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Village Host is the best place for Carlmont students to eat out at

Village Host is the best place for Carlmont students to eat out at

September 26, 2019

Village Host is a great place to eat out at with friends for pizza, especially for Carlmont students. Their food is delicious and among the cheapest in Carlmont Village.  The average price for a Village Host small-size pizza is $14.6...

Paddy Wagon Sliders creates mouthwatering sliders

Paddy Wagon Sliders creates mouthwatering sliders

May 3, 2017

At Off The Grid at the Belmont Caltrain station, I saw Paddy Wagon Sliders, a dedicated food truck serving sliders. It has a whimsical theme of prison food, with the truck decked ou...

The Field Club serves up classic sports bar fare

The Field Club serves up classic sports bar fare

February 28, 2017

Being one of the only real sports bars in San Mateo, I decided to head over to The Field Club. Since it was one of the newer restaurants in San Mateo, it intrigued me. Its decor...

Mancora Cebicheria is a medley of spice and flavor

Mancora Cebicheria is a medley of spice and flavor

February 14, 2017

Going farther than I typically do, I went to San Mateo to explore the wonders of Latin cuisine at Mancora Cebicheria. Because it has such good reviews on Yelp, I decided to check it out...

Fresh delicacies are served like Monets

Fresh delicacies are served like Monets

January 22, 2017

After the tragic loss of The Crepe Stop (repose en paix) it has been difficult to find another creperie. After being starved of the French delicacies for far too long, I did some...

Asian fusion and ice cream tacos served on the street

Asian fusion and ice cream tacos served on the street

October 26, 2016

Food trucks offer quite a variety of dishes as well as some unique takes on traditional ones. At Off the Grid's weekly Belmont lineup of food trucks, I tried dishes from The Chairman and Rocko's Ice Cream Tacos. The Chairman food truck s...

Santorini serves up Mediterranean food packed with flavor

Santorini serves up Mediterranean food packed with flavor

September 24, 2016

Here in the Belmont-San Carlos area, there is a plethora of pizza, burger, and the ever-growing number of sandwich places. Sometimes it's hard to find anything that isn't American,...

Say ‘Aloha’ to flavor

Say ‘Aloha’ to flavor

August 25, 2016

Out of all the cuisine in America, from Californian to Creole, Pacific Islander cuisine seems oddly void from our memory. Pacific Islander food, from my perspective, blends the...

Doughnut cheeseburgers take on the Bay Area

Doughnut cheeseburgers take on the Bay Area

April 17, 2016

A burger with doughnuts replacing the buns is a sinful and gluttonous meal that is sweeping the Bay Area. Apple Fritter is a burger place, coffee shop, doughnut shop, and ho...

Bacon, it’s what’s for dinner

Bacon, it’s what’s for dinner

October 14, 2015

If you are a vegetarian, stop reading this now. Every Monday at 5 p.m. food trucks come and park in the Belmont Cal Train parking lot. There is a weekly rotation between them...

Fast food done right

Fast food done right

September 29, 2015

You all know Five Guys, In-N-Out Burger, The Counter and Godfather's, but what about Fare PDQ? Fare PDQ or Fare Pretty Darn Quick is one of a new class of burger joints serving what I call chic fast food. Ironic, isn't it? Fare resides right across the street from one of its main competitors, Godfather's. Fare stands out as special because of the variety it provides. Not ...

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