The way I see it, if you’re going to spend money at Sona anyways, don’t be a penny-pincher with the 6 course menu: go for the 9 course menu. At around $300 per person (with the wine pairing), you’ll leave feeling satisfied and happy, which is a good thing because it offsets the crummy feeling you’ll have tomorrow knowing that you’ve just been evicted and that your roommate is looking for…Continue
Posted on July 29, 2009 at 10:00pm — 3 Comments
I usually go for their Alfredo Slab, but there was one weekend morning recently where I really needed some of Cheebo’s fried bread with honey.
To rid us of our hangovers, the lady friend and I dined on the chilaquiles and the porkwich. The chilaquiles had an entire farm of eggs mixed in (great bargain) and the porkwich was a nice rendition of a Cuban sandwich. Not unlike how…Continue
Posted on July 7, 2009 at 1:00am — 1 Comment
When I saw that SBE was associated with XIV, I honestly expected a sleazy restaurant, complete with overpriced food/drinks, a snobby waitstaff and one really shitty menu.
Quite the opposite, however. Food is terrific, the waitstaff is bend-over-backwards-friendly, and prices are extremely affordable. At $8 per dish, you can pick and choose your own tasting menu--we had 11 dishes and that was…Continue
Posted on June 22, 2009 at 11:10pm — 1 Comment
I've lost count of how many restaurants Celestino Drago operates, but his new Drago Centro offers no new surprises--which is a good thing since his establishments are pretty damn reliable when in the mood for great Italian.
Everything I tried was solid. We started with the langoustine carpaccio and charcuterie starters, and moved on to split the lobster fettuccine (cooked perfectly al dente)…Continue
Posted on June 16, 2009 at 9:40pm — 4 Comments
Posted on June 15, 2009 at 12:15am — 7 Comments