wedge Atlanta
wedge Uncategorized
wedge Seeger's
* 111 W. Paces Ferry Road
* (404) 846-9779
* www.seegers.com
* Steamed Egg w/ Caviar, Maple Syrup, Chantilly Cream
* Tartare of Langoustines w/ Passion Fruit, Pink Pepper, Lemongrass
* Loup de mer Poached in Sake w/ Avocado Mousse, Shaved Almonds
wedge Boston
wedge Uncategorized
wedge Locke-Ober
* 3 and 4 Winter Place, Boston
* (617) 542-1340
wedge No. 9 Park
* 9 Park Street, Boston
* (617) 742-9991
* Sichuan pepper bavaroise
wedge- Chicago
wedge French
wedge Sweets & Savories
* truffle burger and duck fat fries!!
wedge Mexican
* Frontera Grill/Topolobampo
wedge- Uncategorized
wedgeX Alinea
*X www.alinea-restaurant.com
*X Interesting-looking food
*X 23-course Tour ($195 pp)
*X 1723 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL
*X (312) 867-0110
*X Dinner only, Wednesday - Sunday, reservations required
wedge Blackbird
* 619 W. Randolph
* (312) 715-0708
* www.blackbirdrestaurant.com
* Veal cheeks w/ boudin blanc and morels
wedge Chuck's Southern Comforts Cafe
* 5557 W. 79th St., Burbank, IL
* (708) 229-8700
* Blend of Mexican, Tex-Mex, Cajun-Creole, Southern
* www.chuckscafe.com
* Cheesy Broccoli Soup, Patty Melt
wedgeX Hot Doug's
*X www.hotdougs.com
wedge Moto
wedge Molecular gastronomy
* 945 W. Fulton Market
* (312) 491-0058
wedge Sola
* 3868 N. Lincoln Ave.
* (773) 327-3868
* www.sola-restaurant.com
* Fennel-and-coriander-crusted duck breast; artichoke fritters w/ soy, lime, and white truffle honey
wedge Vie
* Contemporary American
* 4471 Lawn Avenue, Western Springs, IL, 60558
* (708) 246-2082
* Closed on Sundays
* $$$
* Foie gras appetizer
* www.vierestaurant.com
wedge Columbus
wedge Uncategorized
wedge Rigsby's Kitchen
* Greek?
* Jazz music
wedge Dallas
wedge Uncategorized
wedge Stephan Pyles
* Ceviches; Roasted Pork in Caramelized Apple
wedge Las Vegas
wedge French
wedge Joël Robuchon
* Pasta w/ Langoustines, Truffles, and Savoy Cabbage
wedge Uncategorized
wedge Restaurant Guy Savoy
* Caesar's Palace
* (702) 731-7286
* artichoke soup w/ black truffles, w/ brioche smeared with truffle butter; avocado pineapple dessert (?)
wedge London
wedge British
wedge St. John
* Blood cake w/ fried eggs; parsley and bone marrow salad; pig's cap w/ dandelions
wedge- Los Angeles
wedge French
wedge Bistro de la Gare
* 921 Meridian Avenue, South Pasadena
* (626) 799-8828
* $$$
* Escargots de Bourgogne; New York Strip Steak w/ Green Peppercorn Sauce; Sea Bass à la provençale; Floating Island
wedge Japanese
wedge Urasawa
* 218 N. Rodeo Drive
* (310) 247-8939
wedge Mexican
wedge Guelaguetza
* (310) 837-1153
* 11127 Palms Blvd., Los Angeles (Cross street: Sepulveda)
* $
* Moles; Goat Barbeque
wedge Italian
wedge Pizzeria Mozza
* 641 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles
* (323) 297-0101
wedge Rosa's
* 425 N. Vineyard Avenue, Ontario
* (909) 937-1220
* $$$$
* Crab Cake Starter; Pasta Sampler; Shellfish-Stuffed Ravioli in Lemon Sauce; Fettuccine w/ Lobster in Sherry Cream Sauce; Grilled Salmon in Dill Sauce w/ Fried Leeks; Scampi in Champagne-Mushroom Cream Sauce over Fettucine; Cioppino
wedge- Thai
wedge My Thai
* 2421 W. Whittier Blvd. (La Habra)
* (562) 697-2662
* $$
* Moo sa tae (Grilled Pork Skewers); Grilled Beef Salad; Barbecue Chicken; Emil Special; Gang ped (Sweet Red Curry)
wedgeX Table for Two
*X 3600 Central Ave. (Riverside)
*X (951) 683-3648
*X $$
*X Angel Wings; Fried Shrimp Wontons; Barbecue Beef; Pad prik king (Fried Chicken in Curry Sauce); Mango Sticky Rice; Lychee Ice
wedge Yai
* 5757 Hollywood Blvd. (Hollywood)
* (323) 462-0292
* $$
* Barbecued Beef Appetizer; Pad Thai; Grilled Beef Salad
wedge- Uncategorized
wedgeX A.O.C.
