Winston's Hour @ Camden Spit & Larder | Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Wow, color me impressed by the cuisine and the high standards for service at Camden Spit & Larder in its fifth week of operation. And this was just for happy hour in the lounge when the restaurant ...

Casual Dog-Friendly Restaurant in Studio City

by anitapita 11 months ago

I'm meeting a friend in Studio City who needs to bring her large, well behaved dog, but I'm unfamiliar with the area and would like a place with outdoor seating for her dog, as well as a place that...

Restaurante El Michoacano | Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

This venue just off an exit of Hwy 101 and next to Denny's has been one Mexican restaurant or another for many years. The current iteration, Restaurante El Michoacano, opened last fall. Recently...

Pub Style Restaurant with Parking for 30

by Femmefz6 1 year ago

We are holding a farewell get together for a co-worker and we would like to do it at a pub style restaurant that is centrally located. There will be about 30 people travelling from Hamilton, Guelp...

The Tamale Factory | Watsonville

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A few weeks ago i needed a quick bite before a meeting in Watsonville. I popped into what used to be Lucy's Tamales, now called The Tamale Factory on Main Street. I tried one pork tamale and a m...

Muelle 3 | Malecón – Ensenada

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

When Jaime and I started planning my return to Ensenada nearly five years after my previous visit, he asked if I wanted to go back to any of the places I’d already tried. The casual, harbor-side ea...

Cat & Cloud Coffee | Pleasure Point - Santa Cruz

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Five years ago, Mom and I spent two weeks holed up in a vacation rental in Pleasure Point while her home was being repaired. Yesterday I had a chance to return to our old neighborhood to see what's...

Happy Hour @ Rustic House Oyster Bar | San Carlos

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Last Wednesday three of us got together for happy hour at Rustic House Oyster Bar and Grill in San Carlos. A first time for each of us, we were pleased with the quality and value found here.

Barefoot Cafe | Campbell

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

My friend and I convened at Barefoot Coffee Roaster's cafe in Campbell to hold our Mardi Gras sweets taste-off. A first time for both of us, as I had previously been unaware that Barefoot had reope...

"The Bomber" Sandwich @ Mal's Market | Seaside

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Awhile ago a friend had recommended the meatball sandwich at Mal's Market in Seaside on the Monterey Peninsula. We headed over there on Thursday after an appointment. I'm glad that I was pointed he...

Hornbill Burmese Cuisine | El Sobrante

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

After the Sichuan cooking demo at Contra Costa College, I headed to the other side of 880 to El Sobrante to check out the local Burmese place for lunch. Hornbill Burmese Cuisine has been open a lit...

Tupelo Coffeehouse | East Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Tupelo Coffeehouse in East Sac was my home away from home yesterday. I started my day there with a large cappuccino and to use the wifi. A medium roast and well-made, though not as complex as Templ...

Dim Sum With Parking?

by Sandy Schumacher 3 years ago

Looking for a place with parking in the International District in Seattle. Going with friends this Sunday.

Deke's Market & In Mah' Belly Deli | Santa Cruz

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Deke's Market was in the news because it won the Slingshot to Success makeover grant. I stopped by last week to grab a sandwich from the In Mah' Belly Deli in the back. It may look a lot different ...

Hollywood Area - Breakfast / Lunch

by pepperfool 3 years ago

We're a group of about 10-14 who used to frequent Victors Deli on Sundays after church. We have not found a suitable substitute and would like recommendations. Most of the group are on in their y...

Crazys Sandwich House | Marina - Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Yesterday I noticed a new sign in front of the complex housing Starbucks, Perfectly Pressed Juice and Mundos 2 cafe in Marina. Surely there could not be another sandwich shop in this building, so I...

Good Place to Meet Along I-287 Corridor

by JayCT 3 years ago

I have friends in New Jersey that I would like to meet up with for lunch/brunch later this year. The halfway point between us is Westchester or lower Fairfield County. The best would be somewhere...

Graduation lunch/dinner for a group of 4 with a 10yo- easy parking preferable

by rosulate 3 years ago

I'm looking for a special place to go with my family on the Sunday before my graduation. Ideal price point is under $55-60pp (with no drinks as my parents have to drive), preferably with less expen...

Tried Tom's Oyster Bar for Royal Oak Restaurant Week today...

by boagman 4 years ago

...and it was probably due to the fact that: 1. It was Restaurant Week, and it was 3 courses for $15, including the clam chowder I wanted to try 2. The chef is leaving mid-month for Chicago, ...

Parking in Porter Square

by Ferrari328 4 years ago

Does anyone know how strict they are about parking in Porter Square behind Anna's Taqueria? Let's say I have lunch at Anna's and then wanted to walk over to the Porter Exchange, would I risk to be ...