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Center Street Grill, Santa Cruz - Restaurant Review

Center Street Grill, Santa Cruz - Restaurant Review

One of the things I find profoundly irritating about restaurants is the unfortunately common practice of Trying Too Hard. This entails dressing up what ought to be straight-ahead dishes with garnishes, decoration from squeeze bottles, fancy names or other affectations in an effort to both raise the price and make them appear trickier than they(…)

Published On: Tuesday, August 12th, 2014
Aquarius, Santa Cruz - Restaurant Review

Aquarius, Santa Cruz - Restaurant Review

Santa Cruz is an unusual town. It has an amazing, and slightly unreal list of world-class things to do and see – the Boardwalk, Big Basin, Monterey Bay, surfing. But it also has a gritty, discouraging underside – an enormous drug problem, an army of homeless people, and the highest crime rate of any city(…)

Published On: Saturday, July 26th, 2014
Windmills Craftworks, Bangalore – Restaurant Review

Windmills Craftworks, Bangalore – Restaurant Review

Who knew that a grant of land by the Chamaraja Wodeyar IX, Maharaja of Mysore to the Eurasian community would one day become a major part of one of India’s IT hub. Whitefield came into existence back in 1882 and remained pretty stagnant until the late part of 1990’s, however since then the region has(…)

Published On: Saturday, April 5th, 2014