W Bistro

My significant other and I wanted to eat at a new venue for dinner on Friday and decided on W Bistro. We called Thursday evening and made reservations for Friday night at 5 p.m. Located at the Medical Arts Building, W Bistro is a relatively new contemporary American restaurant with a great location across Thomas … Continue »

MW Restaurant

My significant other likes to drive. One night while we were cruising, we passed MW restaurant located at the old KGMB site. The restaurant was packed. We decided to try MW Restaurant after work for their happy hour which is between 2 to 5 p.m. The restaurant was pretty empty at 4 p.m. To me … Continue »

The Nook Neighborhood Bistro

My significant other likes to eat breakfast out especially on Saturday.  We decided to try the new restaurant that opened in Puck’s Alley (1035 University Avenue) at the former location of Kiss My Grits. We arrived there at ~10:30 which is closer to brunch. The Nook is quaint and has a nice rustic feel. The … Continue »

Max’s of Manila

If you’re looking to try some Filipino food, Max’s of Manila was just voted Hawaii’s Best 2014 Filipino Restaurant. I’m not sure if I agree though. I went to the location near Costco Dillingham at 801 Dillingham Boulevard. I ordered a plate ($8.95) which included a quarter of Max’s famous fried chicken, pancit, brown rice, … Continue »

Hughley’s Southern Cuisine

Hubby and I went to The Alley today for a late lunch. When we arrived at the restaurant there was a sign on the door that said closed at 2 p.m. for a private function. Hubby did a Yelp search and suggested we go to Hughley Southern Cuisine (99-080 Kauhale Street) about 3 minutes from … Continue »

On the Road Again: Baker & Banker in San Francisco

We dined at Baker & Banker located on 1701 Octavia Street the last night of our trip. Hubby and I drove into the city an hour earlier to make sure we found street parking which we did. We also found out that valet parking is available on Friday and Saturday nights. The food, in general, … Continue »

On the Road Again: Evvia in Palo Alto

Driving and finding parking in San Francisco is so painful that I decided to find a restaurant in another area. Hubby and I went to Evvia, the sister restaurant to Kokkari Estiatorio in San Francisco, located in Palo Alto. I tried to make reservations at 11:30 a.m. but the only times available were after 1:30 … Continue »

On the Road Again: Frascati in San Francisco

After reading tons of reviews, I chose Frascati for our second dinner in the Bay Area. We drove to the restaurant and could not find any parking for blocks. Finding a parking space seems to be one of the hardest things to do in San Francisco. We ended up parking at the lot near Wahlgreen … Continue »

On the Road Again: La Taqueria on Mission Street in San Francisco

A couple of our friends highly recommended La Taqueria located at 2889 Mission Street so it was on my must try list. Hubby and I went there for a late lunch. I ordered a soft carne asada (beef) taco, a crunchy carnitas taco with sour cream and chips with salsa and guacamole (~$13.50 cash only). … Continue »

On the Road Again: Seven Hills in San Francisco

I am a foodie and love to eat good food but I can be easily influenced by other people. Our trip to San Francisco was hubby’s gift to me to eat wherever I chose. Hence, the conundrum. There are so many places to eat in the city. Where do I go? KS, who is a … Continue »