Michelin Star Chef in Beverly Hills

There are a few esteemed chefs in Los Angeles that have been awarded a prestigious Michelin star. One is 37-year restaurant veteran Shige Fujimoto, now at Shiki Beverly Hills. “Shiki” in Japanese means four seasons. This talented chef prepares fresh seasonal fare for his signature omakase and grand menu. The Japanese restaurant offers different types…

Three Ways To Dine at ROKU

I was saddened to learn that Sushi Roku closed its doors on Third Street near La Cienega. The other locations in Santa Monica and Pasadena are still open. Owner and partner of Innovative Dining Group (IDG), Michael Cardenas started his career as a teppan chef in San Diego after graduating from culinary school in 1981….

October 1 is World Sake Day

In Japan, millions of people sip the elegant beverage sake while enjoying Japanese cuisine on October 1 – World Sake Day. It’s a 1,000 year old annual tradition to kick off the country’s sake production season. Sake is shared with family and friends during a special meal or festive celebration. In the United States, Innovative Dining…

Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill

So a couple of nice Jewish boys from New York decide to open a sushi restaurant in Los Angeles … No, this is not an intro to a Jerry Seinfeld bit, it’s the foundation behind Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill at The Grove. Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill serves more than 50 different…