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ChefView – Luigi’s Pizza

ChefView – Luigi’s Pizza

Chef View By Dana Johnson Like a BIG Pizza Pie… When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore!!! When the world seems to shine like you’ve had too much wine, that’s amore!!! Yes Mo Viewers, it looks like I’m in love… it all started at Luigi’s Pizza on a warm […]

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ChefView – Rivets American Grill

ChefView – Rivets American Grill

Chef View By Dana Johnson Photos by Michael J. Mangano Rivets American Grill March Munchie Madness! Mmmm… Modesto’s March Munchie Madness is a slam dunk at Rivets American Grill! This place has only been open for 6 months and has already scored big with the well-rounded, want it all, Modesto View readers who support our […]

Chef View-Coach’s Corner

Chef View-Coach’s Corner

Chef View By Dana Johnson Let the Mmmmm March Madness Begin! 64 basketball games will be played during March Madness! With that being said, I’m thinking that’s going to be a lot of eating and drinking to play through! Modesto has just the place to accommodate such demands. Coach’s Corner! It has a clever set […]

Vito’s – Modesto’s Hidden Dining Gem!

Vito’s – Modesto’s Hidden Dining Gem!

By Dana Johnson Right there on 13th Street in downtown Modesto between I & J Streets you will find Vito’s, a hidden dining gem! For the past 14 months it has been under new ownership under the guidance of May and Ray Ashak. The couple is very grateful to the previous owner Mr. Lazar Piro for […]

By September 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Step Inside Fuzio!

Step Inside Fuzio!

By Kate Serpa I have walked past Fuzio Universal Bistro a number of times, however I have never, until today, been inside.  Why?  I had always assumed it was A) a chain, B) an Italian restaurant, and C) probably pretentious.  As I am a creature of habit, I never saw any reason to venture in.  […]

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Minnies Restaurant & Bar

Minnies Restaurant & Bar

By Kate Serpa Minnie’s is the oldest bar in Modesto. The house itself was built in 1901 and served as a doctor’s house and office. The house was moved from next door and converted into a restaurant and lounge in 1954 by Hop and Minnie Louie. Peter and Stuart Mah are the cooperators of the […]

Dining View / Burger Me Happy!

Dining View / Burger Me Happy!

By Dana Johnson Dana’s on a burger mission! July is BB Q and grillin’ month. MoBand, neighborhood parties and our local chefs want to show their skills and two of our local restaurants have great options. Look what Dana found! The Station on Tenth Street Chef Chad Briscoe Finally! A downtown Modesto restaurant that understands […]

By July 5, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Dining View / Burger Me Happy Again!

Dining View / Burger Me Happy Again!

By Dana Johnson Knucklehead’s Bar and Grill Chef Robb Perez Whether you are a Knucklehead or not, you gotta try these burgers! Right next door to Modesto Harley you will find Knucklehead’s Bar and Grill hot ‘foodie’ spot. This full bar and grill is set to a backdrop of motorcycles and an auto racing theme. […]

By July 5, 2011 2 Comments Read More →
DiningView: AMERICAN GRAFFITI SETS THE PACE

DiningView: AMERICAN GRAFFITI SETS THE PACE

& MIKE’S ROADHOUSE IS THE PLACE! By Dana Johnson As June kicks off the summer season, the feeling of American Graffiti’s nostalgia is in the air. Many want to breathe it, but more actually want to taste it! Look no further than Mike’s Roadhouse to find a classic Route 66 dining atmosphere and a menu […]

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Where Modesto and Ripon More Than Meet and Chill… They Crossover @ Canal Street Grille

Where Modesto and Ripon More Than Meet and Chill… They Crossover @ Canal Street Grille

ChefView By Dana Johnson Where Modesto and Ripon More Than Meet and Chill… They Crossover @ Canal Street Grille Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties are intertwined at the Canal Street Grille in Ripon bringing culinary magic to its full fruition. Canal Street Grille is a premium restaurant with a menu that will make even the […]

By May 2, 2011 Read More →
Galletto Ristorante “Experience Northern Italy”

Galletto Ristorante “Experience Northern Italy”

Since opening in 2001, Galletto Ristorante has celebrated seasonal ingredients created in an uncomplicated and inspired style. Our kitchen produces an earthy and satisfying offering that allows diners to bask in the culinary delights of Northern Italy. Galletto Ristorante is the located in the heart of Modesto’s downtown. Offering a rustic Northern Italian menu, a […]

By March 30, 2011 Read More →
Surla’s “A Unique and Diverse Food Experience”

Surla’s “A Unique and Diverse Food Experience”

  Modesto’s unique and diverse food experience, using only the finest and freshest ingredients. Great, local friendly service and relaxed atmosphere. Also, Join us for our Sunday Brunch from 10am to 2pm. WWW.SurlasRestaurant.Com

By March 30, 2011 Read More →
Tresetti’s World Caffe’ “A Downtown Original”

Tresetti’s World Caffe’ “A Downtown Original”

Featuring fine world fare (dishes, cuisine) in a casual, fun and relaxing atmosphere. We are located in the heart of downtown Modesto; within easy walking distance to cultural events including the Gallo of the Arts Center, Brenden Movie theatre and The Fat Cat Music House. We also carry many local and hard to find wines […]

By March 30, 2011 Read More →
12 Questions with Executive Chef John Surla

12 Questions with Executive Chef John Surla

What factors make up a great dining experience? For most, it’s quality food at a reasonable price backed by a knowledgeable and efficient wait staff. You get all of this and more at Surla’s. Executive Chef and owner John Surla opened Surla’s in 2009 and has assembled an all-star team to compliment his culinary expertise. […]

By February 3, 2011 Read More →