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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...

‘Fifty Shades Darker’ outplayed by its soundtrack

February 19, 2017

A movie with bad ratings but a soundtrack with great ones. This movie is "Fifty Shades Darker," which came out on Feb. 10. The movie received a rating of 4.9 out of 10 on IMDb and nine percent on Rotten T...

Bistro Burger offers fine dining and finer burgers

Bistro Burger offers fine dining and finer burgers

January 31, 2017

Another burger joint... I never thought it would come to this. In-N-Out, Five Guys, Jack In the Box, and McDonald's just weren't enough. I was tired of seeing the ridiculously...

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...

San Carlos Bar and Grill serves up amazing seafood

San Carlos Bar and Grill serves up amazing seafood

December 8, 2016

While not a sports bar, the TVs showing Wednesday night basketball and the obvious assortment of alcohol makes it seem almost like one. While odd in this manner, The San Carlos Bar and Grill is spectacular in al...

Waterdog Tavern: something familiar, something different

Waterdog Tavern: something familiar, something different

November 20, 2016

The new restaurant that opened up at the Carlmont Village Shopping Center had been getting a lot of positive reviews as of late, essentially forcing me to review it. Waterdog T...

Blue Line Pizza serves simply exquisite dishes

Blue Line Pizza serves simply exquisite dishes

November 8, 2016

Due to the recent increase in rent in the area, a few restaurants I highly enjoyed had to close. One of them was a really good pizzeria, so I had to go looking for another great...

‘Lady Wood’ nearly hits the bird’s eye

November 3, 2016

Tove Lo is too cool for you. Or at least that's what she says. On Oct. 28, Lo released her second studio album called "Lady Wood," following her debut album "Queen of the...

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...

Greedy Ant Gourmet: small place with big flavor

Greedy Ant Gourmet: small place with big flavor

October 12, 2016

Sandwich places. Belmont has maybe too many of them: Subway, Lorenzo's, Which Wich, Mr. Pickles, to name a few. However, it's The Greedy Ant Gourmet that's known for its modern take on sandwiches. Their sandwiches are made with various ch...

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,...

‘Dangerous Woman’ wanted dead or singing

May 21, 2016

The "Cat phase" is finally over. Ariana Grande proved this through her new album, "Dangerous Woman," in which she resorted to being a bunny instead. Classy. Many people...

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