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U.S.A

ARIZONA

CALIFORNIA

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Los Angeles

  • American (New)
    • Bestia
    • Clementine 
    • Hinoki and the Bird
    • Ink Restaurant ♥
    • Mendocino Farms ♥♥♥
    • Plan Check Kitchen + Bar
    • Providence
    • Superba Food and Bread
    • Wolvesmouth 
  • Bagels
    • Western Bagel
  • Brunch
    • Ace Hotel
    • Alcove
    • Blu Jam Cafe ♥ 
    • Bottega Louie
    • Clementine 
    • Commissary @ Line LA
    • The Daily Dose
    • Eggslut ♥ 
    • Farmshop
    • Gjelina ♥ 
    • Jacks N Joe
    • Joan's on Third ♥ 
    • Larchmont Bungalow
    • Mendocino Farms ♥♥♥
    • Misfit Restaurant + Pub
    • Nick's Cafe
    • Republique
    • Perch
    • Sauce on Hampton
    • Salt Air
    • Sqirl 
    • Sqirl  [2] 
    • Superba Food and Bread
    • The Hart & The Hunter
    • Urth Caffe
  • Cafe
    • Alfred Coffee
    • C & M Cafe
  • Chinese
  • Desserts
    • [Acai Bowls] Backyard Bowls ♥♥
    • [Shaved Ice] Blockheads Shavery
    • [Macarons/Tarts] Bottega Louie
    • [Ice Cream] Carmela Ice Cream ♥ 
    • [Cookies & Ice Cream] Diddy Riese
    • [Acai Bowls] Juice Crafters
    • [Ice Cream] Milk
    • [Sweet & Savory Pies] The Pie Hole
    • [Ice Cream] Saffron & Rose Ice Cream
    • [Ice Cream] Scoops Ice Cream ♥♥
    • [Cupcakes] Sprinkles Cupcakes
    • [Baked Goods] SusieCakes
    • [Ice Cream] Sweet Rose Creamery
    • [Acai Bowls] Ubatuba Acai 
  • French
  • Fusion
    • [Spanish] Bazaar by José Andrés ♥♥ 
    • [Korean-Mexican] Chego
    • [Asian Fusion] Kaya Street Kitchen
    • [Cal-Mex-Asian] Komodo
    • [Japanese] Nobu
    • [Asian-Italian] Orsa & Winston 
    • [Vietnamese Fusion] Red Medicine (closed)
  • Hawaiian
    • A-Frame
    • Poké Poké 
    • Spinfish Poke House  
    • Sweetfin Poké  
  • Healthy
  • Italian
    • Angelini Osteria
    • Osteria Mozza
    • Sotto
  • Japanese
    • [Curry] Curry House
    • [Ramen] Daikokuya
    • [Shabu Shabu] Kagaya
    • [Sushi] Kazunori
    • [Ramen] Men Oh Tokushima Ramen
    • [Izakaya] Izakaya Sasaya
    • [Izakaya/Sushi] Kanpai Japanese Sushi Bar & Grill ♥♥
    • [Izakaya] Morinoya
    • [Izakaya] Musha Restaurant
    • [Izakaya/Tapas] Necco
    • [Fusion] Nobu
    • [Sushi/Omakase] Nozawa Bar ♥♥
    • [Izakaya] Robata JINYA
    • [Ramen] Santouka Ramen
    • [Ramen] Shin-Sen-Gumi
    • [Ramen] Silverlake Ramen
    • [Sushi/Omakase] Shunji 
    • [Sushi] Sugarfish ♥♥
    • [Sushi/Omakase] Sushi Gen ♥♥
    • [Sushi/Omakase] Sushi Tsujita
    • [Ramen] Tatsu Ramen
    • [Ramen] Tsujita LA Artisan Noodle
    • [Soba] Yabu 
    • [Comfort Foods] Yuko Kitchen
  • Juicery
    • Juice Crafters
  • Korean
    • [Comfort Food] Bonjuk
    • [KBBQ] Corner Place
    • [KBBQ] Eight Korean BBQ
    • [KBBQ] Genwa BBQ
    • [Soup] Han Bat Sul Lung Tang ♥♥♥
    • [Bibimbap] Jeon Ju 
    • [KBBQ] Eight Korean BBQ
    • [KBBQ] Kang Ho Dong Baekjeong
    • [Comfort Food] Mountain Cafe
    • [KBBQ] Quarters
    • [Comfort Foods] Seong Buk Dong
    • [Soup] Sun Nong Dang
    • [Cold Noodles] Yu Chun Chic Naeng Myun
  • Seafood
    • Maré
  • Spanish/Tapas
    • Baco Mercat  
    • La Paella
    • The Bazaar by José Andrés ♥♥ 

