When I was in Shanghai, I had the most amazing Sichuan Dan Dan Noodles at the Peace Hotel. I started the hunt for the same dish right when I got back to Los Angeles. I read great reviews about CHAUN YU NOODLE TOWN on Yelp. So, I headed right on over and ordered all the… Continue reading CHAUN YU NOODLE TOWN
I’m sure you’ve heard all about David Chang and Momofuku.There are five restaurants in New York: Noodle Bar, Ssäm Bar, Ko, Má Pêche and Milk Bar. For those of us not in New York, there is now the Momofuku Milk Bar store. Cookies may be shipped via standard shipping (2-3 days) or overnight. Pies are available via overnight shipping only and will add about $90 to your order if you’re in Los Angeles. But, when you got a craving you do what you gotta do.
Last year, I spotted the SCRATCH table at the Durham Farmers’ Market but didn’t get a chance to sample the much-lauded fare. Then I heard that chef/owner Phoebe Lawless opened up a brick-and-mortar shop in Downtown Durham. It was no surprise these tasty sweet and savory treats would have lots of fans. They recently made… Continue reading SCRATCH, Durham, NC
RUE CLER is a restaurant, bakery and cafe located in Downtown Durham. Rue Cler’s owners–John Vandergrift and Chris Stinnett–also own Pop’s Restaurant in the Brightleaf Square/Peabody Place district. We stopped by for lunch and I was really excited to sample a French-style sandwich. We started with the onion soup and followed that up with Moules… Continue reading RUE CLER, Durham, NC
I am so, so late in getting this post up. During Dine LA week I finally, finally went to try Tom Colicchio’s CRAFT in Century City. We tried the Braised Lamb Shank with Chick Peas and Romesco (above) and California Ribeye with Cranberry Beans (below). The side dishes for the table were yummy– fresh market… Continue reading CRAFT Los Angeles
Braised lamb shank with ratatouille and lamb jus. $26
If you know nothing else about us, you know that we love trying new restaurants — all price ranges. The other day we headed out to Koreatown to try Elephant Snack Corner. This place is known for their naeng myuns “cold soups”, but we came for the duk bo ki “rice cakes”. Don’t speak Korean?… Continue reading ELEPHANT SNACK CORNER
Yelp has organized their 1st Annual Restaurant Week May 31st – June 5th in conjunction with the LACMA Muse ArtWalk. All of the participating restaurants are located near LACMA in the Miracle Mile neighborhood of LA. Special 3-course Yelp Prix Fixe menus are priced from $25 – $30 (+ tax & gratuity). Participating restaurants include… Continue reading YELP 1st Annual Restaurant Week, May 31-June 5