Posts tagged Los Angeles dining
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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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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Spring's Bounty at Terranea Resort

I opened the French doors of our suite and took in the fresh ocean air. From the sweeping outlook of our balcony I admired the spectacular view--- palm trees surrounding the blue swimming pool as the vibrant sunset colors glowed in golden hues over the glimmering Pacific Ocean. I took a deep inhale. It felt as though we arrived at a resort on the Amalfi coast in Italy. For us, however, it was as simple as a staycation drive down the Pacific Coast Highway, just an hour from our home in Los Angeles.

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Memorable Downtown Los Angeles Dinners : Church & State - Ktchn105 - Rivera
Stephanie Kordanagave nectar, amaranth, asparagus, beets, blood orange, blood orange ice, borscht, Brazilian Baba Cachaça, butterscotch budino, caramel, caramelized onion tart, caramelized shallots, carrots, chapulin salt, Chef Felix barron, Chef Felix G- Barron, Chef John Rivera Sedlar, chicken KGB, chilied asian pear salsa, Chocolate Eggs Fabergé, Church & State, corn tortillas, crème brûlée, custard, dineLA, Donaji cocktail, downtown, Downtown Los Angeles, DTLA, eggs, Empress Pavilion, enchilada, ensalada semana santa, flan de elote, French butter, frijoles negros, frisée salad, garbanzos, garlic goat cheese sauce, goat cheese, gratin, green beans, guacamole, jamon serrano, jerez vinaigrette, Julian Cox, kale, Kir Royale, KTCHN105, LA lofts, La Serenata di Garibaldi, lavender honey, lemon juice, lemon leaf, lentils, lime juice, lofts, Los Angeles, Los Angeles dining, Los Angeles restaurants, macaroni gratin, Meyer lemon ricotta mousse, mezcal, mezcal creme, mixologist, Mornay sauce, Old Fashioned, orange juice, pea puree, Philippe's French Dip, picholine olives, pineapple compote, piroshki, pistachio dust, poached jidori egg, pomegranate seeds, portobello, Portobello Vegetarian Wellington, potato, puff pastry, quinoa, Rivera, Russian vodka, saffron mussels, seared white sea bass feijoada, shirred egg, soup, sourdough bread, soybean, Spanish peanuts, T-O-T-, Teishokuya of Tokyo, The Pantry, tortillas, tortillas florales, vanilla bean, vodka, vodka cured salmon, watercress, white wine butter, Yang Chow, Zakuski TroikaComment