Enze "Alex" Liu

Computer Security and Privacy Researcher

Where To Eat Today?


I enjoy sampling cuisines from different countries. Here are some restaurants that I recommend:


  • San Diego
    • Creme De La Crepe (French)
      • Country paté plate
    • Spitfire Tacos (Mexican)
      • Tacos
      • Churros
    • Menya Ultra (Japenese)
      • Ramen
    • Costa Brava (Spanish)
      • Zarzuela de Marisco
    • Caroline's Seaside Cafe (American)
      • The sea view! (also discounts for UCSD students)
    • Kaiserhof Restaurant (German)
      • German sausage
    • Taste of Denmark (Danish)
      • Open sandwich!
    • Paradise Biryani (Indian)
      • Biryani
    • Piacere Mio (Italian)
      • TAGLIERINI NERI AI FRUTTI DI MARE (Squid ink pasta with seafood)
      • Choose your own pasta!
    • Kroran Uyghur Cuisine (Uyghur)
      • Hand Pulled noodle
      • Naan (a kind of roasted bread)
    • Havana Grill (Cuban)
      • Fricasé de Pollo
      • Empanada
      • El Cubano
      • Rabo Encendido
    • Soup Du Jour (Soup)
      • Various soups
      • Chinese doughnut stick
    • Pomegranate (Georgian)
    • Romeo & Julieta Wine Cafe (Polish)
  • Chicago
    • Laschet's Inn (German)
      • Beers!
    • Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya (Japenese)
      • Ramen
    • Margeaux Brasserie (French)
      • Duck wings À L’ORANGE
  • San Francisco
    • Surisan (Korean)
      • Brunch

Since 2017, I have been a Michelin star collector. List of awesome places that I have been to:


  • 2017 : GreenRiver. Chicago, IL, USA.
  • 2019 : Alinea. Chicago, IL, USA. Huge thanks to Peter Chen!
  • 2020 : Addison. San Diego, CA, USA.