Tag Archive: seafood

UK: Empress of Sichuan

Before heading over to the Experimental Cocktail Club, we had dinner at Empress of Sichuan.I went with a friend who is not really into spicy food so we may have not picked dishes… Continue reading

UK: Spuntino

Spuntino opened on March 14 and I was there on March 17. Even in London, I was trying to get to restaurants as soon as they opened! One of my British pals had… Continue reading

San Francisco Flashback: Musee Mechanique

I’ve always wondered about the crab places at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco. Who has the best? What about those cold salads? Or should I just buy one to take my chances? Maybe… Continue reading

Hollywood: Delphine

The W Hotel is one of my favorite hotel chains and I was very excited about the W opening in Hollywood, directly across from the Pantages Theatre. The IDG (Innovative Dining Group) has… Continue reading

Lukshon Now Open

Lukshon opened at the end of January and there have already been massive comparisons to Red Medicine and WP24. Of the three, I liked Lukshon the best but will give a slight edge… Continue reading

Happy Year of the Rabbit: Lunar New Year Meal at Sunday Bistro

artwork by SLD This lunar new year is the Year of the Rabbit which happens to be my sign. Last week, my small family gathered at a casual spot in the San Gabriel… Continue reading

SF: Lunch at Slanted Door

There were a few different reasons why I wanted to try Slanted Door. Sometime in December, I came across an article about handmade marshmallows featuring Chartreuse. These marshmallows were part a hot chocolate… Continue reading

SF: Lunch at the Ferry Building

When I was last in San Francisco, I was enchanted by the Ferry Building and its Farmers Market. We’re supposed to be getting something similar for the Dining Deck at the Santa Monica… Continue reading

SF’s Heirloom Cafe

Two weekends ago, I took a trip up to San Francisco. Our goal was to eat at Chez Panisse but that is only one meal. What else does the Bay Area have to… Continue reading

Quick Meals Around L.A.: Tart, New Moon, Mishima

Last Friday after Happy Hour at Monsieur Marcel and a round of shopping at the Grove, we headed over to Tart at the Farmer’s Daughter for dinner. I’ve always wanted to check out… Continue reading