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Wizard of X Bar

August 22, 2014
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The last time I was at The Hyatt Regency in Century City, I was filming Silicon Valley… …little did I know – just down the hall is a whole other bar! X Bar recently renovated and invited me in to check out the new space/menu… …as you can see, there are green lights above the […]

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Blue Plate Oysterette

August 20, 2014
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Blue Plate Oysterette has been on my radar for a while now – they are well-known in Santa Monica, and recently opened closer to my side of town, on 3rd Street. I left the vegetarian at home and brought Christy… …we went to celebrate her birthday! She ordered the Red Trout – similar to salmon – […]

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Think Pink

August 18, 2014
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I haven’t been back to Pink Taco for a few years – they were kind enough to welcome us in for a hosted weekend lunch! Chips n salsa to start… …followed by their signature Chopped Salad with avocado, corn, eggs, tomato, black bean vinaigrette… …and added shrimp. Abe went with one of several vegetarian options – […]

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Baba Bibimbap

August 13, 2014
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I will say this about mourning – it gets better.  But it still stings. I was so glad to see my father surrounded by such beauty at St. John the Divine! Back in NJ, we went to lunch at Dong Bang Grill. I ordered a Bibimbap sans beef.  Not accustomed to all the meat I’ve been […]

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Jersey Fried

August 9, 2014
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Made it to Jersey! First stop – even before we reached my Mom’s – food! Skipped the usual dumplings at Petite Soo Chow and went for Beef Noodle Bowls… …with two sides of fish – one smoked… …and one fried. We spotted a lot more deep fried eats at The San Rocco Feast nearby, but […]

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