Tag Archive: foodie alert

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

Culver City: The Corner Door

I recently checked out The Corner Door in Culver City. Washington Boulevard in Culver City is rapidly becoming the next Restaurant Row with nearby Waterloo & City and A-Frame.  The cozy space is… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Return to Honda-Ya

I recently went back to local favorite Honda-Ya. Although it was just the two of us, we ended up getting a bunch of dishes. Or more specifically, I ordered way too many dishes.… Continue reading

SF: Tasting Menu at Mr. Pollo

Four courses for $20? What is this madness? That’s what you get at Mr. Pollo, a tiny restaurant in the Mission. When my buddy Miss Carina said it was one of her best… Continue reading

All You Can Eat Fried Chicken at A-Frame

  i really like fried chicken so when I heard about the all-you-can-eat deal at A-Frame, of course I had to check it out. For $18, you can get unlimited chicken plus for… Continue reading

Pasadena: Checking out Small Plates at Racion

Racion has been very well received in Pasadena. I checked it out a few weeks ago, intrigued by their small plates menu which was billed as Spanish and Basque. The intimate restaurant on… Continue reading

SGV: Tasty Garden Now Open in San Gabriel

After I got back from New York, I took my mom out to dinner for a belated Mother’s Day dinner. We decided on the newest Tasty Garden in San Gabriel. It’s been open… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Japanese Bento Box at Oomasa

  There is no shortage of good Japanese restaurants in Little Tokyo but while I’ve been off trying the latest and greatest, I had forgotten about the charming restaurants that have been in… Continue reading

Decades Launch Parties at Formosa Cafe

Remember Formosa Cafe? Old Hollywood and glitzy celeb hangout were words that came to mind but in the last few years, it’s turned into a bit of a dive bar. But you could… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Italian Meets Japanese at Yojisan Sushi

Giacomino Drago recently opened Yojisan Sushi in Beverly Hills. Named for his business partner and chef, Yoji Tajima, the restaurant serves inventive Japanese with Italian touches. I asked Chef Giacomino about the concept… Continue reading