Tag Archive: fine dining

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

San Francisco: A Fond Farewell to Fifth Floor

Fifth Floor in San Francisco recently closed for renovations. When I heard they were reconcepting, I could not resist having a farewell bite and drinks. Brian Means who runs the bar at Fifth… Continue reading

Boston: Dining at 80 Thoreau in Concord

80 Thoreau in Concord, MA is located approximately 30 miles outside of Boston. To get there, I took a commuter train which conveniently drops you off at the doorstep of 80 Thoreau. There’s… Continue reading

Long Beach: Food Crawling All Over the Queen Mary

My parents were the sort of people that loved going to events, attractions, street festivals and the like. I remember every summer, we’d make a pilgrimage from Valencia (Magic Mountain) to San Diego… Continue reading

Costa Mesa: Tasting Menu at Leatherby’s

    A few times a year, I head down to Orange County for theatre shows. Last month, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre was in town. Alvin Ailey is my favorite modern dance… Continue reading

Las Vegas: B&B Ristorante

Back in the Summer of 2005, I went to Babbo. It was across the street from our hotel and we had heard it was really good. I remembered thinking at the time I… Continue reading

Dining at Moto

  No room at Alinea? No room at Schwa? What about Moto? What about Moto? Like any good foodie, I researched Moto and found reviews to be fairly positive. I was very excited.… Continue reading

Dining at Graham Elliot

(we totally think you’re awesome) The above was written on our “experience” menu which is the 10-course tasting at Graham Elliot. While I was researching restaurants in Chicago I wanted to try, I… Continue reading