Monthly Archives: October 2012

oooohmakaze | shunji, los angeles

 (Top to bottom, left to right) Sweet potato-stuffed shrimp, prosciutto roll, creamy sesame tofu with tofu skin ribbon, a piquant cherry tomato, purple yam-blue cheese marble with dried persimmon, ankimo (monk fish liver) with caviar, octopus. Squid in squid ink, … Continue reading

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bitty bites

Heading to dinner at Dunsmuir Flats.  I’m bringing these bite-sized chocolate truffle and shortbread squares that I made today for dessert!

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ganjang gaejang | soban, los angeles

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

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burger night | rustic canyon, santa monica

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

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