Tag Archive: tasting menu

Costa Mesa: Tasting Menu at Leatherby’s

    A few times a year, I head down to Orange County for theatre shows. Last month, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre was in town. Alvin Ailey is my favorite modern dance… Continue reading

UMAMIcatessen: Gimme All Your PIGG

UMAMIcatessen opened earlier this month to much fanfare. Anticipation was high for the Umami in Downtown which features Chris Cosentino‘s PIGG, Spring for Coffee, The Cure (deli fare), a full bar,  doughnuts and… Continue reading

Ludobites 8.0 at Lemon Moon

  Ludobites 8.0 was at Lemon Moon in West LA. It’s come and gone and even the 9.0 run in Hawaii is done. Which I’m hoping means the next installment of Ludobites will… Continue reading

DTLA: Return to Le Comptoir

I recently took a friend to Le Comptoir for her birthday. When we eat together, we tend to be protein (land or sea) seekers. So when she heard I was taking to veggie… Continue reading

DTLA: Return to LQ at SK

  LQ at SK or Laurent Quenioux at Starry Kitchen is still going strong after 6 months. I took my fine dining partner to the Downtown Los Angeles pop-up a couple of weeks… Continue reading

dineLA dinner at 3Twenty Wine Lounge

For my last dineLA dinner, I went to 3Twenty Wine Lounge on La Brea (not to be mistaken for 320 Main in Seal Beach).  We were celebrating a friend’s birthday and this was… Continue reading

dineLA dinner at Tres by Jose Andres

  I met friends at Tres by Jose Andres last week for dineLA dinner. I had wanted to try Bazaar by decided to save that for a later time to get the full… Continue reading

dineLA dinner at Josie Restaurant

Last week was quite the busy week for me. I met with a friend I hadn’t seen in a while at Josie in Santa Monica for a dineLA dinner. It’s been on my… Continue reading

dineLA lunch at Drago Centro

Rounding out my dineLA lunches, I headed over to Drago Centro. Since it was lunch, I didn’t partake in any of the fab new cocktails but their iced tea is wonderful on a… Continue reading

dineLA lunch at Cafe Pinot & The Mystery of Chicken Oysters

It’s that time of year again. As part of my whirlwind tour of dineLA restaurants around town, I landed at Cafe Pinot for lunch. What are chicken oysters, you might ask? Apparently it’s… Continue reading