Tag Archive: dinner

Eating at Animal During Foiehibition

Before California banned foie gras, I went to Animal a couple of times to get my favorite there, the foie gras loco moco. It was the dish that brought me to the restaurant… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Birthday Dinner at Mercato di Vetro

After drinks at Playa, I headed over to Mercato di Vetro for an impromptu birthday dinner. After my SF Labor Day weekend trip, I really didn’t want to do anything for my birthday.… Continue reading

Hollywood: Pork Shank at Night + Market

I recently visited Night + Market with friends who hadn’t been before. We decided to get a mixture of my favorites from previous visits and the pork shank which I had heard so… Continue reading

Finding Gems at Bagatelle

Recently I checked out Bagatelle for a friend’s birthday. I hadn’t been before but was curious about the bar run by Zachary Patterson. Bagatelle has an outpost in New York and opened the… Continue reading

New Orleans: Dining at Sylvain

After drinks at SoBou, we went to Sylvain for dinner. Before I left L.A. plenty of people offered advice where to eat but when a chef’s wife emails you to tell you to… Continue reading

DTLA: The Parish is Now Open

I had been anticipating the opening of the Parish for months. I would drive by it almost every day and checked the progress. And then one day it opened. I was out of… Continue reading

SF: Modern Moroccan at Aziza

My tale of Aziza began last year when I tried to go. We couldn’t get reservations so we attempted to walk in. The wait would be more than an hour. Hungry and defeated,… Continue reading

SF: Dinner at SPQR

One of the restaurants I’ve always wanted to check out in San Francisco is SPQR. Every time I went to SF, I never managed to make it but we made it a priority… Continue reading

DTLA: Soleto Now Open

Recently I was invited to check out the newly opened Italian restaurant Soleto in Downtown Los Angeles. In the former Zucca space, they have retained the pizza oven but done away with the… Continue reading

West Hollywood: New Cocktails at Cecconi’s

I was invited to check out the new cocktails at Cecconi’s recently. Chris Ojeda, the Creative Bar Director for Soho House and Cecconi’s has come up with a list of classics with a… Continue reading