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DineLA Lunch at Spago

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This week (and this upcoming week of Jan 31- Feb 5) was restaurant week in Los Angeles. This means that some of the restaurants around the city are participating in an event called DineLA where they offer special, three-course set menus at a special price. I took advantage of this …

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Coffee-Pairing Lunch at Lucques

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I rarely mention restaurants – unless I’m dining out of the country – but this week I had a lunch that was so foodie-oriented, I can’t resist writing about it. It was a coffee-pairing lunch hosted by Starbucks at Lucques, a restaurant in Los Angeles. The lunch was held at the end …

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ChefDb

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chefdbThere are many resturant review sites online, perhaps more than you could ever actually use when you try to consider the number of blogs, bulletin boards, wikis, newspaper reviews and just plain old review websites out there. When taken together, there is probably a pretty comprehensive restaurant listing available online. There is not, however, …

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$25,000 Haute Chocolate

haute chocolateIt wasn’t all that long ago when I pointed out that, in pursuit of the title of the world’s most expensive dessert, a restaurant in Sri Lanka put a $14,500 dessert on their menu. But the price tag on that dish wasn’t quite high enough to keep the title of priciest indulgence …

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