Six months is usually considered the earliest a new restaurant, bar or coffeeshop can receive a fair review. Each month, Metro spotlights five of the newest places we think are worth a look-see.

K Tea Cafe
139 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale. 408.830.9838.
Along with freshly-brewed teas, this airy downtown cafe offers street foods like jianbing—a savory Chinese crepe with fixings like fried wonton skins, garlic chili,and sweet bean sauce. If you’re looking for something refreshing, try a fruit tea with aloe jelly.

#GetFried Fry Cafe
4300 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara
Specializing in gourmet topped fries and finger foods, #GetFried has made its way to California. This cafe offers six different styles of fries and more than 25 different toppings and sauces. Their topped fry baskets include Texas cheese fries and Southern Comfort—topped with pulled pork or chicken, drizzled with wood fired bbq.

Sushi Arashi
1181 Lincoln Ave, San Jose 408-858-6669
Modern interpretations of classic Japanese dishes Sushi Arashi deploys high-quality, fresh ingredients. From edamame, to ramen, to their Willow Glen roll—made with shrimp tempura and crab, topped with avocado and sauce—their menu offers something for everyone.

Pasta Armellino
14560 Big Basin Way, Saratoga
Peter Armellino, the man behind The Plumed Horse, has a new pasta joint. The menu features traditional dishes such as spaghetti—built from San Marzano tomatoes, parmesan butter, and basil.

Galpao Gaucho
19780 Stevens Creek Blvd. Cupertino
Cupertino recently became home to Galpao Gaucho: Brazilian Steakhouse & Brew Pub, the franchise’s third installment. This traditional Brazilian bonanza wrangles a serious buffet loaded with beef, chicken, lamb, fish and a salad bar.