  • Thai
    • JTYH Restaurant
    • Jitlada Restaurant
    • Hollywood Thai Restaurant
    • Night + Market Song
    • Pa Ord Noodles
    • Palms Thai Restaurant
    • Sapp Coffee Shop ♥
  • Vegan
  • Vietnamese
    • Blossom Restaurant
    • Nong La ♥♥
    • Pho 87  

Huntington Beach

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

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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

Cupertino

  • Chinese
    •  [Taiwanese] Liang's Kitchen

Fremont

San Francisco

  • American
    • Gott's Roadside
  • Brunch
    • Aperto
    • Blackwood
    • Brenda's French Soul Food ♥♥
    • Chez Maman
    • Gott's Roadside
    • Mission Beach Cafe
  • Chinese
    • [Cantonese] Kam Po Kitchen
    • [Cantonese] Tak Kee Lee 德记
  • Desserts
    • [Ice Cream] Bi-Rite Creamery
    • [Ice Cream] Gott's Roadside
    • [Ice Cream] Humphry Slocombe
    • [Ice Cream] Smitten Ice Cream

  • French
    • Chez Maman
  • Fusion
    • [Korean-Fusion] Namu Gaji
  • Greek
    •  Souvla
  • Seafood
    • Hog Island Oyster Co. ♥♥

San Jose

  • Chinese
    • [Hotpot] Tasty Pot
  • Japanese
  • Korean
    • Kunjip

Santa Rosa

  • Brewery
    • Russian River Brewing Company

Solvang

Sunnyvale

  • Chinese
    • [Hotpot] Hotpot First
 

HAWAII

Oahu

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

ILLINOIS

Chicago

  • Italian
  • Tapas
    •  The Purple Pig ♥♥

 

NEW YORK

Manhattan

  • American (Traditional)
  • Australian
    • Banter
  • Bars
  • Brunch
    • Banter
    • Bluestone Lane Collective Cafe
    • Citizens of Chelsea
    • Egg Shop NYC
    • Estela ♥
    • Friedman's
    • Jack's Wife Freda
    • Jacob's Pickles
    • Le Parisien Bistrot
    • The Butcher's Daughter
    • Two Hands
  • Chinese
    • Cafe China
    • Han Dynasty
    • [Shanghainese] Joe's Shanghai
    • Kung Fu Little Steamed Buns
    • [Hotpot] Little Sheep Mongolian Hotpot
    • [Hotpot] Mala Project
  • Desserts
    • [Cupcakes] Baked by Melissa
    • [Donuts] Dough Doughnuts
    • [Donuts Doughnut Plant 
    • [Cakes] Lady M Cake Boutique
    • [Cookies] Levain Bakery ♥♥♥
    • [Baked Desserts] Magnolia Bakery
    • [Ice Cream] Momofuku Milk Bar
    • [Cookies] Schmackary's
    • [Ice Cream] Van Leeuwen Ice Cream
  • Cambodian
    • Num Pang Sandwich Shop
  • French
    • Amelie Wine Bar
    • Le Parisien Bistrot
  • Gluten-Free
    • Beyond Sushi
    • Gohan
    • Hu Kitchen ♥
  • Hawaiian
    • Pokéworks
    • Red Poke
  • Italian
  • Japanese
    • [Cocktail Bar] Bar Moga
    • [Sushi] Blue Ribbon Sushi
    • [Teahouse/Desserts] Cha-An
    • [Soba] Cocoran
    • [Small Plates] Gohan
    • [Ramen] Hide-Chan Ramen
    • [Ramen] Ippudo
    • [Izakaya] Izakaya MEW
    • [Ramen] Nakamura
    • [Comfort Foods/Varied] Ootoya
    • [Sushi/Omakase] Sushi of Gari 46 ♥♥
    • [Sushi] Sushi Nakazaka
    • [Sushi] Sushi Seki
    • [Ramen] Totto Ramen
  • Korean
    • Five Senses
    • [Everything] Gammeeok
    • [Soup] Han Bat
    • Her Name is Han
    • [KBBQ] Kang Ho Dong Baekjeong

