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Marmalade in Chicago

Great variety of dishes, big portions, great service! Loved every last bite!  

Open for breakfast & lunch, except on Tuesday’s. 

Greek Pastries

Melomakarona are honey soaked cookies with crushed walnuts sprinkled on top! Gold Ribbon Gourmet also makes a chocolate version,which is not very common.  Tastes soooo good!!! 

Great gift idea for the holidays! You can order online http://www.goldribbongourmet.com and use coupon code: Baklava to receive 10% off your order. For more personalized gifts call 330-361-9306. 

Happy Holidays!!!

Longines Masters

Great way to spend a Saturday afternoon at Longines Masters!  The event was located at Downtown LA at the convention Center!  Thank you Champagne Barons De Rothschild and Pasternak Wine Imports for hosting us!

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Salmon

Salma Salmon – Cocktail Orange Ginger Lemongrass Passion Fruit Sake, Fresh Herbs

Chicken

Chicken Breast – Filled with Morels, Creamy Ratte Potato, Egg, Cauliflower, Parmesan, Poultry Crust

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Strawberries – Marshmallow, Vanilla, Sorbet, Opalione

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Champagne Barons De Rothchild, Red Wine – ChateauPatache D’Aux, Medoc Cru Bourgeois 2012, White Wine – Chateau Grand Renom Bordeaux Blanc 2014

Peas Goatcheese

Vegetarian Dish

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Little Next Door

Dinner featuring new Modern Mediterranean Menu items from Chef Kevin Luzande! I am a huge fan of Little Next Door and Chef Kevin! We had an exquisitite dining experience!!!

FIRST COURSE:
Beet Salad – creamy goat cheese, savory pitachio, mizuna apple & cider vinaigrette

Country Crouton – brie, mascarpone, glazed & candied walnut

Tuna Tartare – red pepper paste, sesame oil, shoyu, avocado, scallion & blue corn chip

Spicy Prawns – harissa, labneh, aleppo pepper & pistachio

WINE PAIRING:
Domaine Schlumberger, ‘Les Princes Abbes’, AOC Alsace, 2012
Francois Lurton ‘Les Fumees Blanches’, IGP, Cote De Gascogne 2013

SECOND COURSE:
Cauliflower Duo – cauliflower puree & caramelized cauliflower

Summer Ravioli – corn pudding, chanterelle mushrooms, chive blossom & butter nage

Salmon Risotto – zucchini & basil puree, baby squash, oven dried tomato & parmesan

Steak Frites – sterling silver top sirloin, green peppercorn reduction & pommes frites

WINE PAIRING:
Racine De La Terre, Vin De Pays d’Oc, Languedoc 2013
Chateau Goudichaud, Graves De Vayres, Bordeaux 2010

DESSERT served with Moroccan Mint Tea
Macarons
Lemon Tart
Pot De Creme
Cherry Clafoutis

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Terrine

Love the Cali-Style Brasserie! Enjoy dinner & French wines in the main dining area, bar or garden! (Location is the former Pane e Vino).

Open 7 days a week, Brunch Fri. – Sun.
http://www.Terrinela.com
8265 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048

We enjoyed their most popular dishes…

Brussel Sprouts Salad – Pedro Ximenez, Pecan, Braeburns,Dates, Pecorino

Octopus – Toasted Broccoli, Burrata, Sunflower Seeds, Salasa Calabrese

Agnolotti – Truffled Rice Filling, Hazelnuts, Hen Of the Wood Mushrooms,Parmesan

Herb Spaetzle – Wild Mushrooms,Scallions, Pecorino, Farm Egg

Bavette Steak 10 oz with Fries

White Wine – Sauvignon, Menetou-Salon 2012 , Jean Tellier

Red Wine – Syrah-Grenache, Corbières 2011, Chateau La Bastide

Red Wine – Cote de Bordeaux 2012, Duc des Nauves, Chateaux Le Puy

Robata Bar in Santa Monica

Dinner at Robata Bar in Santa Monica, one of the Innovative Dining Group restaurants.

I am a big fan of their restaurants and I finally made it to Robata Rar. It does not disappoint. I found a new spot to introduce my friends to!!!

http://www.innovativedining.com/restaurants/robata-bar
Happy Hour 5p-7pm
They also have a gluten free menu.
You can also order from the menu at Sushi Roku next door.

Must try…

Robata Fusion Cocktail

Robata Grilled Avocado, Shrimp and Miso Glaze

Kobe Pepper- American Wagyu, Black Pepper Sauce

Suzuki- Chilean Seabass

Gindara- Black Cod with Sweet Miso

Ebi- Shrimp with Tarragon Miso

Tontoro- Pork Cheek

Kurobuta Kakuni- 8 Hrs Braised Pork

Tsukune- Chicken Meatballs with Teriyaki Sauce

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Rivabella Ristorante West Hollywood

Dinner at RivaBella West Hollywood, fine-dining Italian concept in partnership with Michelin starred Chef Luigi Fineo.

http://www.innovativedining.com 

Sunday Supper: 3 courses/Family Style $25/person
Mondays: half off all bottle of wines

Our dinner menu included:
Crispy Herb Cured Pork Belly:Truffle Mashed Potato, Spring Onion
Roasted Octopus: Taggiasca Olive, Potato, Salsa Verde
Porcini Risotto with Black truffles Finished Tableside with 24 Month Aged Parmigiano Reggiano
Scallops Carrot Puree, Asparagus, Aged Balsamic
Lamb Loin: Sweet Corn, Snap Peas, Pearl Onion
Market Salad
Deesert: Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream

I enjoyed Rivabella so much i had to go back.  Enjoyed Happy Hour too!

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Caprese: Heirloom Tomato, Truffled Mozzarella, Salsa Verde

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Tuna Tartare: Avocado, Crispy Parmesan, Flatbread

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Meatballs RivaBella

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Yellowtail Crudo

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