Tag Archive: dinner

UK: Dishoom

When I was leaving for the UK, everyone insisted I must have Indian food while I in London. But of course! But where? We could have gone out to the East but opted… Continue reading

Fig & Olive Now Open

Fig & Olive on Melrose Place is now open for dinner. The two-storied restaurant’s menu was created by Executive Chef Pascal Lorange. The communal table and 50-foot tasting bar sounds like great fun… 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

Happy Year of the Rabbit: Lunar New Year Meal at Sunday Bistro

artwork by SLD This lunar new year is the Year of the Rabbit which happens to be my sign. Last week, my small family gathered at a casual spot in the San Gabriel… Continue reading

Quince, My Fave SF Meal

Our goal for going to San Francisco nearly 2 weeks ago was to visit Chez Panisse. Along the way, we went to a few different restaurants where there was a Chez Panisse connection,… Continue reading

Dining at Chez Panisse

In 1971, Alice Waters opened Chez Panisse with a group of friends. I remember reading the history and how influential she was in David Kamp’s book, “The United States of Arugula.” Chefs are… Continue reading

Happy Holidays: Fig

Each year, three of my friends and I go out for a special holiday meal instead of getting each other presents. We started this tradition a couple of years back. Our first restaurant… Continue reading

WeHo: Salt’s Cure

A week or so ago, I met a chef new to L.A. She just moved from SF and hadn’t immersed herself in the LA dining scene yet. She hadn’t even gone to a… Continue reading

Taste on Melrose

Next to seafood, my favorite food would be pork. And more specifically, pork chops. My memory of my grandfather’s simple grilled pork chops with green onion gravy is probably my favorite pork chop… Continue reading

Dining at the Gorbals

Before my Hot Bartender Crawl last Friday, some of us had dinner at the Gorbals. It was perfect since I had a Blackboard Eats code and we seriously contemplated getting the whole pig’s… Continue reading