dine & dish
Red-O

Red-O

Mexican Los Angeles, CA Red-O WHAT WE ATE: Classic Guacamole freshly made, chunky, with warm chips & salsa Roasted Garlic Mushroom Cazuela with shitake, oyster, cremini & portobello mushrooms, carmelized onions, garlic mojo, spinach and black beans (sin queso) McGrath Farm Roasted Vegetable Enchiladas with a roasted tomatillo sauce, fresh-made corn tortillas and black beans...
Kay N' Daves

Kay N’ Daves

Mexican Brentwood, CA Kay N’ Daves WHAT I ATE: Black Bean Tacos with corn tortillas, tomatillo sauce, spanish white rice & a mixed green salad I was fortunate enough to get some time with my buddy Brad Wollack a couple weeks ago.  If you don’t know the name, Brad is one of the head writers...
La Conversation

La Conversation

French Café Los Angeles, CA La Conversation Today was one of our dip into the 10% days where I ate gluten and Carl was vegetarian. WHAT WE ATE: Fresh Squeezed Grapefruit Juice Eggless Burrito spinach, mushrooms, grilled onions, avocado and basil Dante’s Breakfast Special scrambled eggs, pumpkin pancakes, roasted potatoes and fruit On Sunday we...
Osteria Mozza

Osteria Mozza

Italian Los Angeles, CA Osteria Mozza WHAT I ATE: Little Gem lettuces with baby squash, walnuts, red onions & a vinagrette Fiorentini with tomato & spicy pickled peppers One of my closest friends was in town this past weekend and called about a month in advance to make a reservation at Osteria Mozza. I had...
Electric Karma

Electric Karma

Indian Los Angeles, CA Electric Karma WHAT WE ATE: Garlic Naan sprinkled with chopped garlic & cilantro Palak Paneer Pureed spinach leaves & tofu, sauteed with onion, ginger & green chilies Daal of the Day Chef’s selection of dal (Indian Lentil) of the day Brown Rice For all of my life (and for no good reason at...
Campo de Fiori

Campo de Fiori

Italian Vail, CO Campo de Fiori WHAT WE ATE: Autunnale Grilled portobello mushrooms, butternut squash, artichoke hearts with balsamic vinaigrette and white truffle oil Pazza Baby spinach salad with caramelized red onions, pine nuts, raisins and balsamic vinaigrette Penne al arrabiata During our trip to Beaver Creek, CO we decided to venture out to Vail...
Angelini Osteria

Angelini Osteria

Italian Los Angeles, CA angeliniosteria.com WHAT WE ATE: Broccoli & Asparagus Soup (vegan) Baby Raw Artichoke Salad arugula, w/o shaved parmesan Spaghetti eggplant, tomato, basil & dried ricotta Bombolotti all’ Amatriciana w/o guanciale, san marzano tomatoes & hot pepper Cindy has mentioned Angelini a number of times over the last few months. I should have...
Hostaria Piccolo

Hostaria Piccolo

Italian Santa Monica, CA hostariadelpiccolo.com WHAT WE ATE: Mescolata Salad assorted organic greens, roasted tomatoes, sliced almonds Verde Salad arugula, spinach, avocado, oven-dried tomatoes, pine-nuts w/o parmesan crisp Bellasoia Pizza gluten free dough, tomato sauce, soy cheese, mix mushrooms, carmelized onions We pulled up to the restaurant to meet our friends Patrick and Emily, and...