Category Archive: tasting menu

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

Las Vegas: Bartolotta Ristorante di Mare

When I was in Las Vegas late last year, I was torn about going to both Milos, my favorite seafood restaurant and the touted Bartolotta. I love seafood but just how much can… Continue reading

LQ Foodings at Vertical Wine Bistro in May and June

One of my favorite chefs is Chef Laurent Quenioux. I’m always up for trying his latest pop-up. And interestingly enough, he’s been doing them on his home turf. He’s the Executive Chef at… Continue reading

Echo Park: Cocktails and Bites at Allumette

I was invited to the new Allumette in Echo Park recently.  This space has gone through a series of concepts including the most recent the Vagrancy Project, a pop-up with Chef Miles Thompson.… Continue reading

Glendale: Getting Dinner at Peking China

When the wait for Damon’s became unbearable, we peered at the restaurants around Brand Boulevard. We decided on Peking China because it was busier than its neighbors but not too busy. I probably… Continue reading