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Sushi on Sunset Boulevard at Katana | West Hollywood
Thank You, Chef James Trees & Team | Esther’s Kitchen, Las Vegas, NV
Most Likely the Best Pasta Ever | Nerano Beverly Hills, CA
COOKBOOK: Jale Balci’s Book Olives & Olive Oil: Riches From Deep Roots
El Celler | Montsonís, Catalonia, Spain
Christopher’s at the Wrigley Mansion by chef Christopher Gross | Phoenix, AZ
Gabriel Kreuther | New York. Read why the restaurant earned GAYOT’s highest rating.
Mazali by Chef Matthieu Révol | Paris, France

Allē Lounge on 66 | Resorts World Las Vegas, (August 2002)
Angelina’s Pizzeria Napoletana | Irvine, CA
Angelini Osteria | Los Angeles, CA (April 2021)
Ardor | The West Hollywood EDITION, West Hollywood, CA
Baja Cantina | Marina del Rey, CA
The Bazaar by José Andrés | SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, CA
The Bazaar by José Andrés with Joshua Whigham | SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills, LA, CA (January 2012)
Beachside Restaurant & Bar | Jamaica Bay Inn, Marina del Rey, LA, CA (August 2021)
Bianca | Culver City, CA (October 2020)
Blue Streak | Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Santa Monica, CA (October 2021)
Bicyclette Bistro | Los Angeles, CA (November 2021)
Cafe del Rey | Marina del Rey, CA
Calabra | Proper Hotel, Santa Monica, CA (March 2022)
Caldo Verde, Chef Suzanne Goin | Downtown L.A. Proper Hotel, CA (November 2022)
Campton Place Restaurant | Taj Campton Place, San Francisco, CA
Carversteak by chef Daniel Ontiveros | Resorts World Las Vegas, NV (August 2022)
Chicas Tacos, Mexican Casual Food | Culver City, CA (May 2021)
Christopher’s at the Wrigley Mansion by chef Christopher Gross } Phoenix, AZ (October 2022)
Cork Dork | Westlake Village, CA (February 2022)
Datz Restaurant | Tampa, FL
Della Terra | Hollywood, CA (September 2020)
Do-Rite Donuts & Coffee | Chicago, IL (February 2012)
Drago Restaurant | Santa Monica, CA (January 2012)
Drago Centro | Los Angeles, CA
Eden-Roc Grill | Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc, Cap d’Antibes, France
El Celler | Montsonís, Catalonia, Spain (July 2022)
Élephante | Santa Monica, CA (October 2022)
Ember & Rye | Aviara Golf Club, Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Carlsbad, CA
Esther’s Kitchen by Chef James Trees | Las Vegas, NV
Le Fabuleux Destin | Beaulieu-sur-Mer, France
Faith & Flower | Los Angeles, CA
Fia Steak by Chef Brendan Collins | Santa Monica (November 2022)
Fellow | Westwood, Los Angeles, CA (September 2021)
Frida Mexican Cuisine | Beverly Hills, CA
Gabriel Kreuther Restaurant | New York, NY (November 2022)
Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura | Beverly Hills, CA
Guy Savoy Restaurant | Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV
Guy Savoy Restaurant “Mignardises” | Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV
Haute Mess | Los Angeles, CA
Heroic Deli & Wine Bar | Santa Monica, CA
Heroic Italian “Best Burger” | Santa Monica, CA
Heroic Italian “Lobster Extravaganza” | Santa Monica, CA
Heroic Italian “Always In The Quest For The Best” | Santa Monica, CA
Hinoki & the Bird | Los Angeles, CA
Hotel Bel-Air: “Nancy Reagan Chopped Salad” is back | Bel Air, CA
I|O Rooftop | The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood (April 2022)
Industriel | Los Angeles, CA
Javier | Los Angeles, CA
Jean-Georges at the Waldorf Astoria | Beverly Hills, CA (April 2021)
Jean-Georges Beverly Hills: Sip & Savor Dinner Series (November 2022)
Jean-Georges Beverly Hills: Sip & Savor Dinner Series (December 2022)
Joël Robuchon Restaurant | MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV
JOEY | Manhattan Beach, CA
Katana | West Hollywood, CA (May 2023)
Katsuya Brentwood | Los Angeles, CA
Katsuya L.A. Live, Summer Tasting Menu | Downtown Los Angeles, CA (August 2022)
Knife Pleat | Costa Mesa, CA
