Tag Archive: tasting menu

Fooding Around LA: LQ @ SK

picture taken at Chefs Night Out When I heard Bistro LQ had closed, I was really bummed. I had the great pleasure of dining with Chef Laurent on memorable occasions. The first time… Continue reading

New Spring Cocktails at Drago Centro

Carolina’s Finest caught my eye immediately. Not only did it have Four Roses bourbon, but it contained Aperol, Yellow Chartreuse and LaMill Earl Grey tea. Topped off with a bit of Angostura orange,… Continue reading

Chef Gary Menes: A Celebration of Vegetables

Chef Gary Menes is entering the final weekend of his month-long popup at Olive & Thyme this weekend. I first became aware of Chef Gary at Marche (though I probably had his cooking… Continue reading

Drago Centro: The Vault Room

People say write about what you  know. Since I eat out almost every day, I’ve been thinking about writing a book  (TV show or maybe a “based on a true story” film script?)… Continue reading

WP24: Hanging out with Wolfgang Puck

What started out as a typical media dinner at WP24 turned into a really fun night when Chef Wolfgang Puck showed up and hung out with us. I was invited to check out… Continue reading

Terranea: dinner at mar’sel

After checking out the bar bites menu at mar’sel, we headed in for a leisurely dinner. We sat inside but by the patio so we got the benefit of the ocean view. Talk… Continue reading

SD: SonyFoodie Dinner with the WX9

  Two weeks ago, I was in San Diego testing out Sony’s new Cyber-shot WX9 which will be available later this month. I began my day at the Oceanside Farmers’ Market and had… Continue reading

Mo-Chica Tasting Menu

Last Thursday, I was ready to tackle one of the restaurants on my wish list, Scarpetta. It would be my second attempt to go to the restaurant (the first time, I ended up… Continue reading

Las Vegas: B&B Ristorante

Back in the Summer of 2005, I went to Babbo. It was across the street from our hotel and we had heard it was really good. I remembered thinking at the time I… Continue reading

Checking Back in on Fraiche Culver City

  Fraiche in Culver City welcomed Chef Ben Bailly last November to much success. Scores of blogs have covered Chef Ben’s reinvention of Fraiche’s menu. I checked it out about three weeks after… Continue reading