Posts Tagged ‘Duck’

October 30, 2008 2

Chez Panisse Cafe (Berkeley: Gourmet Ghetto)

By in 04: SF+Bay Area, Favorite Food Entries

On the way back to LA from our short getaway to Napa, we stopped by Berkeley to check out Alice Water‘s famous restaurant/cafe Chez Panisse for lunch. As some of you might know, Alice Waters is one of the most influential American chefs in the US in the 70s and Chez Panisse has the reputation […]

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October 24, 2008 6

Cyrus (Sonoma: Healdsburg)

By in 04: SF+Bay Area, Favorite Food Entries

Even though we missed French Laundry, we wouldn’t want to skip the chance to have an epic gourmet meal at the wine country either. So we booked roughly one month ahead for a table at Cyrus instead. Based on the review I read it’s hailed as the next best thing after French Laundry (some even […]

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July 10, 2008 5

La Vie (Rosemead)

By in 01: San Gabriel, Favorite Food Entries

My friend told me about a Vietnamese family run French bistro hidden in a strip mall in a working class neighborhood with predominately Asian eateries. Have to admit now I’m ashamed that I didn’t come here sooner! Joan and I took our parents here. The menu is classic French, each entree costs around $15-19 (soup, […]

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June 21, 2008 6

Sona (West Hollywood)

By in 09: Weho, Food: Los Angeles

My friend and I finally tried Sona, a modern French restaurant that earned one star on the LA Michelin guide. I was prepared to be blown away by innovative cooking and exotic ingredients. Their tasting menu came in two variations (I’ll call them A & B in the following review). My friend and I each […]

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May 14, 2008 4

Restaurant Stoleti (Prague: Old Town)

By in Prague

Our final night at Prague. We got stalled by going into an art show opening we came upon (which turns out to be crappy student/youtube quality video art works) and arrived too late at Restaurant Stoleti which was fulled already. It was raining and we were too tired to look for another place so we […]

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