Mastro’s Ocean Club – add Chocolate Butter Cake to your Surf and Turf

UPDATED: All Mastro’s in LA are offering 10% off orders when you place it to-go. If a walk into Mastro’s Ocean Club in Malibu doesn’t make you happy to be alive than maybe nothing will. The crashing waves right outside your window-side table almost feels like you are dining on a boat. Once a former Charthouse, Mastro’s Malibu is just one of the many alluring … Continue reading Mastro’s Ocean Club – add Chocolate Butter Cake to your Surf and Turf

Fogo de Chão, a Brazilian meat feast

UPDATED: Check out the new Beverly Hills To-Go Menu for pickup and delivery. 10% of all sales will go to No Kid Hungry.  Dining at Fogo de Chão is like going to a meat party. The Fogo churrasco experience provides endless cuts of fire-roasted meat brought on large skewers to your table and sliced in front of you. Even a little prong is available for you to … Continue reading Fogo de Chão, a Brazilian meat feast

Commerson Restaurant: Escalate your taste buds

Commerson joins the burgeoning list of tantalizing restaurants on La Brea in mid-city – more than I could imagine ten years ago. Just down the road from Republique, La Brea Bakery, and above Trejo’s Tacos on the corner of W. 8th, sits this dimly lit bustling restaurant bar Scandinavian streamlined, open with minimalist decor. Helmed by former Wolfgang Puck Chef Sal Garcia, the California cuisine … Continue reading Commerson Restaurant: Escalate your taste buds

Lûmé Comes from a Land Down Under

Last week, Los Angeles was treated to a sneak peek of a coming attraction from Down Under. Chef Shaun Quade of Melbourne, Victoria’s Lûmé, hosted an intimate group of food writers in the Arts District with a four-course sampling of his multisensory culinary approach that has earned him accolades in his native Australia. Victoria is renowned for its food scene, which is centered in downtown … Continue reading Lûmé Comes from a Land Down Under

ROKU Sunset’s Teppanyaki Grill brings flame and game to dining

We can’t think of a better spot for date, a birthday dinner (or even a children’s birthday) at ROKU Sunset’s Teppanyaki Grill. We already adore the sushi bar and small plates we’ve experienced at this expansive sexy venue in West Hollywood attached to glam kereoke Blind Dragon, but we didn’t realize the interactive Teppanyaki Room Experience comes with a personal chef to dazzle you with not … Continue reading ROKU Sunset’s Teppanyaki Grill brings flame and game to dining

Bourbon Steak’s New Lunch Menu

On Monday, January 11 the lunch menu launches at Bourbon Steak in LA, one of the many Michael Mina restaurants sprouting across America. Hold your diet for January because this is where you want to go to indulge. Vegans beware, the burger and steak game is in high gear. Known for their award-winning steaks, Chef Johnson let us know that they will be doing theme … Continue reading Bourbon Steak’s New Lunch Menu

Can’t Spell ‘L’Assiette’ without LA

Simplicity seems easy but it is difficult; very difficult. To specialize in the creation of a single, relatively uncomplicated dish, particularly one that is familiar to diners, requires perfect execution. I have great admiration for small menus. L’Assiette, on Melrose Avenue, is an example of a restaurant built on the premise of perfection. The name itself means, “the dish.” And what is that dish around … Continue reading Can’t Spell ‘L’Assiette’ without LA

Mastro’s Ocean Club, the New Sexy Spot in Malibu

Malibu has really upped its game. You now don’t really need to leave the Bu with this addition to the new fast growing food circuit on the breathtaking PCH. The old Chart House where I enjoyed taking my dad years ago, has made a huge decadent revamp to become the sexiest, sauciest new cliff hanging spot, Mastro’s Ocean Club. Every table in this mature spot … Continue reading Mastro’s Ocean Club, the New Sexy Spot in Malibu