The List (Restaurants)

The list is curated with a focus on fine dining.

California (Bay Area)
1760 – San Francisco (November 2013)
Acquerello* – San Francisco (February 2013) 
ad hoc – Yountville (April 2011)
Al’s Place * – San Francisco (October 2015) 
Alexander’s Steakhouse* – Cupertino (June 2013) 
Atelier Crenn** – San Francisco (July 2013)
Auberge du Soleil* – Rutherford (December 2012)  (July 2013)
Aubergine – Carmel by the Sea (October 2013)
Aziza* – San Francisco (November 2012) 
Benu** – San Francisco (October 2010) (January 2013)
Chapeau – San Francisco (June 2011)
Chez Panisse – Berkeley (May 2012) (Feb 2011) 
Chez TJ* – Mountain View (August 2010) 
Coi** – San Francisco (July 2011) 
Commis* – Oakland (May 2012) (March 2012) (April 2011)
Commonwealth – San Francisco (August 2011) (March 2011) (February 2011) 
Cotogna – San Francisco (November 2012) (April 2013) (June 2013)
Cyrus** – Healdsburg (September 2010) (March 2010)
Dining Room at Ritz Carlton* – San Francisco (July 2011)
Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant* – Forestville (April 2012) 
flour + water – San Francisco (April 2011) (October 2012) (August 2013)
The Fifth Floor – San Francisco (January 2011) 
Frances* – San Francisco (February 2011) (June 2013) 
The French Laundry*** – Yountville (February 2011) (January 2013)
Luce* – San Francisco (January 2011)
Manresa** – Los Gatos (October 2011) (February 2014)
Masa’s* – San Francisco (November 2012) 
Michael Mina – San Francisco (October 2011)
One Market* – San Francisco (June 2011)
Outerlands Cafe – San Francisco (May 2013) (June 2013)
Parallel 37 – San Francisco (April 2012)
Quince* – San Francisco (April 2011) 
Redd* – Yountville (November 2011)
Restaurant at Meadowood*** – St. Helena (May 2011) (March 2013) 
Rich Table  – San Francisco (October 2012)
Saison** – San Francisco (September 2013)
Sons & Daughter* – San Francisco (March 2011)
SPQR* – San Francisco (January 2013) (July 2013) (October 2013)
State Bird Provisions* – San Francisco (Many Times…)
Sushi Ran – Sausalito  (November 2012)

California (Southern California)
Addison – San Diego (November 2014)
alma – Los Angeles (August 2013)
animal – Los Angeles (November 2014)
Baci Mercat – Los Angeles (April 2015) 
Bestia – Los Angeles (May 2014) 
Bucato – Century City (May 2014)
Club 33 – Anaheim (July 2011)
Connie & Ted’s (May 2014)
Cut* – Beverly Hills (May 2011) (April 2013)
Hatfield’s – Los Angeles (May 2014)
Hinoki & the Bird – Century City (May 2014)
Ink. – Los Angeles (February 2012)
Lukshon – Culver City (May 2014)
Matsuhisa – Beverly Hills (March 2012)
Maude – Beverly Hills (May 2014)
MBPost – Manhattan Beach (April 2014)
Melisse** – Santa Monica (February 2011)
Orsa & Winston – Los Angeles (May 2014)
Playground – Santa Ana (January 2015)
Providence** – Los Angeles (April 2013) (May 2014)
Rustic Canyon – Santa Monica (April 2014)
Shunji – Los Angeles (October 2014)
Son of a Gun – Los Angeles (Many Times)
Spago** – Beverly Hills (August 2011) (March 2012) (August 2013)
SugarFish – Santa Monica (April 2014)
Taco Maria – Costa Mesa (October 2014) (August 2015)
Trois Mec – Hollywood (May 2014) (February 2016)

Colorado
Frasca Food and Wine – Boulder, CO (June 2015)

Illinois
Alinea*** – Chicago (April 2013)
Next – Chicago (The Hunt – April 2013) (Trio – October 2014) 

Nevada
Picasso** – Las Vegas (November 2011) 
é by José Andrés – Las Vegas (November 2013)
Raku – Las Vegas (December 2014)
Sweets Raku – Las Vegas (December 2014)  

