Category: Restaurant Reviews

San Francisco Wine Bar: Rouge et Blanc

Located just outside the Grant street gate to Chinatown and next to the utterly hip Hotel Triton, just a stone’s

San Francisco Wine Bar: Yield

San Francisco has seen an explosion in wine bars in the last six to eight months. Thankfully these newcomers have

San Francisco Wine Bar: CAV

I’ve long wished for a warm place to sit while I inevitably end up waiting for a table at San

San Francisco Wine Bar: The London Wine Bar

Every wine bar needs to have something to make it different from all the others. Not all have a claim

San Francisco Wine Bar: EOS

If you live in Cole Valley, or you work at UCSF, there’s only one real choice for a glass of

San Francisco Wine Bar: The Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant Bar

Regular readers will know what a fan I am of the Ferry Plaza Marketplace, or the “San Francisco Gourmet Trap”

San Francisco Wine Bar: Ottimista Enoteca and Cafe

I’m really surprised it that it took until 2005 to get a real wine bar opened on Union Street in

San Francisco Wine Bar: Bacar

Occasionally I find myself saying a silent “thank you” to the vagaries of fate that kept Bacar from going the

New Zealand Restaurants: Impressions and Recommendations

Some readers have asked about the food and restaurants in New Zealand, and really there’s only one, maybe two restaurants

Announcing The Michelin Guide Ratings to San Francisco

There’s a new restaurant ratings authority in San Francisco as of this morning. Today marks the release of the Michelin

Wine, New York, and Web 2.0

When it comes to the Internet, I’m sandwiched between skeptic and cynic with a little bit of realist included along

Restaurant Review: Sucre, Buenos Aires

There’s a variety of hipness that’s universally understood in the early twenty first century, at least among first-world nations. Expressed

Special SF Meal Deals in July Courtesy of Visa

As a San Francisco food lover, I always look forward to January when Dine Around Town gives us all a

Restaurant Review: Range, San Francisco

If orange is the new black, then small is the new big when it comes to San Francisco restaurants. Over

Thoughts On The Chronicle’s Top Restaurants

While I was away in Argentina a couple of weeks ago, the San Francisco Chronicle came out with their annual

Restaurant Review: Cabaña Las Lilas, Buenos Aires

If there’s not already a saying, there should be one, and it would go something like this: “You can eat

Restaurant Review: Cambalache, Buenos Aires

A friend of mine has a theory which is best expressed as “every culture has its version of burrito.” He

Restaurant Review: Ame, San Francisco

I was very excited when I learned that Starwood Resorts was going to be opening a new property in downtown

Cheap(er) Good Eats in San Francisco: Dine About Town

January is one of my favorite months in San Francisco. No, not because I’m some sort of hydrophilic masochist who