Thanh Long's two-pound crabs, roughly one-fourth of which are meat, are tossed in garlic and butter to perfection.

Dungeness crab in the city, by the bay

Dungeness crab season is on. It was delayed twice in the Pacific Northwest because the crabs there weren’t big enough, but not here in the Bay Area. What my companions and I got a few weeks ago were two-pound crabs, roughly one-fourth of which were meat, tossed in garlic and
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Nicely grilled Loch Duart salmon, still moist inside, on braised leeks, with olive oil mashed potatoes and black truffle butter.

Finding French comfort at Bistro Liaison

Although Bistro Liaison may not be suitable for the everyday lunch rush because of both its price and its atmosphere, it’s the kind of place to consider when you want to pat yourself on the back, or treat someone special for a warm evening.
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Mediterranean feel, New American execution at Zut!

Taking in the variety of cuisines on Berkeley’s Fourth Street requires one to have a certain curiosity. It also depends on the time of day; the mood and feel of every restaurant on the upscale shopping avenue shifts between lunch and dinner. Zut! is no exception to this.
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