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Opentable Irritating Telephone Confirmations

I just hate it when some maitre'd interrupts me in the middle of the business day to confirm a reservation. Is there a reason why Opentable does not use email?? If the restaurant does not get a response to an email, then go ahead and call. Just wondering how others feel about this...

Dec 18, 2008
Libbytgb in Not About Food

South Bay Favorites (VERY LONG)

Kamiyama (on Lomita) -- Peruvian Japanese
Shinsengumi (on Western) -- Yakitori
Musha -- Eclectic Japanese Country Food

These three stack up against anything in LA in my book...that said, the South Bay is still a culinary wasteland for top end dining...Chez Melange is no Melisse; Christine is no Lucques; the Depot is not even Nick & Stef's...in a way geography and population density works against us, but hey, I'm glad I don't have to deal with "3rd street type traffic" in my little corner of the world.

Apr 10, 2007
Libbytgb in Los Angeles Area

Good Downtown restaurant for this Saturday

Patina, Noe' (Omni Hotel -- often overlooked, but Gadsby's tasting menu is an adventure), Blue Velvet (hip vibe, cool restrooms), R-23, and finally, drive fifteen minutes and go to Providence. Sushi Gen and Roy's while very good are far from amazing.

Apr 10, 2007
Libbytgb in Los Angeles Area