Tag Archives: cheese

Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop – Hollywood

Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop is one of my favorite local chains (and places to spot celebs) – I’ve visited the Beverly Hills/Century City locations – and now there’s one just up the street from me in Hollywood, right next to The Pantages and Delphine. The outdoor patio has a view of Hollywood Boulevard, and their herb/lemon tree garden… We opted to sit in

Deluca Trattoria

My only relationship to El Segundo is the Tribe Called Quest song; this past weekend, we drove an hour to the charming little beach city, for a hosted dinner at Deluca Trattoria… …I’ll be shooting a very body-conscious project for the next few months (<—sorry, can’t say what!) and brought some extra stomachs to help check out their newly-launched menu. Phil, Joanna, and Abe

Pono Burger

Pono Burger has been on my radar since it opened last year; I was invited for a hosted lunch, to see what Chef Makani Gerardi (of Hawaii’s Ultimate Burger) did with the Santa Monica Space… …housed in a Quanset Hut from World War II. They’ve got a Wood-Fire Grill… …where all their burgers are cooked. The Paniolo – English Smoked Cheddar, Niman Ranch