Weekend Escape: Eating and Drinking in Los Altos

In my latest Time Out column, here are my top three new openings of the month — article here:

  • East-meets-West, under-the-radar fine dining at Ambience
  • Coffee geek haven at Red Berry Coffee Bar
  • German bakery queen: Esther’s German Bakery
  • Japanese gem for curry, donburi (oyakodon), udon, tempura and saké: Sumika
  • Sleek wine/beer/low proof cocktail respite, Honcho
  • Paris meets the Peninsula: hotel escape and killer wine hour (with a menu of French, Spanish and US wines to choose from for free — 2 glasses per person — for hotel guests), Enchanté Hotel

Paris meets the Peninsula: Enchante Hotel

Ambience’s dreamy black cod course

Sumika’s excellent Japanese curry and chicken katsu

Enchante Hotel centers old town Los Altos