Regular readers know that I am very much an Indian food lover and I try to visit every new Indian restaurant that opens in our area, yet sadly, most do not manage to stick around for too long and to be honest, many don’t deserve to. Swad is not a new Indian restaurant, of course. They have been in Lafayette for over 10 years. What prompted a visit by Sylvia and me recently was the fact that they re-located from premises on Mount Diablo Boulevard to a small strip mall on Moraga Road. We … [Read more...] about Restaurant Review – Swad Indian Cuisine, Lafayette
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!