Biryaniz, 246 Castro’s specialty Biryani restaurant, was closed and “Upgrading” (said a notice) as of my last report here. Soon after that (Oct. 29), the site reopened as a different restaurant, Zhangliang Malatang, hot-pot chain from China. Long queue waiting … Continue reading →
Information current as of late September. OPENED: Ume Tea at 220 Castro, a bubble-tea chain site replacing the departed Phở Hoa. CLOSED: In September, Maru Ichi Japanese noodle house (368 Castro). Earlier, Rumble Fish Sushi at 357 Castro. [Added Oct. … Continue reading →
Encouraging news after the many recent challenges for hospitality businesses is a “surge” of new-restaurant openings around Mountain View such as I haven’t seen since pre-pandemic. Those below are in our downtown business district. Hummus Mediterranean Kitchen, which has locations … Continue reading →
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Remembering Yakko Sushi by Max Hauser Yakko Sushi on W. Dana, 45-year-plus member of the downtown-area restaurant cluster that has made Castro Street a dining “destination” in recent decades, closed in March. A posted notice expressed regrets, and memories of … Continue reading →
Mifen101 has been operating lately in 841 Villa, replacing the short-lived Noodle King, which specialized in biangbiang noodles. Mifen101’s specialty is a different regional Chinese noodle type, mifen, made from rice, in various preparations. After a year-plus of closure, Xanh … Continue reading →