how a restaurant can render one speechless: Mori Sushi in West LA (pictured: mackerel sushi)
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.
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.
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
Wagyu beef sliders at SF's Nob Hill Grille
I carefully took a small nibble to start our foreplay, I moved downwards and craved for more, I took bigger bites; it was good
Ham & Gruyere with Sauerkraut and Honey Mustard Dressing on Pumpernickel
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.
Large rotisserie chicken cooker at Lennox Pollo in Lennox, CA.
St. Bernardus ABT 12 Coffee Toffee Beer Float from BottleRock Downtown L.A.
Nettles had me thinking that thistle be a great pie...
it was crispy and a close ressemblance to nachos rather than fries.
cucumber & seaweed salad - delicious and refreshing!
100% natural open-faced sandwich for breakfast in mexico
The butter pork was definitely one of the best, it was slightly sweet, coated with butter powder which had a uncanny resemblance to cheese
Galician octopus with potatoes at Tapa Brindisa in Borough Market London.
Kumamoto Oyster with Indian Celery and Plum Sauce at Charlie Trotter's
The Concierge at the NY Times magazine has ideas for eating cheaply, but well
here was no exotic ingredients, or any fancy name; just a very good beef burger.
Portillo's hot dogs in Chicago
Thin crust pizza at Marcello's in Chicago
Kim Bap! Korean sushi roll with egg and veggies. Found at Mondoorang (Dumpling & Noodle House in Irvine, CA).
Prosciutto pizza with basil
Fluke carpaccio with cucumber, poached cherry and Marcona almond puree at The French Laundry
Artisan Restaurant had me wondering if the food alone (without the wine) might be enough to make a trip to Paso Robles. then again, still have to have something to drink with a killer Reuben
Cass House's Jensen Lorenzen lets beer inspire his menu for a pairing: Penn Cove Black Mussels and Frites with Bratwurst and Belgian Ale [on their own blog!]
is there a food for which you'd travel 400 miles? jonathan gold would fly 400 miles for a waffle at Brown Sugar Kitchen in Oakland
un café à bordeaux | canelé ice cream, coffee parfait and toasted hazelnuts at the providence 5x5
La Sole, or dover sole with warm leek salad, from L'atelier de Joel Robuchon. What a beauty!
Mint sorbet. l'Ambroisie, Paris, France.