All told: a rare three and a half stars.
He does love the oxtails, though.
Pican gets just two stars.
"The problem with a cider bar made itself apparent halfway through the first bottle. They were both great ciders, but fairly intense, and though not saccharine were sweeter than your average beer or wine. We didn't really want another one...
He says the place has a "comfortable allure."
It's a little weird, and only mildly kinky.
All told: two stars.
Roth Notes There's 'Not Much' Beyond Oysters At Hog Island; Miller Finds Napa Cocktails Competing With Wine
Hog Island perfects oysters, and oysters alone; Napa cocktails shine at Goose & Gander and The Thomas.
It's three stars for the Hayes Valley restaurant.
Miller Raves About Abbot’s Cellar; Hirsch Loves the Playfulness of Lolo; Roth Digs Into Bar Tartine’s New Sandwiches
Miller loves most of the food at the new Mission beer hall.
It remains busy, and he can't figure out why.
All told, it's two and a half stars.
Today's edition of Tasting Table brings a mini-review of the revived Sketch Ice Cream in Berkeley, in which Jonathan Kauffman raves, "One taste was all it took to declare that the [soft-serve] ice cream is as marvelous as we remember....
Hirsch Revels In Dude Food at HRD Coffee Shop; Boer Throws Back Some Whiskey and Comfort Food at American Oak
American Oak gets two stars.
Sens and Miller Dig Into Dixie; Roth Calls Gilberth’s Good, But Unpolished; Unterman Swoons Over Market & Rye’s BLT
Basically, no one likes the surroundings at Dixie, but the food is pretty good.
He was stuck indoors most of the week, so he ordered in...
Le Colonial ends up with half a star for food.
Terrapin Crossroads is right up his alley, it seems.