Kustaa Cheese & Wine Gourmet Market | Culver City, CA (March 2022)
La Boucherie | Intercontinental Los Angeles Downtown, CA (December 2022)
La Condesa by Chef Indra Carrillo Perea | Paris (December 2022)
La Table de Saint Roux, Château Saint-Roux | Provence, France (May 2022)
Lawry’s The Prime Rib | Beverly Hills, CA
La Piazza | The Grove, Los Angeles, CA
Lakeside | Wynn Las Vegas, NV (February 2012)
Lemon Grove Hollywood by chef Marcel Vigneron at The Aster | Hollywood, CA (October 2022)
L’Orangerie Closed After Twenty-Three Years | Los Angeles, CA (December 2006)
Mama Lion | Los Angeles, CA
margot | Culver City, CA
The Marine Room | La Jolla, CA (November 2022)
Maestro | Pasadena, CA
Marino Ristorante | Los Angeles, CA
Mazali by Chef Matthieu Révol | Paris, France (November 2022)
Meet Restaurant | Culver City, CA
Mercato di Vetro | West Hollywood, CA
Michael’s | Santa Monica, CA (May 2009)
Michel Richard’s Central | Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV (January 2012)
Milo & Olive | Santa Monica, CA (January 2012)
Mr. T by chef Tsuyoshi Miyazaki | Los Angeles, CA (November 2022)
Nerano Beverly Hills, CA (March 2023)
Nobu Matsuhisa | Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV
O’ by Claude Le Tohic | San Francisco, CA
Ocean Prime | Beverly Hills, CA
Olivetta | West Hollywood, CA
ONE65 Bistro & Grill | San Francisco, CA
One Pico Brunch | Shutters on the Beach, Santa Monica, CA
One Pico Outdoor Patio | Shutters on the Beach, Santa Monica, CA
Ospero | Pendry Hotel, West Hollywood, CA
The Outdoors Coffee | West Hollywood, CA
Paul Sorvino: A Tribute to Love by his Wife Dee Dee
Petit Ermitage | West Hollywood, CA (August 2022)
Petrossian at Tiffany | South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA (November 2022)
Picca Restaurant | Los Angeles, CA
Petrossian Opening Party | West Hollywood, CA (May 2009)
PI L.A. | Los Angeles, CA (May 2022)
Porta Via | Calabasas, CA
Qué Padre | Pacific Palisades, LA, CA (April 2022)
The Raymond 1886 (review) | Pasadena, CA
The Raymond 1886 (photo gallery) | Pasadena, CA
The Rooftop by JG (review) | Waldorf Astoria, Beverly Hills, CA (July 2020)
The Rooftop by JG (photo gallery) | Waldorf Astoria, Beverly Hills, CA (July 2020)
Rosaliné | West Hollywood, CA
7 Mile Kitchen | Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa, CA (February 2023)
Shizen | JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort, Spa & Golf, Las Vegas, NV (February 2012)
Short Order | Los Angeles, CA
Shutters on the Beach, “PT Experience” | Santa Monica, CA
Sirocco | Luxe Hotel Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
Sugar Palm Ocean Avenue | Viceroy, Santa Monica, CA (March 2022)
Summer with Ludo & Gilles | Montage Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA
TATEL } Beverly Hills, CA (March 2023)
Terra, Saturday Brunch | Century City Los Angeles, CA
Terra e Mare Ristorante | Studio City, CA
Terrazza | Hotel Casa del Mar, Santa Monica, CA (April 2021)
Tesse (review) | West Hollywood, CA
Tesse “Weekend brunch” | West Hollywood, CA
Tiato “Molecular Extravaganza by Chef Ryan Carson” | Santa Monica, CA
Towne Food & Drink | Los Angeles, CA
Umbrella Swim Club Sixty Beverly Hills, CA (August 2022)
Umami Burger x Cindy Crawford Collaboration
VERSE LA | Toluca Lake, LA, CA (November 2021)
Wally’s Las Vegas | Resorts World Las Vegas, NV (August 2022)
Whist | Viceroy, Santa Monica, CA (January 2012)
Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air | Los Angeles, CA
Australian Chef Luke Mangan | Los Angeles, CA
GAYOT’s 2020 Restaurant Awards
GAYOT’s 2019 Restaurant Awards: Best Restaurateur Suzanne Goin
GAYOT’s 2012 Restaurant Awards: Rising Chef Chris Crary
GAYOT’s 2012 Restaurant Awards: Chef Eric Ripert, one of GAYOT’s Top 40 Restaurants in the US
GAYOT’s 2012 Restaurants Awards: Chef William Bradley, one of GAYOT’s Top 40 Restaurants in the US
GAYOT’s 2012 Annual Restaurant Issue
Chef Joël Robuchon Dies at 73
