Restaurants

Living in one of the world’s best cities for food, we have a chance to taste the culinary masterpieces of world-famous chefs almost daily. Furthermore, because of the incredibly tough competition and advanced palates in this city, a restaurant can’t keep its doors open if the food does not taste outstanding.

The San Francisco food critics visit various Bay Area establishments to guide you on where to eat, what to eat, and sometimes how to eat. From Asian cuisine to Peruvian fare, from fine dining establishments to food trucks, San Francisco is one city that offers it all.

Read to find out where to be and what to devour.

 

The Latest Reviews

  • Pulmuone Food’s Media Event Featuring Wildwood Products

    OG-facebook_pulmuone_wildwood This is a logo that any Korean who cooks Korean food is very familiar with; it’s in every single Korean market that I’ve ever visited. Pulmuone (풀무원) is a very well-known brand in Korea– up there with other giant food brands. From the start, Pulmuone differentiated themselves in Korea as being the healthier (and better) alternative. ...
  • Annoying Mediocrity: Arang Korean Restaurant

    Arang Korean Restaurant - DonkatsuI think I’ll probably end up sounding angry in this post. No, actually, I am pretty certain I am angry because places like Arang Korean Restaurant exist in San Francisco, pretending to be Korean food. Being Korean and avidly cooking Korean food, I take Korean food personally. Even in Korea, you will get some bad restaurants. But ...
  • “Eat Creative”: Roy’s Restaurant Launches Pacific Rim Cuisine Menu

    roys-san-francisco--38Roy’s Restaurant is hosting media dinners in various cities across the U.S., and on July 17, I had the privilege of attending the media dinner in San Francisco. In a small group of ten, it was a sit-down dinner kicking off with the Pacific Rim Cosmotini — a flavorful cocktail that is new to the ...
  • Revisiting 5A5 Steak Lounge in San Francisco

    5a5 Filet Mignon Rare Updated Review as of June 24, 2014. This time, I have photos of the food at 5A5. Original review is below this updated section. Recently, I had to pick a location for a dinner for 10 people on a Monday. All of us were getting together for happy hour first — and I’d already ...
  • Authentic Korean Tofu Soup (순두부찌개): Sogondong Tofu House

    순두부찌개 sogongdong SGDI still remember the first time I ever tried “soon tofu” — which is how Koreans refer to this tofu “casserole” of sorts. I had just moved to Los Angeles, and a friend of mine was taking me to lunch. He suggested “soon tofu” — which would translate to “pure tofu”, which excited me none ...
  • Visiting Skool for Dinner vs. Brunch

    Closeup of the wafflesWith a friend in town, five of us ladies got together for brunch at Skool in the Potrero Hill neighborhood of San Francisco. I’ve been here quite a few times for dinner and enjoy the food here a lot. They have a really great bar at the back end of the restaurant, and the menu is ...
  • New on the Dimsum Scene: Tai Wu in Millbrae

    Tai Wu siu maiEither everyone reviewing the food at Tai Wu have lost their minds, or I have. And I am pretty certain I am no crazier than I was a year ago. Tai Wu is a relatively new restaurant that opened in an enormous building on El Camino Real in Millbrae. Three stories high, it’s a strange location ...
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