  • Moroccan/Middle Eastern
    • Cafe Mogador
  • Pizza
  • Seafood
    • Estiatorio Milos
    • The Lobster Place, Chelsea Market
  • Thai
    • Pure Thai Cookhouse 
  • Vietnamese
    • Hanoi House
    • Pho Bang Restaurant

Brooklyn

  • Japanese
    • Okonomi
    • Samurai Mama
  • Outdoor Markets
    • Smorgasburg Williamsburg

OREGON

Portland

  • Brunch
    • Tasty N Sons
  • Cafe
    • Stumptown Coffee Rosters
  • Desserts
    • [Ice Cream] Salt & Straw
  • Japanese
    • Bamboo Sushi

WASHINGTON

Bellevue

  • Japanese
    • I Love Sushi
    • Izumi

Seattle

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

 


MEXICO

Mexico City

  • Bars
    • [Old School] Salón Ríos ♥♥
  • Cafes
    • [Bike Shop x Coffee Shop] Distrito Fijo Club de Ciclismo
    • [Bike Shop x Coffee Shop] l Otro Cafe
  • Dessert
  • Japanese
    • [Ikazaka/Sushi/Teppanyaki] Murakami
    • [Sushi] Tori Tori
  • Markets
    • Centro de Coyoacán
  • Mexican
    • [Seafood] Contramar
    • [Modern Mexican] La Capital
    • [Traditional Mexican] Los Panchos
    • [Old School "Cantina"] Salón Ríos ♥♥
  • Museums

CANADA

Quebec City

Vancouver

  • Chinese
    • Timmy Kitchen 
  • Fusion
    • Japadog
  • Japanese
    • Ebisu
    • Suika

China

Beijing

  • Bars/Lounges
    • Atmosphere 云·酷 
    • Mesh, The Opposite House
    • Migas Rooftop Bar
    • Rosewood Beijing
    • Xiu (秀) @ Park Hyatt
  • Brunch
    • Toast @ the Orchid
    • Tomacado
  • Chinese
    • Da Dong Roast Duck Restaurant 大董烤鸭

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

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

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
  • Coffee
    • Alimentari
    • Kinfolk
    • The School of Life
    • Patricia's ♥♥
    • Store 6
  • 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 
 

Sydney

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

iceland

Reykjavik

norway

Oslo

Germany

Berlin

United kingDom

London

  • Brunch
    • Le Pain Quotidien
  • Coffee
    • Monmouth Coffee ♥♥
    • The Wren
    • Workshop Coffee Co.
  • Desserts
    • [Ice Cream] Gelupo ♥♥♥
  • Japanese
    • [Udon] Koya
  • Korean
    •  Jingogae
  • Markets
    • Borough Market ♥♥♥
  • Modern European
  • Spanish
    • Iberica ♥♥
    • Morada Brindisa Asador

France

Paris

  • African
  • Bars/Speakeasies
    • Candelaria ♥
  • Bakeries
    • Du Pain et des Idées ♥♥
    • Éric Kayser
    • Pierre Hermé ♥♥♥
    • Poilâne
    • Sadaharu Aoki
  • Bistros
    • Chez Janou ♥♥
  • Cafe/Deli
  • Chinese
    • Happy Nouilles ♥♥
  • Creperie
  • Desserts
  • Farmer's Markets
  • French
    • Frenchie ♥♥
    • Le Comptoir du Relais ♥♥♥
    • Septime
    • Verjus
  • Italian
  • Mexican
    • Candelaria
  • Moroccan
    • Le Petit Bleu
  • Vietnamese