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Surprises of Xyclo

Don’t let all the hallmarks of cruddy food here fool you; the Vietnamese fare is damn fine. READ MORE

Lobster Rolls and Ipswich Clams, in Napa

The new-to-Napa Lobster Shack is a classic Northeasterly seafood joint. READ MORE

Alert! Perfect Fresh Porcini!

Mushroom mania at César and Eccolo. READ MORE

The Wonders of Multilayered Roti

Roti prata and roti canai around the bay. READ MORE

The Joy of Kabul

The bargain-priced Kabul City makes a visit to Fisherman’s Wharf worthwhile. READ MORE

Dasaprakash for Southern Indian

“The quality of the cooking and the warmth of the hospitality make Dasaprakash a restaurant worthy of any ethnic-food lover’s interest.” READ MORE

The Utterly Exceptional Underwood

Perfect frisée salad, seared ahi, and roasted halibut at the Sonoma restaurant. READ MORE

Mad Indian-Western Fusion

Mussel pakora, lamb burgers, and lemongrass chops at Spice Route. READ MORE

Oxtail Bonanza

Satisfy your craving for the tang of oxtail at Back A Yard, Powell’s Place, Gator’s, Hard Knox, and Zza’s. READ MORE

A Solid Breakfast Tamal

From a Oaxacan street vendor in Santa Rosa. READ MORE