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Manhattan Beach: Lots of Seafood at Fishing with Dynamite

Recently I was invited to try Fishing with Dynamite in Manhattan Beach. I had been looking forward to Chef David LeFebvre’s newest restaurant. M.B. Post is one of my fave places and I… Continue reading

Chicago: Dinner at Girl & The Goat

One of the restaurants I knew I wanted to try in Chicago was Girl & The Goat. After checking out a few restaurants, we decided the best place to be was in the… Continue reading

Chicago: Lunch at Le Colonial

Before I got to Chicago, I had made several reservations but one day we didn’t feel like going to where I picked for lunch so we popped into Le Colonial instead. After a… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Lunch at Joe’s Steak and Stone Crab

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak and Stone Crab in Las VegasĀ  is a consistent favorite of mine although I hadn’t gone in years. I am almost certain the last time I had stone crab… Continue reading

Happy Hour at the New DTLA Figaro

Figaro DTLA officially opened this month. I had seen a valet stand last month wonder what the restaurant was and checked it out a couple of weeks ago. We got there just in… Continue reading

DTLA: Dinner at Industriel

I tried the new Industriel restaurant in Downtown Los Angeles a few weeks ago. Located on the corner of 6th and Grand, the well-designed restaurant did have a bit of a swiggly feel… Continue reading

Red O’s Street Food Social Happy Hour

Red O recently began happy hour from 4 to 6 PM, Tuesdays through Saturday. Their Social Hour serves street food, oysters and specialty cocktails at sweet prices. Chicago Chef Rick Bayless consulted on… Continue reading

Westwood: Skylight Gardens

Skylight Gardens in Westwood opened a few months ago in February. I checked it out recently before checking out the new Made in LA exhibit at the Hammer Museum. I started out with… Continue reading

Hollywood: Papilles is Big on Tastebuds

Papilles- French for “tastebuds,” opened in Hollywood late last year. Fans of Bacaro and Mignon in Downtown would be sad to know the partnership that formed the two wine bars has dissolved but… Continue reading

Seattle: Mistral Kitchen

My 24 hours in Seattle was coming to a close. Before heading out to the airport, we had lunch at Mistral Kitchen, just a couple blocks away from our hotel. Just about everybody… Continue reading