Category Archives: restaurants

I snuck out…but I’m back!

Please forgive the lack of recent posts. I’ve been sort of busy. Here’s a bit of what I was doing: Drinking Champagne at Café de Flore: Dining on course after beautiful course at the exquisite French-Japanese restaurant, Sola:     … Continue reading

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Two-Tip Tuesday!

Tip Number One: Planned Parenthood Los Angeles’ annual FOOD FARE is this Thursday and tickets are still available for the afternoon and evening sessions. This year PPLA is honoring the lovely and fabulous and talented Suzanne Goin, owner of Lucques, … Continue reading

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Intentional leftovers

In preparation for dinner with two friends from out of town, I went shopping. On my list was a 7- to 8-pound pork butt (aka “shoulder”). My husband wrote up that shopping list (surprise?) and would be cooking so I … Continue reading

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Would you pay $24 for an artichoke?

Last night at a celebratory dinner at Capo, in Santa Monica, the menu almost made me sick. Yes, a “Jumbo Organic Lyon Artichoke” was listed at $24. I didn’t ask how it was prepared, but you’d think they’d mention a … Continue reading

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ooooh, the preparation!

We’re heading to Paris in a couple of weeks and I’m already having a blast! The most important part of a trip to France is, of course, the food. You can leave things to chance and just wander into whatever … Continue reading

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