There are several time-honored rules of thumb the restaurantgoer picks up over the course of a gastrointestinal lifetime, warning signs to heed as one plans an evening of wining and dining. Namely: Avoid restaurants with a really great view. Avoid restaurants with large ads in the Yellow Pages. Avoid any restaurant where the owner can be seen standing balefully in the front doorway, arms crossed. Avoid restaurants located in strip malls. (Exception that proves the rule: Milano in Tiburon's Cove Shopping Center.) And, most important, avoid restaurants located in, on, under, or... More >>>
Pacific Executive Chef Erik Oberholtzer, 20 stories up.