El Estoque

Restaurant Roulette: zpizza

Restaurant Roulette: zpizza

Alyssa Hui and Ishani Singh

May 25, 2018

Twice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around the area and takes a chance by asking the waiter to suggest food for us to try. This week, we concluded the alphabetical theme by going to zpizza in Sunnyvale.   Zpizza is a small pizzeria known for takeout and catering services, although it ...

Restaurant Roulette: Yas Restaurant

Maggie McCormick and Kat Pappas

May 25, 2018

Twice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around the area and takes a chance by asking the waiter to suggest food for us to try. This week, we continued the alphabetical theme by going to Yas Restaurant in San Jose. Yas Restaurant is a Persian restaurant on Saratoga Road in a plaza that looks at ...

Restaurant Roulette: J & J Hawaiian Barbecue

Restaurant Roulette: J & J Hawaiian Barbecue

Caitlyn Tjong

August 22, 2016

J & J Hawaiian Barbecue’s atmosphere is endearingly informal, cozy and warm, with soft lighting from cone lights dangling over the cashier and an out-of-place surfboard against the restaurant’s back wall — mismatched, faded neon yellow and red, almost an afterthought. The small restaurant is...

Restaurant Roulette: House of Falafel

Restaurant Roulette: House of Falafel

Fatima Ali

March 6, 2016

Twice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around Cupertino and takes a chance by asking the waiter to personally choose the menu items for us. This week, we continued the alphabetical theme with a trip to House of Falafel, a casual lunch spot for Middle Eastern comfort food. 0:26 // BABA GHANNOUSH 0:47 // FALAFEL WRAP ...

Restaurant Roulette: Café Torre

Restaurant Roulette: Café Torre

Meghna Gaddam

October 19, 2015

Twice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around Cupertino and takes a chance by asking the waiter to personally choose the menu items for us. This week, the alphabetical theme continues with a trip to Café Torre. ...

Restaurant Roulette: Arya Global Cuisine mixes it up with fusion dishes

Restaurant Roulette: Arya Global Cuisine mixes it up with fusion dishes

Jennie Chen

September 24, 2015

Twice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around Cupertino and takes a chance by asking the waiter to personally choose the menu items for us. This week, we started with the first letter of the alphabet: A. Click on the slideshow below to see how the food at Arya fared. Written and photographed by Jennie Chen an...