*X French/Mediterranean/Tapas
*X 8022 W. Third St., West Hollywood
*X (323) 653-6359
*X Convivial late night dining
*X Baby octopus salad; pâté de campagne; tripe à la mode de Caen; boudin noir; boudin blanc; chicken liver crostini; beet/tangerine/mint salad; endive salad w/ almost caramelized pears and hazelnuts; Devil's Chicken Thighs; grilled quail w/ salad of barley, pine nuts, and pomegranate seeds; lamb skewers; salt cod and potato gratin w/ béchamel sauce; arroz negro; cheeses; miniature croquembouche; fava fattoush w/ fried pita and labneh; lemon tart; pork rillettes w/ pickled onions; fried oysters, celery root, and cayenne aioli; king salmon, red wine, lentils, and horseradish; braised lamb cheeks w/ artichoke puree and gremolata; 12 hour pork belly w/ mojo criollo and avocado; crème fraîche terrine w/ seascape strawberries
wedge BeachFire Grill
* 204 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente
* (949) 366-3232
* $$$
* Ensalada fresca; Sizzling mushroom starter; Seared ahi starter; Filet Mignon; Potato-Crusted Salmon; Caribbean Skirt Steak; Rum-Butter Jerk Chicken
wedge Big Wangs
* 1562 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood
* www.bigwangswings.com
wedge Biggs
* 4722 E. 2nd Street, Long Beach
* (562) 434-1313
* $$$$
* Wild Shrimp w/ Aioli; Polenta and Seafood Beignets; Grilled Cheese Sandwich w/ Guanciale (Cured Pork), Fried Egg, and Harissa; Salad of Butter Lettuce, Watercress, Pears, Blue Cheese, Spiced Almonds; Small Frozen Bananas w/ Whipped Marshmallow; Seared Scallops w/ Garlic
wedge Campanile
* 624 South La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA
* (323) 948-1447
* www.campanilerestaurant.com
* Good brunch place (Sat./Sun. only); dinner v. expensive
* Belgian waffles
* Reservations recommended
wedge Caprice Café
* 104 E. State St., Redlands
* (909) 793-8787
* Moroccan-spiced calamari, lemon meringue pie, Kobe-style beef burger
wedge The Crow Bar and Kitchen
* 2325 E. Coast Highway, Corona Del Mar
* (949) 675-0070
* Cubano sandwich w/ sweet potato fries
wedge Genki Living
* 15435 Jeffrey Road, Suite 110, Irvine
* (949) 857-3683
* www.irvinegenki.com
* Crepes, shaved ice, 關東煮, takoyaki, okonomiyaki
wedgeX Providence
*X 5955 Melrose Avenue
*X (323) 460-4170
*X Sous Vide Fish
*X French-influenced; seafood
wedge Sam & Woody's Country Diner
* 9748 Washington Blvd., Culver City
* (310) 204-5136
* American diner - Breakfast & Brunch
wedge Lyon
wedge French
wedge Café Comptoir Abel
* 25 rue Guynemer
* 04-78-37-46-18
* Oxtail terrines
wedge Café des Fédérations
* Gratinéed tripe (tablier de sapeur)
wedge Chez Hugon
* 12 rue Pizay
* 04-78-28-10-94
wedge Chez Paul
* 11 rue Major-Martin
* 04-78-28-35-83
wedge Daniel et Denise
* 156 rue de Créqui
* 04-78-60-66-53
* Quenelles de brochet (pike)
wedge Le Garet
* 7 rue du Garet
* 04-78-28-16-94
wedge Le Jura
* 25 rue Tupin
* 04-78-42-20-57
* Calf's liver in mustard cream sauce w/ gratin de macaronis
wedge Matthieu Viannay
* 47 avenue Maréchal Foch
* 04-78-89-55-19
* Conchiglioni stuffed w/ lobster and veal sweetbreads, Tatin of foie gras and turnips
wedge Au Petit Bouchon Chez Georges
* 8 rue du Garet
* 04-78-28-30-46
* Gratinéed tripe (tablier de sapeur), herbed fromage blanc (cervelle de canut)
wedge Restaurant Thomas
* 6 rue Laurencin
* 04-72-56-04-76
* Terrine of skate w/ herbed gêlée, chocolate pastille w/ roasted bananas
wedge Les Terrasses de Lyon
* 25 Montée St.-Barthélemy
* 04-72-56-56-56
* Panfied Dordogne veal chop w/ a macaroni timbale, Gran Couva chocolate tartlet w/ sparkling cassis and lemon sorbet
wedge Le Verre et l'Assiette
* 20 Grande Rue de Vaise
* 04-78-83-32-25
* Terrine of hot sausage w/ lentils in mustard-spiked whipped cream, foie gras sautéed in hibiscus juice w/ Granny Smith apple
wedge Miami
wedge Colombian
wedge Antojitos de Mi Tierra
* (305) 673-0912
* 710 Washington Avenue
* Morcilla (Blood Sausage); Choriperro (Colombian Hot Dog); Mondongo (Spicy Broth w/ Tripe, Plantains, Cilantro)
wedge Japanese
wedge Hiro's Yakko-San
* (305) 947-0064
* 17040-46 West Dixie Highway
wedge Nicaraguan
wedge Selva Negra
* (305) 642-6036
* 2025 West Flagler Street
* Antojitos Nicaragüenses (Blod Sausage w/ Sweet Plantains)
wedge Misc
wedge Sam Jack's Specialty International Grocery Store
* (305) 681-3900
* 2063 Opa-Locka Blvd.
