Showing posts with label West LA. Show all posts
Showing posts with label West LA. Show all posts

Saturday, November 4, 2023

Manzke@West LA ★★

Michelin Star Modern European with Asian/ Japanese Influence. Space used to be picca restaurant. Dishes were nice. Service can be better and more attentive with better explanation in general. Tasting menu $295 per person. Classic Wine Pairing $165. Non-alcoholic Zero Proof Pairing $95. Water charge $5 per person. Dinner was 3.5 hours. Advanced reservation via Tock. Valet parking or limited metered street parking.

blue fin tuna, salsa fresca, mezcal margarita


Zero Proof Pairing: Watermelon, Thai Basil, Leitz Eins Zwei Zero Sparkling Riesling

Japanese Hamachi
rocky sweet melon, strawberry nuoc cham

NV Billecart-Salmon Rosé

Zero Proof Pairing: Tomato-Peach, Basil, Calamansi Vinegar

rodolphe le meunier normandy butter

Norwegian King Crab
sungold tomatoes, plums, smoked trout roe

NV Claude Cazaks, Blanc de Blancs, Cuvée Vive,
Le Mesnil-sur-Oger Grand Cru

Zero Proof Pairing: Eric Bordelet "Perlant" Jus de Pommes a Sydre

Kaluga Queen Caviar
king crab, hokkaido uni chawanmushi, brown butter dashi

2020 Willi Schaefer, Graacher Domprobst, Kabinett, Mosel

Zero Proof Pairing: Martini & Rossi Floreale n/a Vermouth Bianco, Thai Curry, Melon

Heirloom Tomato Soup
thai curry

Zero Proof Pairing: Nishi Sensha Green Tea

Japanese Kinmedai
chanterelle mushrooms, rede flame grapes, sauce vin jaune

Italian White Truffle available for additional $95 per person

2020 Guy Robin, Montée De Tonnerre Premier Cru, Chablis

Honeynut Squash Agnolotti

2019 Camille Giroud, 1er Cru Aux Clous, Savigny-lés-Beaune

Zero Proof Pairing: Hibisicusm Rooibos Tea, Blackberry, Banyuls Vinegar, Verjus Rouge

Liberty Farms Sonoma Duck
shinko pear, spiced cider-jus

2012 Clos du Marquis, Saint-Julien

Miyazaki Wagyu Striploin
matsutake mushrooms, sauce bordelaise

Zero Proof Pairing: Horchata, Coconut, Almond, Cardamom

Tamai Farms Strawberries
crème brûlée


Hot Cocoa

9575 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90035

Saturday, October 28, 2023

Tokyo Fast Food@West LA ★★★

Favorite Japanese Fast Food since college time. Restaurant since 1985. Tokyo Roll was $5.25 when I first went there many decades ago. Now it's $10.45. Katsu Curry Chicken $11.45. Purchase 10 meals and get 1 free chicken or beef teriyaki with stamp card. Free parking in small lot.

Special Unagi Bowl $17.95

Tokyo Roll $10.45

Tokyo Fast Food
11921 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 478-3603

Friday, August 25, 2023

Pizzeria Sei@West LA ★★

Popular Pizzeria with Japanese Influence. Fresh salads. I like Patate in white sauce, which tasted like Escargot seasoning. Free metered street parking around the block after 6pm.

Tricolore Salad $11

Special Margherita with Bufala $23

Patate $24

Tiramisu $11

Funghi – add Prosciutto Cotto (Ham) $28 (togo)

Pizzeria Sei
8781 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90035
(424) 279-9800