Posts Tagged ‘Haute Cuisine’

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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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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June 3, 2008 8

Asanebo (Studio City)

By in 18: Greater LA, Favorite Food Entries

Back to LA with many belated entries. First up. I met up with a big time foodie friend at Asanebo, also known as the small strip mall sushi place that got Michelin one star (given that Michelin stars are scarce in LA to begin with). We got there at the right place and right time […]

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March 31, 2008 6

Ortolan (3rd St.)

By in 09: Weho, Favorite Food Entries

My friends and I went to the Ortolan for my birthday. Their menu is creative French Haute cuisine, created by Chef Christophe Eme. We sat at the elegant white classic French main room with sparkling chandelier. However it was still too dark, they gave us a thumb size flash light to read the menu. There […]

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February 14, 2008 3

Vin Bar Valentino (Santa Monica)

By in 16: Santa Monica

I tried another participating restaurant from the dineLA Restaurant Event. Vin Bar Valentino is basically the bar section of the high end Italian restaurant Valentino, hence the more casual vibe. The dinner course was $34. The dineLA menu is different from the one posted online. You can choose from two from the three: appetizer, pasta […]

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