Posts Tagged ‘Winebar’

August 9, 2011 Off

Purple Pig (Chicago)

By in 13: Chicago

Since we stayed at downtown for our arrival night, I looked up restaurants in the touristy area and tried the popular tapas place called Purple Pig. As their name indicates, there’s pork in all their dishes. Even a bowl of almonds are fried in pork fat. Their menu sounds watering, there’s a intensive menu of […]

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August 13, 2010 1

Lazy Ox Canteen (Little Tokyo)

By in 06: Downtown LA

I could still remember Baco Night and the $30 Three Course Prix Fixe at the long gone Opus Restaurant. Chef Josef Centeno have since moved on, and his latest establishment is Lazy Ox Canteen at Little Tokyo. It is a wine bar with inventive small plates. Wine of the day are featured on the chalkboard. […]

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March 11, 2010 Off

55 Degree Wine (Atwater Village)

By in 05: Silver Lake + Echo Park

After a delicious dinner at Viet Noodle Bar, my friend and I were craving some wine and cheese. We came upon a “Wine Bar” sign on a wine barrel down the street. It lead us to a wine store at a mini mall called 55 Degree Wine. At the back of the store is a […]

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January 12, 2010 2

Beneluxx (Philadelphia)

By in 11: Philadelphia

During one of my morning stroll around the city, I spotted a speakeasy looking basement joint called Beneluxx Tasting Room. It is actually a wine bar opened by the folks from Eulogy Belgian Tavern. A tempting sounding $34.99 tasting menu was posted in front, I told myself to come back at night. I came back […]

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December 1, 2009 8

Mercantile (Sunset Blvd)

By in 08: Hollywood, Favorite Food Entries

For the past year my coworkers and I have been eagerly waiting for this place to open because it’s just right down the block from where we work. For months we speculated what it’ll be, a cafe? an expensive sit-down restaurant? Turns out it’s a wine bar + deli called Mercantile. Everyone was delighted as […]

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