Category Archive: tasting menu

Street Food Mondays at Angeli Caffe: Priyani

In January, I hosted a Sri Lankan crawl where I discovered Priyani. I was saddened to learn the restaurant is now shuttered. However, Evan Kleiman and Bill Esparza starting hosting Street Food Mondays… Continue reading

Test Kitchen: Red Medicine

Being in the LA foodie cabal, I’ve witnessed a very interesting trend in LA- the popup. The days of hot restaurants being the sort that had a 3-month reservation wait may be waning… Continue reading

Angeleno’s Chefs Night Out Recap

This past Sunday, Angeleno Magazine hosted their 8th Annual Restaurant Awards at the Fairmont Mirarmar Hotel. Best New Restaurant: Lazy Ox Canteen Best New Chef: Michael Voltaggio Chef of the Year: Michael Cimarusti,… Continue reading

Concern Foundation Block Party Recap

The Concern Foundation held their 36th Annual Block Party at Paramount Studios last Saturday. I had received an email from my friend, the Hungry Hippo who wondered if I was doing anything Saturday… Continue reading

Royal Khyber in Santa Ana

I had an Indian roommate in college and have listed Indian food as one of my favorites from that point on. Going to her home and having the “real thing” has made me… Continue reading

WP24: Views, Cocktails and Pork Belly

The night before the LA Times review for WP24 came out, I was enjoying cocktails and dinner there. I had heard the buzz and since it was a few blocks from me, I… Continue reading

Taste of the Nation Recap

Yesterday, I attended my first Taste of the Nation event. I had no idea what to really expect. I knew there were over 40 chefs from celebrated LA restaurants and that it was… Continue reading

XIV is King

Last week, we arrived earlier than our dinner reservation at XIV so I thought we could take advantage of their happy hour.  I remember enjoying Vixen’s post about it and wanted to check… Continue reading

Marche: Tasting Menu

When a friend asked me a  couple of weeks ago if I wanted to check out Marche and I said yes. Not because I had read the Jonathan Gold article or even heard… Continue reading