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On Friday, December 29, Sophie Gayot made her latest in a series of regular appearances on KNX1070 Newsradio in Los Angeles. Gayot once again gave listeners her insider’s perspective on the L.A. restaurant scene, this time on the program “Money 101.”

Frank Mottek and Sophie Gayot in the KNX studios
Frank Mottek and Sophie Gayot in the KNX studios
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The conversation with host Frank Mottek touched on topics ranging from small-plates eateries to the continuing boom in burgers to the city’s top wine lists and wine bars.

Below is the list of restaurants that were mentioned during the show.


CUT Steakhouse
Dining Room at CUT, Beverly Hills, CA Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Hotel)
9500 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
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Wolfgang Puck’s modern, elegant steakhouse at the Beverly Wilshire is frequented by the movers and shakers of Los Angeles. More...

Katsuya by Starck Sushi
Dining Room at Katsuya by Starck, Los Angeles, CA 11777 San Vicente Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
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Chef Katsuya Uechi sharpens his knives to transform fish into sushi amid grand décor by Philippe Starck. More...

Mélisse French
Dining Room at Mélisse, Santa Monica, CA 1104 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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The epitome of Los Angeles fine dining, Mélisse fluently bridges French sophistication with style. More...

Patina French
Dining Room at Patina, Los Angeles, CA Walt Disney Concert Hall
141 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
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Downtown LA's Grand Avenue is an aptly named location for Patina, as it is a grand restaurant. More...

Providence Seafood
Dining Room at Providence, Los Angeles, CA 5955 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
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Chef Michael Cimarusti continues to maintain the reputation of this fine-dining destination for seafood in Los Angeles. More...

Upstairs 2 Small Plates
Dining Room at Upstairs 2, Los Angeles, CA 2311 Cotner Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Imaginative small plates are served at this West L.A. wine bar. More...

Valentino Italian
Dining Room at Valentino, Santa Monica, CA 3115 W. Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
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Piero Selvaggio's Valentino has dominated Los Angeles' Italian dining scene for years. More...

Vertical Wine Bistro Wine Bar
Dining Room at Vertical Wine Bistro, Pasadena, CA 70 N. Raymond Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91103
Old Pasadena wine bar offering Cal-French fare and an extensive wine list, including 36 selections by the glass. More...


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(Published: 12/29/06)


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