Monthly Archives: December 2011

NYE.

Happy New Year.  Napping is the theme of the day. Advertisements

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German/Swiss at Chalet Edelweiss.

Found a strange German/Swiss restaurant near LAX amongst all the corporate restaurants and fast food.  It’s a little cheesy (har har), but the food was hearty and comforting.  Great pit stop if you’re waiting for a flight. “Swiss mac and … Continue reading

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Paella!

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Oldfields Liquor Room – Free scotch tasting from Skyy Spirits

My journey towards whisky actually started with a love of Pisco sours.  Since Pisco is hard to find in most bars, the whisky sour is the less finicky alternative and surprisingly less vomit inducing (and crazy-making) than tequila cocktails.  Now, … Continue reading

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Rosół (Polish chicken soup)

When we were at Warszawa, Tom got chicken soup as an appetizer and he reminisced about the chicken soup his aunt used to make.  I’ve made typical chicken noodle soup a bunch of times before, but it usually involves cans … Continue reading

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Fuji is a lot like me.

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Warszawa Santa Monica

It was a toss up between neighborhood favorite Warszawa and vegan restaurant Real Food Daily.  It’s not hard to see what won out.  Following a brief German food phase that encompassed such restaurants as Suppenkuche (SF), Walzwerk (SF), Teske’s (SJ), … Continue reading

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