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Archive for September, 2009

I’ve been experimenting with different kinds of butters after reading an article in Saveur about some French restaurant that paid more for their butter than their fois gras (or some ingredient).  I always kind of thought butter = butter.  As always, there was much I needed to learn.  I figured I’d need to go to […]

Categories: Cooking

I was looking through Yelp yesterday, preparing for my Thursday lunch, and came across “Jun Won Restaurant”.   The comments sounded intriguing.  Of course, there’s always one Yelper who writes, “I’m Korean, and I should know — this place rocks!” and then another Yelper who writes, “I’m Korean, and I should know — this place sucks!”.   […]

There’s a group of five or six Thai restaurants in the same little, well — I don’t know what to call it.  It’s not a strip mall.  It’s a small parking lot with shops (mostly restaurants) bordering it called “New Hollywood Plaza”.  These kinds of things aren’t uncommon in LA, but usually the percentage of […]

Categories: My Thursday Lunch, Thai

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