Sunday, December 4, 2011

Brother's restaurant - 12/2/2011



Cuisine: Korean
Neighborhood: Inner Richmond, San Francisco

Overall rating: 9/10
Food: 9/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Cost per head: $30
Comments: Great Korean barbecue. Worth waiting for a table with the grill.

Red hot chili peppers - 11/25/2011



Cuisine: Chinese Indian
Neighborhood: San Carlos

Overall rating: 8/10
Food: 8/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 9/10
Cost per head: $30
Comments: Good indian chinese.

Anna Mandara - 11/23/2011



Cuisine: Vietnamese
Neighborhood: Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco

Overall rating: 9/10
Food: 9/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Cost per head: $80
Comments: The maine lobster was really good.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Chabaa Thai - 11/19/2011


Cuisine: Thai
Neighborhood: Outer Sunset, San Francisco

Overall rating: 8/10
Food: 8/10
Service: 7/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Cost per head: $25
Comments: Interesting regional menu, with unusual dishes like boar, pork larb. Excellent noodle soups.

Eric's - 11/18/2011



Cuisine: Chinese
Neighborhood: Noe Valley, San Francisco

Overall rating: 7/10
Food: 7/10
Service: 7/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Cost per head: $25

Chez Maman - 11/12/2011



Cuisine: French
Neighborhood: Potrero Hill, San Francisco

Overall rating: 6/10
Food: 6/10
Service: 6/10
Ambiance: 6/10
Cost per head: $25

Parada 22 - 11/11/2011


Cuisine: Peurto Rican
Neighborhood: Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco

Overall rating: 5/10
Food: 5/10
Service: 5/10
Ambiance: 5/10
Cost per head: $20

Papito - 10/28/2011


Cuisine: Mexican
Neighborhood: Potrero Hill, San Francisco

Overall rating: 7/10
Food: 7/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Cost per head: $20

Lolo - 10/29/2011


Cuisine: Tapas
Neighborhood: Mission, San Francisco

Overall rating: 9/10
Food: 9/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 8/10
Cost per head: $25
Comments: Try the Taco Tropical.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Amber India- 10/23/2011

Cuisine: Indian
Neighborhood: SOMA
Website: http://www.amber-india.com/open.htm

Overall rating: 8/10
Food: 8/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 9/10
Cost per head: $25 (lunch)

The Crepe House- 10/22/2011


Cuisine: Creperie
Neighborhood: Mission
Website: http://www.thecrepehouse.com/

Overall rating: 8/10
Food: 8/10
Service: 7/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Cost per head: $15
Comments: Huge space, nice outside seating.

Z & Y Restaurant - 10/21/2011

Cuisine: Chinese (Sichuan)
Neighborhood: Chinatown, San Francisco
Website: http://www.zandyrestaurant.com/en/

Overall rating: 8/10
Food: 8/10
Service: 7/10
Ambiance: 6/10
Cost per head: $20

Yuet Lee- 10/16/2011

Cuisine: Chinese
Neighborhood: Chinatown, San Francisco

Overall rating: 6/10
Food: 6/10
Service: 6/10
Ambiance: 5/10
Cost per head: $20

Saha- 10/14/2011

Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Neighborhood: Tenderloin
Website: http://www.sahasf.com/

Overall rating: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Cost per head: $35
Comments: Food was superb- mansaf, kofta and bastilla!

Sunday, October 9, 2011

The Butler and the Chef Bistro-10/09/2011

Cuisine: French
Neighborhood: SOMA
Website: http://butlerandthechef.com/

Overall rating: 6/10
Food: 6/10
Service: 7/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Cost per head: $20

B Star Bar- 10/07/2011

Cuisine: Burmese
Neighborhood: Inner Richmond
Website: http://www.bstarbar.com/

Overall rating: 6/10
Food: 6/10
Service: 6/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Cost per head: $25
Comments: Really slow service!

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Rosso Pizzeria and Wine Bar - 10/01/2011



Cuisine:Pizza
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Website: http://gitanerestaurant.com/

Overall rating: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 8/10
Cost per head: $25
Comments: Amazing thin-crust pizzas - we ordered four, and all of them were great! They also have a couple of good Piadines. Ranked one of the SF Chronicle's Top 100 Restaurants of 2010!

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Gitane - 09/30/2011

Cuisine: French/Spanish
Neighborhood: Financial District
Website: http://gitanerestaurant.com/

Overall rating: 8/10
Food: 8/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Cost per head: $60
Comments: Try the Beignets! Ranked one of the SF Chronicle's Top 100 Restaurants of 2010!

Monday, September 26, 2011

Restaurant Anzu- 09/24/2011

Cuisine: Japanese/Californian
Neighborhood: Tenderloin
Website: http://www.restaurantanzu.com/

Overall rating: 7/10
Food: 7/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Cost per head: $30
Comments: The Rock is awesome!

Monday, September 19, 2011

Chilango- 09/16/2011

Cuisine: Mexican
Neighborhood: Castro
Website: http://chilangorestaurantsf.com/

Overall rating: 7/10
Food: 7/10
Service: 6/10
Ambiance: 5/10
Cost per head: $30

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Manora Thai Restaurant - 09/10/2011



Cuisine: Thai
Neighborhood: Downtown
Website: http://www.manorathai.com/

Overall rating: 7/10
Food: 7/10
Service: 7/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Cost per head: $20

La Scene Cafe and Bar - 09/09/2011

Neighborhood: Downtown
Cuisine: Californian
Website:  http://www.lascenecafesf.com/
 
Overall rating: 5/10
Food: 5/10
Service: 7/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Cost per head: $30
Comments: Not worth it.

