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
Although I had lunched at Piatti on numerous occasions in recent years, it had been a while since Sylvia and I had dinner there and we visited recently on an early evening mid-week. Piatti really is a Danville landmark. I can remember when the premises were occupied by another restaurant (Country Kitchen?) but only just. Certainly it has been Piatti for many years. Their success is down to a number of factors. Consistently good food at reasonable prices, a great ambiance at all times of … [Read more...] about Restaurant Review – Piatti, Danville