Monthly Archive:: March 2012
This meal took place right after my family and I ate at Plan Check. So………….I thought we were gonna go light but knowing us (our eyes are hungrier than our tummies) I should’ve known better. Huckleberry Bakery & Cafe is located in Santa Monica. The space was actually quite nice and the atmosphere was very
When I first heard about UMAMIcatessen, I thought it would be similar to FoodParc where you can go to different stations for different foods. When I arrived, I was totally wrong. It was basically a regular old restaurant but just that they have few different sections that you can order food from (from a waiter).
If you read my posts on Serious Eats: NY you may remember that I reviewed the take-out Turkish restaurant Bi Lokma. Bi Lokma is run by Orhan Yegen, the outspoken Turkish chef who makes no bones about calling his food the best Turkish food in new York. I met up at Sip Sak, Yegen’s sit-down
This month old restaurant is doing something fantastic. Located on Sawtelle Blvd in West L.A., the atmosphere and staff were causal and friendly. The menu was not overly complicated and had just the right amount of items. Definitely go with a group so you can try out many of the dishes/sandwiches/burgers. So sit back, grab
There was a disappointing lack of greens at this morning’s St. Patrick’s Day Greenmarket, outside of a little spinach and some collard greens. Baker’s Bounty did have this giant mound of Irish soda bread for the holdiay, and at only $3/each I took the splurge. The bread was more crumbly and more cake-like than other
Last month when I ate at Allswell, Howard and I shared a plate of fried Brussels sprouts with honey and pecorino. That dish was so good that it inspired me a week later to sort of make my own. Instead of frying the Brussels sprouts, I pan-fried them. Then I added a giant spoonful of
The first time I ever heard about Scarpetta was a mention of its signature dish: a $24 plate of spaghetti. Nothing particularly fancy; there are no truffles, no imported platinum serving dish… Just (allegedly) the best plate of spaghetti with tomato sauce you’ve ever tasted. In thinking about my visit to Scarpetta with my friends