Lunches at Parada Kitchen in Walnut Creek

November 12, 2016

7001 Sunne Lane, Walnut Creek |  925.448.8118   | website The office I work at is located in a business park which is well off the beaten track.  I was so excited when chef Carlos Altamirano opened a Peruvian comfort food restaurant nearby called Parada Kitchen, which is named for a famous food market in Lima, Peru. […]

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Golden chicken sandwich at the Habit

November 6, 2016

I have to tell you about a fabulous sandwich that was recently introduced at the Habit Burger, which was recently rated by Consumer Reports as having the best tasting fast food burger in America based on a reader survey.  Now that is high praise and it’s no secret that they are one of my favorite fast casual burger places in the area, so I […]

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A new spot for Lemonade in Walnut Creek

October 13, 2016

Hey there, it’s been a while hasn’t it?  A recent death in the family had me focused on other matters for a while and I’m sorry that I neglected my site and my few faithful readers…  The verdict is that while it was good to take a breather, I still feel compelled to share my latest eating […]

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Southern Brunch for Dinner

August 29, 2016
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4001 Broadway, Oakland, CA  | 510.547.1446 | website Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day and when I saw that Clove and Hoof in Oakland was offering a special southern brunch for dinner earlier this month, I immediately went online and signed up.  I have been hearing really good things about this place (click here […]

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A fantastic tasting menu at Alexander’s Steakhouse in Cupertino

August 15, 2016
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19379 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino| 408.446.2222 | website I grew up in the Peninsula and always marvel when I visit the South Bay because it is has gone so upscale with the proliferation of tech companies that is parodied so well in the excellent show Silicon Valley.  We got a close up look at this when we visited Alexander’s Steakhouse last weekend to check out their new location in […]

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The excellent breakfast at Grand Lake Kitchen

August 2, 2016
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576 Grand Ave, Oakland 94610 | 510.922.9582 | website Hours:  9 am – 10 pm everyday but Tuesday (closed) brunch until 3 pm | happy hour 4 – 6 pm | dinner 5 – 10pm Mr. K and I really miss our old stomping grounds at Lake Merritt, and we still love to shop at the fabulous Grand Lake Farmer’s Market on Saturday, then go […]

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Tasting menu at Yuzuki Eatery

July 27, 2016
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598 Guerrero Street, (c/s 18th Street), SF | 415.556.9898 | website Mr. K and I went to Yuzuki Japanese Eatery in San Francisco recently to check out their new six-course tasting menu that provides an introduction to their Washoku menu and the Izakaya style of eating.  We enjoyed their warm hospitality and ate our way through six courses of traditional Japanese cuisine along with […]

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