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!
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