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  • Best Pho in San Francisco

    Best Pho in San Francisco

    Last Update: November 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Chef Zhao Kitchen, Palo Alto

    Soup Dumplings! Why did we dine here? – Chef Zhao Kitchen is a Shanghai Chinese restaurant in Palo Alto, near 101 and Embarcadero. This is a sister restaurant to Cupertino’s Shanghai…

  • Plumed Horse, Saratoga – One Michelin Star

    Where do well heeled Silicon Valley people eat? Why did we dine here? – Plumed Horse is a long standing (1952) restaurant located in Saratoga, not far from the Montalvo winery.…

  • Chungdam, Santa Clara

    Why did we dine here? – Chungdam is Korean restaurant located in the Santa Clara Koreatown area. It has been on our bucket list for a while. A combination of a…

  • Ilbunjee #1, Sunnyvale

    Why did we dine here? – Ilbunjee #1 is a Korean BBQ restaurant in the Santa Clara Koreatown district. We find the best Korean in the San Francisco area right here.…

  • 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…

  • Vung Tau Restaurant Review, San Jose

    Why did we dine here? – Vung Tau is a Vietnamese restaurant in San Jose (near San Jose State) owned by the same family as Tamarine Restaurant in Palo Alto. Having…

  • Peggy Sue’s Restaurant Review, San Jose

    Peggy Sue’s is a burger place that has been there since 1958 that also serves classic American breakfast. They have two locations in downtown San Jose, right near the major destination…

  • South Legend Restaurant Review, Milpitas

    Why did we dine here? – South Legend is a long standing Sichuan Chinese restaurant in Milpitas that has been listed in the Michelin Guide. We were in the area and…

  • New Michelin Guide San Francisco 2013

    New 2013 Foodie bible Michelin San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country Restaurants 2013 was just released.  Less than $12 at Amazon.…

  • Orenchi Restaurant Review, Santa Clara

    Why did we dine here? – Orenchi is a very popular Japanese Noodle House that has been on our hit list for a while. They are a sister restuarant to Sumika…

  • Gooyi Gooyi Restaurant Review, Santa Clara

    Why did we dine here? – Gooyi Gooyi is an authentic Korean restaurant in Santa Clara’s Koreatown. We’ve found some of the best Korean joints down here plus our neighbor recommends…

  • 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…

  • Kunjip Restaurant Review, Santa Clara

    Why did we dine here? – Kunjip is a top rated Korean restaurant in Santa Clara, situated in a Korean focused strip mall. They focus on soups and noodles, no BBQ…

  • Tobang Restaurant Review, Santa Clara

    Why did we dine here? – Tobang is located next door to the Korean restaurant Kunjip in a Santa Clara strip mall full of Korean merchants. We had enough soup and…

  • Shanghai Restaurant Review, Cupertino

    Shanghai Restaurant is a Shanghainese Chinese Restaurant in the Cupertino village shopping center, replacing the popular HC Dumpling restaurant. They have the usual Chinese dishes along with a fair amount of…

  • 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…

  • New 2012 San Francisco Zagat Guide

    The Foodie bible Zagat San Francisco Bay Area Restaurants 2011 is available starting today at $10 from Amazon. $14.95 list.  Data comes from people like ourselves, voting.…

  • Scratch Restaurant Review, Mountain View

    Scratch is a new restaurant from Rob Fischer who runs Palo Alto Creamery, Reposado, and Gravity. This restaurant opened at the end of 2010. Fine Dining meets American Comfort Cuisine is…

  • Baume Restaurant Review, Palo Alto

    Baumé is a French Cuisine Moderne restaurant that uses a lot of molecular gastronomy techniques. The restaurant is named after the pioneering French chemist Antoine Baume. They recently received one Michelin…

  • In-N-Out Burger Restaurant Review, Mountain View

    In-N-Out Burger opened way back in 1948 in Baldwin Park, California focusing as a drive through hamburger stand. Their motto is “Give customers the freshest, highest quality foods you can buy…

  • Sumika Restaurant Review, Los Altos

    Sumika is a small low key Japanese restaurant in downtown Los Altos, hidden away on a sidestreet. You really need to seek out this two year old restaurant. The focus on…

  • Passionfish Restaurant Review, Pacific Grove

    Passionfish offers a “unique California dining experience with serious food and wine in a fun and casual atmosphere. The ever-changing menu features the freshest, sustainable seafood, slow-cooked meats, organic greens and…

  • Pizza Antica Restaurant Review, San Jose

    A stylish high end pizza place with 4 Northern California locations. We reviewed the location in upscale San Jose’s Santana Row shopping center. Pizza is the draw, so we focused on…

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