I am fascinated by this unique restaurant. I know it is not gourmet-quality food, and will appeal to the gourmand in us rather than the gourmet... but there is a moment for that also.
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Just 75 miles up the road from Los Angeles -- or roughly the same amount of time it would take to drive from one side of the city to the other -- is the lush coastal pearl that is Santa Barbara.
We eat with our eyes first. Before I went to Chef David Myers' new Century City swankery, Hinoki & The Bird, I read online reviews as my amuse bouche.
Eating out, going on dates and exploring Los Angeles gets pricey, fast. Here are four restaurants perfect for a fun outing without going broke.
Today marks the halfway point to St. Patrick's Day, a.k.a Half-Way Day, and Tom Bergin's is celebrating in true Irish style.
Every two weeks Fleming's offers a Summer Lovin' Steak and Sangria pairing that is so unique you'll be asking your server for the recipes.
The Karpouzosalata, one of Xandros signature salads, is made with organic local watermelon, heirloom tomatoes finished with sheep's milk feta, fresh mint and drizzled with honey and golden balsamic.
When I want a convenient BevHills location for an Asian bite with less adventurous companions, we always end up at Vicky Mense's Xi'An.
In the bad old days of restaurant service, special menus were simply gimmicks to try to get people in the door on slow days - or worse, to use up a ki...
La Cachette Bistro is a much more hip, casual version of the 15-year old venue which Chef Jean-Francois closed because of Westwood traffic obstructions.
Angeleno Magazine has announced the winners of their 8th Annual Restaurant Awards for best new restaurants in Los Angeles for 2010. Some of the listed...
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Pink's may be the only hot dog stand in the world that has its own parking lot attendant.
After two years of embedded research, I've come up with a list of the best cafes to work.
Each time I visit Culina, I shake my head in wonder at the vitality and imagination it took to conceive and execute such a dramatic destination eatery.
(The following article comes courtesy of Los Angeles Magazine. Click here for the rest of their Best New Restaurant picks.)
A food stall, a tony Be...
Barbrix mixes Spanish Colonial touches with modern minimalism, creating an open space that is both warm and unobtrusive. Plus, who doesn't love a chartreuse bar?
If noise and buzz doesn't phase you, I do recommend a visit or two to Gjelina. You will feel young and hip and enjoy a decent meal of interesting dishes
The name rolls off the tongue... La Grand Oh-range... vaguely French and elegant, a rather strange nomenclature for a deceivingly casual café featuring some Japanese and Mexican dishes.
It hardly seems possible that seven years have passed since David Myers opened his extraordinary fine-dining restaurant, SONA.
When you crave a real Italian pizza, one of LA's finest Italian restaurants, Vincenti, cranks up the heat in their wood burning oven on Mondays.
Tiger Sushi follows in the tradition of Nobu, not just in being a sushi/sashimi/robata place, but also in embracing Western specialties with an Asian twist.
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