Chamisal Vineyards 2013 Stainless Pinot Noir – Wine of the Week Review

Chamisal Vineyards 2013 Stainless Pinot Noir


Price: $24

Rating: 13.5/20

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The 25 Best Los Angeles Restaurants for Spring 2014

 

 

Crispy tuna (Thé Cool @ Berri's Café), Chef Brian Malarkey (Herringbone at the Mondrian), Maude by chef Curtis Stone
Crispy tuna (Thé Cool @ Berri’s Café), Chef Brian Malarkey (Herringbone at the Mondrian), Maude by chef Curtis Stone

 

 

Los Angeles is spoiled for choice when it comes to new, inventive and important places to dine. Whether it’s a beachy seafood shack, a downtown dining destination or an upscale Studio City spot helmed by a former Top Chef contestant, there are endless opportunities to eat well in the City of Angels. Presented in alphabetical order, these are GAYOT’s 25 best restaurants to eat at, right now.

 

Check out the current list of GAYOT’s Top 25 Restaurants in Los Angeles to Eat at Right Now

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Rancho Valencia Silver Anniversary Special

The pool at Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa at sunset
The pool at Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa at sunset


Following the conclusion of a two-year, $30 million renovation, Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa is celebrating its 25th anniversary with anniversary-themed programs and offers. The Silver Anniversary Charmer room package gives guests the “best available rate” on accommodations and includes a $250 resort credit, which can be used on dining, spa treatments, tennis and more.

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Beer & Buns Debuts $250 Indulgence Burger

The Indulgence Burger
The Indulgence Burger (Kobe beef patty, seared foie gras, pancetta, white truffles and caviar)


When is a hamburger not a hamburger?

by David Farley


The hamburger, that culinary icon of disputed origins, has always been a sandwich for the ordinary person. Priced to sell (especially at fast food restaurants), the hamburger could be enjoyed and eaten by anyone with some change in their pockets.

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Not Really “A Quick Bite”

Alinea Chicago - Dungeness crab
The 2014 GAYOT.com Restaurant Awards Issue

 

by Sophie Gayot

 

Last week, radio personality David Wilson invited me to discuss GAYOT’s just published 2014 Restaurant Awards Issue on his show, “A Quick Bite.” After an introduction about GAYOT.com, we discussed at length the lists that are included in the tenth edition of GAYOT’s annual restaurant issue.

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