Fine Dining

    • Dot Com Lunch at Pieology Pizzeria

      On this episode of the Dot Com Life Vlog, Sally and I do a Dot Com Lunch at the Pieology Pizzeria in Tustin, California. Pieology Pizzeria is taking over America. The fast-casual pizza restaurant is the fastest-growing chain in America, ...

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    • Japanese A5 Wagyu Beef In Las Vegas #ASW17

      Japanese A5 Wagyu Beef In Las Vegas #ASW17 By John Chow January 20th, 2017 Fine Dining While walking through the Paris Hotel during #ASW17, I noticed a piece of meat on displayed at the Sekushi Restaurant (yes, I do notice these things). The hunk of beef behind the window was a certified Japanese A5 Wagyu (sometime known as Kobe beef).

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  • Hitting The G Spot At G Burger

    … Hitting The G Spot At G Burger By John Chow December 2nd, 2016 Fine Dining, Videos I’ve seen some big burgers in my time, but the G Burger is by far the biggest. Made from 100% grain fed USDA Choice Angus Beef, this burger stand nearly a foot tall, and can give you a heart attack just by looking at it. The G is biggest of eight burgers…

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  • The Dot Com Life Vlog – Socal Local at Lola Gaspar

    … Welcome to my second vlog post! I got invited to the Socal Local Preview Party and Mixer at Lola Gaspar Restaurant in Santa Ana, where Oscar had used his selfie stick as a self defense stick. Lola Gaspar is a cozy tapas joint that serves up Latin and Spanish small plates. We were treated to a five course sampling of their best selling menu items…

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  • Dot Com Lunch at Stacks Pancake House

    … Nixon Tanuwidjaja has spent his life pursuing his passion for unique delicious meals. Working full time in a restaurant while he put himself through college, Nixon realized how much he enjoyed the hospitality industry and began his pursuit to own his own restaurant concept. Directing operations for four Japanese restaurants in Los Angeles gave…

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  • Dot Com Lunch At Taco Asylum

    … Taco Asylum is one of the best Mexican restaurants I have ever been to. If you like tacos, you will love the Asylum. They serve only tacos. There are no other Mexican foods on the menu other than starter nachos. While the Asylum offers classic tacos like most Mexican restaurants, they are famous for their specialty tacos. The craziest of which…

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  • Dot Com Dinner at Mastro’s Ocean Club Las Vegas

    … Yesterday was the last day of the MOBE Supercharge Summit, and we decided to end it with a bang by doing a dot com dinner at Mastro’s Ocean Club. This is a fine dining restaurant that serves steak and seafood inside and elegant, treehouse like structure inside Crystals at CityCenter. Since Supercharge was held at the Palms, we needed a ride…

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  • Getting Burnt At BurntZilla

    … BurntZilla started as a union between two of the top food trucks in Orange County. The restaurant was built on the Burnt Truck’s modern take on classic comfort foods and Dogzilla’s Asian inspired twist on the traditional American Hot Dog. They still use the trucks for catering and events. However, fans of the trucks can now get their fix…

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  • Dot Com Lunch at Mizu Sushi Bar & Grill Tustin Market Place

    …. Like many high-end Orange County restaurants, Mizu Sushi Bar & Grill in the Tustin Market Place is huge. It is much bigger than the San Jose location. The room features a main dining room, a sushi bar plus regular bar, a private dining room for up to 20 guests, and a big outdoor patio dining area. I can only imagine what the rent is like. While…

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  • Valentine’s Day Dinner at Oak Grill Newport Beach

    … Oak Grill is a true California original. Located inside the Island Hotel in Newport Beach, California, the dining destination appeals to the appetite and the aesthetic with an atmosphere of inviting elegance that extends from the light-filled interiors to the lush outdoor deck. It was an ideal restaurant for a Valentine’s Day dinner. And since…

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  • Dinner At The Eiffel Tower Restaurant Paris Hotel

    … it takes at least 45 minutes to make. That’ll give you time to sample the full six course tasting menu, which was exactly what we did. Overall, the Eiffel Tower Restaurant is a very good French restaurant. The dishes were expertly prepared and the presentation was immaculate. The pacing seemed a bit rushed for a fine dining restaurant, and we did…

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  • Lunch At Tender Greens Irvine Spectrum Center

    … Tender Greens is a fast casual restaurant that combines a fine dining hospitality with a casual, quick dining atmosphere. The restaurants chain serve fresh, healthy, chef-inspired, farmer’s market dishes at an affordable price in a relaxed environment. Instead of going for lunch at McDonald’s and killing yourself, you spend a few extra bucks…

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  • Dot Com Lunch At Urban Plates

    … Urban Plates is the kind of restaurant that you would imagine would only spring up in Southern California. It’s basically the high school cafeteria reimagined. With five locations opened, and four more on the way, Urban Plates it taking advantage of the “fast casual” wave that is sweeping the restaurant industry. Instead of the typical fast food…

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  • Sonoma Sunday Lunch At Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse

    … Fleming’s opened in Newport Beach. The vision was to create a unique steakhouse experience with an emphasis on generous hospitality, an inviting atmosphere and the very finest aged USDA Prime beef. Today, there are 66 Fleming’s locations spread across 28 States. While Flemings Newport Beach is open for dinner only from Monday to Saturday, they open…

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  • Forget Black Coffee, Old Town White Coffee Rules

    … One of best discoveries I made during my trip to Malaysia, other than it rules to be driven around like a high powered CEO, was a restaurant chain called Old Town White Coffee. Unlike Starbucks, Old Town White Coffee is more than just a coffee shop. They offer a full menu of food items as well. However, it’s their white coffee that made them…

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  • Lunch at Ask for Luigi – Vancouver Restaurant of the Year

    … Ask for Luigi is a casual and intimate Italian-inspired restaurant, specializing in fresh hand made pasta. It is also the winner of the Best New Restaurant, Best Casual Restaurant, and Restaurant of the Year by Vancouver magazine. Giving its size and location, you would not expect a multi-award winning restaurant to be located smack…

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