Tag Archive: pasta

Westwood: Skylight Gardens

Skylight Gardens in Westwood opened a few months ago in February. I checked it out recently before checking out the new Made in LA exhibit at the Hammer Museum. I started out with… Continue reading

Costa Mesa: Pizza and Pasta at Ortica

In an attempt to diversify what I eat before a show at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, I checked out Pizzaria Ortica. The only thing I knew about it was from David… 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

DTLA: Il Mare Now Open

Downtown has a new Italian restaurant. Il Mare quietly opened in South Park earlier this year much to the relief of pasta-starved crowd in the surrounding area. I had noticed it was being… Continue reading

Mid City: Negroni and Pasta at Terroni

Terroni has always been on my list and I finally had a chance to check it out a couple of weeks ago. They don’t take reservations so we had a drink at the… Continue reading

Seattle: How to Cook a Wolf

Last October, I went to Ethan Stowell’s Staple and Fancy and loved it. I wanted to try another one of his restaurants during my 24 hours in Seattle and chose How to Cook… 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

DTLA: Fat Spoon Opens in Little Tokyo

  Michael Cardenas is a busy man these days. Besides his other two restaurants in Little Tokyo; Aburiya Toranoko and neighborhood favorite, the Lazy Ox, he along with partner Chef Hiroyuki Fujita opened… 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

Culina at the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

After last year’s Taste of the Nation, I vowed to go to modern Italian Culina restaurant as soon as possible.That opinion was sealed at Chefs Night Out a few weeks later and then… Continue reading