Archive | August, 2013

Go South: Jackson’s Food + Wine

Where do you live?  West Hollywood?  Los Feliz?  Santa Monica?  Downtown?  Think El Segundo is too far for dinner?  I used to think so too.  However, recently I have been exposed to some quite impressive dining delights in the South Bay.  Most recently I attended a tasting at Jackson’s Food + Drink.  Standing between two […]

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LA is one Tasty City

While some food perverts will be spending Labor Day Weekend at beaches, lakes, or backyard bbq’s, plenty will be attending THE TASTE  presented by the L.A. Times at Paramount Studios.  This  impressive food event embraces LA’s top shelf restaurants for three days of incredible flavors and palate experiences.  Co-hosts this year include Michael Cimarusti (Providence, […]

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The Tasting Kitchen

It’s almost embarrassing to admit that it has taken me until now, Summer 2013, to get into Venice’s culinary must-try The Tasting Kitchen.  My excuse is that “I just don’t get to the West Side very often.” Which is true, and it kills me because I know there are so many amazing restaurants in this […]

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Pour Haus…an Unexpected Surprise.

“We could go to Church and State…”  I suggested to my friend Maureen as our starving and barely functioning brains tried to summon up dinner options.  We had just gotten out of a film festival screening, downtown, which we arrived to starving, so now we were ravenous.  Desperate.  Like, could-have-eaten-a-napkin starving.  “Yeah, that sounds fine […]

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