He says the place still feels too "slick and corporate."
Always a winning topic on the blog: restaurant pet peeves.
All told: two and a half stars.
La Mar gets two and a half stars this time.
Florio is still worth two and a half stars, says Bauer.
Also, Bauer hates noise! We knew that one...
The verdict: two stars.
Miller really digs the meatloaf.
It has eighteen seats, and one Michelin star.
It's cute when the Chronicle tries to get all tech savvy, and today we learn that Michael Bauer's annually updated Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants list is now an iPhone app. This will certainly make for much easier searching than...
It's pretty much a rave.
The new deaf-owned pizzeria in the former Il Cantuccio place deserves praise, Kauffman says, for value.
Yu Bo, a renowned young chef from Chengdu, came to the Bay Area to cook this private meal only two dozen people went to.
He loves the new Yountville restaurant from Richard Reddington, but not really because it has pizza.
He took his annual vacation home to Kansas City, and stopped off a few other places.
It's the eighth restaurant to join the four-star stratosphere.
Also, there's some more info about Le Cigare Volant at Bonny Doon.
He's sticking with two stars, though.