House of Curries / Albany, CA
Indian - good palak gosht, tandoori chicken, and unlimited cups of chai.
East Ocean Seafood Restaurant / Alameda, CA
Chinese - great dim sum and quick service. congi was pretty good too.
Delhi Dhaba & Chaat / San Pablo, CA
Indian - nice aloo tiki, samosa chaat, and unlimited cups of chai.
Mr. Dewie's Cashew Creamery / Albany, CA
Desert - first time trying cashew ice cream. pleasantly surprised, tasty and creamy.
Masse's Pastries / Berkeley, CA
Desert - lovely pastries (both taste and aesthetics).
The Hot Shop / Albany, CA
Afghani-Mexican - tasty and extremely filling burritos here. the "cajun" was great, stuffed and kept me full for eight hours.
Sam's Diner / San Francisco, CA
American - great burger after a tiring day walking around SF.
Kathmandu Restaurant / Albany, CA
Nepali - good momo's and chow mein, seemed like kinda homestyle-type recipes.
Nomad Tibetan Restaurant / Berkeley, CA
Tibetan - really good momo's and the chili chicken was fire - taste and spice-wise.
Aangan / Albany, CA
Nepali - probably my favorite momo's from the list, heavier on garlic than the others though. Chicken choila cold dish is amazing also.
Royal Rangoon / Berkeley, CA
Burmese/Myanmar - really good tea leaf salad and khao souey soup.
Oakland Coliseum Concessions / Oakland, CA
American - had a solid stadium dog and an A's commemorative glass full of RC-Cola.
Semifreddi's Bakery / Kensington, CA
Bakery - got a coffee and croissant here nearly every morning.
Chez Maman West / San Francisco, CA
French - pretty good mussels dish.
Brass Tacks / San Francisco, CA
Anina / San Francisco, CA
Crown Bar / El Cerrito, CA