Chef Jordan Kahn’s Vespertine in Culver City

When you plunk down $390 ($295.00 plus tax and gratuity) for a meal, it better be worth it. For me, this gastronomical experience was worth it. The experience was unique, and the food looked like works of art, and they were delicious as well. If you thought his tasting menu at Red Medicine was good,…

Chef’s Menu at KALI Restaurant in Hollywood, CA

Chef’s Menu at KALI Restaurant in Hollywood, CA I always enjoy my meals at Chef Kevin Meehan’s KALI Restaurant on Melrose Avenue, just west of Larchmont Blvd. I learned about Chef Meehan through foodie friends who had attended his pop-up called Kali Dining (and I attended a few of those pop-up dinners in both Culver…

Second Visit to Mei Lin’s Nightshade at Arts District DTLA

Second Visit to Mei Lin’s Nightshade at Arts District DTLA Nightshade, 923 East 3rd Street. Unit 109. Los Angeles, California 90013, $12 Valet Parking, www.nightshadela.com. Only a month since my last visit, there were already changes to the menu. Gone was the Green Jade Tomatoes appetizer, and new was the Squid Ink Bucatini. Modified was the…

Mei Lin’s Nightshade at Arts District in DTLA

Mei Lin’s Nightshade at Arts District in DTLA Nightshade, 923 East 3rd Street. Unit 109. Los Angeles, California 90013, $12 Valet Parking, http://www.nightshadela.com. Much highly anticipated restaurant opening by Mei Lin, ever since she became the winner of BravoTV’s Top Chef, Season 12. Lin followed in the footsteps of her former boss, Michael Voltaggio, who…