Cassia -Santa Monica Review

Cassia -Santa Monica Review

[fullwidth_text alt_background=”none” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] CASSIA. Finally, it’s here.  It opened in Santa Monica, CA last Saturday, June 13 2015 in an art deco building, formally occupied by Verizon.  Since...

Casa Sanchez- Half off wine Thursday

Dinner:  For the first time, we decided to stop by Casa Sanchez on the way home.  Not knowing what to expect out of this higher end, higher price Mexican food restaurant, we were pleasantly surprise that the wines were half off on Thursdays.  It’s pretty...
Shunji Sushi Lunch Special

Shunji Sushi Lunch Special

Best lunch sushi specials, the difference between the regular and the premium is the number of pieces.  W had Red snapper, alfonsino, Black sea bream, amber jack, Blue fine tuna, Scottish salmon, king mackerel, Japanese barracuda, opal eye, salmon eggs, crab hand roll...
Lobster Leftovers

Lobster Leftovers

Wow there was so much lobster meat from the 7lb lobster head, I had leftovers for breakfast and dinner.  With the fresh pasta from Domenico, I am obviously spoiled.
The Standing Room Burger

The Standing Room Burger

From the back of a liquor store to a full fledged restaurant, The Standing Room in Hermosa Beach has a reputation of interesting Unami flavor burgers.  The asian fusion elements include kimchi, nori toppings, miso glazes, thai crab mayo and other flavor profiles....
Domenico Foods- Pasta-Pasta-Pasta

Domenico Foods- Pasta-Pasta-Pasta

I love fresh pasta! For my real job, I had to a meeting with Dominic from Domenico foods.  I was so excited when he gave me a  bag of goodies to take home and try.  A decade ago, I bought some of his sun-dried tomatoes at the Beverly Hills cheese store and fell in...