Top 5 Hit List of the Month: Newcomers + Neighborhood Favorites

Three notable newcomers, one tried-and-true great, one recent restaurant coming into its original vision… these are five restaurants worth dining at now (I’ve vetted, visited or ordered from every restaurant reviewed here):
The Vault Steakhouse’s Vault Martini
Notable Newcomers Modern Steakhouse Done Right: The Vault Steakhouse — Halal Birria: La Vaca Birria — Affordable Wraps: Mediterranean Aroma Neighborhood Favorite: Steal of a Prix Fixe: Trestle Pasta & Crudo: Itria __________________________________________________________ Bold Italic Full Restaurant reviews:SF’s Aziza Serves Some of the Best Moroccan Food in the Country — Chisai Sushi Club Is for Nigiri Fanatics & Novices Alike — Uma Casa: SF’s Only & Most Authentic Portuguese Restaurant — SF’s Estiatorio Ornos Is a New Hyperlocal Escape to Mykonos from Michael Mina — Turntable at Lord Stanley: A Rotating Showcase for Top Global Chefs — 54 Mint Is SF’s Ultimate Gastronomic Escape to Roma — New Modern Filipino Destination, Abacá, From Chef Francis Ang & Bartender Kevin Diedrich — 25 Lusk’s New Traveler Menu Offer Jaunts Around the World (Mexican Food & beyond) — Warung Siska,Redwood City (Indonesian Food) **All my other food, drink & travel Bold Italic articles here
The Vault Steakhouse baked Alaska flambeed tableside
Trestle chicories salad
La Vaca Birria quesabirria
Mediterranean Aroma wraps
Itria mafaldine pasta
Trestle shrimp fettucine