Category Archive: tasting menu

Beverly Hills: Seasonal Dining at Maude

  Internationally famous chef Curtis Stone has opened Maude, a small restaurant in Beverly Hills. The tasting-menu only restaurant focuses on one ingredient a month. I went a couple of months ago for… Continue reading

DTLA: City Tavern at 7th & Figueroa Now Open

City Tavern located at 7th + Fig in Downtown Los Angeles is now open. Much like its Culver City sibling, City Tavern serves up a menu of gastropub nosh, craft beer and cocktails… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Italian Cooking Classes at Al Bacio

Recently I attended a cooking class at the new Italian restaurant Al Bacio on Sunset in West Hollywood. It’s across the street from The Eveleigh and Church Key. The next class is this… Continue reading

Pasadena: Beer Dinners at Kings Row Pub

Recently I attended a beer dinner for Smog City Brewing at Kings Row Gastropub in Old Town Pasadena. The $30 beer dinner includes 6 courses which is an outstanding deal. The next one… Continue reading

Introducing Xian Wei, a Fine Dining Chinese Supper Club

It’s been a while since I’ve been to an “underground supper club.” These days, they’re not really underground (were they ever?) with websites that include instructions for payment, er, “donation,” social media and… Continue reading

Pasadena: Tasting Menu at Osek Korean Cuisine

I didn’t want to stray too far from Pasadena one night and ended up checking out the new Osek, a Korean restaurant in Old Town Pasadena. They claim to be the only Korean… Continue reading

L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade Returns Saturday, September 28

L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade, one of my favorite food festivals returns to LA, Saturday, September 28, The food festival will once again be held at the Culver Studios in Culver City from 12-4… Continue reading

Miami: Tasting Menu at The Cypress Room

One of our favorite meals in Miami was at The Cypress Room. It’s a new restaurant that just opened a few months ago and is a dark, sexy dining room with animal heads… Continue reading

Hollywood by the Sea: Littlefork

As mentioned in my cocktail round-up for Littlefork, I tasted my way through the menu over a couple of visits. As a result, there’s a lot of items to go through. In general,… Continue reading

DTLA: Half Off Tasting Menu at Alma on Tuesdays

I’ve been hearing about Alma for a while now. I wanted to first go when they were a pop-up concept but never found the time. I’m glad I managed to get to them… Continue reading