"Dimitri" wrote in message
"Bob Terwilliger" wrote in message
So you're driving along in some misbegotten part of the country, but you
suddenly stumble onto a FANTASTIC restaurant, surrounded by mediocrity or
Example 1: The Inn at Little Washington, in Washington, West Virginia.
Example 2: Highlands Bar and Grill in Birmingham, Alabama.
Example 3: Taste Restaurant, in Plymouth, California.
Example 4: El Bulli, in Roses, Catalonia.
I call these "culinary oases," and I wish I knew about more of them. Can
anybody add to the list?
San Francisco - Scoma's
Bentonville Arkansas - Fred's hickory Inn
Greek town Chicago - Roditis
Cayucos Ca - Sea Shanty
Most people living in the SF Bay Area don't go to Fisherman's Wharf. It's
overpriced; parking is impossible; the food is so-so. Scomas is OK, but
overpriced, and basically falls into that category. You won't find the