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Eataly To Open In DC During 2012

Remember though that hardly anything has parking in NYC. Few people drive around the city.

Jul 14, 2011
jenstamey in Washington DC & Baltimore

Restaurants near Hollywood & Highland

We're going on a group tour the first week of August, and we'll be staying at the Renaissance in the Hollywood & Highland complex. We have one free evening while we're there. Any good restaurants within walking distance? Wasn't sure how touristy the area was and if there might be any hidden gems. Appreciate the help!

Jul 05, 2011
jenstamey in Los Angeles Area

Fiola?

It's newly opened, so that would explain the lack of reviews on the web. What I've heard so far has been positive. Was planning to go last nigt actually, but had to cancel. It's on my to-do list.

Jun 05, 2011
jenstamey in Washington DC & Baltimore

Michel at Tysons

Any word on how the restaurant has been since Jon Mathieson (formerly of Inox and 2941) took over? Wasn't sure when that was supposed to happen this year, but he's currently listed as chef on the web site.

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Inox
1800 Tysons Blvd., McLean, VA 22102

May 14, 2011
jenstamey in Washington DC & Baltimore

Ramps in DC yet?

One of the farmers at the market said they'd delivered to RIS, Dino, and Georgia Browns. I've seen them at 2941.

May 09, 2011
jenstamey in Washington DC & Baltimore

DC/B-area restaurant experience

Completely agree, but in the same vein, I wouldn't consider Michel Richard Citronelle to be fun and exciting. For me, that's more along the lines of minibar - as much entertainment and dialogue as it is dining. Of course, I'm rarely more excited than when I'm seated at Komi and eagerly anticipating the first bite.

May 05, 2011
jenstamey in Washington DC & Baltimore

DC/B-area restaurant experience

If Table 21 doesn't work out and minibar is out, which unfortunately seems likely for both if less than a month out, I'd go with Komi. That would be my other go-to place for exciting food.

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Komi
1509 17th St NW Ste 1, Washington, DC 20036

May 05, 2011
jenstamey in Washington DC & Baltimore

One Night Only - Help Me Choose

We're going on a trip at the end of August and will have one night free in LA. We love tasting menus and food that we'll be talking about for months. I think I've narrowed it down to Providence, Melisse Restaurant, and Hatfield's. Which of those would you pick with only one night? Or is there somewhere else I've completely missed? We're from the DC area, so I already nixed Saam at The Bazaar by Jos since we're very familiar with Jose Andres already. Looking for something so good we'd be hard pressed to go anywhere else on a return trip in the future. Appreciate the help!

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Providence
5955 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038

Hatfield's
6703 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038

Melisse Restaurant
1104 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401

Saam at The Bazaar
465 S La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

May 02, 2011
jenstamey in Los Angeles Area