA

    Din Tai Fung, Arcadia, CA

    Why did we dine here? – Din Tai Fung is a popular Xiao Long Bao (small bamboo steamer bun in Chinese) – Shanghai Steamed dumpling restaurant with locations in Bellevue, Los…

  • Redd Napa Valley Review, Yountville

    One of the most underrated places in the San Francisco Bay Area.When we are asked where to go in the Napa Valley, we don’t say French Laundry.. Foodnut suggests Redd Napa.…

  • China Village Restaurant, Albany

    China Village is a Chinese restaurant featured on the KQED public television program Check Please back in 2008. They specialize in Szechuan (Sichuan) Chinese food but serve other styles of Chinese…

  • China Village, Belmont

    China Village Seafood Restaurant is a Chinese restaurant in Belmont, California just off the Highway 101 Ralston Exit. They have been around since 1996, serving dim sum during both lunch and…

  • KOME Buffet, Daly City

    Why did we dine here? – KOME Buffet is an Asian buffet located under the Century 20 Daly City movie theater. This location used to house the old Todai buffet. This…

  • Tamarine Restaurant Review, Palo Alto

    Tamarine is a popular Vietnamese contemporary restaurant in downtown Palo Alto on busy University Avenue. They focus on small plates and serve food family style. Tamarine features light, but flavor-intensive culinary…

  • J. Zhou Oriental Cuisine

    J. Zhou in Tustin, Orange County, California is an upscale Chinese Cantonese restaurant in The District Mall. After a meal you can hit Whole Foods or the mall next door! The…

  • Sichuan Impression, Tustin

    Great Sichuan Spicy food in the OC. Sichuan Impression in Tustin, Orange County is the second outpost of the spicy restaurant, the other is in Alhambra. It is located in a…

  • International Smoke, San Francisco

    Why did we dine here? – International Smoke is the long await collab between Chef Michael Mina and lifestyle expert and bestselling cookbook author Ayesha Curry. It is located at the…

  • Zachary’s Chicago Pizza Restaurant Review, Oakland

    Zachary’s Chicago Pizza, Oakland – Berkeley

    Zachary’s Chicago Pizza is a popular pizza restaurant in the San Francisco East Bay that serves Chicago style pizza. They have been packing them in for over thirty years. They serve…

  • Perbacco, San Francisco

    Perbacco, San Francisco

    One of our favorite Italian restaurants in San Francisco. Perbacco is a popular Italian restaurant in San Francisco’s financial district that opened in 2006. We had been to their sister restaurant…

  • La Viga, Redwood City

    Why did we dine here? – Wonderful food at great prices. La Viga derives from the massive central seafood market in Mexico City where our chef Manuel Martinez (Left Bank, Reposado)…

  • Santa Ramen Review, San Mateo

    Santa Ramen Review, San Mateo

    New Santa Ramen Menu September 2017 Santa Ramen is a very popular Japanese noodle Ramen restaurant in San Mateo. Mr. Kazunori Kobayashi is the proprietor of this restaurant along with 2…

  • Little Shanghai Restaurant, San Mateo

    Best Shanghainese Chinese restaurant in San Francisco? Little Shanghai Restaurant is a family run Shanghainese Chinese Restaurant in San Mateo near the San Mateo Fairgrounds. They have the usual Americanized Chinese…

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