Taming the Beast at Bestia

I have been wanting to dine at Bestia for some time now. I was lucky enough to attend LA Magazine’s Best New Restaurants event back in January. Bestia served the most delectable duck prosciutto. It was over. I was hooked. I knew that I needed to try everything that Chef Ori Menashe had to offerContinue reading “Taming the Beast at Bestia”

Spring 2014 at Fifty Seven: Chef David Nayfeld

Opened in late March, Fifty Seven took over the Heinz ’57 loading dock in the Arts District. Their concept revolves around a rotating roster of chefs that will take over the restaurant for a season to showcase their style and unique menu. I had the pleasure of dining there last Sunday during Chef David Nayfeld‘sContinue reading “Spring 2014 at Fifty Seven: Chef David Nayfeld”

Paella Sunday at smoke.oil.salt

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of dining with a good friend whom I hadn’t seen in a very long time. We decided to go to smoke.oil.salt on Melrose for their Prix Fixe Paella Sunday Menu. This menu includes a rotating menu featuring regular menu items and exclusive dishes with a choice of a starter, aContinue reading “Paella Sunday at smoke.oil.salt”