Yes, it's Award Season again and every year , around this time, I like to nominate my favorite restaurants in the area for recognition based on food, ambiance, consistency, service and value. These are my selections for 2016/2017. If you agree or disagree, please feel free to let me have your thoughts. As always I am happy to hear from you. Best French Restaurant We have seen some changes in the choice of French restaurants lately, with the departure of much-loved (but expensive) Chevalier … [Read more...] about East Bay Homes & Lifestyle 2017 Restaurant Awards
Those of you who have been receiving my newsletter or reading my Blog articles on EastBayHomesAndLifestyle.com know that I have been reviewing restaurants in the East Bay and beyond for many years. In the main, I have been favorably impressed and have found no shortage of such places to review but in recent times, I have noted a disturbing trend: It's Hard To Get A Proper Meal In A Restaurant Any More There have been some really attractive restaurants opened in Walnut Creek, Danville, … [Read more...] about Nice Restaurant, Shame About The Food!
Mexican restaurants come and go with alarming regularity in our area yet Luna Loca has been a Danville landmark for well over 20 years. Time to find out what their secret is! It had been a while since Sylvia and I visited Luna Loca but with our son, Philip, coming into town from England for a visit, it seemed like a good place for an informal family reunion. As this was on a Wednesday evening in September, one of the quieter nights in the restaurant business, finding a table in this … [Read more...] about Restaurant Review – Luna Loca, Danville