New York (2014 Trip)
Babbo* – New York (November 2014)
Betony* – New York (November 2014)
Blanca* – Brooklyn (March 2014) No Photos Allowed
Cosme – New York (November 2014)
Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare*** – Brooklyn (August 2013) No Photos Allowed 
Del Posto* – New York (March 2014)
Eleven Madison Park*** – New York (March 2011) (November 2014)
Estela – New York (November 2014) 
Gramercy Tavern* – New York (March 2014)
Jean Georges***  – New York (March 2011) (March 2014) (November 2014) 
Le Bernardin*** – New York (March 2011) (August 2013) (March 2014) 
Minetta Tavern* – New York (September 2011) (November 2014) 
The Modern* – New York (September 2011) 
Momofuku Ko** – New York (September 2011) No Photos Allowed
Momofuku Saam Bar – New York (September 2011) (August 2013) (March 2014)  
The NoMaD – New York (September 2013)
Roberta’s* – Brooklyn (September 2011) (March 2014)
Sushi Yasuda – New York (September 2011)  

Oregon
Le Pigeon – Portland (July 2015)
Ox – Portland (July 2015)

South Carolina
Husk – Charleston (April 2013) (April 2013)
McCrady’s – Charleston (April 2013)

Tennessee
The Catbird Seat – Nashville (March 2016)
Husk – Nashville (March 2016)

Texas (Austin – January 2014 Post)
Barley + Swine – Austin (January 2014)
Franklin BBQ – Austin (January 2014)
Olamaie – Austin (January 2016)
Oxheart – Houston (December 2014) 
qui – Austin (January 2014)
qui Tasting Room – Austin (January 2016)

Washington
The Walrus and the Carpenter – Seattle (October 2013)
The Willows Inn on Lummi Island – Lummi Island (October 2013) (June 2014) (August 2015)  

Washington DC
Little Serow (April 2015) 
Rasika – Penn Quarter (April 2015)
Red Hen (April 2015) 
Rose’s Luxury (April 2015)

Mexico 

Corazon de Tierra – Valle de Guadalupe (November 2015)
Finca Altozano – Valle de Guadalupe (November 2015)
Pujol – Mexico City (March 2014)
Quintonil – Mexico City (March 2014)

Asia
Asia Trip of 2012 Post

Hong Kong
Hung’s Delicacies* – Hong Kong (June 2012)
Lei Garden* – Hong Kong (June 2012)
Tim Ho Wan* – Kowloon (June 2012)

Japan
Ryugin*** – Tokyo (December 2013)
Sushi Dai – Tokyo (June 2012)
Sushi Mizutani*** – Tokyo (June 2012) No Photos Allowed – see Post 
Sushi Kanesaka* – Tokyo (December 2013)
Tamawarai* – Tokyo

Taiwan
L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon – Taipei (January 2011)

Europe
Europe Trip 2012 Post

Berlin
Reinstoff** – Berlin (July 2012) 

Czech Republic
La Degustation* – Prague (July 2012)

Denmark
Amass – Copenhagen (July 2014)
Geranium** – Copenhagen (July 2014)
Kadeau* – Copenhagen (July 2014)
noma** – Copenhagen (May 2013)
relae* – Copenhagen (May 2013)

France
l’arome – Bonnieux (September 2014)
Chateau Eza* – Eze (August 2012)
Le Vivier* – L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue (September 2014) 
Mirazur** – Menton (September 2014)
Pierre Gagnaire*** – Paris (July 2012)
L’Arpege*** – Paris (July 2012)

Monaco
Le Louis XV*** – Monte Carlo (August 2012) 

Spain
Arzak*** – San Sebastián (September 2014) 
Asador Extebarri* – Atxondo (September 2014)
Azurmendi*** – Larrabetzu (September 2014)
Cinc Sentits* – Barcelona (January 2012)
Sant Pau*** – Sant Pol De Mar (August 2012) (January 2012)
El Quim de la Boqueria – Barcelona (January 2012)

Sweden
Ekstedt* – Stockholm (July 2014)
Fäviken Magasinet –  Åre (July 2014)
Frantzén** – Stockholm (May 2013)

United Kingdom
The Fat Duck*** – Bray (July 2012)
Restaurant Gordon Ramsay*** – London (July 2012)

Africa

South Africa
Hemelhuijs – Cape Town (March 2016)
Potluck Club – Cape Town (March 2016)