* Pepper Pot
wedge Milwaukee
wedge Uncategorized
wedge Roots Restaurant and Cellar
* 1818 N. Hubbard St. (Brewers Hill)
* (414) 374-8480
* Heirloom Tomato Soup w/ Mascarpone Cheese and Hot Peppers
* Grilled Lamb Loin w/ Peaches
* Fennel Potato Gratin w/ Cherry-Cider Reduction
wedge New Orleans
wedge Cajun
wedge Longbranch
* 21516 Highway 36, Abita Springs, LA
* (985) 871-8171
* Deconstructed oysters Rockefeller
wedge New York City
wedge French
wedge La Lunchonette
* 130 Tenth Avenue (at 18th St.)
* (212) 675-0342
* $$$
* Caper-dotted sweetbreads; foie gras terrine; calf brains in black butter
wedge Le Cirque
* 151 E. 58th St.
* (212) 644-0202
* www.lecirque.com
wedge Italian
wedge Babbo
* 10 Waverly Place, NYC
* (212) 777-0303
* Lardo and ramp bruschetta; nutmeg headcheese; beef cheek ravioli w/ squab liver and black truffle; pappardelle w/ tripe bathed in vanilla and vinegar
wedge Japanese
wedge Masa
* Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle, NYC
* (212) 823-9800
wedge Uncategorized
wedge Buddakan
* 75 Ninth Avenue
* (212) 989-6699
* Edamame Dumplings
* www.buddakannyc.com
wedge Dona
* 208 E. 52nd Street
* (212) 308-0830
* www.donanyc.com
* Italian/Greek
* sea urchin, burrata, caviar, and fava-bean crudo; ice cream!!
wedge Max Brenner
* Several locations, see website: www.maxbrenner.com—branches.html
* Mainly a chocolate store, but the restaurants serve generic "Western" dishes ...
wedge WD-50
wedge Molecular gastronomy
* 50 Clinton St.
* (212) 477-2900
wedge Paris
wedge French
wedge Ribouldingue
* Specializes in offal
* 10 rue St. Julien le Pauvre, 5th
* 01-46-33-98-80
* Lamb brains with garlic and capers; calf's head; tripe; cow's udder
wedge Uncategorized
wedge Le 21
* 21 rue Mazarine, 6th
* 01-46-33-76-90
* Great "catch of the day" menu; minimalist
wedge Dodin-Bouffant
* Known for seafood
* Belon oysters, "a scallop dish that [approaches] sublimity"
wedge Philadelphia
wedge Uncategorized
wedge Ansill
* 627 S. Third Street
* (215) 627-2485
* Sea Urchin Crostini
* "Osso Boco Sandwich"
* Sweetbreads w/ Pancetta, Mushrooms
* www.ansillfoodandwine.com
wedge Vetri
* 1312 Spruce Street, Philadelphia
* (215) 732-3478
wedge San Diego
wedge French
wedge Cavaillon
* 14701 Via Bettona, San Diego
* (858) 433-0483
* $$$$
* Mashed Potatoes; Coq au vin; Confit of Mallard Duck Leg; Fritto Misto; Pommes frites; Fourme d'Ambert Crostini; Lobster Bisque; Foie Gras w/ Toasted Brioche and Dried Apricot Mousse; Potato Gnocchi w/ Veal Sauce, Shropshire Cheese, Arugula; Pastilla; Roasted Fish w/ Carrot-Fennel Mousseline; New York Steak; Shrimp-Lobster Risotto
wedge Thai
wedge Rama
* 327 4th Avenue
* (619) 501-8424
* $$$
* Nua kem (not on menu) (Fried Beef w/ Citrus Sauce); Talay (Ocean) Soup; Crispy Duck Salad; Sticky Rice and Mango Cubes
wedge San Francisco
wedge Cajun
wedge Town Hall
* 342 Howard Street
* (415) 908-3900
* Tomato tartare
wedge Cuban
wedge Havana
* 1516 Bonanza St. (Walnut Creek)
* (925) 939-4555
* Xinlei recommends its appetizers
wedge Italian
wedge Incanto
* incanto.biz
* 1550 Church Street, Noe Valley
* (415) 641-4500
* Check website for things like "Whole Beast Dining," Offal Tasting Menu
* Olive Oil Ice Cream?
