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San Francisco South Bay

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Best Pho in San Francisco

    Last Update: July 2016 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 our…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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. This hole…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…