Inaka Revisited – At least as good, maybe even better

Several months ago, I reviewed Niki Nakiyama's tasting menu at Inaka and declared it the best tasting menu I had since Bastide.  Sadly, Bastide is long gone but Niki is doing as splendid as ever.  We finally made the long journey back to Arcadia and got to experience her amazing cuisine one more time.  I … Continue reading Inaka Revisited – At least as good, maybe even better

Molecular Gastronomy Taste-off: Voltaggio @ Breadbar VS Bistro LQ

Molecular gastronomy...fusion...modern styled food...Avante Guard...new Asian.  Terms like these are typically what get people excited about a new restaurant, especially in LA where this kind of cuisine is still, well, Nouveau versus other cities like NYC and Chicago.  So it was with great anticipation that I set off to hit two strangely similar yet quite … Continue reading Molecular Gastronomy Taste-off: Voltaggio @ Breadbar VS Bistro LQ