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Dreaming of Sukiyabashi Jiro

In Tokyo - JPN On January 3, 2014 4 Comments

Date Visited: December 25, 2013 Price: ¥32,000 per person *** 2013 3-Star Michelin Restaurant Over 1.5 years ago, Grace and I came across a documentary titled ‘Jiro Dreams Of… Read More »

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Thomas Keller’s Per Se

In New York - NY On October 28, 2013 2 Comments

Date Visited: June 14, 2013 Price: $295 for Chef’s Tasting Menu ***Per Se is a 2013 3-Star Michelin Restaurant Jason and I booked a trip out to New York City… Read More »

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Fire Element at Saison

In San Francisco - CA On August 13, 2013 2 Comments

Date Visited: May 10, 2013 Price: $298 per person ** 2-Star Michelin Restaurant Saison has been one of the most compelling meals I’ve ever had, earning itself two… Read More »

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‘Dim Sum’ at State Bird Provisions

In San Francisco - CA On July 28, 2013 1 Comment

Date Visited: July 27, 2013 Price: $3 for Muddled Herb Soda; $10 for Sweet Corn & Mt. Tam ‘Shortstack'; $8 for CA State Bird With Provisions (half a quail); $3… Read More »

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Harmonious Senses at Commis

In Oakland - CA On July 4, 2013 3 Comments

Date Visited: October 12, 2012 Price: $75 for 8 Course Tasting Menu *Commis is a 2012 1-Star Michelin Restaurant Commis has a special place in my heart. It is… Read More »

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Hip Locals at Zuni Cafe

In San Francisco - CA On April 23, 2013 1 Comment

Date First Visited: September 13, 2012 Price: $11.50 for the Balasamic Bloody Mary; $15.00 for the House-Ground Grass-Fed Hamburger; and $48.00 for the Roasted Chicken and Bread Salad Note: The Roasted Chicken and… Read More »

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Fine Tenderness at House of Prime Rib

In San Francisco - CA On April 5, 2013 0 Comments

Date First Visited: October 7, 2012 Price: $39.85 for The English Cut and $39.85 for Note: The Prime Rib is #31 on the 7×7 The Big Eat 2012 List and #31 on the… Read More »

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‘I Scream’ for Scream Sorbet

In Oakland - CA, San Francisco - CA On March 11, 2013 0 Comments

Date First Visited: July 1, 2012 Price: $3.00 for Pistachio (Petite Size) and $5.00 for Coconut Thai Basil and Strawberry Lemon (Double Size) Note: Any Seasonal Flavor is #15 on the 7×7 The… Read More »

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Artful Masterpieces at Alinea

In Chicago - IL On February 22, 2013 1 Comment

Date Visited: September 2, 2012 Price: $299 per person and $98 extra for beverages *** 3-Star Michelin Restaurant and #7 Best Restaurant in the World 2012 The allure of dining at a 3-Star… Read More »

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Bustling Dining Room at Marlowe

In San Francisco - CA On January 22, 2013 0 Comments

Date First Visited: December 26, 2012 Price: $6.00/carafe for the Pineapple-Kiwi Iced Tea; $13.00 for Marlowe Burger; $10.00 for Warm Open Faced Deviled Egg Sandwich; and $13.00 for Crispy Fried Chicken Sandwich…. Read More »