Japantown

April 26, 2011
Suzu Noodle HouseSapporo-Ya Japanese RestaurantTanpopoI love double plays. Back in the day, I remember getting drinks at Dalva while waiting for a table at Ti Couz... But now I'd say dinner at Bar Crudo followed by an after-dinner drink and...
I think many of us must secretly like masochistic dining and drinking experiences. How else to explain the popularity of Bruno the "Martini Nazi," the former owner and bartender at Aub Zam Zam in the Haight? (RIP Bruno--in my mind,...
I am thrilled that izakaya is becoming a household word. Well, it's not quite "mac 'n' cheese" or "taqueria" yet, but based on all the recent openings in the City, it's well on its way. ~O IZAKAYA LOUNGE~ opened in...
Are you ready to go to battle, soldier? What? I can't hear you! Because where I am about to take you is loud, sweaty, and chaotic--there will be pots of boiling water, sake bombs going off left and right, drunk...
*THIS RESTAURANT HAS CLOSED*~CAFE MAJESTIC~ has been getting a ton of buzz lately--the publicist has been doing her job for sure, but it's also because there is some talent simmering in the kitchen: Ian Begg. He's worked under Todd Humphries...
We all have restaurants we have been meaning to dine at foh-evah, but haven't quite gotten around to (I'll share a couple currently on my list: Café Jacqueline, Tommy Toy's [I wanna try the Executive Lunch!], and Manka's in Inverness)....