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West Hollywood: American Dim Sum at The Church Key

The Church Key opened in West Hollywood less than two months ago and it’s already a smash hit. Taking inspiration from San Francisco’s State Bird Provisions and the Chinese tradition of dim sum,… Continue reading

Jeremy Lake Wins The Minty’s Hot Bartender Award

Last week, I hosted The Minty 3rd Anniversary Party at One-Eyed Gypsy. The lovely Krista Simmons MC’d the event and got to introduce all the bartenders nominated for The Minty’s Hot Bartender Award.… Continue reading

Melrose & Gower: Pour Vous is Now Open

Perhaps I was a bit premature in announcing Pour Vous was going to open last September. Months went by and we heard about the new projects from Steve Livigni and Pablo Moix like… Continue reading

Marcel Vigneron & Haru Kishi Team Up for The Coop Brunch Pop-up

  Chefs Marcel Vigneron and Haru Kishi present a brunch pop-up just in time for Easter. Starting this morning to Easter Sunday, the five courses of eggs, eggs and more eggs brought a… Continue reading

SLS Hotel: Cocktails and Dessert at the Bazaar

  After dinner at Tres by Jose Andres, we hopped over to his other restaurant at the SLS Hotel, the Bazaar, for after-dinner cocktails and a second dessert. This was my fourth Jose… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Michael Voltaggio’s Ink. Goes Omakase

ink. September 21, 2011. Opening night. Then one week later, I was back again. Three months later, finally the Minty post. While there were many blog posts eagerly anticipating, touting the opening night… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Drinks at ink.

  Just when people started referring to bartenders as “mixologists,” bartenders have now proudly reclaimed the word “bartender” in the name of hospitality. And Devon Espinosa, the bar manager at ink. has done… Continue reading

Devon Espinosa Pops Up at Chaya Brasserie

As part of Chaya‘s new guest chef series, Marcel Vigneron presented a multi-course meal with Chef Haru at Chaya Brasserie last night in Beverly Hills. Unfortunately, I had dinner plans I couldn’t break… Continue reading

Marcel’s Quantum Kitchen

This past Tuesday, I went to a viewing party for Marcel’s Quantum Kitchen at the Abbey. The entire cast was there including Marcel Vigneron, Devon Espinosa, Jarrid Masse and Robyn Wilson. We watched… Continue reading

Hatchi Mix: Cedilla

Hatchi Mix under the guidance of Devon Espinosa continues tomorrow night at the Breadbar in Century City with 8 cocktail offerings from Max Seaman and Jeff Knudsen, the guys at Comme Ca. Thursday,… Continue reading