Tag Archive: pico

Mid-City: Checking Out Chic Wine Bar

Last month was a busy month of birthdays. For a friend’s birthday, I checked out Chic Wine Bar. It’s one of my friend’s local favorites. At the time, their website wasn’t completed yet… 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

West LA: Two Rounds at Picca

I love the Mezzanine level of Picca. It’s such a great place to dine and if you like people watching, the ultimate peakaboo spot. There are mirrors were you can see the bar… 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

Test Kitchen: Gary Menes

People have asked me which has been my favorite Test Kitchen meal and it’s very hard for me to pick one favorite. The concept of having one permanent location with a cast of… Continue reading

Test Kitchen: Alain Giraud

When Alain Giraud announced he was closing down Anisette, there was much flurry in the LA foodie world. It seemed like a tennis match. Was he really closing? No. Yes. No. Wait, he… Continue reading

Styling Food

At the end of August when Food Marathon and I hosted our Kosher Marathon Crawl along Pico, we remarked to each other how some businesses seemed stuck in time. The food could only… Continue reading

Chicks with Knives at Test Kitchen

Chicks with Knives popped up at Test Kitchen last Thursday. I last saw Suzanne Griswold and Rachael Narins helping out the Starry Kitchen team when they were at Test Kitchen, right after I… Continue reading

Test Kitchen: Sous Chefs Team

Tuesday night was my fifth time at Test Kitchen. Earlier in the evening, I attended a lecture featuring four celebrity chefs including Ludo. By sheer coincidence, I was going for the Sous Chefs… Continue reading

Test Kitchen Meets Starry Kitchen

Last night, Starry Kitchen invaded Test Kitchen. Thi Tran was the first woman chef to take on the concept of Test Kitchen. Thi and Nguyen Tran own Starry Kitchen in Downtown Los Angeles… Continue reading