Cheesecake Celebration Par Excellence at Hallowed Delphi Greek Restaurant in Westwood

Cheesecake Celebration Par Excellence at Hallowed Delphi Greek Restaurant in Westwood

When one contemplates “cheesecake,” one associates “New York” with that vision. But the truth is cheesecake antedates New York and even Columbus. In reality, and you heard it here first, the ancient Greeks loved cheesecake; furthermore, they ate it in preparation for the first Olympic Games in 776 B.C. – some training food! In addition, Greek brides and grooms were also known to use cheesecake for their wedding cake. These fascinating culinary facts came to…

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Rahul Akerkar: The Man Behind Mumbai’s World Acclaimed Tote Bar

Rahul Akerkar: The Man Behind Mumbai’s World Acclaimed Tote Bar

Rahul Akerkar began his culinary journey as a dishwasher in a small French bistro, while in college in the United States. Finishing his Master’s in biochemical engineering at Columbia University, his latently discovered flair for cooking took Rahul out of the lab and into many of New York’s finest kitchens. Realizing that his true passion lay in food, Rahul over a ten-year period during the 1980’s, expanded his culinary repertoire under the tutelage of several…

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McCormick & Schmick’s Restaurant

McCormick & Schmick’s Restaurant

THE MENU IS ALWAYS CHANGING, BUT THE DELIGHT IN DINING IS CONSTANT At McCormick and Schmick’s Pacific Seafood Grill, the menu changes daily based on the catch of the day and the availability of produce, because fresh is foremost here.  However, that is just one of the reasons this restaurant is a true class act.  Even though they specialize in seafood, they have all types of meat and produce, which they prepare artfully, adding to the…

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Oliver Is Gold

Oliver Is Gold

Michelin and Zagat, I hope you will take note of this review, because Mr. Mario Oliver should have five stars, and everyone that finds themselves in Beverly Hills or Los Angeles should make their way to one or both of  the Oliver Restaurants, at 9601 Wilshire Blvd. in BH or 1835 S. SepulvedaBlvd in LA. Mr. Oliver is one of those restaurateurs who continually reinvents himself.  He and other investors started the Vertigo Club in…

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