Tag Archive: peruvian food

West Hollywood: Chef Ricardo Zarate is Back with Rosaline Restaurant

  I have been following the career of Chef Ricardo Zarate since his days at Mochica at the Mercado La Paloma. I was super bummed when he left Picca and have been anticipating… Continue reading

Reseda: Peruvian Food at El Incomparable

  I had a Peruvian food craving a couple of months ago and found myself in the Valley. My best friend had heard about El Incomparable from her coworkers who ate there at… Continue reading

Miami: Catching the Fresh Fish at Cvi.Che 105

  After a week in Orlando eating mostly New American gastropub food, I was ready for some seafood in Miami. I headed over to Cvi.Che 105, one of the city’s top spots in… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Dinner at Brilliantshine

  Brilliantshine has been doing a great job with food and drinks since its opening in August. I’ve now been back several times for dinner and snacks at the bar. Recent favorites usually… Continue reading

Hancock Park: Mario’s Peruvian Restaurant

  I have friends in a new ‘hood. We’re having a grand time exploring Hancock Park. We’ve walked Mud Hen but a it’s much quicker to grab a bite at Vim Thai  and Mario’s… Continue reading

Marina del Rey: Dinner and Cocktails at Paiche

Paiche just opened in Marina del Rey and I swung by a couple of weeks ago to check out dinner and drinks. Paiche from the chef Ricardo Zarate is billed as a Peruvian… Continue reading

The New Mo-Chica in Downtown

  Mo-Chica from Chef Ricardo Zarate opened yesterday in Downtown Los Angeles. The Peruvian restaurant moved from its previous digs by USC to the new “Restaurant Row” on 7th Street. It’s exciting they’re… Continue reading

Hollywood: The New Los Balcones del Peru

  Los Balcones del Peru recently renovated and the dining room is much more contemporary and sleek. The now modern design included a large chalkboard against one wall and soon there will be… Continue reading

Picca Peru on Pico, Please

What’s the hottest new restaurant in L.A.? Picca! The highly anticipated modern Peruvian restaurant by Chef Ricardo Zarate opened late last month. Having tasted Chef Ricardo’s food at his more modest Mo-Chica, Test… Continue reading