Monthly Archives: December 2010

Dec 19 2010

I was first introduced to Katsuya in Studio City perched inside of a strip mall 6 or 7 years ago. It was love at first bite! From that point on, every trip to LA included a meal at Katsuya. I still go to the original Katsuya in Studio City but usually hit up the one in Hollywood.

The super trendy hipster resto is filled with energy. I love the vibe, decor, food, and cocktails. Katsuya offers a wide selection of sushi, cooked food, and specialty dishes. Most of which is pretty on point.

MY CHOW FAVES:

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Dec 19 2010

Michael White is at it again. His new restaurant Ai Fiori, in the Setai Hotel is open! Ai Fiori is inspired by the French Riviera and Mediterranean Coast. I went there for lunch earlier this week, and  the 2nd floor resto was adorned with modern art and flowers. There’s an elegant silence to the dining room. Ai Fiori is classy with excellent food and service.

Lunch was wonderful….I’ll definitely go back for dinner. Now for my CHOW FAVES:

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Dec 16 2010

I SAT DOWN WITH  ENTREPRENEUR, DESIGNER, FASHION AND BEAUTY MAVEN- LOREN RIDINGER, TO GET THE SCOOP ON HER FAVORITE NYC RESTO. IT WAS PRETTY COOL BECAUSE SHE JUST INTERVIEWED ME FOR HER SITE WWW.LORENSWORLD.COM .

Tricia: What’s one of your favorite restaurants in NYC ? And Why?

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Dec 16 2010

Mas, Mas, Mas…. for those of you who don’t speak Spanish that translates to more, more, more!

That’s how I felt last Friday when I went to Mas (Farmhouse). I couldn’t get enough of the great food, service, and warm ambiance. This locavore resto updates the French menu daily based on organic, in-season, fresh, farm-raised ingredients. The food is exceptional- each course thoughtfully prepared and well executed.

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Dec 13 2010

I GOT THE SCOOP FROM DAWN RICHARD (DIDDY-DIRTY MONEY) BEFORE THEIR DOPE PERFORMANCE ON SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. DAWN WAS EXCITED FOR THE PERFORMANCE AND THE RELEASE OF THEIR DEBUT ALBUM “LAST TRAIN TO PARIS”. SO WITH ALL THIS EXCITEMENT, I WANTED TO KNOW WHAT DAWN’S FAVORITE RESTAURANT IS TO CELEBRATE, AMONG OTHER QUESTIONS. CHECK OUT MY EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW.

Tricia: What are your favorite restaurants in NYC? And Why?

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