Coronavirus, Fighting Together (March 2020)
Chef Bruno Serato, CNN Hero (December 2011)
Gordon Ramsay on the Arc de Triomphe | Las Vegas, NV
Hell’s Kitchen with Chef Nona Sivley | Los Angeles, CA
House of Blues Sunset Trip | West Hollywood, CA
Looting | Santa Monica, CA (June 2020)
My Memorable Dinners of 2022
Outdoor Dining Shutdown in Parts of California
Outdoor Dining in Pasadena, California, Allowed Despite LA County Restaurant Closure Orders
What table did Julia Roberts and George Clooney sit at Picasso restaurant? | Ocean’s 11
San Francisco, Napa / Sonoma & Carmel Valley Restaurant Closings of the Decade
Cooking with Chef Scott Conant (October 2013)
Suzanne Goin & Caroline Styne Cook for President Obama (April 2011)
In the Kitchen with Chef Wolfgang Puck (March 2012)
Interviews (Wine & Spirits)
Aberfeldy Highland Single Malt Whisky Cocktail Recipes
Champagne Billecart-Salmon, President Mathieu Roland-Billecart
Champagne Esterlin | Épernay, France (December 2022)
Despacio Mezcal | 4 Mezcal Cocktail Recipes to Make at Home
Hedonistas de la Fe | 3 Mezcal Cocktail Recipes
Hollywood Bowl Wine & Beer Tasting by Caroline Styne (July 2022)
Le Kool & the Gang Champagne
Korbel Brut Rosé California Champagne Cocktail with Saeed “Hawk” House
Los Carneros “The Ram” 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon, The Vice | Napa Valley, CA
Mijenta Tequila Blanco | A Cocktail For A Kiss
Moraga Bel Air Winery, Rupert Murdoch | Los Angeles, CA
Ocean Prime Summer Craft Cocktails | Beverly Hills, CA
Richard Geoffroy, the Chef de Cave at Dom Pérignon
Rosé Wine Cocktails | Ultimate Provence
> Sabering Champagne (#SophieGayotSabrage)
How to Saber a Bottle of Champagne
Sabraging Champagne with Santa Claus
Sabering Champage by Yury Scheffler’s “Serene” Yatch (February 2012)
Sabraging a Bottle of Champagne (January 2012)
Champagne Charles Heidsieck Charlie Brut 1985
A bottle Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut
With Prince Frederic von Anhalt (December 2012)
> Featured Articles
Caviar Guide
Chef Jale Balci’s Book Olives & Olive Oil: Riches From Deep Roots (December 2022)
Chocolatier Goossens | Antwerp, Belgium
Cookbooks by Chefs, with exclusive video interviews
Iberico de Bellota Ham (March 2012)
Order Your Salumi & Truffles and More…
Starlette Cake™ by Michèle La Porta
Valentine’s Day Gifts | Food & Wine
> Recipes
Cheese Fondue
Chickpea Beet Sandwich (with the help of O’dang Foods)
A Chocolate Cake You Can Never Miss
Chocolate Mousse
Foie Gras Terrine
Galette des Rois, King’s Cake
Guacamole & Beans Football Dip (with the help of Pasta Snacks)
Mediterranean Hummus Nachos (with the help of O’dang Foods)
Spaghetti Bolognese (with the help of The Jersey Tomato Co.)
Zucchini Chickpea Veggie Burger (with the help of O’dang Foods)
> Foie Gras
California Restaurants Can NOT Put Foie Gras on Menus (July 2020)
Sale of Foie Gras is Legal Again in California (July 2019)
Foie Gras is Partially Back in California (July 2014)
It is Now Official: No More Foie Gras in California (July 2012)
Foie Gras Ban in California, Really? (June 2012)
Say “No” to the Foie Gras Ban in California (June 6th, 2012)
Foie Gras Terrine Recipe
The Airbus A380’s Big Future (March 2007)
Celebrity Cruises: A Revolution at Sea (September 2018)
Hôtel Costes | Paris, France
Hôtel Plaza Athénée | Paris, France
Parasailing | Catalina Island, CA
Petit Ermitage | West Hollywood, CA (August 2022)
The Retreat, A Diana Stobo Property | Costa Rica
Exclusive Interviews
On Frank Mottek’s radio show “Mottek on Money” KNX 1070
The Los Angeles Winners from the GAYOT 2012 Restaurant Awards (April 2012)
Barbara Lazaroff | Designer & Restaurateur
The Bachelor” Ben Flajnik’s Envolve Winery (February 2012)
Buzz Aldrin | Astronaut
Charlotte Ross at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Butterfly Gala (January 2012)
Councilmember Tom LaBonge | Los Angeles, CA (March 2012)
