Artisinal Kosher cuisine from chef Chaim Davids, who's recreated many of the dishes he learned growing up in a large Jewish family in Baltimore. The interesting, varied menu here blends Mediterrane... read more
As it's tucked away into the new-ish yuppie strip mall right across the street from the Stanford campus, we overlooked this place for a couple months, but since we've met it's become habit. Bright,... read more
We sincerely wish that more Sil Valley restauranteurs approached their businesses with the humility and attention to detail that Chef/Owner Ross Hanson has. Tucked into a 100-year old house (that u... read more
A stalwart of Emerson Street restaurant row, regularly makes Top 10 and Top 100 lists, consistently teeming with attractive peninsula professionals and Sil Valley scions. Why they're here: for cont... read more
All-world class and quality from husband and wife chef team Ambjorn Lindskog and Andrea Hyde, one of the most creative and refined meals in Sil Valley. Well-appointed interior is white table cloth-... read more
Stunning, gorgeous, all-enveloping modern interiors - by Walid Mando of FORMA design, including a three-story glass-encased wine cellar with 2000 selections and 20,000 bottles - alone merit a visit... read more
From an owner/designer/chef dream team, this super-smart-yet-unpretentious blending of Catalan and California has been steadily copping awards and foodie buzz, and deservedly so. Housed in a 1940s ... read more
Centerpiece restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel has a design that has to be seen to be believed - windows on three sides, with streaming sunshine during the day and dramatically illuminated at nig... read more
One of the more refined denizens of Murphy Avenue strip of restaurants, but not stuffy at all and even a bit romantic on quiet weeknights. Expansive interior defined by long wood bar and exposed br... read more
Don't let strange strip mall mapping deter you. Chef Diane Rose's specializing in comfort food's creative side might not garner major accolades, but stays stocked full of hot young things on weeke... read more
An adventurous East-meets-West dining experience that Asian-ifies the traditional steakhouse. Not for the faint at heart! Insanely rich combinations of ingredients (lobster mac ‘n cheese), sp... read more
From chef Bradley Ogden, original and inspiring, dare we say patriotic, take on contemporary American cuisine built upon seasonal and regional ingredients. Sophisticated and smart yet still low-key... read more
Welcoming spot adjacent to the Cypress Hotel, owner Bob Puccini and Chef Brad Kraten aren't trying to topple Sil Valley culinary heavyweights here, rather create a casual, uncomplicated environment... read more
Striking space in the Rosewood Sand Hill Hotel, where many guests dine post-spa. Barn-like open dining room is warmly and minimally appointed, in-line with the overall design theme of the hotel. Ch... read more
The prototypical "3rd Date" kinda restaurant, after you've wow-ed ‘em with the Peninsula's spectacular culinary experiences and it's time to slow down a bit while still enjoying a good-to-gre... read more
One of the best brunch spots in the South Bay/Peninsula area, if for no other reason than the spacious, relaxing patio and all-you-can-drink champagne. Interior décor is nice enough - muted ... read more
Largely undiscovered by the Bay Area foodie networks or the Yelp mafia, this small-but-not-crowded spot off Big Basin houses a culinary heavyweight. Local-kid-made-good Chef Josiah Slone grew up ar... read more
Winner of funniest/weirdest restaurant name in the Bay Area, for robust, creative grilled fish and sweet cocktails. Sleek glass-and-wood design, with full views of Castro Street parade. Dungeness c... read more
Certainly the most unusual restaurant of the Murphy Avenue strip - gimmicks here include entrées that are essentially raw cuts of beef, chicken or seafood, served on a hot volcanic slab that... read more
As the gaudy sign outside describes, this is a combination of Persi...
Surreal cocktailing in SoMa. Heady mix of gothic and steampunk deco...
With just 18 seats (plus 12 bar seats), exposed brick, unglaze...
Hakkasan takes its Cantonese cuisine west with signature swanky sty...
The storied New Orleans venue named after the legendary band has ma...