Stachowski’s Market

Image:  Grinder arranged like tectonic plates. Last Updated: 6/13/2020 Current Status:  Stachowski’s continues to turn out meals for pick-up and has many market items available.  They have also added delivery for some items (though not the dinners). Before Times Review: Last Visited: March 2020 Stachowski’s is one of those marvelously quirky markets that can spring […]

Read More

Ellē

Image: Kimchi Toast Last Updated: 6/3/2021 Current Status:  Ellē is moving slower than most.  It does take-out during the day with limited outdoor seating.  They are only open Friday and Saturday for dinner service.  Full service patio dining.  No indoor dining yet. Reservations are recommended via RESY, but walk-ups possible if you feel lucky. Gift […]

Read More

Le Diplomate

Image: Bread Basket Last Updated: 7/5/21 Current Status:  It open for sit-down service and is taking advantage of its large, bordering on iconic, streatery.  Reserve via website and Opentable.  It continues to do Take-out and Delivery.  Tom Sietsema wants everyone to know that the delivery option is very good. Gift Cards – for all Starr […]

Read More

Poca Madre – Closed

Image: Tuna and Uni Tostada Last Visited: November 2019 Poca Madre is an excellent restaurant that has found its groove. You enter from the side of the building, around the corner from Taco Bamba, and pass into a high-ceiling oasis where Chef/Owner Victor Albisu serves upscale Mexican cuisine.  Nearly all leave impressed.  Rather than starting […]

Read More

minibar

Image: Sun Choke and Hay Cheese in media res. Current Status:  Using the barmini space, they are doing limited seating dinners that bring back some of the favorites from the early days of minibar.  Reservations on Tock. Before Times Review: First Visit: November 2019 To go to minibar is to ponder many big questions about […]

Read More

Fiola Mare

Image: Trout with roe and truffles. Last Updated: 6/3/2021 Current Status:  Fiola Mare is open for dine-in across multiple sections of the restaurant. They continue to do take-out and delivery.  They have switched from Opentable to Tock.  They also continue to let you raid the wine cellar for in-home savoring. Gift Cards Employee Relief Fund […]

Read More

Osteria Morini

Image: Spreads to start! Last Updated: 7/5/2021 Current Status:  It has returned to sit-down dining.  It continues doing take-out and delivery currently.  Sit-down on the patio Thursday – Sunday, 4pm-8pm.  Reservations on website. Gift Cards – for Altamarea group. Before Times Review: Last Visited: October 2019 Osteria Morini can feel a bit manufactured, but don’t […]

Read More

Chez Billy Sud

Image: Escargot Last Updated: 5/29/2021 Current Status: For the time being, Chez Billy and its adjoining wine bar (Bar à Vin) are combined into one space with a single reservations site.  They continue to do to-go. Links to both to-go and reservations are on their website. Gift Cards Employee Relief – for all Hilton Bros […]

Read More