Monthly Archives for January 2015

VINU Wine Bar’s $25 Foie Gras Tasting

If you’ve been living under a rock, you may have missed that the ban on selling foie gras in California has been lifted, though producing it in-state is still illegal.  My feelings on foie gras are not as clear cut … Continue reading

28. January 2015 by The Offalo
Categories: Fusion, Korean, Taiwanese, Wine Bar | Leave a comment

Tar & Roses in Santa Monica

Surprisingly, it has been more than a year since I last dined at Tar & Roses.  Wanting to remedy that sooner rather than later, I tried Reserve, a new concierge reservation app, to find a table.  The service was able … Continue reading

21. January 2015 by The Offalo
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Qin West Chinese Cuisine on Westwood

Noodle soups are some of my favorite food, whether it’s Japanese ramen, Vietnamese pho, Thai boat noodles.  Unfortunately, with the exception of ramen, it is relatively difficult to get authentic noodle soups on the Westside, particularly Chinese noodle soups.  However, … Continue reading

12. January 2015 by The Offalo
Categories: Chinese, Noodles | Leave a comment