The Big Guy in the Hawaiian Shirt's Favorite Restaurants!

Joanie's Cafe on California Street in Palo Alto.
A cafe with French specials! -- (650) 326-6505

Vaso Azzurrro in Mountain View -- (650) 940-1717

E&O Trading Company in San Jose -- (408) 938-4100

E&O Trading Company in San Francisco -- (415) 693-9137

Osteria in Palo Alto -- (650) 321-9908

Palermo's on University Stree in P.A. -- (650) 321-9908

And my favorite Silicon Valley Bar and Grill
Birk's in San Jose -- (408) 980-6400

Trader Vic's in Palo Alto (just short of the old Trader's in SF) -- (650)849-9800

The Big Horn "A great steak house in San Ramon!-- ((925) 838-5678


Le Petit Bistro in Mountain View on the El Camino!

Armadillo Willie's in Los Altos -- (650) 941-2922.


Bridges in Danville -- (925) 820-7200


Rings in The Embassy Suites San Rafael (415)479-1623

Lotsa Pasta in Danville(No pasta for you!) -- (925) 855-1400

A little on the expensive side,
but still the best place for that special occasion!

Chez TJ in Mountain View -- (650) 964-7466

Boulevard on Misson in S.F. -- (415) 543-6084

And our favorite restaurant for a party --

The Basque Cutural Center

Family style French Meals, at an extremely reasonable price!
A different prix fix ever night -- includes soup (family
style in a large bowl with as many servings as you like), a
great salad, and two entrees, includes ice cream.