Penzey's Spices 771 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park, CA94025 This spice store envelops you in a whirlwind of cinnamon, pumpkin spice, thyme and other deliciously satisfying scents.…More Penzey's boasts a large selection of premium spices in a well-organized layout that appeals to amateur and professional chefs.
Flea Street Cafe 3607 Alameda de Las Pulgas, Menlo Park, CA94025 Flea St. Cafe is one of three sustainable restaurants opened by Jesse Ziff, a chef in the organic food business for over…More 33 years. This Menlo Park location serves sustainably, regionally harvested food and wine. The inspiration for this method of eating is to fuse people, ingredients, respect for the environment and culinary traditions together into one tasty dish.
Kaygetsu is a restaurant that specializes in Japanese food and sushi. It offers Kaiseki, a tea ceremony where a…More multiple-course meal is accompanied by tea. The restaurant also offers many gourmet a la carte items, a lunch menu, wine, sake and desserts. The sushi is made with premium handmade seaweed from the Ariake Sea in Japan.</p>
<p>The executive chef was trained in Kyoto, Japan, and the sushi chef and co-owner, Toshi Sakuma, has more than three decades of experience in sushi-making. Sakuma and his wife used to operate Toshi's Sushiya on El Camino before opening Kaygetsu.</p>
<p>Reservations can be made by calling the restaurant or through its Web site. Dietary restrictions can be accommodated.</p>
Tokyo Subway 605 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park, CA94025 This cozy eatery has served authentic Japanese cuisine for over 18 years in Menlo Park. Tokyo Subway packs large flavor…More in a small setting; immediately upon entry, you can catch a glimpse of the kitchen chef preparing meals with a definite personal touch. Enjoy both rice and sushi dishes at this delectable locale.
Blue Garden Cafe 75 Arbor Rd, Menlo Park, CA94025 Blue Garden Cafe is based in the historic Allied Arts Guild. The contemporary American menu was developed by…More executive chef Mark Laverty, who emphasizes locality and seasonality, as well as sustainable ingredients. The menu includes wraps, salads, mushroom and Swiss-grilled cheese, burgers and a Mediterranean sampler. The cafe is available for private events and business luncheons.
La Huasteca Restaurant 3387 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, CA94025 La Huasteca is a must-try place if you love authentic Mexican food. Everything served at La Huasteca is made in house…More from scratch by a team of talented chefs. La Huasteca is known for its seafood, cooking up shrimp, lobster, catfish, octopus and crab, to name a few. If you prefer meat, La Huasteca also serves up some mean carne asada and chicken dishes. All meats can be served as burritos, tacos or on a plate with pinto beans.
Angelo Mio 820 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park, CA94025 One of the most striking things about Angelo Mio is the space: beautifully maintained and decorated and complete with…More high ceilings, paintings, and comfortable seating. The menu features all the Italian favorites, including lasagna, Fettuccine Angelo Mio (fettuccini with Italian bacon, shiitake mushrooms and onions in a light cream sauce), Penne al Cariofi (penne tossed with fresh artichoke hearts, spinach, mushrooms and roasted garlic), and Veal Porcini (thin slices of veal sauteed with imported porcini mushrooms), as well as an extensive, reasonably-priced wine list. Owner and Head Chef Emilio Demirkol insists that the roast lamb shank is not to be missed, and encourages customers to come in for lunch and try a salad or paninis.
Jonathan's Fish and Chips is a little hole-in-the-wall restaurant located in a strip mall with ample parking in…More front. The atmosphere is casual, with plastic tablecloths and a simple, no-thrills attitude, much like you'd find in Louisiana, where the head chef and owner is from. Everyone is welcome.</p>
<p>Jonathan's is treasured by locals for its fresh and tasty Cajun style, cornmeal-encrusted catfish, some even say it's the best in the area. Portions are hearty, usually enough to feed two and prices are affordable. Among the many menu items are fish and chips (6 types of fish), fish nuggets, fried prawns, oysters, okra, chicken wings, gumbo, fish tacos, broiled fish, crab cakes, Po' Boys, jambalaya, hushpuppies, salads and slaws, red beans and rice, cornbread, sweet potato fries and a variety of handmade desserts.</p>