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Noelani’s Island Grill

Noelani’s Island Grill

Aloha! Not many small towns have a Hawaiian restaurant, but it’s just par for the course in San Carlos. This instantiation of our cuisine diversity is Noelani’s Island Grill, located on Laurel Street just north of Brittan Avenue. Open for lunch and dinner Tuesday-Saturday as well as Sunday brunch, Noelani’s is a trip to the islands with great tasting food in a casual, fun atmosphere. The restaurant has a few distinct spaces — an outside lounge area (with a few tables)…

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Unique Eats in Redwood City

Unique Eats in Redwood City

Just as we sometimes venture to our neighbor to the north for food that we can’t find in the City of Good Eating, we also sometimes venture southward to Redwood City. The place that is “Climate Best by Government Test” has gone through a fairly dramatic transformation in the last decade. A town that was not too long ago called “Deadwood City” has morphed into a dynamic place with lots of new housing, businesses, stores, and restaurants. There has been…

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Top of the Wish List

Top of the Wish List

Most San Carlans know that without leaving our little hamlet, we can find almost any type of food. For a suburb that has cuisines as varied as Afghan, Korean, Peruvian, Hawaiian, Burmese, and Creole, could we possibly be missing anything? The City of Good Eating surveyed our dining panel (our family), and in addition to bringing back Vic’s, two types of restaurants stand out as ones we’d love to see in the City of Good Eating. Poke Bowls – Maybe we’re…

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The San Carlos Tunaverse

The San Carlos Tunaverse

We’re big fans of tuna, particularly ahi Poke, the marinated raw tuna (or other fish) dish served often with onions and other spices. We have a few favorite tuna dishes in San Carlos that stand out, and interestingly these are all dishes that serve tuna or poke in non-traditional ways. Ahi Tuna Poke Sliders at Blind Tasting – one of our favorite bites in San Carlos. In each order you get two marinated poke sliders with a little cabbage and aioli…

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