* Closed on Tuesdays
* $$
wedge Uncategorized
wedge Ame
* Lissa's Staff Meal (Cuttlefish Noodles w/ Salmon Roe, Sea Urchin, and Quail Egg)
wedge Café Fanny
* 1603 San Pablo Ave. at Cedar St., Berkeley
* (510) 524-5447
* www.cafefanny.com
* Website blurb: Café Fanny is a place where people in a hurry can mix with those who wish to linger, eat simply prepared yet superb food. Café au lait and toast in the morning, fresh salads, sandwiches, and a glass of wine in the afternoon. It is a casual stand-up food bar where one can enjoy a peaceful moment to nourish the body as well as the spirit.
wedge Chez Panisse
* 1517 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA
* (510) 548-5525
wedge Gary Danko
* $$$$
* 800 North Point at Hyde Street
* (415) 749-2060
* Californian-French-Mediterranean
* www.garydanko.com
wedge Mama's
* (415) 362-6421
* 1701 Stockton St., San Francisco, CA
* Great breakfast
wedge Bar Tartine
* 561 Valencia St.
* (415) 487-1600
* Marrow and Toast w/ Persillade
* Orange Sorbet in Moscato d'Asti
* *Closed on Mondays
wedge Santa Barbara
wedge Uncategorized
wedge Square One
* 14 E. Cota Street, Santa Barbara
* (805) 965-4565
* $$$$
* Amuse-bouche of Roasted Beets, Truffle Oil, Goat Cheese, Mâche; Roasted Mussels Starter; Sweetbread Starter; Wagyu Beef Duo; Basil-Crusted Halibut; Molten Chocolate Purse; French Press Coffee; Luella's Shortcake
wedge Santa Fe
wedge Uncategorized
wedge Trattoria Nostrani
* 304 Johnson St., Santa Fe
* (505) 983-3800
wedge Seattle
wedge French
wedge Boat Street Café
* 3131 Western Avenue
* (206) 632-4602
* www.boatstreetcafe.com
wedge Uncategorized
wedge Maltby Cafe
* 8809 Maltby Rd., Snohomish, WA
* (425) 483-3123
* Cinnamon roll!
* www.maltbycafe.com
wedge Tokyo
wedge Japanese
* Jangara ramen near Harajuku Station
wedge Taipei
wedge "American"
* The Diner
wedge Afternoon tea
wedge Pasta Frolla
wedge 敦化南路236巷12號 (Behind Sogo)
* (02) 2773-3736
wedge 敦化南路187巷38號
* (02) 2731-4980
* Also has afternoon tea buffet
wedge Chinese
wedge Chi Pin Hsuan
* 衡陽路18號
* (02) 2388-5880
wedge Dining Room
* 上海菜
wedge Mr. Feng's Shanghai Restaurant 上海小館
* 永和市 Wenhua Road 90巷14號
* (02) 2929-4104
wedge Peng Yuan
* 林森北路380號
* (02) 2551-9157
* Hunanese
wedge Shi Yang Culture Restaurant
* 新店市 Beiyi Road 三段62號
* (02) 2217-7875
* Book in advance
wedge Sumie Novelle Cuisine Japanese
* 神旺飯店
* (02) 2781-6909
* Set course is 1500NT and up
wedge Sweet Dynasty
* Dim sum
wedge 小上海
* 民生東路四段68號
wedge French
wedge Mann Goz
* 安和路
wedge Japanese
wedge A-Plus Dining Sake Bar
* 敦化誠品
* U.S.-style sushi
wedge Mountain Flower
* $$$
wedge Washington, D.C.
wedge Cajun
wedge Acadiana
* 901 New York Avenue N.W.
* (202) 408-8848
* Turtle soup, warm biscuits served w/ Creole cream cheese and pepper jelly, deviled eggs, gâteau sirop w/ burnt-sugar meringue
wedge Uncategorized
wedge Minibar
wedge Molecular gastronomy
* 405 8th Street N.W.
* (202) 393-0812