Monthly Archives: October 2011

Los Angeles Magazine’s The Food Event

Not pictured because they were too delicious for me to stop and take a photo: braised lamb neck from Sotto, elk tenderloin from Saddle Peak Lodge. Advertisements

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Petrossian West Hollywood – Caviar 101!

I love having Fridays off from work.  Usually it means I can sleep in, make a decent breakfast, do laundry, and take Fuji on a real walk instead of making him run downstairs to pee on a bush before I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Old Port Lobster Shack’s Pulled Pork BBQ Mac & Cheese

Apparently, OPLS doesn’t just do lobster and seafood.  They also do BBQ!  Lobster rolls are hard to find in California, and they’re even harder to find at a reasonable price.  I’m not saying OPLS’s $17 per roll price is a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Alexander’s Steakhouse Cupertino

Back in San Jose for my friend’s birthday, I had to hit up all of my favorite South Bay Area spots including Alexander’s Steakhouse, an annual event that involves lots of foie gras and splurging on enormous steaks.  This was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Vegetarian black bean enchiladas.

The Netherlands is kind of devoid of good Mexican food, a cuisine I rarely enjoy yet is ubiquitous in California.  I guess that latent presence really made an impression because I saw this recipe for vegetarian black bean enchiladas while … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Glorious time off = chicken liver mousse & cannellini kale soup.

This is my second week not working (um… third, if you count my week in Barcelona and Amsterdam) and I really thought I’d be bored out of my mind by now, but I’m not!  Is it sad that I derive … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Tada! Cafe in Santa Monica

Tada Cafe is across the street from my boyfriend’s work (and right next door to a TOM’s warehouse/headquarters which was a nice discovery followed by the crushing disappointment that they don’t sell directly out of that warehouse) and serves a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment