Tag Archive: beverly hills

Beverly Hills: Dinner at Crazy Fish

  Today’s Japanese Food week lands us in Beverly Hills. I’ve driven by Crazy Fish many times over the years and always wondered about it. The portions are huge and the sauces are… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Lunch at Georgie with Chapel Down Wines

  I was invited to check out Chapel Down sparkling wines recently at a lunch at Georgie, the restaurant at The Montage in Beverly Hills.   We had a couple of appetizers before… Continue reading

Mid-City: New Winter Drinks at Roger Room

  I sought refuge at Roger Room a few weeks ago and discovered they had a new drinks menu for the winter. But I couldn’t resist my fave Japanese Maple shown here with… Continue reading

Mid-City: Drinks and Appetizers at Cal Mare

Cal Mare recently opened at the newly renovated Beverly Center. Taking the space of an old chain restaurant, Cal Mare has completely revamped it and there’s not a trace left of the chain… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Cocktails at Bibo Ergo Sum

  Bibo Ergo Sum opened a couple of months ago in Beverly Hills. It’s a beautiful bar that reminds me of both the past (art deco) and the future (movies like Blade Runner).… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Steak and Whiskey at Ocean Prime

  My friends always want to know where to get a good steak. So I felt it was my duty to check out all the new hot spots for a good hunk of… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: dineLA Dinner Recap at Citizen Plus Cocktails

  Some friends and I gathered at Citizen to celebrate a birthday. Citizen was offering dineLA, the restaurant week that goes on until January 27 this year. Citizen’s $39 deal includes an appetizer,… Continue reading

Try Cocktails by The Minty at 208 Rodeo April 6-20

  208 Rodeo will introduce a couple of cocktails created by me, The Minty, ┬ástarting Wednesday, April 6 to April 20. Get Printemps, a refreshing spritz to start and Jalisco, an aged tequila… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Avec Nous at L’ermitage Now Open

  Avec Nous at the L’ermitage is now open. The restaurant with Chef Olivier Quignon brings the flavors of the French Riviera to Beverly Hills. I was invited to sample small bites while… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Sakura Festival at Gyu-Kaku Until April 21

  The Southern California locations of Gyu-Kaku are celebrating Sakura Festival (cherry blossom festival) in a special way. For $55, you get a crazy dinner for two that includes 10 courses from now… Continue reading