Tag Archive: tasting menu

dineLA: Starry Kitchen & the Beef-tacular!

  It’s dineLA again! Last year, I loved Starry Kitchen so much it was the only restaurant I repeated this round. There’s something to be said for great food for not a lot… Continue reading

Santa Monica Date Night: Ovo Cirque du Soleil & Ocean and Vine at Loews

CONTEST ALERT! Win a date night package for Valentine’s Day which includes dinner at Ocean and Vine plus a night stay at Loews Hotel! Contest ends February 3. Tweet a pic from your… Continue reading

Top Chef Chris Crary’s Wild Game Dinner at Whist

It’s been quite a few years since I’ve been to Whist at the Viceroy Hotel in Santa Monica. When I heard Chef Chris Crary from this season’s Top Chef was doing a special… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Michael Voltaggio’s Ink. Goes Omakase

ink. September 21, 2011. Opening night. Then one week later, I was back again. Three months later, finally the Minty post. While there were many blog posts eagerly anticipating, touting the opening night… Continue reading

Studio City: Slow Mondays at Ombra

Ombra opened in September this year in Studio City. Chef Michael Young has cooked at many of LA’s great Italian restaurants including Il Grano, Valentino, Drago, Piccolo and most recently Domenico. Ombra comes… Continue reading

DTLA: Gary Menes Pops Up with Le Comptoir at Tiara Cafe

My BFF and I love Chef Gary Menes’ food and will go to anything he does any chance we get. When I heard about his new pop-up, Le Comptoir at Tiara Cafe, I… Continue reading

Seattle: Staple & Fancy

  On my last night in Seattle, we went to Staple & Fancy. I had heard from friends that I really should try one of Ethan Stowell’s restaurants. While I adored the name… Continue reading

Seattle: Palace Kitchen

  Of all the times I’ve been to Seattle, I’ve never been to a Tom Douglas restaurant. After doing a survey among friends, it was decided I should check out Palace Kitchen. We… Continue reading

LAFW: Lunch at Patina with Joachim Splichal, Jonathan Waxman and Daniel Boulud

Have you ever been thrown in a foodie frenzy? On Friday, October 14 there were so many special lunches as part of the Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival that I had a… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at Tiara Cafe

As dineLA hit its second week, I made it over to Tiara for lunch. It’s been a few years since I last went. It was around the time it first opened and I… Continue reading