Posts Tagged ‘Foie Gras’

July 30, 2009 7

Au pied du cochon (Montreal: Plateau)

By in 00: Canada

Ever since I saw the Montreal episode of Anthony Bourdain’s No reservation I wanted to try this place. Au pie du cochon is a well-known Quebecois restaurants that’s known for heart attack-inducing dishes. Prior going, my friends warned us that we should make sure our stomachs are empty and that we should share the dishes. […]

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July 23, 2009 2

Le Club Chasse Et Pêche (Montreal – old town)

By in 00: Canada, Favorite Food Entries

Freda and I had a 4 days getaway to Montreal few weekends ago. It was a delightful trip: walk around the beautiful city, visit friends whom we haven’t seen for awhile…and of course, eat amazing food! As soon as we arrived Montreal in the evening, we had a dinner reservation to rush to. Almost every […]

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January 9, 2009 1

Johannes (Palm Springs)

By in 05: US Other

Went to Palm Springs over the holidays. It’s not known as gourmet town out there in the desert (even though there are a lot of $$$ steakhouses), but we did found some pleasant surprises! During research, the food from Johannes during research was described as “cosmopolitan” and “Pan-Asian-Austrian cuisine.” It sounded like one of the […]

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December 11, 2008 5

Animal Restaurant (Fairfax district)

By in 09: Weho, Favorite Food Entries

One week after Joan went to Animal Restaurant, I gave it a visit too. On the website it saids their menu changes daily, though it seems like my night was pretty much similar Joan’s night, with some slight tweaks. Love the Animal Lunchbox at the bar! We got there at 6 so the place was […]

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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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