Southern California, West San Fernando Valley
Best meal I ever ate:
My last (or next) one. Seriously, Urasawa in Beverly Hills - all of them are the best.
My current drink of choice:
Very, very dry martinis from Musso & Frank Grill in Hollywood.
I really wish I could:
Have a sous to do my mis en place and to clean up.
My "Go-to" dinner party dish:
Osso Bucco, with marrow spoons provided.
My favorite comfort food:
Boeuf a la Bourguignonne
My top 5 favorite restaurants:
In no particular order: Spago, Beverly Hills; French Laundry, Napa; Urasawa, Beverly Hills; Valentino, Santa Monica; Trader Vic's, Oakland.
My most tattered cookbooks:
The original Gourmet (vols 1 & 2) and Mastering vol 1.