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Michael Bauer

  1. Mikey Doesn't Like It
    Bauer Bored By Burritt TavernHe’s most displeased with the choice of coffee provider: Starbucks.
  2. The Other Critics
    Bauer Still Disappointed With Bistro Jeanty; Hirsch Less Than In Love With DobbsAlso, Mandy Erickson reviews LYFE Kitchen in Palo Alto.
  3. Mikey Doesn't Like It
    Bauer Pans Lucy, the New Bardessono Restaurant in YountvilleHe says the place still feels too “slick and corporate.”
  4. Mikey Doesn't Like It
    The Peevish Readers of Peevish Mr. Bauer Respond With Their PeevesAlways a winning topic on the blog: restaurant pet peeves.
  5. The Other Critics
    Bauer Hoofs It to Walnut Creek, Likes Corners Tavern a LotAll told: two and a half stars.
  6. The Other Critics
    Bauer Updates La Mar; Hochman Impressed With Mission Bowling Club FareLa Mar gets two and a half stars this time.
  7. The Other Critics
    Michael Bauer Re-Reviews Pac Heights Restaurant We Forgot Was ThereFlorio is still worth two and a half stars, says Bauer.
  8. The Other Critics
    Miller Likes the Tequila Cocktails at Comal and Copita; Bauer Dislikes YourAlso, Bauer hates noise! We knew that one…
  9. The Other Critics
    Bauer Loves the Food, Hates the Service at Gilberth’sThe verdict: two stars.
  10. The Other Critics
    Bauer and Miller Review Presidio Social Club, But a Chef Shuffle Is AlreadyMiller really digs the meatloaf.
  11. Mikey Likes It
    Michael Bauer Loves Wakuriya in San MateoIt has eighteen seats, and one Michelin star.
  12. App-etizing
    Bauer’s Top 100 Becomes an App
  13. Mikey Doesn't Like It
    Bauer Still Vehemently Anti-SurchargeHis readers remain vehement too.
  14. Mikey Likes It
    Bauer Gives Maven Three Stars, Calls It ‘Pleasant and Balanced’It’s pretty much a rave.
  15. The Other Critics
    Kauffman Charmed By the Cheese at Mozzeria; Bauer Swings Back to Sutro’sThe new deaf-owned pizzeria in the former Il Cantuccio place deserves praise, Kauffman says, for value.
  16. Foodievents
    Michael Bauer Ate a 33-Course Banquet By an Acclaimed Chinese Chef, and YouYu Bo, a renowned young chef from Chengdu, came to the Bay Area to cook this private meal only two dozen people went to.
  17. The Other Critics
    Michael Bauer Calls Redd Wood ‘Superb,’ Even Though theHe loves the new Yountville restaurant from Richard Reddington, but not really because it has pizza.
  18. Mikey Likes It
    Bauer Appears to Like MavenA formal review is upcoming.
  19. Mikey Likes It
    Mr. Bauer Is Back in the Building, Blogging About Fried ChickenHe took his annual vacation home to Kansas City, and stopped off a few other places.
  20. The Other Critics
    Bauer Upgrades Quince to Four Stars, Compares Tusk to MozartIt’s the eighth restaurant to join the four-star stratosphere.
  21. The Other Critics
    Michael Bauer Loves La Posta and Au Midi in Santa CruzAlso, there’s some more info about Le Cigare Volant at Bonny Doon.
  22. The Other Critics
    Bauer Says Txoko Is Improved, But Still ‘Growing’He’s sticking with two stars, though.
  23. Mikey Doesn't Like It
    Many of Bauer’s Readers Dislike Noise, Live in Walnut CreekSomeone always feels left out.
  24. The Other Critics
    Michael Bauer Not Especially Impressed With Per DiemAll told: one and a half stars.
  25. The Other Critics
    Bauer Re-Reviews Hecho, Likes the Sushi Better; Kauffman Tries Out Stag DiningAlso, Janny Hu reviews Izakaya Yuzuki.
  26. Lists
    The Five Restaurants That Should Be in the Top 100, But Aren’tParallel 37 and Haven, we think, are better than Bauer thinks they are.
  27. Lists
    Plum, Jardinière, RN74 All Drop Off Bauer’s Top 100Also, both Zero Zero and Picco get cut.
  28. Lists
    AQ, Nojo, and Bar Tartine Among Bauer’s New Additions to the Top 100Bauer’s annual update includes seventeen new and old restaurants that weren’t on the list before.
  29. The Other Critics
    Michael Bauer Gushes About the New Original Joe’s; Patty U. IsBauer praises the revival of a San Francisco original.
  30. The Other Critics
    Bauer Revisits Tres, Awards Them Dos; Boer Calls Mua Loud andAlso, Virginia Miller rounds up more lunch options.
  31. Mikey Doesn't Like It
    Bauer Back on the Anti-Healthy S.F. Brigade, Now Via Tip CalculationsOh, he’s still steaming mad…
  32. Mikey Likes It
    Mr. Bauer Finally Chimes In on the Revised Bar Tartine, Awards Them Three BigBauer counts himself a big fan of Nick Balla’s food, and says this is now his benchmark for Eastern European food.
  33. The Other Critics
    Michael Bauer’s Chicken Was a Bit Dry at New Limon Rotisserie
  34. Price Check
    A Handy Guide to the Current Prix Fixes at S.F.’s Fanciest RestaurantsWhat does Quince cost these days, anyway?
  35. Mediavore
    National Critics Slam Loss of L.A. Times Star System; Lou Amdur SellingVoices like Tom Sistema and Michael Bauer think the paper’s latest move is a cop-out.
  36. The Other Critics
    Bauer Raves About Claudine; Patty U. Loves Another Random Chinese Place
  37. Mikey Likes It
    Michael Bauer Has a Swell Time at State Bird Provisions, Predicts the ConceptAll told: two and a half stars, with three for food.
  38. Mediavore
    Bauer Still Supports the Eating of Foie Gras; A New, Ridiculous Idea for ChickenAlso, locavores are big job creators!
  39. Celebrity Settings
    Apparently Gail Simmons Is In Town
  40. The Other Critics
    Bauer Says Haven Lacks ‘Finesse,’ But He Likes the ImprovedHaven gets a mere two stars.
  41. Mikey Likes It
    Michael Bauer Finally Appreciates SaisonAn update reviews sounds like it might be on its way.
  42. The Other Critics
    Bauer Put Off By Noise, Prices, Portion Sizes at Parallel 37The verdict: two stars.
  43. Accolades
    Bauer Upgrades Benu to Four StarsUnsurprisingly, this upgrade only took a year.
  44. The Other Critics
    Michael Bauer Gives the Updated Grand Café an Encouraging Two and a Half
  45. Mediavore
    Mad Cow Disease In Marin?; ‘Under-Size Me’ Trend May Be Coming
  46. The Other Critics
    Michael Bauer Mildly Disappointed in Oakland’s Rumbo al Sur
  47. The Other Critics
    Bauer Says at Keiko à Nob Hill, You’re ‘Dining With the OneThe former El Paseo chef impresses Mr. Bauer with her ‘feminine delicacy.’
  48. The Other Critics
    Michael Bauer Continues Steakhouse Tour With Bourbon Steak Update; BonnéInterestingly, despite a lackluster review, Bourbon Steak keeps its three stars.
  49. The Other Critics
    Bauer Likes Lers Ros, But His Ears Hurt Something AwfulHe calls it ‘the loudest restaurant I’ve encountered in the past couple of years.’
  50. The Other Critics
    Unterman Returns for Amazing Fish at Hama-ko; Bauer Likes the Lounge Menu at
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