Posts Tagged ‘Palo Alto’

29 Feb
2016

Palo Alto Creamery, Palo Alto

Posted by Foodnut.com, February 29th, 2016

Palo Alto Creamery Exterior

Palo Alto Creamery has been serving up classic burger joint food since 1988 when Robert Fischer took over the business. They used to have 2 locations in Palo Alto, with the downtown location open since 1923 in previously known as the Peninsula Creamery. Stanford Shopping Center location closed in 2013.

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16 Nov
2015

Coconuts Caribbean, Palo Alto

Posted by Foodnut.com, November 16th, 2015

Coconuts Caribbean Restaurant and Bar Exterior

Coconuts Caribbean Restaurant and Bar is an Caribbean Island focused restaurant that has been open since 2008. They focus on Jamaican classics like Jerk Chicken. Some cool Steel drum live music was playing on our 2009 visit, by 2016, the place was so loud on a Friday night, you could not hear much. Its chef also runs the cult classic Back-A-yard restaurant in Menlo Park. Read the rest of this entry »

20 Jan
2015

Pizzeria Delfina, San Francisco – Burlingame

Posted by Foodnut.com, January 20th, 2015

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 pizzas and Antipasti. Delfina does not serve pizza. They use local, seasonal ingredients and have a lots of wines by the glass.  There are 2 location in San Francisco – Mission and Pacific Heights. In 2016 we dined several times at the Burlingame location.

Pizzeria Delfina San Francisco Interior

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19 Jan
2015

Howie’s Artisan Pizza Restaurant Review, Palo Alto

Posted by Foodnut.com, January 19th, 2015

Howies Artisan pizza Palo Alto exterior decor

Howie’s Artisan Pizza was opened by Howard Bulka in late 2009 into Town & Country Village shopping Center of Palo Alto. He had worked at various restaurants including Marche. Inspired by the New Haven school of East Coast pizza-making and the renaissance of artisanal products including organic, natural, and local ingredients. Our last visit was in the beginning of 2015 when we noticed that pizza prices went up again. Read the rest of this entry »

29 Dec
2014

Tamarine Restaurant Review, Palo Alto

Posted by Foodnut.com, December 29th, 2014

Tamarine Palo Alto Exterior Decor

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 delicacies of Vietnam. This place is similar to Slanted Door or Xanh in Mountain View. We find the food pretty accessible with many items for mainstream palates. The owners family runs the traditional Vietnamese restaurant Vung Tau in San Jose. Our last visit was in the Summer of 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

2 Nov
2014

Straits Restaurant, Burlingame – Santana Row

Posted by Foodnut.com, November 2nd, 2014

Straits Restaurant Burlingame Exterior

Straits Burlingame

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29 Sep
2013

Hong Kong Restaurant Review, Palo Alto

Posted by Foodnut.com, September 29th, 2013

Hong Kong Restaurant Palo Alto exterior decor

Why did we dine here? – Hong Kong Restaurant opened in 2012 in Palo Alto, where several restaurants including a Thai one had come and gone.
Over the last couple of months, it has established itself as the go to Chinese restaurant in this area. We have eaten there for dinner as well as for a for a fixed menu meal. Our last visit was in February 2014.

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13 May
2013

Sundance the Steakhouse Restaurant Review, Palo Alto

Posted by Foodnut.com, May 13th, 2013

Sundance Palo Alto Exterior decor

Why did we dine here? – Sundance is the steakhouse on the San Francisco Peninsula. This place has been here for ever and is liked by many. It’s interesting that the reviews on Yelp are all over the board. We hadn’t been here in probably 10 years, so it was time to give it a try.

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11 Mar
2013

La Bodeguita Del Medio Restaurant Review, Palo Alto

Posted by Foodnut.com, March 11th, 2013

La Bodeguita Del Medio Interior Decor

Why did we dine here? – La Bodeguita Del Medio is a popular Cuban restaurant in Palo Alto. One of the few upscale Cuban restaurants in the Bay Area. They have a location in Havana, Cuba.

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28 Jan
2013

Campo Pizzeria Restaurant Review, Palo Alto

Posted by Foodnut.com, January 28th, 2013

Campo Pizzeria Palo Alto exterior

Why did we dine here? – Campo Pizzeria is a new restaurant in downtown Palo Alto featuring Chef Sean O’Brien (Myth, Zinnia).

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31 Dec
2012

The Sea by Alexanders Steakhouse Restaurant Review, Palo Alto

Posted by Foodnut.com, December 31st, 2012

The Sea by Alexanders Steakhouse exterior decor

The Sea by Alexanders Steakhouse is a new seafood oriented restaurant in Palo Alto by the folks behind Alexanders. They focus on the freshest, wild, and sustainably harvested products. This restaurant is a nice addition to the South Bay scene. There really aren’t many places of this caliber down here.

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2 Feb
2011

Baume Restaurant Review, Palo Alto

Posted by Foodnut.com, February 2nd, 2011

Baume Palo Alto_Exterior decor

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 star for 2011. Bruno Chemel was well respected at his last restaurant and also earned a Michelin star there.

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