Grant Village Lakefront Restaurant - 04/09/2011


Cuisine: Cafe
Region: Grant Village, Yellowstone National Park

Overall rating:
7/10
Food: 6/10
Service: 7/10
Ambiance: 9/10
Cost per head: $20
Comments: Nice outdoor seating by Yellowstone Lake. Food isn't great, but a fine place to have a morning coffee.

Pizza and Pasta Company - 09/03/2011


Cuisine: Pizza
Region: Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park

Overall rating:
7/10
Food: 7/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 6/10
Cost per head: $20
Comments: Food was mediocre, but who cares about food when you in Yellowstone? :) Decent place to grab a quick bite and head out to see the bears and wolves!

Flora - 8/27/2011



Cuisine: American
City: Oakland

Overall rating:
9/10
Food: 8/10 (Drinks get 10)
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 8/10
Cost per head: $50

Comments: Amazing cocktails; great place for a drink before a show at the Paramount! And don't miss out on the salted caramel pudding!

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Little Star Pizza - 08/20/2011



Cuisine:
Pizza
Neighborhood: Mission, San Francisco

Overall rating:
8/10
Food: 8/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 8/10
Cost per head: $20
Comments: Great chicken wings.

Citizen Cake - 08/19/2011



Cuisine:
Californian, Bakery
Neighborhood: Pacific Heights, San Francisco

Overall rating:
8/10
Food: 7/10; Desserts: 9/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance:8/10
Cost per head: $40
Comments: The food was alright but desserts were very good!

Sunday, August 14, 2011

DOSA - 08/14/2011


Cuisine: South Indian
Neighborhood: Pacific Heights, San Francisco

Overall rating:
8/10
Food: 8/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Cost per head: $25
Comments: One of the better South Indian restaurants.

Lers Ros Thai - 08/14/2011



Cuisine: Thai
Neighborhood: Tenderloin, San Francisco

Overall rating:
8/10
Food: 8/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 6/10
Cost per head: $20
Comments: The whole Tilapia tasted as good as it looks. Funky menu includes boar, alligator, rabbit, etc.

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Indian Oven- 08/06/2011

Cuisine: Indian
Neighborhood: Lower Haight, San Francisco
 
Overall rating: 9/10
Food: 9/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Cost per head: $30

Eos Restaurant and Wine Bar- 08/05/2011

Cuisine: Asian/Californian
Neighborhood: Cole Valley, San Francisco
Website: www.eos.com
Overall rating: 6/10
Food: 6/10
Service: 7/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Cost per head: $35
Comments: Excellent shiitake mushroom dumplings! Everything else was forgettable.

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Dragon Well - 07/30/2011

Cuisine: Chinese
Neighborhood: Marina, San Francisco
 
Overall rating: 7/10
Food: 7/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Cost per head: $20

The Blue Plate - 07/29/2011

Cuisine: American
Neighborhood: Bernal Heights, San Francisco
Overall rating: 5/10
Food: 5/10
Service: 5/10
Ambiance: 6/10
Cost per head: $35
Other comments: Incredibly slow service!! The only good part of the meal was the Four Barrel coffee at the end.

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Shana Thai -07/23/2011



Cuisine: Thai
City: Mountain View

Overall rating: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 8/10
Cost per head: $30
Other comments: The best Thai food in the south bay.

XANH - 07/16/2011



Cuisine: Vietnamese
City: Mountain View

Overall rating: 8/10
Food: 8/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 8/10
Cost per head: $30
Other comments: Shaken beef and Sangria were good.

Tsunami - 07/09/2011



Cuisine: Japanese
Neighborhood: South Beach, San Francisco

Overall rating: 8/10
Food: 8/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Cost per head: $35
Other comments: Papa San is our favorite roll here; must end your meal with a Mochi ice cream.

Espetus Churascaria - 07/09/2011



Cuisine: Brazilian Steakhouse
City: San Mateo

Overall rating: 8/10
Food: 8/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 8/10
Cost per head: $40

Comments: Great place for steak lovers.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Schmidt's -07/08/2011



Cuisine: German
City: San Francisco

Overall rating: 7/10
Food: 6/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Cost per head: $20

Comments: Their Spaetzle is good; sausages are fine too but the huge mound of potato salad along with it is inedible.

Hangen Szechuan Restaurant


Cuisine: Chinese
City: Mountain View

Overall rating: 6/10
Food: 7/10
Service: 7/10
Ambiance: 6/10
Cost per head: $20

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Monday, June 27, 2011

Malay Satay Hut - 06/19/2011



Cuisine: Malaysian
City: Redmond, Washington

Overall rating: 8/10
Food: 8/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 8/10
Cost per head: $25
Other comments: Roti canai is a must eat!

Lake Crescent Lodge - 06/19/2011




Cuisine: Cafe with sandwiches and salads
Location: Lake Crescent Lodge, Olympic National Park, WA


Overall rating: 6/10
Food: 5/10
Service: 7/10
Ambiance: 9/10
Cost per head: $20
Other comments: The only reason to eat here was the amazing view and weather that day, with outside seating at the restaurant, and ducks walking around you! The food itself was pretty bad, but a reasonable stop for a quick bite while at the Olympic National Park.

Pho New Saigon - 06/18/2011




Cuisine: Vietnamese
Location: Port Angeles, WA

Overall rating: 9/10
Food: 9/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 6/10
Cost per head: $20
Other comments: Very good noodle soup, and warm service! The only reason not to give it a 10/10 overall was the ambiance.