Day: February 18, 2013

  • Tacos Punta Cabras:  Ricky’s on the Westside?

    Tacos Punta Cabras: Ricky’s on the Westside?

    A few days ago, Ciao Bob on Chowhound posted about a new hole-in-the-wall restaurant in Santa Monica selling authentic tacos de pescado.  Having enjoyed the heck out of the fish and shrimp tacos from Ricky’s since last summer (still haven’t gotten there on a day that they’ve been selling lobster tacos), I was able to […]

  • Winter Omakase at Shunji

    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 Pico near Bundy for another amazing omakase experience.  I consider my first omakase there last […]