how a restaurant can render one speechless: Mori Sushi in West LA (pictured: mackerel sushi)
Sugar snap peas, shrimp, cucumber from Gramercy Tavern.
Grilled stone fruit w/ organic pinot blanc jus, crème fraiche & a palet Breton at Le Garage in Sausalito.
Jeffrey Steingarten picks his favorite LA restaurants (above from The Bazaar) and writes of dining with JGold. Steingarten and JGold at the same table? I'd faint. After eating, of course.
THE creamy sesame tofu salad dressing, from Mishima Restaurant, the one recipe to end all tofu salad dressing recipes...only to find out it's made of...peanut butter?
Fried Calamari a la Havanero at Havana's Cuban Cafe, Edgewater, New Jersey (post updated with 2009 Photos)
Bacon bolsters a beef burger at Berkeley's Five Restaurant
Built on the site of a shrimp trawler that was tossed aground by Hurricane Hugo, The Wreck might be the best seafood restaurant in the south.
Joo Hoo Char - Penang Nyonya cuisine at Ivy's Kitchen
Contemporary Japanese Cuisine takes sushi to the next level. Tempura shrimp sushi roll wrapped with a lightly scorched slice of Wagyu and topped with Gruyre cheese and garlic sauce
Kurobuta (Berkshire pork), coco blanc beans, bacon apple-ginger chutney at Busi-Tei in SF. The Kobe beef of pork.
Wake up on Sundays to decadent lobster salad and other luxurious dishes at the new Village Pub brunch.
Buta soki - Japanese stewed pork ribs, supremely tender and flavorful
Black pepper crab - gorgeously spicy!
Wagyu beef sliders at SF's Nob Hill Grille
Picarones. Traditional Peruvian warm pumpkin and sweet potato fritters with spiced Chancaca honey at La Mar in San Francisco.
I carefully took a small nibble to start our foreplay, I moved downwards and craved for more, I took bigger bites; it was good
The winning salmon dish featured on Regis & Kelly from The White Chocolate Grill's Bobby Fitzgerald
if you can't make it up to Ad Hoc. if you don't trust yourself with fried chicken. Thomas Keller gives you his Fried Chicken in a kit from Williams-Sonoma
Eating well in Maine
Ham & Gruyere with Sauerkraut and Honey Mustard Dressing on Pumpernickel
Petite Chocolate Crunch - Rich chocolate mousse on a crispy chocolate base topped by a dollop of banana ice cream
Cashew Alfredo Zucchini Linguine from Gorilla Food, Vancouver, BC. Canada
The River Cafe in London has more than delicate homemade pasta; the staff has a wicked sense of humor.
Mario Batali at D19, Food & Wine Classic in Aspen. Yes. He had on the orange crocs.
Large rotisserie chicken cooker at Lennox Pollo in Lennox, CA.
Once the most-expensive restaurant in the U.S. is masa, a top-cut sushi-focused restaurant in New York. Photos of its food are prohibited.
St. Bernardus ABT 12 Coffee Toffee Beer Float from BottleRock Downtown L.A.
Creamy burrata with trout roe sided by a bright parsley and mint salad. The John Dory, New York, New York.
Nettles had me thinking that thistle be a great pie...
it was crispy and a close ressemblance to nachos rather than fries.
Lomo Saltado from Mo-Chica Peruvian Restaurant Los Angeles
cucumber & seaweed salad - delicious and refreshing!