Tag Archive: tasting menu

Napa: Redd Restaurant

During my day in Napa Valley, I started out with lunch at Morimoto and managed to tour 3 wineries before heading over to Yountville to check out our options for dinner. I had… Continue reading

dineLA: lunch at Bar | Kitchen

  My other dineLA lunch this week was at Bar | Kitchen. So far, I haven’t been exploring new restaurants but going to favorites like Starry Kitchen¬† and BK instead. Going to Bar… Continue reading

The Minty’s dineLA Picks + a little social media

  Last Friday, I attended dineLA‘s Social Media in the Restaurant Industry panel at the Palm. The panel featured Katie Burbank from Yelp, the Critic and Nguyen Tran from Starry Kitchen. I couldn’t… Continue reading

DTLA: Sushi Go 55

  Last Friday, the Opportunarian presented me an interesting culinary challenge. She’s doing the 4-Hour Body Diet and asked me to find something that fit her dietary restrictions. I picked a vegan restaurant… Continue reading

Ludobites 007

The last three or so Ludobites runs have been so popular that I haven’t been able to make reservations. But luckily for me, friends always seems to have an open seat. This meant… Continue reading

Drago Centro: Tomato & Tripe

  The tasting menu at Drago Centro has already changed from last month.¬† Now Chef de Cuisine Ian Gresik is offering a 6-course tasting menu of tomato-inspired dishes including this wonderful tripe dish,… Continue reading

SF: Ordering the Entire Menu at Benu

One of the best meals I’ve had in San Francisco was at Benu. Headed up by Chef Corey Lee formerly of French Laundry, I had been anticipating this meal for months. We decided… Continue reading

Monday Supper at Lou

I have wanted to go to Lou, a wine bar in Hollywood, for years. When the opportunity arose last week, I jumped on it. And even better, it was Monday night and Lou… Continue reading

Menu Degustazione at Drago Centro

  It’s not a surprise I love Drago Centro but in the many times I’ve been there, I’ve never done the tasting menu. Oh sure, I’ve had many wonderful meals including this special… Continue reading

Last Night of Quartier Pop-up with Gary Menes

  A couple of weeks ago, I attend Gary Menes’ Quartier pop-up for a Celebration of Vegetables. Chef Gary’s partner Francois hinted I should come back the following weekend, the last weekend, for… Continue reading