Tag Archive: italian

DTLA: New Winter 2012 Cocktails at Drago Centro

Drago Centro launched their new Winter cocktails just after the holidays just when I was embracing the Fall cocktails. The cocktail list is the genius of Bar Manager Jaymee Mandeville. Former Drago Centro… Continue reading

Highland Park: Maximiliano

  Before the holidays, I tagged along to a dinner at Maximiliano. I had already eaten a first dinner at Starry Kitchen. I am really glad I didn’t finish my bowl of pho… Continue reading

West LA: Back at Sotto

  A couple of weeks ago, the Dapper Diner was in town and we went back and forth on where to go for dinner. We decided on Sotto where I talked up the… Continue reading

Studio City: Slow Mondays at Ombra

Ombra opened in September this year in Studio City. Chef Michael Young has cooked at many of LA’s great Italian restaurants including Il Grano, Valentino, Drago, Piccolo and most recently Domenico. Ombra comes… Continue reading

SF: Incanto

Although I find it difficult to keep up with all the restaurants in LA much less in other other cities, I’ve had my heart set on eating at Incanto in San Francisco for… Continue reading

Menu Degustazione at Drago Centro

  It’s not a surprise I love Drago Centro but in the many times I’ve been there, I’ve never done the tasting menu. Oh sure, I’ve had many wonderful meals including this special… Continue reading

West LA: Sotto

After drinks at the Misfit, we headed over to Sotto for dinner. I had heard they made major changes to the former Test Kitchen space and I was excited to see. Although I… Continue reading

New Spring Cocktails at Drago Centro

Carolina’s Finest caught my eye immediately. Not only did it have Four Roses bourbon, but it contained Aperol, Yellow Chartreuse and LaMill Earl Grey tea. Topped off with a bit of Angostura orange,… Continue reading

Drago Centro: The Vault Room

People say write about what you  know. Since I eat out almost every day, I’ve been thinking about writing a book  (TV show or maybe a “based on a true story” film script?)… Continue reading

UK: Tinello

  I joined some London food bloggers for their Italian Club meal at Tinello a couple of weeks back. The six of us ordered all the appetizers and I went with the pork… Continue reading