Boiling Crab in San Jose

Spice Challenge: The Boiling Crab in San Jose

Nestled into the deep, deep areas of San Jose somewhere, a place I rarely frequent, is the second of two locations of the The Boiling Crab. What I took on as a spicy challenge ended up being something else;but a fun and entertaining evening was had with great company and a terrific dining concept. The location is large, but good luck bringing a large party because only one thing is certain: they do not take reservations, period.

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House of Prime Rib

Quintessential San Francisco: House of Prime Rib

On Van Ness Ave in San Francisco, for the last 60+ years, an iconic restaurant exists to this day serving up the best prime rib in San Francisco.The wait is long without reservations, and House of Prime Rib is perhaps San Francisco’s busiest restaurant, but it’s worth the wait. This is a staple and landmark in San Francisco for both residents and visitors alike. Continue reading

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R&G Lounge

Seafood Galore, starring the Dungeness Crab: R&G Lounge

Once in awhile, a restaurant raises the bar for one specific cuisine type. For me, the one that sets the bar for excellent Chinese food is R&G Lounge in San Francisco. Fresh, flavorful seafood is prepared in a multitude of ways to make each ingredient shine — and every kind of seafood imaginable, including geoduck, is featured on the huge menu. Continue reading

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