Category Archives: California

August 01

Comstock Saloon / San Francisco, CA

Pimento Cheese

April 15

Hong Kong Clay Pot City / San Francisco, CA

#35 Chicken Clay Pot with Mushroom and Chinese Sausage

January 20

Fog City Diner / San Francisco, CA

Steak and Pomme Frites

April 22

Canter’s Deli / Los Angeles, CA

Voted the best pastrami by the LA Times

June 06

Caffe Macaroni / San Francisco, CA

olive-oil infused crushed garlic

May 10

The Pelican Inn / Muir Beach, CA

Fish and Chips
made with Ale Battered Pacific Cod, English Style Chips and Peas

February 10

Unami Burger /Los Angeles, CA

Sunny Side Burger:
Parmesan frico, fried egg, truffle thyme compound butter, truffled arugula, truffled aioli

October 09

Eastern Bakery / San Francisco, CA

Dark Chocolate Fortune Cookies

February 18

Bestia / Downtown L.A. CA

Roasted Marrow Bone. spinach gnocchetti. crispy breadcrumbs. aged balsamic.

February 04

Tin Roof Bistro / Manhattan Beach, CA

Bittersweet Chocolate Mousse whipped cream & pecan brittle topping

February 01

The Monk’s Kettle / San Francisco, CA

Half a Chicken Under a Brick, Cranberry Beans, Kale, Pickled Peppers

January 31

Craig’s / West Hollywood, CA

Chocolate Pizza

November 14

El Indio Restaurant / San Diego, CA

Mini Mordiditas

September 13

El Jefe / Palm Springs, CA


August 30

Jitlada Thai / Los Angeles, CA

Tom Kha:
rice coconut milk with lemongrass with chicken

May 29

The Haute Enchilada / Moss Landing, CA

House Made Artichoke Bisque

March 27

800 Degrees / Los Angeles, CA

Carni: Salsiccia, pepperoni, meatballs, rosemary ham. (with about a dozen other things)

March 25

Wood Spoon / Los Angeles, CA

Pastel Portuguese: dumpling stuffed with shrimp, coconut sauce

February 16

Harlow’s / San Juan Capistrano, CA

Short Rib Flatbread: foraged mushrooms, fresno chili & garlic confit

February 14

Rooftop Lounge / Laguna Beach, CA

Medjool dates stuffed with blue cheese, wrapped in applewood smoked bacon

February 10

Giorgio Baldi / Santa Monica, CA

Beef Carpaccio in Truffle Cream Sauce

October 09

Langer’s Deli / Los Angeles, CA

Langer’s #19: Hot Pastrami, Russian Dressing, Swiss Cheese, and Cole Slaw on Baked Rye Bread

February 15

Gulfstream / Newport Beach, CA

Ahi-Tuna Burger