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Lunche Munche is a food oriented blog with original content.  You'll find "mini" restaurant reviews, recipes, kitchen gadget reviews, cooking videos, tips, tricks, and more!  

I've always been interested in cooking, you can blame my chemical engineering background, and enjoy eating at restaurants, cooking at home for myself or friends, and  learning of the process from which items transform into the food we eat and love.  


What do the star ratings mean?

All of the places I visit I start out with a three star rating as a base line.  The five criteria I judge an establishment upon are (in no particular order):

  • Facilities - Does the establishment have a well maintained and clean location?
  • Atmosphere - Does the establishment provide a good impression and experience?
  • Service - Does the establishment provide good service by their staff?
  • Food - Does the establishment provide good quality food?
  • Price - Is the establishment reasonably priced?

Establishments that rate Zero Stars are not recommended at any level.

Establishments that rate One Stars are not recommended.  They've failed on multiple areas of which I judge an establishment.

Establishments that rate Two Stars are not recommended.  They've failed on one of the areas of which I judge an establishment. 

 Establishments that rate Three Stars , the baseline, are well maintained, clean, have good food, are reasonably priced with good atmosphere and service. These establishments are recommended.

Establishments that rate Four Stars have exceeded on one of the areas of which I judge an establishment. These establishments are recommended.

Establishments that rate Five Stars have exceeded in multiple areas of which I judge an establishment and are highly recommended to friends, relatives and readers of Lunche Munche!

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$32.00 (my total bill, not including tip)
Boiling Crab
71 Curtner Avenue
San Jose 95125-1065
(408) 297-2322

I had to give the boiling crab only one star this time out because frankly they missed the mark on a number of the areas I judge a establishment upon.  Find out more on why I don't recommend going to The Boiling Crab...

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$12.00 buffet (not including tip)

Indian Clay Oven
2436 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94122(415) 751-0505‎

Hope you enjoyed this post and thanks for stopping by!