Posts Tagged ‘small plate’

September 27, 2012 Off

Ink (West Hollywood)

By in 09: Weho, Favorite Food Entries

We’ve been feeling fatigue toward “small plates” restaurants because there are so many of them in LA now. I used to be excited about the concept of small plates because it’s a great way to taste interesting dishes and share them with a group, like dim sum, tapas and Izakaya. Now it seems like all […]

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September 15, 2011 Off

Campanula (San Francisco: North Beach)

By in 04: SF+Bay Area

So our blog will shift to focus on San Francisco for awhile. I’ve been working at the Bay Area for the past two months and I’m having a wonderful time staying in San Francisco. This is also where I began to use iPhone to take food photos. I’m still getting familiar with it so a […]

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September 10, 2011 Off

LaOn Dining (Koreatown)

By in 07: Mid-Wilshire

LaOn Dining is from the same people behind the very popular Park’s BBQ. A nice departure from the usual Korean BBQ that’s all over Koreatown, LaOn does gourmet creative Korean small plates. The interior is slick and designy. There’re many big long tables with room dividers that is ideal for big groups (perfect for us […]

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August 25, 2011 Off

Son of a Gun (W. 3rd street)

By in 09: Weho, Favorite Food Entries

Finally tried Son of a Gun, the 2nd outpost from the same team behind one of my favorite restaurants in LA: Animal (1, 2). Reservation was difficult when it first opened, I tried a few times and had no luck. Half of the restaurant is a big long communal table for walk-ins, so either show […]

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July 15, 2011 1

Lokanta Maya (Istanbul: Karakoy)

By in 12: Istanbul

For our last meal at Istanbul, we went to Lokanta Maya, a newish place known for modern and creative take on Turkish mezes. I read about this place on Spotted by locals, a wonderful online city guides written by locals from cities around the world. The restaurant is located in-between the Istanbul modern museum and […]

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