Posts Tagged ‘Duck’

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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April 15, 2009 4

Fig Restaurant (Santa Monica)

By in 16: Santa Monica, Favorite Food Entries

My lovely boyfriend Jon treated me birthday dinner at FIG, a new restaurant located at the inside of the Fairmont Miramar hotel in Santa Monica. Headed by Ray Garcia who used to work at Cyrus (see my entry) and French Laundry, FIG is a bistro emphasizes on using local, seasonal and organic ingredients for simple […]

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January 22, 2009 4

The Park (Echo Park)

By in 05: Silver Lake + Echo Park

It’s nice to see more gourmet type of restaurant opens in Echo Park, especially one that is moderately price. The Park is a small neighbourhood bistro where all entrees are under $20 (the most expensive dish was $16). The menu is small and eclectic, all the entrees sound interesting. Jon and I walked in without […]

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November 20, 2008 3

Restaurant 2117 (Sawtelle)

By in 12: Sawtelle

For some reason, I rarely go to this Japanese French/Italian restaurant at on Sawtelle. The impression this time is quite different from my last visit years ago. Two appertizers: Crispy Wonton Spicy Tuna Tartare. avocado, ginger chips (the ginger is a nice touch) and Japanese Hamachi Sashimi, Cilantro Sauce,  Crispy Yam, Sesame Oil Organic Tomori […]

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November 13, 2008 2

Vermont with guest chef Laurent Quenioux (ex-Bistro K)

By in 04: Los Feliz

Remember the wonderful Bistro K which Laurent Quenioux used to be the chef (old entries: 1 and 2)? It was a pity he left and since then he doesn’t have a permanent based. The only way to taste his food is when he guest chef at Vermont restaurant from time to time (see old entry). […]

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