Posts Tagged ‘Tapas’

January 12, 2010 Off

Amada (Philadelphia)

By in 11: Philadelphia

After I went to Iron Chef Jose Garces‘s Cantonese/Peruvian fusion place Chifa, I went to try his flagship tapas place Amada. It is located at the heart of the tourist area, and it’s crazily packed. I managed to grab the last seat at the bar. The interior is dark and busy I got the sangria […]


January 7, 2010 3

Chifa (Philadelphia)

By in 11: Philadelphia

One of the first impression I got from Philly’s dining scene (not the cheesesteak, I didn’t have any) is that establishments from Iron Chef Jose Garces dominates the city. Philly’s downtown isn’t that big but it got touches from Iron chefs all over (Iron Chef Morimoto also has one restaurant down the block). Chifa serves […]

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May 24, 2007 3

Craft (NYC: Gramercy)

By in 03: NYC

Since the last few time I was working in NYC I dined mostly at small and intimate eateries, I planned to visit celebrity chefs’ restaurants this time just to round out my NYC experience, fully prepared that most tend to be overrated. We made reservations ahead. First is Tom Colicchio‘s Craft. It’s right around the […]

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November 26, 2006 4

La Paella (Beverly Hills)

By in 10: Beverly Hills

Many restaurants seems to be fully booked these days (it’s Thanksgiving holiday weekend in US). This makes things harder as we had a party of 9. I remembered this Spanish restaurant that I always passed by on San Vicente, it is located in a rather isolated residential neighborhood. They still have open table when I […]

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November 2, 2006 2

K-ZO (Culver City)

By in 13: Culver City

This place buy ads like crazy on Citysearch (shows up whenever you search for Japanese restaurant on the west side) that it imprinted in my brain. So one night two friends and I thought of coming here to try. Seabass and Roasted Eggplant. Can’t help feeling both of these cooked dishes’s sauce taste a bit […]

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