- soft serve | mb post, manhattan beach
- tres | lilly’s taqueria, santa barbara
- tonkotsu ramen | ikemen, hollywood
- mackerel tartine | gorge charcuterie & wine bar, weho
- starters | stonehill tavern, dana point
- paella night | chez amina
- pre-t lunch | gjelina, venice
- oooohmakaze | shunji, los angeles
- bitty bites
- ganjang gaejang | soban, los angeles
Category Archives: con mis amigos
EVOO poached wild French mackerel, Arugula, Parmesano reggiano, Rustic baguette I really wanted to like Gorge Charcuterie & Wine Bar, but my $22 weiner with limp, heavily salted, oil-drenched veggies (aka the Gorge sausage entrée) left little to be desired. … Continue reading
Paella & salad Goat cheese-stuffed zucchini blossoms Gianduja (hazelnut chocolate) budino Week night dinner sesh with my old college roomies. A couple weeks ago, Amina invited Dani and me over for paella night. Amina’s an ah-maaaazing cook. Those fried zucchini … Continue reading
Smashed English peas on toast with burrata & mint pesto Stinky and Tim were passing through town over the Thanksgiving holiday, so I got to catch up with them over lunch at Gjelina. It was the day before Turkey Day, … Continue reading
Heading to dinner at Dunsmuir Flats. I’m bringing these bite-sized chocolate truffle and shortbread squares that I made today for dessert!
Lila was in town last weekend, visiting from SF, so I took her to Soban for some of the best ganjang gaejang (soy-marinated raw blue crab) in town. I love this place but, man, the no-alcohol policy sucks big time. This, … Continue reading
Lobster on brioche toast Rustic Canyon burger I am so thrilled to have my old college roommate, Amina, living here in Los Angeles! She just made the move from Vancouver, and so far, SoCal is treating her well. It’s been … Continue reading
Last Sunday, had a blast cruisin’ around Governors Island with my cousin & buds.
Roast chicken sandwich at The NoMad Restaurant After a super fun (and super late!) night out with T, Mia and my favorite east coast cousins, Christine, Ed & Tony, all I wanted to do was stay in my PJs all … Continue reading
Three-slice BLT sando stack Bean & okra curry rice Post-meal coffee A pre-temple tour lunch at efish, a cool cafe located right on the Kamo River in Kyoto.