Monthly Archives: May 2011

Luna Park bottomless mimosa brunch

Took out of town guests to the Melrose Trading Post and couldn’t figure out what to have for lunch because I don’t really go into the West Hollywood area that much.  Tried going to Umami Burger on La Brea, but … Continue reading

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Oops.

It was a big weekend of eating out.  I took no photos.  Both dining establishments were kind of dim and tapas-style, so I didn’t feel like being THAT person.  So for my own personal recollection and for none of your … Continue reading

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Madame Chou Chou dinner, courtesy of Blackboard Eats

BBE must be market analyzing Yelp, because a bunch of restaurants I reviewed and have been to more than once have popped up with BBE codes in the last month.  Luckily, these happen to be some of my favorite restaurants. … Continue reading

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Rack of lamb post oven.

So pretty.  And I would eat only vegetables for the rest of ever if they were just covered in hollandaise.

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Rack of lamb and Renaissance Pleasure Faire.

My rack, of lamb, that is, has been thoroughly rubbed (dirty!) with rosemary, oregano, thyme, garlic and pepper, and is now marinating in olive oil.  In just a few hours, I hope to transform its raw fleshiness into moist, tender … Continue reading

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Foundry on Melrose Chef’s Tasting Menu

Aside from Korean BBQ, Foundry on Melrose is a restaurant in Los Angeles that I’ve probably been to the most.  It keeps popping up on my favorite restaurant deal site, Blackboard Eats.  Since we had an amazing time the first … Continue reading

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Mac & cheese retrospective: Old Glory, Georgetown, Washington DC

A classic cheddar mac and cheese with onions, fat elbow noodles, and topped with more shredded cheese.  This also happens to fall under the BBQ mac category.  Old Glory is a somewhat mediocre (well, according to Yelp; I usually had … Continue reading

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