Posts Tagged ‘Dinner’

12 Sep

Stella Alpina Osteria, Burlingame

Posted by, September 12th, 2016

Stella Alpina Burlingame exterior decor

Gnocchi and Salmon to die for. Stella Alpina Osteria is a small Italian restaurant located a block from the main Burlingame Avenue shopping area. Located below ground level, most people would never know it was here. The restaurant opened in May 2005, and was featured on PBS’ Check Please TV show. This was our 3rd time dining here.

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8 Aug

Hakkasan, San Francisco

Posted by, August 8th, 2016

Hakkasan San Francisco exterior decor

Summer 2016, We returned to Hakkasan for an expensive Dim Sum Lunch.

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18 Jul

Delfina Review, San Francisco

Posted by, July 18th, 2016

Delfina San Francisco Exterior Decor

Since 1998, Delfina, a bustling neighborhood Italian trattoria has been packing them in. The menu changes daily and they use organic produce and sustainably-raised meats and fish whenever possible. It is a popular place that requires advanced booking for a reservation or showing up at 530pm for a table at the counter or bar. Our last visit was in July 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

11 Jul

San Tung Restaurant, San Francisco

Posted by, July 11th, 2016

San Tung San Francisco Exterior Decor

San Tung and San Tung #2 are a popular Chinese restaurant in the inner Sunset of San Francisco. They serve northern Chinese food that has some Korean influence, as the San Tung region of China is near Korea, hence the free Kim Chee. We have eaten here many, many times, back to when it was located west of here. Our latest visit occurred in February 2016 to San Tung #2, when we noticed prices up a bit. Read the rest of this entry »

9 May

The House Restaurant, San Francisco

Posted by, May 9th, 2016

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Since 1993, The House San Francisco has been cooking up top notch Asian fusion cuisine in San Francisco’s North Beach. Using local ingredients and blending American foods with Asian accents is their strong suit. Their mastery of sauces is evident in many dishes. The House flies under many foodie radars, but is one of our Favorite restaurants. We have dined her many times, our last visit was in May 2016. They have maintained their high 4.5 rating on Yelp.

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22 Feb

Town Restaurant Review, San Carlos

Posted by, February 22nd, 2016

Town San Carlos Exterior Decor

Steak on the Peninsula. Town Restaurant is a steakhouse serving American comfort food in downtown San Carlos. It opened in 2006 and has gotten positive press, so we figured we would see how it stacks up. Over the years, this restaurant has been consistently busy. Town is definitely a hit with the locals, many of which can just walk over for a meal. Our last visit was in December 2015. It is so busy, we had to make a reservation over a week in advance.

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8 Feb

Champagne Seafood Restaurant Review, San Mateo

Posted by, February 8th, 2016

Champagne Seafood San Mateo exterior decor

Champagne Seafood San Mateo interior decor

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28 Jan

R & G Lounge Review, San Francisco

Posted by, January 28th, 2016

R and G Lounge San Francisco Exterior

R & G Lounge is a popular Hong Kong style Cantonese Chinese restaurant in San Francisco. Since 1985 they have been serving top notch Chinese food in Chinatown. They have been mentioned on Anthony Bourdain’s television show, No Reservations. Beware that it is hard to get a tablet with – no reservations -. This restaurant is especially busy during Chinese New Year, typically in late January or early February. Our last visit was in July 2016.

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2 Nov

Hakka Restaurant, San Francisco

Posted by, November 2nd, 2015

Hakka restaurant San Francisco exterior decor

Hakka Restaurant SF is a family run Chinese restaurant in San Francisco’s Outer Richmond District that opened in early 2010. It has garnered some foodie attention on chowhound. While they serve a wide variety of Chinese dishes including Americanized standbys, they are known for their regional Chinese specialties. We returned for to go in late 2015.

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25 Oct

Boulevard, San Francisco

Posted by, October 25th, 2015

Be sure to read Boulevard: The Cookbook

Boulevard San Francisco Exterior

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20 Oct

Koi Palace Dim Sum Daly City Review

Posted by, October 20th, 2015

Koi Palace Daly City interior decor

Koi Palace is the #1 Chinese restaurant in the SF Bay Area. The Peninsula is ground zero for some of the best Chinese food in the San Francisco Bay area. Koi Palace has been around since 1996 and specializes in wide selection of Dim Sum for lunch and special dishes for dinner. They also have locations in Dublin and at the Thunder Valley Casino. Koi Palace Dinner is reviewed separately. Dragon Beard candy creation is covered too. Our last visit was in fall of 2016.

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27 Jul

Cotogna, San Francisco

Posted by, July 27th, 2015

Cotogna San Francisco exterior decor

Cotogna (meaning ‘quince’ in Italian), offers a seasonally-changing menu featuring spit-roasted or grilled meats and game birds, wood-oven pizzas, house-made pastas, fresh local fish and seafood, salads, salami and cheeses in the warm atmosphere of the restaurant’s refined urban design. This is the sister restaurant to Quince, which is located next door. Our last visit was in the Summer of 2016.

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