Posts Tagged ‘Tapas’

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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March 23, 2011 Off

Waterloo & City (Culver City)

By in 11: West LA

Waterloo & City is the latest addition to the ever growing hip neighborhood near the border of Palms and Culver city. They called themselves a gastropub, though a look of their menu (and especially compared to their gastropub next door neighbor A Frame), they seem more like a restaurant. The menu is also seasonal and […]

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July 20, 2010 2

Allston Yacht Club (Echo Park)

By in 05: Silver Lake + Echo Park

My friend recommended this new-ish small plate place called Allston Yacht Club in Echo Park. I tried to go there before for brunch but it wasn’t open despite it says so on their website. Went back another night with a few friends. With a fun and bright logo, the interior is more slick than I […]

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June 15, 2010 Off

Garces Trading Co. (Philadelphia)

By in 11: Philadelphia, Favorite Food Entries

Joan flew over one weekend to join me at Philly. Since I was underwhelmed by Amada, I wanted her to experience the other outpost of the Garces Restaurant Group: Garces Trading Co. It’s located in the gayborhood – on the pretty, residential Locust street. While the other Garces’ establishments are tapas/wine bar, this one is […]

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April 2, 2010 8

The Bazaar (Beverly Hills)

By in 10: Beverly Hills, Favorite Food Entries

The famous Jose Andres has finally opened his tapas restaurant in Los Angeles: The Bazaar at SLS Hotel. Better late than never I was treated me there for my birthday. 😀   The menu offers both his interpretation of traditional tapas and modern (fusion) tapas, and featuring molecular gastronomy exploration. Most dishes are ‘one-bite’ size. The […]

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