Category: Seafood

  • Roy Choi’s POT at The Line Hotel

    Roy Choi’s POT at The Line Hotel

    POT at The Line Hotel is the most Korean of Korean-American chef, pioneer, and entrepreneur Roy Choi‘s restaurants.  I’ve been a few times when they first opened, and I loved how bold yet accessible their dishes are, but I hadn’t been back recently.  A few weeks ago, when my sister’s family was in town, we […]

  • Sweetfin Poké

    Sweetfin Poké

    Poke is “having a moment” in Los Angeles, with no less than five restaurants specializing in the popular Hawaiian dish opening recently.  Of this new wave, the closest to me is Sweetfin Poké in Santa Monica, which opened just two weeks ago.  Anticipation has been high for this bright, modern space, fittingly next to the […]

  • Michael’s Santa Monica

    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. A 1997 L.A. Times article titled “The Six Degrees of Michael McCarty”—the online archive of […]

  • L.A. Weekly The Essentials 2015

    L.A. Weekly The Essentials 2015

    L.A. Weekly‘s “The Essentials” event took place this past weekend at the California Market Center in Downtown Los Angeles, the same week that their 99 Essential Restaurants 2015 list was released.  This was just the second “Essentials” events, with the inaugural one just last year after a break in 2013, coming off of four years […]

  • Guerrilla Tacos Revisited

    Guerrilla Tacos Revisited

    Having my sister visit in October gave me a chance to introduce her to Night+Market Song.  It also gave me a chance to explore Grand Central Market.  One other “place” that she wanted to try while she was out, based on a previous post of mine, was Guerrilla Tacos.  Even though I only wrote them […]