Tag Archive: test kitchen

Playa Launches a Mexi-Chinese Menu

When Test Kitchen came back for Round Two at Bestia, I hadn’t paid much attention until I saw Chef John Sedlar was introducing his Mexi-Chinese menu which is now currently available at Playa.… Continue reading

Dinner at The Hart and The Hunter

With new restaurants opening every day, it’s hard to get really that excited about all of them. But one I had been wanting to check out was The Hart and the Hunter. Dishes… Continue reading

Harvard & Stone: R&D with Brian Summers

  I dropped by this past week to see who was at the back bar of Harvard & Stone, doing R&D. I was delighted it was Brian Summers. Like Davidson Fernie, I  met… Continue reading

Test Kitchen: Kris Tominaga & Phillip Pretty

Recently I attended a dinner at Joe’s in Venice and learned their new chef de cuisine, Kris Tominaga, was going to be at Test Kitchen along with Phillip Pretty of the London in… Continue reading

Test Kitchen: Gary Menes

People have asked me which has been my favorite Test Kitchen meal and it’s very hard for me to pick one favorite. The concept of having one permanent location with a cast of… Continue reading

Test Kitchen: Alain Giraud

When Alain Giraud announced he was closing down Anisette, there was much flurry in the LA foodie world. It seemed like a tennis match. Was he really closing? No. Yes. No. Wait, he… Continue reading

Test Kitchen: Neal Fraser

After going to six different Test Kitchen nights in September, almost the entire month of October flew by and I realized I hadn’t gone in yet. Oh sure, I’ve been busy eating everywhere… Continue reading

Zane Harris of Seattle in L.A.

Zane Harris of Rob Roy in Seattle was in LA last week. He was the guest bartender for the Chicks with Knives dinner at Test Kitchen. I previously met Zane at the Edison… Continue reading

Chicks with Knives at Test Kitchen

Chicks with Knives popped up at Test Kitchen last Thursday. I last saw Suzanne Griswold and Rachael Narins helping out the Starry Kitchen team when they were at Test Kitchen, right after I… Continue reading

2010 Blogger Prom

I’ve been writing online for 10 years now. I’ve had all sorts of blogs- personal, beauty, lifestyle (read: dieting), art, dating, poetry, food and now this one, the Minty. But last summer, when… Continue reading