• Skool – SF Asian “Fusion”

    We decided to do a “play it by ear” day trip to San Francisco recently, and decided at the last minute to try Skool, which is sandwiched between Mission Bay and Potrero Hill in the Design District. The concept is best described as Asian Fusion Seafood. The decor is modern with elements of industrial, befitting …

  • The Grand Buffet, Hong Kong

    On a recent trip to Hong Kong, Theresa’s research turned up a must go to buffet called The Grand Buffet(TGB), which is run by the same folks that run the buffet at the Grand Lisboa in Macau. TGB is located in Hopewell Center in Wan Chai and occupies the top floor with sweeping views of …

  • Review – Zola, Palo Alto

    Zola in Palo Alto serves seasonal French cooking, which falls somewhere between bistro and super high end fine dining. The restaurant space is fairly small, seating around 50 people, with most tables being 2 or 4 toppers, with 2 larger tables able to accommodate 8 diners. Zola also only servers dinner Tuesdays through Saturdays. ┬áReservations …

  • State Bird Provisions, San Francisco

    Michellin Stars tend to bring out the foodies and State Bird Provisions (SBP) is no exception. SBP has a somewhat “secret club” feel, with a very nondescript storefront with no marquee or identifying markings. The only indications of the restaurant (and its popularity) was the line that formed outside the door and the cooks furiously …