Ozumo San Francisco’s take on the modern Japanese fine-dining experience dishes up fish as fresh as the waterfront you see through the restaurant’s windows. It is also home of the sleek Sake Lounge, serving the largest premium imported sake list in the United States.
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Think you can only see the rainbow? You’ll quickly discover you can taste it when experiencing anything on the flavor-rich menu at Palmetto Superfoods.
Though Seoul is anywhere but close to California, nestled within the busy streets of Berkeley you’ll find a fresh-food-focused casual restaurant, Mad Seoul, to introduce the rich flavors of Korean food to those living in the Golden State.
Just a few months ago, and amid the pandemic, the highly anticipated Puesto Mission Valley + Cervecería opened its doors. Located in Mission Valley, Puesto Cervecería is the third San Diego outpost of locally owned restaurant group–made up as first-generation Mexican Americans–joining locations in Seaport Village and La Jolla.
San Diego’s largest speakeasy-style restaurant – whose entry is hidden within the InterContinental San Diego, a luxury waterfront hotel – is called Garibaldi, named to honor both the state fish swimming in the ocean just a few feet away as well as Garibaldi himself.
Sometimes, I feel like Instagram was invented just to showcase brunch in all its glory. Make that in all its Morning Glory, a breakfast and brunch hotspot in the heart of San Diego’s Little Italy.
Sonoma boasts some of the highest-rated restaurants in the world. And yet, in my dozen times visiting over the past several years, there is only one I’ve returned to again and again: The Bubble Room.