Emmanuel Chaunu | Showman Dessinateur
François Delattre, Ambassador of France to the United States in Los Angeles
Gail Simmons about her book “Talking With My Mouth Full (March 2012)
Halle Berry, Women in Film & Champagne (February 2011)
Chef Thomas Keller | Bocuse d’Or USA Foundation (December 2011)
Indochine Central Tour en IMAX | France (November 2022)
Indochine Fête ses 40 Ans au Stade de France | Paris, France (May 2022)
Indochine Nouvel Album Singles Collection (2001-2021) | Paris, France (August 2020)
Jim Belushi, 2012 Windy City West “Man of the Year
Kim McCarty 2021 Watercolors
Kim McCarty’s 2009 Watercolors
Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers
Lee Baca | County of Los Angeles Sheriff
Louis Giscard d’Estaing | Élections Législatives Partielles ‎2013
Maestro Plácido Domingo (May 2013)
Masters of Taste 2023 at the Rose Bowl Stadium | Pasadena, CA (March 2023)
Randy Jackson at Hotel Bel Air | Los Angeles, CA
REVIVE at Vibiana by Chef Neal Fraser’s RedBird | Los Angeles, CA (June 2022)
Space Shuttle Endeavour Last Voyage
Spago Beverly Hills, An Exceptional Evening (October 2009)
Thomas John | Psychic / Medium
Thomas John: The 2013 Oscars Winner Predictions
Zsa Zsa Gabor & Prince Frederic von Anhalt 26th Wedding Anniversary Party
COLCOA French Film Festival
2019 Les Misérables | Opening Night
2019 Lineup
2018 Lineup
2017 Opening Night
2017 Lineup
2016 Lineup
2015 Lineup
2014 Lineup
2013 Lineup
2012: Actor Jérémie Rénier
2012 Lineup
2011 Kick Off Party
2011 Lineup
2010 Opening Night
2010 Lineup
2009 Lineup
2008 Lineup
Vanderpump Rules (Bravo TV Show)
Drinking with Tom Sandoval (January 2014)
Peter Madrigal (January 2014)
Scheana Marie (January 2014)
Stassi Schroeder & Guillermo Zapata (December 2013)
Lisa Vanderpump Rules: Trying To Get Some Secret Stories (December 2013)
Jax Taylor (November 2013)
Tom Sandoval Again (November 2013)
Kristen Doute (February 2013)
Lots Happening at SUR Restaurant & Lounge | West Hollywood, CA (February 2013)
Stassi Schroeder & Jax Taylor (January 2013)
Eating Cake with Tom Sandoval (January 2013)
The Real SUR Restaurant of Lisa Vanderpump Todd (January 2013)
Adam Vadel | Artist Musician
Les Enfoirés 2013, Le Concert | Palais Omnisports Paris Bercy
Hélène Ségara, Concert “Parmi La Foule” | Cambrai, France
Johnny Hallyday in Concert in Los Angeles (April 2012)
“Play Me, I’m Yours” (April 2012)
Une Soirée Toujours Parfaite avec Hélène Ségara
Le Groupe Indochine Célèbre 40 Ans de Succès
Garou | The Voice France
Steven Vanhauwaert | Pianist
In Support of the Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra
Paule Vasseur | Paris, France
Jewelry by Colette Kahn
The Shave of Beverly Hills (April 2012)
#16 | Heroic Deli & Wine Bar, Santa Monica, CA (July 2019)
#15 | Ten-course foie gras dinner at SAAM, SLS Hotel | Beverly Hills, CA (April 2015)
#14 | At the 6th Annual Indulge Los Angeles, Chocolate Festival & Pastry Show (December 2014)
#13 | At the Las Vegas Wine & Food Festival (September 2014)
#12 | To the benefit of California Spirit | Los Angeles, CA (August 2013)
#11 | At THEBlvd, at the Beverly Wilshire | Beverly Hills, CA (May 2012)
#10 | Flavors Culinary Gala of the LA Division of the American Liver Foundation, Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel (May 2012)
#9 | Central Michel Richard at Caesars Palace | Las Vegas, NV (May 2012)
#8 | Anaheim White House | Anaheim, CA (April 2012)
#7 | Flavors Culinary Gala of the LA Division of the American Liver Foundation, Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel (May 2011)
#6 | March of Dimes Greater Los Angeles Division SLS Hotel | Los Angeles, CA, (September 2010)
#4 | Hampton’s, Four Seasons | Westlake Village, CA (March 2010)
#3 | Gordon Ramsay, The London | West Hollywood, CA (December 2009)
#2 | SAAM, SLS Hotel | Beverly Hills, CA (October 2009)
#1 | SIMON L.A. at the Sofitel | Los Angeles, CA (August 2009)