Holiday Highlights from Las Vegas and Los Angeles

The ten days I spent on the West Coast featured eight restaurant outings and almost universally fantastic fare. Below are some of my favorite dishes from the trip:

90-day dry-aged ribeye at Carnevino

90-day dry-aged ribeye at Carnevino

Big Eye Tuna Tartare, Wasabi, Ginger, Togarashi Crisps, Tosa Soy at Cut

Big Eye Tuna Tartare, Wasabi, Ginger, Togarashi Crisps, Tosa Soy at Cut

Cavatappi Mac & Cheese, Québec Cheddar at Cut

Cavatappi Mac & Cheese, Québec Cheddar at Cut

Seared scallops at Connie and Ted's

Seared scallops at Connie and Ted’s

Dry-aged pork chop and belly, roasted sweet potato and braised greens at Republique

Dry-aged pork chop and belly, roasted sweet potato and braised greens at Republique

Fried chicken sandwich, spicy pickle slaw and rooster aioli

Fried chicken sandwich, spicy pickle slaw and rooster aioli at Son of a Gun

Veal tongue, gherkin pickle, salmon roe and black mustard at Animal

Veal tongue, gherkin pickle, salmon roe and black mustard at Animal

Honey-walnut sweetbreads, black sriracha, chili threads and scallion at Animal

Honey-walnut sweetbreads, black sriracha, chili threads and scallion at Animal

Tomahawk pork chop with fennel pollen at Chi Spacca

Tomahawk pork chop with fennel pollen at Chi Spacca

Here are links to photos from all of the meals:

Chi Spacca

Animal

Son of a Gun

Republique

Connie and Ted’s

Cut

Gordon Ramsay Steak 

Carnevino

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