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Plateia Chicago

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My favorite place to go when I’m back home! Plateia in Greek means Town Square.

Beet salad, chicken skewers, Nutella crepe, meatballs, pita, tzatziki, karidopita (Dessert) & ice cream!

To learn more about the restaurant, food and background of Plateia check out their website http://www.plateiachicago.com/

 

Chef Ariane Resnick

Ariane Resnick is an organic special diet private chef for celebs, nutritionist and holistically healed chef.

http://arianecooks.com/

I remember watching her on Food Network’s show Chopped!

I was lucky enough to be invited to a friends house to taste the deliciousness of Ariane’s vegan menu!

Vegan Crab Cakes made with Hearts of Palm, Crab, Quinoa based, gluten free, NO flour.

Blanched Asparagus, Strip of Heirloom Tomato, wrapped with Wild Smoked Salmon with Balsamic Glaze and Dill

Flourless Nutmeg Chocolate Chip Cookies paired with Avocado based Chocolate Ice Cream

Sandwich with Flaxseed Bread, Almond Hummus, Olive Tapenade with Figs, Fennel and Apples (So tasty and good!)

You can also find me on the following sites….

https://twitter.com/patriciakara

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http://instagram.com/patriciakara

https://www.linkedin.com/in/patriciakara

Bar Hayama on Sawtelle

Dinner at Bar Hayama
I always order my rolls with brown rice and soy paper!
*Rainbow Roll
*Tuna Avocado Roll
*Baked Lobster Roll
*Toro & Jalapeno
*Crispy Rice & Spicy Tuna
*Shishito Peppers
*Mochi Ice Cream – Green tea, Strawberry & Vanilla

http://www.bar-hayama.com
1803 Sawtelle Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 235-2000

Saint Martha Restaurant in Koreatown

Dinner at Saint Martha restaurant in Koreatown
http://www.saintmartharestaurant.com/

Chef Nick Erven cooked up an amazing dining experience! We had many courses, each paired with a wine tasting. Mary Thompson, the Sommelier put together the list of wines. It was perfection! It exceeded my expectations!!!

Our menu for the evening:
*Sea urchin “tataki” with avocado mousse, hearts of palm and seaweed doritos

*Octopus with Koshihikari rice, sauce nero, lardo and espelette

*Steak and oyster tartare with champagne sabayon and bone marrow beignets

*Santa Barbara spot prawn tartare with market melons, burnt orange oil and pink salt

*Diver Scallop with black trumpet mushrooms, endive, white yam puree and smoked dulse

*Crispy chicken thigh with steelcut oats, carrots, pickled dates and Moorish spices

*Striped bass with heirloom tomato tartare, pickled eggplant and popcorn purée

*Pecan wood smoked brisket with hoisin, tiny lettuce and root vegetables

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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