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k
Kensington gourmet Mar 13, 2007 11:12 AM

I am spending a night on business in Fresno. Restaraunt recommendations?

  1. t
    tavmark Mar 13, 2007 05:15 PM

    Do you know where you are staying? (i.e. what part of town)

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    1. re: tavmark
      k
      Kensington gourmet Mar 14, 2007 10:42 AM

      On Shaw near Blackstone

      1. re: Kensington gourmet
        f
        FAT Traveler Mar 14, 2007 11:12 AM

        You'll be very close to Cracked Pepper Bistro, a small, charming restaurant with wonderful food and an interesting wine list. This is the best bet nearby (SW corner of Shaw and Fresno St.). It may be a bit akward though if you're a "lone diner".
        Flemings steakhouse is on the South side of Shaw about a quarter mile further East and it has teriffic food and you could eat at the bar if you're alone.

    2. PolarBear Mar 14, 2007 11:37 AM

      This thread should give you some ideas.

      http://www.chowhound.com/topics/36620...

      1. mrsmegawatt Mar 14, 2007 12:08 PM

        www.crackedpepperbistro.com

        I cannot even begin to tell you how lovely this place is. It's at Shaw and Fresno street which is a just a skip from your location. The food is delightful and the wait staff attentive. The chef stops by to say hello which is very nice. If you go, definitely try the eggplant appetizer. My teenagers...(Picky) loved it!

        1. g
          Gail Mar 14, 2007 01:23 PM

          Kim's, great Vietnamese food. Shaw/Fresno, same strip mall as Cracked Pepper.

          1. t
            tavmark Mar 14, 2007 02:07 PM

            Yup, I'd second both Cracked Pepper and Kim's. If price is a consideration, Kim's is more reasonable. (Also a lot bigger.)

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