Tag Archive: tasting menu

Quince, My Fave SF Meal

Our goal for going to San Francisco nearly 2 weeks ago was to visit Chez Panisse. Along the way, we went to a few different restaurants where there was a Chez Panisse connection,… Continue reading

Dining at Chez Panisse

In 1971, Alice Waters opened Chez Panisse with a group of friends. I remember reading the history and how influential she was in David Kamp’s book, “The United States of Arugula.” Chefs are… Continue reading

West Hollywood: RH

A few months ago, I bought a Bloomspot deal for RH at the Andaz in West Hollywood. It was essentially a buy-1-get-1 free deal. For $45, we got a six-course “Southern French” tasting.… Continue reading

DTLA: Cafe Pinot

Recently I was invited to check out Cafe Pinot for dinner. I had been there once many years ago but didn’t care for my lunch. I am happy to report things have changed… Continue reading

Bistro LQ: New Winter Menu Sneak Peek

As mentioned, one of my top posts last year was my Bistro LQ post introducing the new Fall menu. I went back last week to discover Chef Laurent was hard at work on… Continue reading

PDX: Le Pigeon

On our last night in Portland, we wanted to go to a really iconic PDX restaurant. Le Pigeon kept coming up in conversation and we decided to go for it. I hadn’t looked… Continue reading

PDX: Park Kitchen

I only made one reservation for a restaurant in Portland. I chose Park Kitchen. Carina asked me how did I come up with this particular restaurant. Considering we had over 50 things we… Continue reading

Magnum Pop-Up at Biergarten

My cousin was in town recently for Thanksgiving. Although we are loosely related (my great-great-grandfather and her great-grandfather were brothers), we are almost exactly alike when it comes to food. She’s a foodie… Continue reading

A Restaurant with a Vu

Jamaica Bay Inn took over an old budget motel along Admiralty in Marina del Rey and turned the beachfront address into a colorful tropical-themed boutique hotel. With the ambitious Southern-molecular gastronomy cuisine offered… Continue reading

Fraiche with Chef Ben Bailly

Recently I attended Street Gourmet LA‘s birthday party at Petrossian and there was a special announcement made that Chef Benjamin Bailly was leaving to head up another kitchen. Ben wouldn’t say where he… Continue reading