Category: Restaurants

Restaurant Review: Cho Cho San Sushi in Tarzana, CA

I luckily get the pleasure of traveling to Los Angeles about 2-4 times per year to visit beloved family and friends.  Having lived here for about five years a decade or so ago, I know my way around LA pretty well. When I first moved to LA, I lived with my sister for about a …

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A Beautiful Breakfast at Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro

A couple months ago my friends and I had a wonderful afternoon at Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro.  Not only did we dine on some of the finest cheeses I have ever had in my life, we also enjoyed a variety of meats from their Charcuterie plate.  Morels has a cheese and charcuterie bar with more …

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Lunch with my Friend at Mon Ami Gabi

On our recent trip to Las Vegas we spent most of our time at The Venetian, as we were staying there and the hotel has an outstanding selection of dining options.  However, after reading reviews online we knew we had to take at least one trip out of the air conditioned comfort of our own …

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Dining Faux Al Fresco at Postrio Bar & Grill

On a recent stroll through the Grand Canal Shoppes of the Venetian Hotel, my husband and I decided to stop in at Wolfgang Puck’s Postrio Bar & Grill for a light lunch.  The appeal to us of Postrio is that is has an outdoor seating vibe, even though it is inside the hotel.  It could help that …

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Firefly* Tapas Kitchen & Bar – The Best Time I Had in Vegas!

I love tapas and I knew I couldn’t pass up an opportunity to hit up Firefly* while visiting Las Vegas.  I first heard about them because according to Urbanspoon, Las Vegas, Firefly* Tapas is the number one choice of restaurants in the “Higher Priced” category. I would have to say it almost seems like it …

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A Mouthwatering Birthday Dinner at Public House

Last week my husband and I were in Las Vegas for the second time this year.  We are true lovers of Vegas, and it is primarily because of the fantastic food.  As there are so many restaurants to choose from, it is hard cramming in all the places we dream of eating in one short …

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A Divine Lunch at Emeril Lagasse’s Table 10

On a recent trip to Las Vegas with my lovely wife, we decided to stop in at Table 10 for a quick lunch.  In all honesty, it was a last moment choice because neither of us could actually say we’re a true fan of Mr. Lagasse, it was just happened to be the most convenient place to …

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An Elegant Evening at Pinot Brasserie

Recently my husband and I took a much needed vacation to one of our favorite destinations, Las Vegas.  We decided to stay at The Palazzo and dine between there and the connected sister hotel, The Venetian.  We absolutely adored our stay and while we were there we had some of the best meals of our lives, Pinot Brasserie …

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10 Delicious Questions with Chef Ariane Duarte!

Chef Ariane Duarte was one of our favorite contestants in Top Chef:  Season 5.  Prominent personalites were abundant as Fabio and Stefan represented “Team Euro” and Carla was hooty-hooing left and right.  Chef Ariane seemed to grow from a humble contestant into the New Jersey diva that won several challenges, and stole our foodie hearts. Today Chef Duarte …

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A Charming Interview with Chef Susan Feniger

Chef Susan Feniger loves what she does, and it shows the second you taste her food, or talk to her about food.  From collaborating on restaurants and food ventures with Mary Sue Milliken (Border Grill, CITY, Ciudad, Two Hot Tamales) to opening her very own restaurant,STREET, which luckily we had the pleasure of dining at and recently reviewed – here.  …

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