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Welcome to The Secret Door, a collection of my favorite restaurants, hidey holes and places to hang out in New York, Los Angeles and around the country.  Feel free to peruse the page, or journey out and find any one of the locations... I'll probably see you there!

 

LOS ANGELES

 

Kiku

Salon Inside Out

Arroy Truck

Yai

The Tasting Kitchen

Echigo

Plan Check

Frying Fish

BCD Tofu House

Atch Kotch

Larchmont Village Wine and Spirits

Bevery Hills Presbyterian Cafe

Midori

Gardens of Taxco

Wood & Vine

Oinkster (Eagle Rock NOT Hollywood)

Night + Market Song

Pine and Crane

Din Tai Fung (Arcadia is Better)

Abalone Cove

Dai Ho Kitchen

I <3 Boba

The Factory Kitchen

Alegria on Sunset

Bru

Sidewalk Cafe

Jenis Homemade Ice Cream

Alcove

Baco Mercat

Post & Beam

LA Science Center

Kidspace

Pasadena City Hall

Little Door

Bludso's BBQ

Drago Centro

Tsujita

Carousel

Boiling Shrimp

Pho 2000

Pho 86

Further

Bluebird

Soot Bool Jeep

Dong Il Jang

The Waffle

Speranza

Mayura (Culver City)

AOC

Animal

Sweet Mo's (Try the chocolate cake)

Tamashii Ramen House

Silver Lake Ramen

Parable Coffee Shop (in the Bel Air Church)

Baroo

 

NEW YORK

The Mews

Bobst Library

Googies

The Cloisters

China Grill

Thai Cafe (Greenpoint)

The Greenpoint Docks

The Garden