CITY GUIDES: RESTAURANT RECOMMENDATIONS + REVIEW

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♥♥♥ Absolute musts! I strongly recommend it. I would go out of my way to check it out. Worth a wait, too.

♥♥ I loved it and recommend it.

♥ Stop by if you're in the area!

 

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U.S.A.

CALIFORNIA

Los Angeles

  • [Hawaiian-fusion] A-Frame
  • [Spanish] Baco Mercat
  • [New American] ♥♥♥ Bestia
  • [Cafe] C & M Cafe
  • [Vegan] Cafe Gratitude
  • [Healthy Latin] Cafe Vida
  • [Ice Cream] ♥ Carmela Ice Cream
  • [Chinese] China Cafe @ the Grand Central Market
  • [Korean] Eight Korean BBQ
  • [Brunch] Farmshop
  • [Chinese] Green Zone Cuisine
  • [New American] Hinoki and the Bird
  • [Korean] ♥♥♥ Han Bat Sul Lung Tang
  • [Chinese] Huge Tree Pastry
  • [Korean] Jeon Ju
  • [Brunch] Joan's on Third
  • [Taiwanese] JTYH Restaurant
  • [Japanese/Shabu] ♥ Kagaya
  • [Japanese] Kazunori
  • [Gastopub/Brunch] The Misfit Restaurant + Pub
  • [Korean] Mountain Cafe
  • [Japanese] Necco
  • [Breakfast/Brunch] Nick's Cafe
  • [Vietnamese] Nong La
  • [Japanese/Sushi Bar] ♥♥ Nozawa Bar
  • [Asian-Italian] Orsa & Winston
  • [Thai] Pa Ord
  • [Dessert/Cafe] ♥ The Pie Hole
  • [Taiwanese] ♥ Pine & Crane
  • [Hawaiian] Poké Poké
  • [Seafood/New American] ♥♥♥ Providence
  • [Korean] Quarters
  • [Fusion Vietnamese] Red Medicine (closed)
  • [Bistro] Salt Air
  • [Brunch/Cafe] Sauce on Hampton
  • [Japanese] Shunji
  • [Hawaiian] Spinfish Poke House
  • [Breakfast] ♥♥♥ Sqirl
  • [Breakfast] ♥♥♥ Sqirl  [2]
  • [New American] ♥  Superba Food and Bread
  • [Japanese/Sushi Bar] Sugarfish
  • [Japanese] Sushi Gen
  • [Japanese] Sushi Tsujita
  • [Hawaiian] Sweetfin 
  • [Breakfast/Brunch] The Daily Dose
  • [French] The Little Next Door
  • [Japanese/Ramen] Tsujita LA Artisan Noodle
  • [Bagel/Cafe] Western Bagel
  • [New American] Wolvesmouth
  • [Japanese] Yabu

Huntington Beach

  • [Mexican] Dia de Campo
  • [Seafood] Slapfish
  • [Acai Bowl] Paradise Bowls

Cupertino

  • [Taiwanese] Liang's Kitchen

San Francisco

  • [Brunch/Italian] ♥ Aperto
  • [Brunch] Blackwood
  • [Cantonese/Chinese] Kam Po Kitchen
  • [Brunch] Mission Beach Cafe
  • [Ice Cream] Bi-Rite Creamery
  • [Brunch/French] ♥ Chez Maman
  • [American] Gott's Roadside
  • [Seafood] ♥ Hog Island Oyster Co.
  • [Korean-Fusion] Namu Gaji
  • [Greek] Souvla
  • [Cantonese/Chinese] Tak Kee Lee 德记

San Jose

  • [Japanese] ♥ Dan Izakaya
  • [Korean] Kunjip
  • [Hot Pot] Tasty Pot

Santa Rosa

  • [Brewery] Russian River Brewing Company

Solvang

Sunnyvale

  • [Hotpot] Hotpot First

HAWAII

Oahu

  • Brunch
    • ♥ Koko Head Cafe
    • Egghead Cafe
    • Heavenly
  • Japanese
    • ♥♥ Mitch's Sushi Bar

ILLINOIS

Chicago

  • [Italian] Quartino
  • [Tapas] ♥ The Purple Pig

 

