Horatio's Restaurant Review

For seafood and steaks in an interesting setting, Horatio’s in the San Leandro Marina is a great spot. With great views of the waterfront and a menu that includes signature dishes, like surf and turf and the seafood etoufee, several daily specials, as well as a full bar, Horatio’s can be the right choice for(…)

Published On: Monday, November 4th, 2013
La Mar Cebicheria Restaurant Review

La Mar Cebicheria Restaurant Review

When San Francisco offers one of its rare clear, sunny, and warm days, you have little choice but to make the most of it. With baseball games and the America’s Cup, summer in San Francisco is in full swing. During a stroll along the Embarcadero, we came across La Mar Cebicheria just down from the(…)

Published On: Monday, August 26th, 2013
Cafe Cruz Rosticceria & Bar

Cafe Cruz Rosticceria & Bar

One of the fascinating things about review restaurants is that along with being a place to eat, a restaurant is also a business. It has a number of different moving parts – the kitchen, the waitstaff, ingredients, the customers – all of which have to be fit together properly. Sometimes it works. Sometimes it doesn’t.(…)

Published On: Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
Johnny’s Harborside Restaurant

Johnny’s Harborside Restaurant

The Santa Cruz Harbor is home to several hundred boats – everything from stand-up paddleboats to the Chardonnay  to every kind of boat in between. Particularly in the summer, it’s a busy, crowded plane, and it’s well-served by several restaurants, including Aldo’s, El Palomar, the Crow’s Nest and Johnny’s Harborside. Of all of them, Johnny’s(…)

Published On: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Doc's Seafood & Steaks - Corpus Christi, Texas

On the secluded barrier island of North Padre Island, just across the bridge from the city of Corpus Christi, Texas, a restaurant called Doc’s is tucked away almost under the bridge, right on the waters of Corpus Christi Bay. Distant from most anything of note, including the National Seashore down the road, Doc’s is a(…)

Published On: Monday, June 17th, 2013

Oscar's Mexican Seafood - San Diego

When I think of the quintessential food of San Diego, California, visions of tacos, rice and beans, or super fresh seafood caught just off the coast instantly come to mind. That’s why the suggestion of Oscar’s Mexican Seafood for our first meal in San Diego really hit the spot. This hole in the wall is(…)

Published On: Monday, June 3rd, 2013