These very well might be contenders for the best tacos in San Jose.
El Paisa Taqueria in San Jose
We’ve driven by this taco stand/truck at the corner of Senter Rd and Southside in South San Jose many times. We would always see a long line of customers stretching back from the stand into the full parking lot. Long lines are a good sign. I made a mental note to stop in one day.
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Where can you get the best steaks in San Jose?
The Grill on the Alley (San Jose)
Our good friend is a big steak and potatoes man. He eats steak more times than either his wife or his doctor would probably like. He also travels quite a bit on business, so he’s had steaks in top restaurants in cities all over. And he claims that the best steaks are found right here in downtown San Jose, at The Grill on the Alley.
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This may become our new favorite Vietnamese restaurant in San Jose.
Thien Long: Bun Cha Ca La Vong
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One Friday evening, Annie was craving a salad from California Pizza Kitchen for dinner. The nearest CPKs to us in San Jose are either at the Oakridge Mall or the Valley Fair Mall. Neither of which I felt like driving 20 minutes to the mall, then wasting 10 more minutes fighting for parking in the garage, and then waiting in the restaurant for another “15 to 20 minutes” (which inevitably turns into 45 minutes to an hour during primetime) with our two growling tummies plus the kidlets’. No way, Jose!
Also I didn’t feel like a salad. But perhaps something Italian…? I fired up the web browser and went over to Restaurant.com to see if there were any Italian places closer to us. Lo and behold, there’s one right in our neighborhood: Pizzeria Andiamo’s on San Felipe Rd at Yerba Buena. We had eaten there in the distant past but they had recently changed owners and I was meaning to go back.
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