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DineLA Restaurant Week January 2014

Los Angeles has in the neighborhood of 25,000 restaurants.  Trust me, I have tried a good number of them but still have a long way to go.  I always look forward to the twice-a-year DineLA Restaurant Week, which takes place in January and July each year.   DineLA is sponsored by Discover Los Angeles, the LA…

Dining in LA-My Best Bite of the Week: Pie at Cook’s County

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In my previous blog, I talked about our special evening at Los Angeles Magazine’s Best New Restaurant Celebration at Helm’s Bakery in Culver City.  We were treated to a dozen delicious bites from restaurants considered to be LA’s newest and best!  There were a lot of seafood plates, and Matt gladly enjoyed my portions as…

Los Angeles Magazine’s Best New Restaurant​s Celebratio​n

Dining in LA-My Best Bite of the Week: Pie at Cook’s County

As you may know, I read Los Angeles magazine cover to cover every month.  In my opinion, it is the premiere magazine for all things foodie-related in LA.  There are many other relevant features and articles that a tour guide like me would find interesting, but truly it’s the food coverage that keeps me hungry…

Chocolate Tours for fun and friends in Los Angeles

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us.  I know it seems crazy, Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations are not that far behind us.  But honestly I think it’s more fun to talk about Valentine’s Day then Groundhog Dog or the Martin Luther King holiday.  Please understand, I totally believe in and support the causes that…

Dining in LA-My Best Bite of the Week: Moishe’s Lula Kebob

Chocolate Tours for fun and friends in Los Angeles

Dining at The Farmer’s Market at Third & Fairfax is always a treat, especially when shared with a friend who is looking at it through new eyes.  My weekend company hadn’t visited the world-famous market since the 80’s and requested we have lunch there.  As we walked around the various stalls, I shared vendor stories…

HITTING THE JACKPOT IN SUNNY LOS ANGELES

Dining in LA-My Best Bite of the Week: Moishe’s Lula Kebob

HITTING THE JACKPOT IN SUNNY LOS ANGELES By SANDRO MONETTI, Director and Guide of the Celebrity Insider Movie Locations Tour.   I was so honored to be included in a wonderful new coffee table book featuring photographic portraits of British people who have moved to Los Angeles to follow their dreams.  In the upcoming book,…

Dining in LA-My Best Bite of the Week: Baked Kale Chips

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Happy New Year! When the calendar page changes to a new year, almost everyone thinks about making a resolution or two. Being in the food industry, I dine out more than most. Being that I have a sweet tooth, my dining adventures almost always include dessert. I do not plan to give up chocolate or…