Monthly Archives for September 2013

Tar & Roses: A Review (and a Half)

I’m a relatively late member of the Tar & Roses admiration society, but not for lack of trying.  When the restaurant opened in January 2012 to great general acclaim, I knew it would be one of the tougher tables in … Continue reading

30. September 2013 by The Offalo
Categories: American, Gastropub | Leave a comment

Sweet Rose Creamery 2: Electric Pico-loo

Sweet Rose Creamery is a well regarded ice cream shop that opened in 2010 in the Brentwood Country Mart (actually in Santa Monica but bordering Brentwood).  Its co-owners are husband-and-wife chefs Josh Loeb and Zoe Nathan, of Rustic Canyon, Huckleberry, … Continue reading

21. September 2013 by The Offalo
Categories: Baked Goods, Coffee, Ice Cream | Leave a comment

Shunji in Instagram (Late Summer Omakase)

Two weeks ago I had the opportunity to return to my all-time favorite restaurant, Shunji Japanese Cuisine. I only had 90 minutes, but I knew I could do plenty of damage in that time, and Shunji was certainly up to … Continue reading

05. September 2013 by The Offalo
Categories: Japanese, Sushi | Leave a comment