Posts tagged Los Angeles
Just Desserts

It's a little late here, the beginning of the weekend, and my youngest daughter and I just came back from a very satisfying Japanese dinner. I've wanted to post more, do more, and write more this new year, but as January came around, I caught a terrible flu. There was nothing --- nothing --- that I could do except stay in bed and feel awful.

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Fabulous Places: Dining & Drinks Discovered in LA

Dining poolside, rosé all day, Sunday brunch, luxurious lunching during a world class horse show, food and wine festivals, even a retro tiki cocktail oasis revamped from the 1930's in the urban jungle of downtown. There have been many culinary and cocktail events with new dining experiences happening here in Los Angeles, such as supper club dinner theater shows, ramen pop-ups inside of restaurants, and other evolutions of dining.

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Chinese New Year at WP24 {Los Angeles Dining}

There are many new names in cuisine and plenty of hot spots to choose from in Los Angeles, yet there’s only one Wolfgang Puck, and he knows how to throw a Chinese New Year feast. Actually, it was more of a night market than a feast, with four food stations serving dim sum, Peking duckling, crispy roast pork, and Szechuan hot pot skewers

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Valentine's Day {RECIPE}

Sometimes we finish each other's sandwiches. (That's a Frozen quote.) Sentences, sandwiches, and strawberries. We have a lot of things that we share, romantic and ordinary.

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Dine at The Masters Table

Chef Yves Mattagne sits casually on a white couch in the Masters Club lounge overlooking the dining tables that surround the equestrian ring. A native of Belgium, his charming accent and warm smile pour into his culinary vocabulary, as he explains how he prepares a cold gazpacho with warm lobster to serve 600 tables at the Longines Masters in Los Angeles this weekend. He uses this description to illustrate how he has mastered the art of serving his cuisine at the Longines Masters. 

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Rising into the Stars: Nest at WP24

Some of the best dining in this City of Angels can be found in Los Angeles proper, although it was once uncertain if downtown Los Angeles would rise into the dining scene at all. Having been a loft resident of downtown LA in the early 90’s before it was hip, eating out close to home meant a trek to Old Town Pasadena or a jaunt over to Hillhurst Avenue in my hometown Los Feliz, unless you wanted to grab a greasy burrito at a nearby stand in neighboring Lincoln Heights or some quick wok-fried noodles in Chinatown.

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Thai Me Up, Thai Me Down: My Love Affair With Los Angeles Thai Cuisine

My love affair with Thai food began when I was about eleven. Growing up in the winding hills of Los Feliz, my neighborhood held a bevy of Thai restaurants--- little jewels of Massaman curry and tamarind noodle happiness existing within the urban sprawl of metropolitan Los Angeles.

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Aphrodisiacs, Spicy Thai BBQ, and the Ginger Pork Curry
Memorable Downtown Los Angeles Dinners : Church & State - Ktchn105 - Rivera
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Apéritif & Amuse Bouche ~ {Local LA Bites & Delights}
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Baja Night ~ Corazón de Comida Los Angeles