Category Archives for Small Plates

The Wallace

Sometimes it takes visiting a new place to discover a, well, still relatively new place, but not as new as the newer new place.  Um, yeah.  Anyway, I “discovered” The Wallace when I went to check out Hanjip, a new … Continue reading

26. April 2016 by The Offalo
Categories: Fusion, Gastropub, Small Plates | Leave a comment

Rustic Canyon Wine Bar

My wife and I were both born in June, so usually we do some epic eating this time of year.  For our last birthday, we had an amazing, simple, salmon-centric lunch at Shunji.  This year, we decided to celebrate with … Continue reading

28. July 2015 by The Offalo
Categories: American, Charcuterie, Farm to Table, Organic, Small Plates, Sweetbread, Vegetarian, Wine Bar | Tags: , , , , , | Leave a comment

Michael’s Santa Monica

One of the mainstays of fine dining in Los Angeles, Michael’s in Santa Monica is a 36-year-old institution.  Through the years, its kitchen has been the training ground for some of the best chefs in the city, and the country. … Continue reading

05. April 2015 by The Offalo
Categories: American, Californian, Happy Hour, Seafood, Small Plates | Leave a comment

Manhattan Beach Post

Chef David LeFevre‘s Manhattan Beach Post has been on my radar for the past year or so, and last month I finally got to go for dinner with my family after a long day at Disneyland (it’s kinda on the … Continue reading

12. June 2013 by The Offalo
Categories: American, Gastropub, Small Plates | Leave a comment

Winter Omakase at Shunji

[This is the first review in my “Three Winter Omakase” series. Winter Omakase Counter at Sushi Taro is the second. Winter Lunch Omakase at Kiriko will be the third.] Last month I returned to Shunji Nakao’s eponymous Japanese restaurant on … Continue reading

18. February 2013 by The Offalo
Categories: Japanese, Seafood, Small Plates, Sushi | 4 comments

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