Friday, June 28, 2013

Chicago Restaurants with Great Ice Cream

It's hot.
Even here in normally foggy San Francisco, it's hot.
Chicago Magazine ran a mouth-watering article on which restaurants in that city have the best ice cream.
That is something to add to your near2there To Go list.
That way your phone will read your mind: "hey, it's hot, and there's some great ice cream just around the corner!"
Here are the near2there placemarks for these places:

Siena Tavern
51 W. Kinzie St.
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1400 W. Randolph St.
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Butcher & Burger
1021 W. Armitage Ave.
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Little Goat Diner
820 W. Randolph St.
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 Little Market Brasserie
10 E. Delaware Pl.
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1132 W. Grand Ave. 
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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Hawker Food in Vancouver

One of the things I miss about Singapore is the good hawker food.
My favorite was BBQ Stingray.
But I also got Murtabak on a weekly basis.
Vancouver Magazine ran an article listing the places there that serve hawker food.
Here is the one that serves murtabak.

3488 Cambie St.
Vancouver, BC V5Y2A9
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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

OpenTable Best Outdoor Dining in the Bay Area

The fog has cleared and I am looking to enjoy the sun!
On OpenTable you can search for the top restaurants by category and today is naturally an "outdoor dining" day.
Here are near2there placemarks the Top 10 Outdoor Dining restaurants in the Bay Area (mercifully they are all in the $$, not $$$$ category).  That way you can have them handy on your near2there app for when you are deciding where to dine out.
Should you forget, near2there will remind you when you are near to there!

Caffe Riace
200 Sheridan Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94306
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Half Moon Bay Brewing Company
390 Capistrano Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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Pier 23 Cafe
Pier 23, On The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94111
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Mission Rock Resort
817 Terry Francois Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94158
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L'Appart Resto
636 San Anselmo Ave
San Anselmo, CA 94960
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1200 Bridgeway
Sausalito, CA 94965
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Blue Agave Club
625 Main Street
Pleasanton, CA 94556
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Corks at Russian River Vineyards
5700 Gravenstein Hwy North
Forestville, CA 95436
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Faz Danville
600 Hartz Avenue
Danville, CA 94526
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Sam's Chowder House 
4210 Cabrillo Hwy 
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 
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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Michael Bauer's Top 100 Restaurants in the Bay Area

Michael Bauer, the top food critic in the Bay Area, has now released his Top 100 restaurant list on  (Before it was only on the Chronicle's premium site and on the print version.)
The problem with this list is that it is static.  How do you remember all the places you want to go?
near2there!  With near2there you can save any of these restaurants to your To Go list.  The free near2there app will give you maps, directions, and should you forget, it will remind you when you are near to there.
Here are easy placemarks for the 6 restaurants Michael highlighted in his article introducing the list.
Just click on the button and save the restaurants to your near2there account now.

Sir and Star
10000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
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901 Cole St.
San Francisco
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Nido Kitchen & Bar
 444 Oak St.
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Pier 5
San Francisco
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Madrona Manor
1001 Westside Road
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598 Haight St.
San Francisco
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Monday, June 24, 2013

Zagat's Must Visit BBQ Joints

I know.  I've got BBQ and burgers on my mind.
Zagat published their top BBQ list: Destination BBQ: 8 Must-Visit Spots Around the U.S.
What good does this list do for you if you can't remember where they are when you are in the area? Well, that is where near2there comes in. Just click on the buttons below and save these locations to your free near2there app.  We'll keep track of them and remind you when you are nearby.
Bon Appetite!

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
700 W 125th St
New York, NY 10027
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Gatlin's BBQ
1221 W 19th St
Houston, TX 77008
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Danny Edwards Famous Kansas City BBQ
2900 Southwest Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64108
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Woodshed Smokehouse
3201 Riverfront Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76107
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Pride & Joy BBQ - NYC (Opening Soon)
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The Salt Lick
18300 FM 1826
Driftwood, TX 78619

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Cozy Corner
745 North Pkwy
Memphis, TN 38105
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Bar-B-Q King
2900 Wilkinson Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28208
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Friday, June 21, 2013

More Seattle Burger Joints

Yes, I still have burgers on my mind.
Helen at Urbanspoon recently wrote about some other great burger places in Seattle.
Here is the full list complete with near2there placemarks so you can add them to your To Go list and get reminded when in the area.

Dick's Drive-in
115 Broadway E
Seattle, WA
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Red Mill
312 N 67th St
Seattle, WA
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Lunchbox Laboratory
1253 Thomas St
Seattle, WA
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Thursday, June 20, 2013

Burger at Vincent in Minneapolis

I've got burgers on my brain!
StarTribune reviewer Rick Nelson wrote about the stuffed burger at Vincent.
OMG that sounds good!
Here's a near2there placemark so you can add it to your To Go list and/or get reminded when you are in the area:

1100 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN
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Umami Burger in Palo Alto

I was looking for a place to eat in Palo Alto and found a great article San Jose Mercury News about Umami Burger. 
Here's a near2there placemark for those who want to add it to their To Go list or get reminded when they are in the area:

Umami Burger
452 University Ave.
Palo Alto
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8oz. Burger Bar in Seattle

OMG this place looks great!
Tan Vihn of Seattle Times reviewed this place and it sounds (and looks) delicious!
Add it to your near2there placemark list so you remember to go there when you are in Seattle.

8oz Burger Bar
1401 Broadway
Seattle, WA
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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Atlanta's Top 10 BBQ Joints

I've got BBQ on my mind!
Atlanta Magazine ran an article last month on the top 10 BBQ joints in Atlanta.
Here are near2there placemarks for them so you can get reminded when you are nearby.

1. Heirloom Market BBQ
2243 Akers Mill Road
Atlanta, GA
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2. Grand Champion BBQ
4401 Shallowford Road
Roswell GA
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3. Swallow at the Hollow
1072 Green Street
Roswell, GA
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4. Community Q BBQ
1361 Clairmont Road
Decatur, GA
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5. Dave Poe's
660 Whitlock Avenue
Marietta, GA
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6. Sam's BBQ-1
4944 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA
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7. Fox Bros. BBQ
1238 DeKalb Avenue
Atlanta, GA
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8. Zeigler's BBQ
3451 Cobb Parkway
Acworth, GA
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9. Ms. Betty's House of Ribs
1281 Bouldercrest Drive
Atlanta GA
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10. Big Shanty Smokehouse
3393 Cherokee Street
Kennesaw, GA
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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Gotta Love Okonomiyaki

LA Magazine ran an article today on a great new ramen shop/izakaya named Hanabishi by Kyushu.
I have to make a near2there placemark for those LA Mag readers who want to be reminded of this place should they be in the area.

Hanabishi by Kyushu
15355 Sherman Way, Van Nuys, CA
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Monday, June 17, 2013

7x7 Best of the Bay - Eats

7x7 Magazine just announced their Best of the Bay Area Eats.
Below are the near2there placemarks for the restaurants that made the list so you can be alerted when you are nearby.

BURGER: KronnerBurger
2379 Mission St
San Francisco
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736 Divisadero Street
San Francisco
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RAW FISH: Ichi Sushi
3369 Mission Street
San Francisco
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COHABITATING CHEFS: State Bird Provisions
1529 Fillmore Street
San Francisco
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Rich Table
199 Gough Street
San Francisco
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