NEW YORK

Manhattan

  • [French] Amelie Wine Bar
  • [Moroccan/Middle Eastern] Cafe Mogador
  • [Japanese/Cafe]  Cha An
  • [Japanese] Cocoran
  • [Donuts] Dough Doughnuts
  • [Donuts] Doughnut Plant
  • [Brunch] ♥ Egg Shop NYC
  • [Seafood] Estiatorio Milos
  • [Korean] Five Senses
  • [Korean] Gammeeok
  • [Brunch] Jack's Wife Freda
  • [French/Brunch] Le Parisien Bistrot
  • [Seafood] The Lobster Place, Chelsea Market
  • [Italian] Locanda Verde
  • [Desserts] Magnolia Bakery
  • [Cambodian] Num Pang Sandwich Shop
  • [Thai] ♥ Pure Thai Cookhouse
  • [Hawaiian/Fusion] Red Poke

Williamsburg

  • [Japanese] Samurai Mama

 

OREGON

Portland

  • [Japanese] Bamboo Sushi
  • [Cafe] Stumptown Coffee Rosters
  • [Brunch] Tasty n Sons

 

WASHINGTON

Bellevue

  • [Japanese] I Love Sushi
  • [Japanese] Izumi

Seattle

  • [Dessert/Greek]  ♥ Elleno's Real Greek Yogurt, Pine's Place Market

 


CANADA

Quebec City

  • Contemporary
    • Chez Boulay
  • Creperie
    •  ♥♥ Le Billig

Vancouver

  • Chinese
    • Timmy Kitchen
  • Fusion
    • Japadog (japanese hotdogs)
  • Japanese
    • Ebisu
    • Suika

CHINA

Beijing

  • Bars/Lounges
  • Brunch
    • Toast @ the Orchid
    • Tomacado
  • Chinese
    • ♥♥ Da Dong Roast Duck Restaurant

Shanghai

HONG KONG

Hong Kong Island

  • Bars/Lounges
    • ♥ Café Gray Bar @ The Upper House
  • Brunch
    • Café Gray Bar @ The Upper House
    • Corner Kitchen Cafe
    • The Kinnet Cafe
    • ♥ The Cupping Room
  • Cafe
    • Omotesando Coffee
  • Cantonese
  • French
    • B.A.M le garde manger
  • Japanese
    •  Nadaman at Shangri-la
  • Lebanese
    • ♥  Maison Libanaise

  • Tapas

Hong Kong Kowloon

  • Bars/Lounges
    • ♥ Aqua 
  • Cantonese (other than Dimsum)
    • ♥ Chee Kei 池记 
    • Kee Wah Restaurant 奇华
  • Dessert
    •  ♥  Nakamura Tokichi - for matcha desserts
  • Dimsum
    • ♥  Ah Yat Harbour View Restaurant
    • Lei Garden
    • ♥  Shang Palace at Kowloon Shangri-La
  • Japanese
    •  ♥ Nakamura Tokichi
    •  ♥ Sushi Hiro

TAIWAN

Kenting

Taipei

 

 


AUSTRALIA

Sydney

  • Brunch/Cafe
    • ♥ The Picnic Burwood
  • Thai
    • Chat Thai

Melbourne

  • Australian
    • ♥♥♥ Embla
  • Brunch
    • ♥  Addict Food + Coffee
    • Alimentari
    • ♥  Archie's All Day
    • Auction Rooms Cafe
    • Bowery to Williamsburg
    • Hash Specialty Coffee + Roasters
    • Industry Beans
    • Operator 25
    • Richmon Hills Cafe and Larder
    • Seven Seeds Specialty Cafe
    • Suprano's
  • Cafe/Deli
    • Alimentari
    • Kinfolk
    • The School of Life
    • ♥ Patricia's 
    • Store 6
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  • Chinese
    • Crystal Jade Restaurant
  • Dessert
    • ♥ ♥ ♥ Mörk Chocolate Brew House
  • Gelato/Ice Cream
    • ♥ ♥ Gelato Messina
    • ♥ Gelateria Primavera
  • Korean
    • Guhng - The Palace
  • Japanese
    • ♥ Kuu's Cafe + Japanese Kitchen
    • Ichi Ichi Ku Izakaya
    • Shimbashi
  • Italian
    • ♥ +39 Pizzeria
    •  Il Solito Posto
  • Southeast Asian
    • [Malaysian] Malaysian Kitchen
    • [Thai] Middle Fish 

ICELAND

NORWAY

Reykjavik

 

 

 

GERMANY

FRANCE

Berlin

Paris

ENGLAND

London

  • British (Contemporary)
  • Cafes
    •  Monmouth Coffee
    • ♥ The Wren
    • Workshop Coffee Co.
  • Korean
    •  Jingogae
  • Markets
    • ♥♥♥ Borough Market
  • Spanish
    • ♥♥ Iberica
    • Morada Brindisa Asador