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Secret foie gras in LA.

I’m not really supposed to say where it’s from.  But I found it!  What a pleasant surprise for a random Wednesday evening.  Also a pleasant surprise was sitting three tables away from an actor from several of my favorite TV … Continue reading

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Deuxave – Boston, MA

Seared foie gras with… fruit and stuff!  The service at Deuxave was one of the best I’ve ever had, and I’ve eaten at a lot of restaurants!  Without saying much, there was some brief miscommunication, and our waiter made his … Continue reading

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Weekend in Boston.

Things I noticed right away: lobster everything, $1 oyster specials, “Mexican” food. It took about 20 min. by bus to get from Logan Airport to South Station, and a 15 min. walk to our first hotel in the Back Bay … Continue reading

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Jardiniere Chef’s Tasting Menu

Hi, San Francisco.  We don’t always get along, but I think I’ve had more good meals than bad, so it’s all right after you get past traffic, parking, near-suicidal cyclists and near-homicidal buses, the weather, the hills, people who like … Continue reading

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Foie gras & shrimp wonton soup at Sea Harbour Seafood Restaurant (Rosemead)

Countdown to California foie gras ban.  Sea Harbour has a strange number of foie gras dishes; I didn’t think foie gras really appeared in Chinese cuisine, much less dim sum.  But here is their wonton soup where each wonton has … Continue reading

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Joe’s Restaurant on Abbot Kinney, Venice (the California one)

We took a short bike ride down the beach trail from Santa Monica to Venice and popped into Joe’s for dinner because I had a Blackboard Eats deal for a free bottle of wine and dessert.  We sat at the … Continue reading

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RH at the Andaz Hotel – Sweetbreads with penne mac and cheese

Definitely one of my favorite mac and cheeses ever!  This is the huge sweetbreads entree at the RH restaurant in the Andaz Hotel on Sunset Boulevard.  For some inexplicable reason, it’s served on top of a bed of the cheesiest penne … Continue reading

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